Case Results

  • Personal Injury Claim against negligent contractor

    Settled the claim of a homeowner injured by a contractor during a remodel for $125,000. Read On

  • Successful Criminal Appeal

    After being sentenced by a King County Superior Court judge for two separate felonies causing an increase in clients offender score and sentence, appealed to the Washington State Court of Appeals, Division I arguing that the two felonies were part of the same criminal conduct and should not be s... Read On

  • Successful Withdrawal Of Guilty Plea

    Filed a motion to withdraw guilty pleas on the basis Defendant was incompetent to enter the pleas due to extreme schizophrenia. Through thorough investigation and persuasive argument, convinced judge to allow Defendant to withdraw guilty pleas and dismiss the charges. Defendant was saved from imm... Read On

  • Successful Motion For New Trial & Subsequent Dismissal of Charges

    Filed a motion for new trial, after Defendant was convicted by a jury after a three day trial. Through thorough investigation and persuasive argument, convinced the trial judge to reverse the jurys verdict and dismiss the case against Defendant. Defendant was saved from imminent deportation to S... Read On

  • Personal Injury Claim against King County Metro

    Settled a personal injury claim by a pedestrian struck by a bus for $150,000. Read On

  • Personal Injury Claim Against King County Jail

    Settled a personal injury claim by an inmate of county correctional facility for $250,000. Read On

  • Franchisee Lawsuit Against Franchisor

    Sued Franchisor on behalf of four Franchisees alleging violations of Washingtons Franchise Investment Protection Act and Consumer Protection Act related to the renewal of Franchisees franchise term.  After over a year of aggressive litigation, achieved result whereby Franchisees could renew the... Read On

  • Commercial Landlord Arbitration Against Commercial Tenant

    Successfully represented Commercial Landlord in commercial arbitration where the Tenant alleged it had a right to terminate its lease and vacate the commercial premises.  Judgement in Landlords favor.  Read On

  • Slip & Fall Settlement

    Obtained $400,000 settlement with Janitorial Company in a slip and fall case where plaintiff missed only two weeks of work. Read On

  • Commercial Dispute Over Sale of Business Trial

    Obtained directed verdict resulting in dismissal of business seller on fraud during jury trial in dispute arising from purchase and sale of restaurant. Read On

  • Commercial Landlord Trial Against Commercial Tenant

    Successfully represented Commercial Landlord at King County Superior Trial in lease dispute where Tenant was disputing its rights and obligations under the Lease.  Judgment in Landlords favor, ultimately resulting in eviction of problem Commercial Tenant. Read On

  • Franchise Wide Lawsuit Against Franchisor

    Represented twelve (12) Western Washington Franchisees, representing twenty seven (27) separate franchise locations in a lawsuit against their Franchisor, their franchisors parent company and principals of the Franchisor alleging violations of Washingtons Franchise Investment Protection Act (FI... Read On

  • Commercial Developer Arbitration

    In arbitration proceeding between land owner and owners retained developer concerning $2.6 million development deal, obtained findings of breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract against developer.  Arbitrator outright rejected developers claim for additional fees, and awarded land owner... Read On

  • Department of Revenue Tax Trial

    Our client was wrongly accused of withholding payments of retail excise tax based on an arbitrary methodology leading to an unreasonable tax amount.  After a trial before a three judge panel of the Washington State Board of Tax Appeals, and effective cross examination of Department of Revenue tax... Read On

  • Construction Trial

    Obtained $3,800,000 judgment, against general contractor on a public works project for wrongfully withholding progress payments. Jury found wholly in favor of subcontractor against general contractors $4,000,000 counterclaim. Read On

  • Civil Rights Trial

    Represented nine student-athletes from three private religious high schools who sued the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) alleging violation of the United States Constitutions and Washington Constitutions right to equal protection under the law.  After, a week trial, the... Read On

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    Criminal Appeal & Sentence Reduced

    After being sentenced by a King County Superior Court judge for two separate felonies causing an increase our clients offender score and sentence, our attorneys appealed to the Washington State Court of Appeals, Division I arguing that the two felonies were par t of the same criminal conduct and... Read On

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    Convictions Vacated & Deportation Avoided

    Our firm filed motions to withdraw multiple guilty pleas on different convictions on the basis defendant was incompetent to enter the pleas due to extreme schizophrenia. Through thorough investigation and persuasive argument, our attorneys convinced multiple Municipal Court judges and Superior Co... Read On

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    Jury Verdict Overturned & Charges Dismissed

    After Defendant was convicted by a jury after a three day trial, our firm, through thorough investigation and persuasive argument, convinced the trial judge to reverse the jurys verdict and dismiss the case against Defendant. Defendant was saved from imminent deportation to Somalia. Read On

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    Tavern “Over-Serving” Liability

    Plaintiffs Settlement over $600,000 Barokas Martin amp; Tomlinson litigated a personal injury claim on behalf of a driver who was struck by a drunk driver. Specifically, our firm filed a “dram-shop” action against the bar that had served the driver a large amount alcohol that contributed to hi... Read On

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