TRIALS & APPEALS
There are countless civil litigation firms. However, very few in the Pacific Northwest have as much trial and appellate experience as the Riverside team. To obtain favorable settlement offers and jury verdicts, your attorneys must not only express a credible, sincere willingness to fight for you at trial, but your attorneys must also possess the legal knowledge and courtroom prowess to excel in the courtroom and at trial. Otherwise, you risk lacking the leverage necessary to ensure the opposition fairly values your case and earnestly respects your legal rights. Riverside's team of attorneys are as formidable as you will find in this regard. Not only is Riverside's team eager to try your case when reasonable, but they possess the knowledge, experience, and talent to do so with success.
O’Kell v. U.S. Department of Interior
2:18-cv-279-SAB (E.D. Wash. 2022)
Obtained verdict and judgment in excess of $2.4 million following two week ADEA age discrimination and retaliation trial.
Waite v. Gonzaga University
2:17-cv-00416-SAB (E.D. Wash. 2019)
Represented Gonzaga University in federal and state law discrimination, hostile work environment, and retaliation lawsuit that sought $5,000,000 in damages.
Zhu v. North Central ESD 171
2:15-cv-183-JLQ (E.D. Wash. 2016)
Obtained $450,000 jury verdict in retaliatory failure to hire lawsuit and obtained summary judgment adjudication that the defendant violated Washington’s Public Record Act by wrongfully withholding documents.
Hanson v. Kitsap County
21 F.Supp.3d 1124 (W.D. Wash. 2014)
Obtained jury verdict and $583,853 judgment which found that Kitsap County willfully violated the client’s rights under USERRA and obtained summary judgment adjudication, in favor of plaintiff, on a USERRA 38 U.S.C. § 4318 pension claim – – – the first known result regarding such a claim in the USERRA’s history.
Kreigman, Chapter 11 Tr. for LLS Am., LLC v. 1140966 Alberta Ltd. and Marvin Toews, 2014 WL 3842979, No. 2:12-CV-68 (E.D. Wash. 2014)
Achieved judgment at trial for client in the amount of $4,408,282.90
Brendt v. Spokane Wash. Hosp. Co., dba Deaconess Med. Center, Spokane County Superior Court Cause No. 15-2-01498-1
Achieved full defense verdict for client in jury trial.
Kriegman, Chapter 11 Trustee for LLS America, LLC v. 1127477 Alberta Ltd. and Keith Alexander, 2015 WL 328918, No. 2:12-CV-423 (E.D. Wash 2015)
Achieved judgment at trial for client in the amount of $1,857,890 CAD.
Naccarato v. Cadable, LLC Spokane County Superior Court Cause No. 19-2-04284-32 (2022)
Successfully defended Spokane business owner and his business by trying several employment and partnership related claims before a jury and by defeating other claims against the client at summary judgment.
Contineo Tech., Inc. v. Intrinium, Inc., Spokane County Superior Court Cause No. 16-2-04280-0 (2019)
Successfully defended fraud and negligent misrepresentation claims against client in a bench trial.
Paige v. Roberts, Spokane County District Court, Case No. 13145380
Successfully tried case before jury and obtained judgment in favor of clients.
Lindell v. Bocook,
196 Wn. App. 1023 (2016)
Successfully defended favorable district court decision on appeal.
Riste v. Baker Boyer Bank et al., 11 Wn. App. 2d 1067, 2020 WL 105102 (Div. III 2020)
Division III of the Washington Court of Appeals affirmed trial court's dismissal of all claims against Baker Boyer Bank and awarded attorney fees.
Peterson v. City of Yakima et al. No. 1:18-CV-03136 (E.D. Wash 2022)
Represented client on claims of First Amendment retaliation, malicious prosecution and civil conspiracy; currently on appeal.