JUSTICE FAITH IRELAND, WASHINGTON SUPREME COURT (RET) "Just Results" When experience... more
JUSTICE FAITH IRELAND, WASHINGTON SUPREME COURT (RET) "Just Results" When experience matters, Faith Ireland can help. Thirty-five years as trial lawyer, judge and justice of the WA Supreme Court prepare her to meet any challenging legal issue. "Helping people resolve legal problems requires more than knowing the law – you have to know people." Faith Ireland, Washington Supreme Court Justice, Ret.
Site Coordinator, Seattle P-Patch Program Kiva Lending Team Captain, 65th Street... more
Site Coordinator, Seattle P-Patch Program Kiva Lending Team Captain, 65th Street Change Gang Member, Woodland Park Zoo Society Birnbaum Zoobright Selection Committee Volunteer, Friends of the Burke Gilman Trail Sandpoint Volunteer, Food Lifeline
Cynthia provides litigation and appellate services. Recent experience includes... more
Cynthia provides litigation and appellate services. Recent experience includes representation of appellant in a civil rights action to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and representation of appellant to the Washington State Supreme Court. Also, served as counsel for plaintiff in action for sexual discrimination and retaliation; obtained favorable settlement of claims for plaintiff one week ... view profile
I am proud to be an attorney. My office is filled with professional and caring... more
I am proud to be an attorney. My office is filled with professional and caring people. Every day I advise and represent people as if my life depended upon it. My clients are, with very few exceptions, fine people who have been placed in a difficult situation or injured. A person who has been injured by negligence or a person charged with a crimeneeds a loyal attorney who will advise them candi... view profile
A prosecutor handling a case of mine recently justified an extremely favorable... more
A prosecutor handling a case of mine recently justified an extremely favorable settlement offer based on what he called my 'scorched earth' tactics. I thought that was a bit of an overstatement but perhaps it was not too far off the mark. In another case, my client (a retired FBI special agent) told me he thought I was really sweet at first but then learned that I was a 'real pitbull' wh... view profile
If you file a lawsuit and lose the case, you can appeal the decision to the next highest court, which is called the appellate court. Appellate lawyers often specialize in arguing appeals; that is, they specialize in arguing why the decision of the lower court was wrong (or why it was right, for the party that won). Appellate attorneys specialize in appeals because they understand the specific and detailed rules that must be followed. It is possible to lose an appeal on technicalities, even when the law is on your side. If you want to appeal the outcome of the trial court, or if you need to argue against another person's appeal, you should work with an appellate attorney.