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Got a Civil Complaint? Just Don’t Get SLAPPed

Your next-door neighbor has a bone to pick with you. Maybe he thinks you have encroached onto his property. Maybe he is mad about a fence you put up on the property line. Maybe he just isn’t in a good mood. Whatever the reason, he has decided that instead of dealing with his problems in

LHS&E Supports Food Lifeline

Lasher Holzapfel Sperry & Ebberson is once again participating in Food Frenzy to benefit Food Lifeline. Food Lifeline was founded in 1979 as a nonprofit organization to eliminate hunger and to help families rise above poverty and hopelessness. Food Frenzy is an annual creative competition between nearly 100 socially responsible Western Washington businesses to help feed our

LHS&E Attorneys Recognized as 2021 Best Lawyers and “Ones to Watch”

Proud to offer you the best of experience, tenacity and judgment, the law offices of Lasher Holzafel Sperry & Ebberson PLLC is delighted to announce that Linda Kelley Ebberson, George S. Holzapfel, Darin T. Jensen, Jamie Polito Johnston, Taro Kusunose, Tara K. Richardson, Maya Trujillo Ringe, Justin Sedell, Lisa Ann Sharpe, Shannon Sperry, Karl A.

Commercial Litigation in the Time of COVID-19

It is undeniable that COVID-19 has affected all of our lives in more ways than we might ever have imagined. It is unsurprising that COVID-19 is affecting the way the Courts operate. In Washington State the Courts are adapting and setting up new guideline that allows pending litigation to continue and new matters to be

Black Lives Matter

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere… Whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly… Anyone who lives inside the United States can never be considered an outsider anywhere in this country. – Excerpts from Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from Birmingham Jail (April 16, 1963) As lawyers, it is our job to advocate for

LHSE and COVID-19

We at LHSE have been closely monitoring the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak and have been actively considering and responding to the recent developments. The safety and well-being of our staff, clients, and colleagues is our top priority, and to that end our employees are working in the office half time and working from home half time.

The Americans with Disabilities Act and Working in the Age of COVID-19

As parts of the country begin to re-open following closures associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, employers will face many issues regarding the best way to bring their employees back to work. Throughout the pandemic, federal agencies, including the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, have provided guidance for employers regarding the application of federal laws to

Can Relaxed Retirement Plan Withdrawal Rules Help Settle Your Divorce?

The new CARES Act has relaxed retirement account withdrawal rules for some retirement plans due to COVID-19 related reasons. These relaxed withdrawal rules apply to IRA, 401(k), and other “eligible retirement plans” as defined by the CARES Act. COVID-19 has disrupted life for all of us, with tens of millions of Americans losing jobs because