Archive For: Beresford Booth Firm News

Congratulations To Our 2018 Super Lawyer Timothy E. Steen

By: BeresfordBooth

Timothy E. Steen has been named to the Washington Super Lawyers list as one of the top business litigation attorneys in Washington for 2018.  No more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super Lawyers. This is Tim’s sixth consecutive year to be selected to the list as a Super Lawyer.

Five Danger Zones Of Management Training

By: Washington State Employment Law Lawyer Elizabeth L. Van Moppes

Five key moments occur between management and employees that simultaneously are the most vulnerable to danger and offer the most opportunity to build a positive relationship. Beth Van Moppes calls these The Five Danger Zones of Management. These interactions happen when an employee is the most exposed and thus the most wary of management. As a result, how you, the manager, handle the situation, can make or break the relationship. Break it and it could become a large part of that employee’s lawsuit against your business.   The Five Danger Zones are: Hiring Performance Management (Spontaneous & Planned) Complaints Leave & Accommodations...Read More

Management Anti-Harassment Training

By: Washington State Employment Law Lawyer Elizabeth L. Van Moppes

If you are an employer or a manager, the flood of #MeToo news should have you thinking about potential pitfalls hiding in your workplace culture. Training your managers and yourself is your best tool for uncovering issues and preventing others from developing. It is also your best defense against lawsuits. Here’s how Beresford Booth can help: On Tuesday, June 12th, beginning at 10:30 a.m., Beth Van Moppes will be conducting a 90-minute Management Anti-Harassment Training Class. You can attend from your own office via a real-time interactive video broadcast or you can attend on-site at our offices in Edmonds. Cost is $100.00 for the 1st attendee from your business; $75.00...Read More

Timothy E. Steen Appointed To Dawson Place Child Advocacy Center Board

By: BeresfordBooth

Timothy E. Steen has been appointed to the board of Dawson Place Child Advocacy Center.  Dawson Place is a nonprofit organization that exists because EVERY child who is the victim of physical abuse, sexual assault, neglect, drug endangerment, or witness to a violent crime deserves the professional care that they need to be safe, to seek justice, and to heal.  The organization shows children that have been abused that they deserve to be happy and helps show them how.  Located in Everett, Washington, Dawson Place has been referred to as one of the best Child Advocacy Centers in the nation. Tim is a...Read More

Washington State Bar Association Appoints David Tingstad As Chairman Of Practice Primer Development Team

By: Washington State Business and Real Estate Lawyer David C. Tingstad

Beresford Booth lawyer David C. Tingstad was recently appointed by the Washington State Bar Association as Chairman of the Practice Primer Business Law Series. The WSBA Practice Primer is a continuing legal education program that takes a substantive area of law and develops a series of learning tracks that build upon one another. Completion of each session in all three learning tracks provides attendees with a solid educational foundation and primer for practice. While the Practice Primer was developed for new members of the WSBA, the series will be of interest to those lawyers looking to transition into additional practice...Read More

Komen Puget Sound Grace Notes Gala

By: BeresfordBooth

Our very own Lisa Hammel of Beresford Law chaired the annual 'Grace Notes Gala' for the Susan G. Komen Puget Sound. This year, she decided to go with a 'Speak Easy Roaring 20s' theme. The auction was very different than what they normally do and was a huge success! The gala included different bands, actors and even signature cocktails. It was a very high energy event and everyone was very into the spirit of the event! People from all over the U.S. came out to the event. The goal of this silent and live auction was to raise $950,000. It...Read More

Beth Van Moppes To Conduct Anti-Harassment Training March 15th

By: BeresfordBooth

If you are an employer or a manager in Washington State who wants to keep your business and your home, the flood of #MeToo news should have you concerned about your workplace culture. Because in the Evergreen State, in addition to businesses themselves, individual business owners and managers can be sued for workplace harassment. Prevention is your best tool against harassment lawsuits. Training your managers and yourself is your best tool for prevention. Here’s how Beresford Booth can help. On Thursday, March 15th , Beth Van Moppes will be conducting a One Hour Anti-Harassment Training Class. Morning session begins at 10:00...Read More

Beresford Booth Event Sponsor For Dawson Place Child Advocacy Center Fundraiser Nov. 9 2017

By: BeresfordBooth

Beresford Booth was a proud Silver Sponsor for the Dawson Place Child Advocacy Center's 5th Annual Fundraiser on November 9, 2017. Dawson Place is the primary provider of services for abused children in Snohomish County. Elizabeth Smart was the keynote speaker at the luncheon, attended by David C. Tingstad and Dimitra S. Scott, lawyers at Beresford Booth PLLC.

Van Moppes Earns Accredited Investigator Certification

By: BeresfordBooth

In March of this year (2017), Elizabeth Van Moppes became an accredited Investigator Certification Holder. She attended the Association of Workplace Investigators week-long Training Institute and then sat for, and passed, the half-day examination. This is an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accredited certificate under Certificate Accreditation Program (CAP). Obtaining a certificate means that the student has demonstrated success in achieving the stated learning outcomes of the training program. This particular program’s purpose and scope are to teach the core knowledge and skills necessary to successfully perform impartial workplace investigations. The core knowledge taught at the AWI Training Institute includes...Read More

Primerus Member Newsletter – The Globe (PBLI) Features David C. Tingstad

By: BeresfordBooth

Beresford Booth PLLC Edmonds, WA Primerus Business Law Institute Key Contact: David C. Tingstad Member since: 2009       1. What are your top 5-10 practice areas? For over seventy years Beresford Booth has provided first-class legal services in the areas of business & real estate, commercial litigation, employment, estate planning & probate and divorce & family law. Our clients are operating businesses, banks, families and real estate investors. We are proud to serve clients across Washington State and throughout the Pacific Northwest. 2. Tell us one thing that is unique about your firm, or something that you'd like...Read More