Category: Washington

Texas and Washington Attorney Demographics

Some interesting numbers appeared in the May 2012 issue of the Texas Bar Journal. According to an audit, there are about 89,987 attorneys in Texas. Given that Texas has about 25.7 million people, that equates to about 286 people per attorney. In contrast, Spokane, Washington (according to a recent Washington Bar publication) has about 1780 […]

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Burden on Art Theft Victims in 1st and 9th Circuits

In at least two recent federal court decisions, the burden for discovery of lost art works has been found to be on the victim of the art theft. The First Circuit¹ stated that summary judgment is appropriate to dismiss a case where a plaintiff does not bring a claim within the requisite statutory time. Museum […]

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Admitted in Washington

On 13 January 2011, by Order of the Washington State Supreme Court, I am officially recognized to practice law in Washington. My bar number is 43399. I look forward to representing clients on a wider selection of legal matters.

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Strong Rights to Privacy in Washington

Tyler Clementi, was an eighteen year old Rutgers University freshman. He became distraught when he learned that his intimate encounter with another male student was streamed onto the Internet (probably only visible by 2 people – his roommate and his roommate’s girlfriend). Later, in response, he killed himself by jumping from a bridge. His death […]

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