Beresford Booth Partner Richard R. Beresford Named Professional Of The Year

Dick BeresfordEDMONDS, WA – March 11, 2014 – Beresford Booth Senior Partner, Richard R. Beresford received the Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Professional of the Year award. Mr. Beresford was chosen as the recipient of the award for his 41 years of service as a member of the Washington State Bar Association and numerous community service organizations including Co-Founder of the Edmonds Youth Club and President of the Edmonds Community College Foundation.

“A highly successful business owner and attorney, Beresford has a reputation for impeccable honesty and high business ethics which have led to his being recognized as one of the premier attorneys in the Edmonds Community” said the Rotarians. “As a result, he is actively sought by a number of highly respected businesses as well as a number of non-profit organizations”. Sitting on many ‘for-profit’ as well as ‘non-profit’ boards, he shares his legal counsel as well as sound business advice making Dick a welcomed addition to any organization. Particularly noteworthy is the legal advice and counsel Dick has provided to those in the community with limited resources and/or in doubt of what legal avenues are available or equally important unavailable. “His empathy and compassion coupled with exemplary business ethics have set a high bar for others in the legal profession” said James Blossey, Charter President of the Rotary Club of Edmonds Daybreakers.

“Dick has been a pillar in the community and at Beresford Booth for over 40 years. The award is a great honor for Dick and we are pleased to have his continued service to this Firm and this community” said David Tingstad, Beresford Booth’s Managing Partner.

Mr. Beresford said, “It is a great honor to receive this award and I appreciate the continued service Rotary provides to our community.”

About Richard Beresford

Mr. Beresford serves as the Senior Partner at the Edmonds law firm of Beresford Booth PLLC. Among many other organizations, Mr. Beresford has served in the following organizations:

• Member of the Washington State Bar Association (since 1972)
• Trustee, Young Lawyers Section, 1975-1981
• Washington State Bar Association: Rules of Professional Conduct Committee
• Member of the Snohomish County Bar Association
• Member of the American Arbitration Association
• Board of Directors for Mountain Pacific Bank.

About Beresford Booth PLLC

Founded in 1946, Beresford Booth is a full-service law firm. Our clients range from emerging growth companies to families to long established businesses. We pride ourselves on providing first-class legal services to our clients in a practical, creative and timely fashion.

In addition, Beresford Booth is a Primerus law firm. Primerus is an international society of top-rated independent law firms. Every Primerus member firm and every lawyer within those firms shares a commitment to a set of common values known as the Six Pillars:

Integrity
Excellent work product
Reasonable fees
Continuing legal education
Civility
Community service