Knox vs. DSHS

Carolyn Annette Elsey

Case Conclusion Date:July 10, 2001

Practice Area:Child Abuse

Outcome:Verdict in Plaintiff's favor

Description:This was the first case filed in Washington appealing a departmental finding of abuse under the CAPTA law. It started as an administrative matter. We won in front of the Administrative Law Judge. The State appealed to the Board of Administrative Appeals and won, so we filed a Petition for Judicial Review and won.