In Service to Others

Definition of SERVICE Service \ noun ser·vice \ ˈsər-vəs \ a. the occupation or function of serving in active service b. the work performed by one that serves c. contribution to the welfare of others d. CIVIL LEGAL AID AND NORTHWEST JUSTICE PROJECT SUPERHEROES AS WE KNOW ALL TOO WELL, legal rights do not automatically…

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Trust and Innovation: A Multi-state Perspective

We’re continuing with a look back at Bill’s articles in the “Presidents Corner” of the Northwest Lawyer Magazine from his time as President of the Washington State Bar Association. This is the 2nd of 18. Washington has the best bar and the best bar members—of course, we may be a bit biased! We annually test…

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Departures and Arrivals

What a difference a month can make! I am honored to introduce myself as your WSBA President, a role I assumed unexpectedly in March when Brad Furlong resigned his leadership position for medical reasons. As President-Elect since last September, I have greatly admired Brad’s fierce advocacy for the rule of law and diversity and inclusion;…

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Prosser, Washington Crash at Milepost 78

Prosser, Wa.: WSP responded to a crash at milepost 78 late Thursday night on I-82 near Prosser where a man died after a two-car collision. WSP said that the man, 29, was driving eastbound on I-82 when he crossed over the center line, struck another vehicle, left the roadway, rolled down an embankment.  Occupants of…

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Longtime Yakima Attorney Adam Moore has been honored by the Civil Rights Law Section of the Washington State Bar Association with their 2016 “Distinguished Service Award”

YAKIMA, Wa.-Tuesday, October 04, 2016: Adam Moore whose namesake is John Adams, the second U.S. President, is the 2016 recipient of the Washington State Bar Association’s Civil Rights Law Section: “Distinguished Service Award.” Each year the Civil Rights Law Section of the WSBA recognizes esteemed individuals who have made notable contributions to the cause of…

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Single Car Crash on I-90, 12 Miles West of Ellensburg

Date: 10-06-16 Time: AM Place: I-90 12 miles west of Ellensburg Be careful and aware of other drivers. Many aggressive drivers travel on I-90 between Ellensburg and Seattle. They are often tired or careless and they make I-90 a very dangerous road upon which to travel. ELLENSBURG, Wash. – A early twenties Seattle man was…

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Dangerous Washington Roads: I-90/I-82 Near Cle Elum

Over the next few weeks, The Pickett Law Firm will offer a look at some of Washington’s most dangerous roads. Each blog of our three-part series will focus on a different section of roadway, aiming to help you reduce your risk of an accident on these dangerous Yakima Valley thoroughfares.

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Dangerous Washington Roads: I-82 from Yakima to Tri-Cities

In the last installment of The Pickett Law Firm’s look at some of the region’s most dangerous roads, we will take a close look at I-82 southeast of Yakima, through the Lower Yakima Valley and into Benton County. Each blog of our three-part series focused on a different, dangerous stretch of Yakima Valley interstate, with…

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Yakima Keeps Ban on Pit Bulls

After a man in a wheel chair was attacked and killed by a pit bull in the 1980s, the breed was officially banned from within the city limits of Yakima, ever since. Across the nation, pit bulls are often considered dangerous breeds, even contributing a decent amount to common dog bite statistics. However, in recent…

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