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Mike Spence Honored as Instructor of the Year

On Thursday, December 5th at the Seattle King County REALTORS® annual installation & awards banquet, Mike Spence received the Instructor of the Year Award. Mike has been a licensed real estate instructor since 1994 and has taught for SKCR, WR, NWMLS, CBA, IREM, the Escrow Association of Washington, the Rockwell Institute and most of the major real […]

Helsell Fetterman ranked as one of 2020 “Best Law Firms”

Helsell Fetterman LLP has been ranked in the 2020 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list, with one practice group ranked nationally and nine practice groups ranked regionally. Firms included in the 2020 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking […]

7th Annual Fall Employment Breakfast

Breakfast with Helsell Fetterman’s Employment Group Join us at our 7th annual fall breakfast as we discuss the practical and legal issues that commonly confront employers in the ever-changing employment and labor landscape. Topics include: What You Need to Know About Paid Family Medical Leave Exempt vs. Non-Exempt: A Guide for Employers Employee Misconduct: How […]

Fall Land Use and Real Estate Breakfast Seminar

The land use and real estate landscape in Seattle and the greater Puget Sound area continues to experience rapid and unprecedented change.  Helsell Fetterman’s Land Use and Real Estate Practice Groups are here to help you navigate through these recent developments.  Please join our attorneys for breakfast and an up to the moment legal update. […]

Cheryl Lee Appointed Advisor to Korean Consulate General Office in Seattle

On Friday, September 28, 2019, Korean Consulate General Hyung Jong Lee formally appointed Cheryl Lee to serve as the legal advisor to the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Seattle from September 2019 to August 2020.  The appointment ceremony was held at the newly built Korean Consulate Office in Seattle in the presence […]

Ten Helsell Fetterman Attorneys Recognized as 2020 Best Lawyers in America

Ten Helsell Fetterman attorneys were recognized in the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers in America.  The Best Lawyers in America is the preeminent referral guide to the legal profession in the United States. Congratulations to Helsell Fetterman’s 2020 Best Lawyers: Katharine Brindley: Health Care Litigation Scott Collins: Insolvency and Restructuring, Real Estate Laura Hoexter: Trusts and Estates, […]

Debra Akhbari Awarded Outstanding Young Lawyer Award by King County Bar Association

Debra Akhbari is the recipient of the King County Bar Association’s 2019 Outstanding Young Lawyer Award.  The Award is intended to recognize young lawyers who make: Substantial contributions to the legal profession and/or Substantial contributions to the King County Bar Association and/or Substantial contributions to the community and/or Demonstrated excellence in their legal practice Debbie […]

Seven Helsell Fetterman Attorneys Recognized to 2019 Super Lawyers List

A total of seven attorneys from Helsell Fetterman were recognized as Washington Super Lawyers® for 2019. The seven attorneys were recognized for their accomplishments in certain practice areas, including Banking, Business Transactions and Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Estate Planning, Health Care, Medical Malpractice Defense, and others. Several Helsell Fetterman attorneys were named to multiple categories. Super Lawyers […]

Seven Helsell Fetterman Attorneys Recognized as 2019 Rising Stars

Helsell Fetterman’s Shawn Butler, Sarah Elerson, Nicholas Harper-Smith, Lauren Parris Watts, Michelle Pham, Matthew Pierce and Liberty Upton were recognized as Washington Rising Stars for 2019 by the rating service Super Lawyers®. The  seven attorneys were recognized for their accomplishments in certain practice areas, including Business Litigation, Family Law, Real Estate, Employment & Labor Commercial Litigation and Estate […]

Laura Hoexter Voted Best Attorney by Readers of 425 Magazine for 11th Straight Year

Helsell Fetterman partner and chair of its Wealth Transfer Group, Laura Hoexter, was selected as Best Attorney by the readers of 425 Magazine.  The 2019 poll marks the eleventh year in a row that Laura has topped the list.  Laura’s practice focuses on wills, trusts and business succession planning.  Helsell Fetterman is proud of Laura’s […]

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