Beresford Booth Adds Three New Lawyers To Team

EDMONDS, WA, (January 5, 2021) – Edmonds-based full-service law firm Beresford Booth announced today that it added three lawyers to the firm’s team.

“We are thrilled to welcome these experienced lawyers to our firm,” said David C. Tingstad, the firm’s Managing Partner. “We continue to grow in response to client demand. Our new attorneys’ experience in litigation, business law and estate planning will be a great complement to our practice and will provide great value to our clients.”

Ryan Dyer is a member of the Litigation group and has experience litigating a broad range of cases, including cases involving complex personal injury claims, insurance coverage disputes, consumer protection act claims, HOA disputes, regulatory compliance matters and commercial-business disputes, along with a wide-array of real property claims.  Ryan regularly appears before both state and federal courts throughout Washington.  His experience allows him to assist clients in navigating every stage of litigation, including pre-suit investigations, formal lawsuits and discovery, dispositive motions practice, arbitrations and mediations, complex trials and appeals. Ryan was recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in 2019 and 2020. He graduated magna cum laude from Seattle University Law School and his Bachelor of Science degree in economics and business forecasting from Central Washington University.

Sarah Smith is a member of the Estate Planning & Probate group. She focuses her practice on estate planning, as well as estate and trust administration, and handles a wide range of financial and tax issues. Her clients range from young families to successful entrepreneurs. Sarah had a decade of experience as an accountant before practicing law. She appreciates that the heart of her work is helping individuals and families to protect their assets for their heirs, and strives to keep the process efficient and understandable. Sarah received her Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Washington School of Law, her juris doctorate from Seattle University School fo Law and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from University of Washington.

Eli Yim is a member of the Business & Banking Law group and his primary areas of practice business and corporate law, commercial and residential real estate and employment law. Eli works with business owners on a variety of transactional matters, with a focus on entity formation and mergers and acquisitions. He has drafted, reviewed and advised clients on a wide range of contracts, including service agreements, asset purchase agreements, commercial and residential leases, employment/contractor agreements, nondisclosure and non-solicitation agreements and others for both early stage and established businesses. Eli received his juris doctorate from University of Washington School of Law, his Masters Degree in Education from Harvard University and his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Connecticut College.

About Beresford Booth

Since 1946, Beresford Booth has provided a full range of legal services to businesses and individuals in Snohomish County and throughout the state of Washington. The Beresford Booth team proudly serves as trusted and independent advisors to our clients, providing creative and timely solutions to their most complex legal challenges.

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