Aug 26, 2016
Dustin J. O'Quinn has joined Lane Powell as a shareholder in the Immigration Practice Group. O'Quinn counsels employers in the technology, energy, design and financial sectors on U.S. immigration issues. He managed the immigration practice at The Dustin O'Quinn Law Firm and also worked at Foster LLP and Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP.
Perkins Coie hired Melanie K. Curtice in the Tax Benefits & Compensation group as a partner in the Seattle office. She counsels public and private sector employers on the legal issues of benefits for employees.
Aug 25, 2016
Angelo J. Calfo, Patty A. Eakes, Andrea D. Ostrovsky and Damon C. Elder have formed a new Seattle firm: Calfo Eakes & Ostrovsky PLLC. It will focus on high-stakes civil litigation and white collar criminal defense. The four partners are joined by associates Alicia J. Cullen, Emily Dodds Powell and Andrew R.W. Hughes. The seven attorneys are departing from the previously named law firm of Calfo Harrigan Leyh & Eakes.
Alexei Garick has joined Marshall Defense Firm in Seattle as an associate. He has more than 10 years of experience as both as a prosecutor and defense attorney in sexual assault and child abuse cases. He worked in Massachusetts as an assistant district attorney in the Child Abuse/Sexual Assault Division.
Aug 24, 2016
Tacoma-based JayRay is broadening its ownership and adding staff in branding, advertising and strategic communication. Kacie Leacy and Bridget Baeth have become shareholders. They are senior advisors and principals. Baeth joined the firm in 2013 and Leacy started there in 2007. New advisor Katie Whittier worked for the city of Burien as communications officer and for U.S. Senator Patty Murray. Lindsey Boisvin joins as an assistant advisor with experience in photography, graphic design, data visualization and journalism.
Cairncross & Hempelmann said Aurelia Tunru has joined the Corporate Finance & Business Transactions team. She advises private and public companies on M&A transactions, commercial contracts and corporate matters, and worked as a corporate associate at Jones Day in Cleveland.
Aug 23, 2016
KING 5 has hired David Espinosa-Hall to be the evening and night-side anchor starting in October. He was with WKMG in Orlando as morning anchor, and also worked at KMBC in Kansas, WWOR in New Jersey, KDKA in Pittsburgh and WTOC in Savannah, Georgia.
Rebecca (Rhodes) Williamson, Spokane Community College's vice president of instruction since 2012, will become Green River College's interim vice president of instruction, filling the position vacated after Derek Brandes was named president of Walla Walla Community College. Williamson was vice president of the Institute of Extended Learning, and dean of trades and technology at Green River College.