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Exemplary News Articles

Club Traditions Just Discrimination July 30, 2010, Spokesman Review

Strong Arm of the Law

What happens when someone complains a cop used excessive force? Usually, not much.

June 29, 2010
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Wrongful Death Alleged in Suicide

July 23, 2009

A claim for medical negligence resulting in the death of a Spokane man from self inflicted suicide was filed today, claiming that the medical treatment and accomodations provided to this known...
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Country Club Bias Alleged

Suit Bought against Country Club for Gender Discrimination/Stockholder Devaluation

July 20, 2009

Three female stockholders of the Spokane Country Club have sued that club, claiming that the Club has breached their stockholder contract with the Club by according male shareolders ...
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Boeing Worker Sues Over Violated Ethics, Wrongful Termination

Seattle PI

May 13, 2009

Atttorney Joseph Sicilia, who worked in Boeing's ethics policing division, says that he was demoted to being an administrative assistant and then fired after raising concerns about violation of gov...
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Father files suit in son's boating death

13-year-old died in July on Lake CdA

October 18, 2008

Danial Newlon struggled to learn whether his 13-year-old son was dead or alive after getting a brief phone call and seeing a blip on the news about a boating accident last July on Lake Coeur d'Alen...
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$15 million dollar oral surgery malpractice verdict in favor of dental patient

August 27, 2008
A Spokane jury ruled Tuesday that a local dentist was negligent in performing a series of aggressive jaw surgeries in 2000 and 2001 - awarding Kimberly Kallestad a total $14,888,525 million in economi...
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Practice Areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 40%
    5 years
  2. Discrimination: 20%
    5 years
  3. Wrongful Death: 15%
  4. Personal Injury: 10%
  5. Other: 15%
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Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Spokane's Top LawyersSpokane Couer D' Alene Living Magazine2014
Spokane's Top Medical Malpractice LawyerBest Lawyers in America2014
Best Lawyers in America- Medical,EmploymentBest Lawyers in America 20142014
Labor and Employment Law Firm of the year WAMergers and Acquisitions International2013
Washington SuperlawyerWashington Journal of Law & Politics2013
Best Lawyers in America 2013Best Lawyers in America2013
Best Lawyers in America for 2012Best Lawyers in America2012
Spokane's Top LawyersSpokane Couer D Alene Living2012
Best US Law Firms - Tier 1Best Lawyers in America2012
Lawyer of the Year 2012 Litigation- Employment , for Spokane WABest Lawyers in America2012
SuperlawyerWashington Journal of Law & Politics2012
Top Women Lawyers in WashingtonWashington Journal of Law & Politics2012
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2011
Washington SuperlawyerWashington Journal of Law and Politics2011
Best Lawyer designation for 2011--10 year inclusion groupBest Lawyers in America2011
Washington SuperlawyerWashington Journal of Law & Politics2010
Best Lawyers in America 2010Best Lawyers in America2010
Spokane's Best LawyersSpokane Couer D Alene Living Magazine2009
Spokane's Top Medical Negligence LawyerSpokane Couer D'Alene Living Magazine2009
Washington SuperlawyersWashington Journal of Law & Politics2009
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2009
Washington SuperlawyersWashington Journal of Law & Politics2008
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2008
Washington ChairLitigation Counsel of America2007
Founding MemberLitigation Counsel of America2007
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2007
Washington SuperlawyersWashington Journal of Law & Politics2006
Washington SuperlawyersWashington Journal of Law & PoliticsN/A
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Admittedadmitted to USDC Northern District of California2013 - Present
AdmittedUnited States Supreme Court2006 - Present
AdmittedNinth Circuit Appeals Court1989 - Present
AdmittedU.S. District Court Western District of Washington1986 - Present
AdmittedTenth Circuit Appeals Court1986 - Present
AdmittedU.S. District Court Eastern District of Washington1985 - Present
PrincipalMary Schultz Law P.S.1985 - Present
AdmittedUnited States Distrit Court Central District of California2012 - 2013
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Litigation Counsel of AmericaFounding Member2007 - Present
Litigation Counsel of America, WashingtonChair2007 - Present
California State Bar AssociationN/A2004 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationN/A2004 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/A1994 - Present
Washington Association for JusticeN/A1994 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationN/A1984 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Kallestad v Collins, D.D.S.$14.8 million jury verdict
Forbes v ABM Industries, Inc.$4 million jury verdict, plus $1.7 million in add.
International Investments Ultd v Seachris$1.5 million jury verdict
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
Tulane University School of LawN/AN/A1981
University of Texas AustinGovernmentN/A1980
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
The Art of Voir Dire-WSAJ Seattle Convention CenterVoir Dire Techniques2010
If I Had Known Then: Thoughts from Seasoned Women of the Bar, Bench and LegislatureIf I Had Known Then2010
WSTLA Litigation Hot TopicsEffective Depositions for Trial2009
WSBA Annual ConventionAppellate--Creating a record for review2009
WSAJ Gerry Spence/Luvera Seminar at SuncadiaTrial Techniques2009
Trial StarsTrial Stars- WSTLA Best Of2003