Westin McLean Named the Newest Shareholder at Lether Law Group

Congratulations to Westin McLean for being named as the newest shareholder at Lether Law Group. This distinction recognizes Westin’s exemplary leadership and mentorship at the firm, as well as the excellent results he has obtained for our clients. Westin is licensed in both Washington and Oregon, and provides invaluable experience based upon his years of practice in the Oregon market. For those who have been lucky enough to work with Westin, you can appreciate his hard work and the great advice he has provided to all of his clients.

Congratulations Westin for a job well done. We look forward to continuing to grow Lether Law Group with you in this new decade.

If you would like to learn more about Westin McLean or retain him to assist on any matter, please contact our office or Westin directly.

Continued Growth and Changes at Lether Law Group in 2020

As we enter a new decade, Lether and Associates has become Lether Law Group. This change reflects the firm’s continued growth and recognizes our newest Partners and Shareholders and the efforts they have made to expand the practice. Lether Law Group is no longer simply Tom Lether and a group of Associates. It is a group of dynamic, aggressive, and talented lawyers working together as a family.

This firm’s name change will not impact any current business relations or require any of our clients to modify any of their existing operating agreements or relationships with the firm. If you do have any questions in regard to this name change, please feel free to give Tom Lether a call.

We have also changed our office business hours to 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. PST.

We look forward to continuing to serve you as LetherLaw Group as we enter into a new decade of service to our client base.

Join Tom Lether and Eric Neal at The National Business Institute’s Seminar on Bad Faith Insurance Claims in Washington

Tom Lether and Eric Neal will be presenting at NBI’s Bad Faith Insurance Claims in Washington seminar on Friday, December 6, 2019 in Seattle, Washington.

This local live seminar will feature a discussion on current issues involving bad faith in the Northwest. Tom and Eric will be specifically presenting on the topics of claim evaluation, insurance bad faith “setups,” settlement and trial tactics, and legal ethics in bad faith practice.

This seminar is approved for 6.0 WA CLE credit hours, including 1.0 credit hour of ethics.

If you have any questions, please contact our office at (206) 467-5444.

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Expanding Back Home

As some of you may know, Tom Lether was raised in Hawaiʻi and maintains strong connections with his island home. For this reason, Lether & Associates is extremely excited and proud to congratulate Kasie Kashimoto for passing the Hawaiʻi State Bar and becoming licensed in Hawaiʻi. Kasie was born and raised on Oʻahu and is proud to represent her home state. Kasie allows us to continue to expand our representation of our mainland insurance clients in the 50th state. Congratulations and Aloha to Kasie.

New Growth at Lether & Associates

Lether & Associates is proud to announce that Kevin Kay has joined Lether & Associates as a partner. Kevin started his civil practice with Tom Lether and Eric Neal over 15 years ago and has since worked in the Northwest and around the country as coverage and extra-contractual counsel for a number of insurers. Kevin brings to Lether & Associates his years of experience as well as new opportunities for growth with our expanding client base. Given his prior work with Tom and Eric, it is great to welcome him back into the Lether family.

If you would like to discuss any matters with Kevin or Lether & Associates, feel free to reach out. Once again, we welcome Kevin to the firm.