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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 […]

6th Annual Spring Employment Breakfast Seminar

Breakfast with Helsell Fetterman’s Employment Group Join us at our 6th annual spring breakfast as we discuss the practical and legal issues that commonly confront employers in the ever-changing employment and labor landscape. Topics include: Washington Wage Issues Internal v. Independent Investigations What to Do Before They Go: The Right Way to Fire an Employee […]

Breakfast with Helsell Fetterman’s Land Use and Real Estate Practice Groups

The land use and real estate landscape in Seattle and the greater Puget Sound area is experiencing 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. Topics […]

Helsell Fetterman Welcomes Two New Partners

Helsell Fetterman LLP, a premier mid-sized law firm in the Pacific Northwest providing trusted advice and formidable advocacy for its clients is pleased to welcome Shawn Butler and Nicholas Harper-Smith to the partnership. Shawn Butler represents clients in all phases of litigation in Washington State and Federal Courts in matters involving business disputes, real estate, personal […]

Mike Spence to Moderate 2019 Battle of the Barristers

Back by popular demand, Mike Spence will again moderate the 2019 Battle of the Barristers – “Reduce Your Legal Liability.” The Battle of the Barristers is the Seattle KingCounty REALTORS® annual fundraiser that brings real estate attorneys together to discuss and debate real estate topics in front of an audience of real estate professionals. Mike will both stoke […]

Helsell Fetterman ranked in 2019 “Best Law Firms”

Helsell Fetterman LLP has been ranked in the 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list with one practice group ranked nationally and seven practice groups ranked regionally. Firms included in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking […]

Helsell Fetterman Welcomes David Tran

David Tran has joined Helsell Fetterman after completing his two-year clerkship at the Washington State Court of Appeals, Division II.  David will be working in the firm’s business, real estate, and commercial litigation practice groups. David graduated from the University of Washington with a B.A. in Architectural Studies. He then earned his J.D. from Seattle University […]

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