Case Conclusion Date: October 16, 2008
Practice Area: Litigation
Outcome: This was a 9-0 decision.
Description: Washington State Supreme Court Decision, No. 80204-1 October 16, 2008. Successfully litigated in Washington State Supreme Court on behalf of King Fire Protection Districts 2, 4, 11, 16 and 20, to establish that hydrant costs cannot be imbedded in water utility rates; those costs are the responsibility of the general municipal government.