New Appellate Procedure Resources Blog

Ahrend Albrecht has created a new how-to-appeal in Washington website geared toward answering the most common how-to-appeal questions. It is our hope to help provide guidance on appeal procedures so lawyers and citizens can more easily protect their rights on appeal. We can’t represent everyone who needs help, but with technology we can still help […]

On Storytelling

In cases involving serious personal injury or death, the justice system revolves around whose story connects best with the judge or jury. Storytelling is our oldest form of communicating truths and parables with one another, and to pass on wisdom from age to age. But too often trial lawyers get caught up in listing facts […]

What is mediation? Attorney Matt Albrecht answers.

  Realizing again recently that the words lawyers use and assume others know are far from ordinary, and far from normal, I am undertaking to help explain some of the basic steps in lawsuits and settlement of legal disputes.  We often throw out words like arbitration, mediation, and litigation to clients who are hearing new […]

Ahrend Albrecht Lawyers Author Multiple Chapters of Employment Law Deskbook

The Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ) is Washington’s largest association of trial attorneys, and publishes several highly respected deskbooks.  The third edition of the WSAJ Employment Law Deskbook was published near the end of 2013.  Two separate chapters were authored by Ahrend Albrecht lawyers.  Matt Albrecht authored the chapter on using Washington’s Public Records […]

Matt Albrecht Named a 2013 Top Spokane Lawyer

We are pleased to announce Matt Albrecht has been named one of Spokane’s Top Lawyers for the fourth time.  This regional publication makes an annual selection, which considers quality of representation, experience, industry reputation, and a score of other objective criteria to identify those lawyers it believes sit at the top of Spokane’s legal field. […]

Consumers Subject to Abusive Debt Collection Practices Need Attorneys

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When individual consumers are taken advantage of or treated abusively by retailers, banks, health care providers, and their debt collection companies, often their only protection is finding a local attorney willing to stand up for their rights under the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. §§ 1692 et seq., and Washington’s Collection Agency Act, Ch. […]

How Should Judges Be Selected

Choosing which judge to vote for can be a complete mystery to the average voter, who has no real way to know a judge’s temperament or point of view. Short of sitting down to read actual opinions of each judge, an impossibly time-consuming task, how do you choose? Even worse, what should be done when […]

Grant County Office

Ahrend Albrecht's Grant County Office

In 2012 Ahrend Albrecht opened a new Grant County office in the center of Ephrata, just two blocks east of the Grant County Courthouse and across the street from the historic Bell Hotel next to Patrick Real Estate. The office is conveniently located at: 16 Basin Street S.W. Ephrata, WA 98823. Basin Street is the […]

Spokane Office

Outside view of new Ahrend Albrecht PLLC office space

In 2012 Ahrend Albrecht opened a new office in Spokane County in one of Spokane’s most recognizable historic landmark buildings. In July 2014 we opened a larger office in Suite 614 with all the amenities and advantages you deserve and your lawyers need to provide the very best representation. The Paulsen Center is located conveniently on […]

Marketing Sign of Major Expansion

New Firm Logo

While a new logo might not seem too exciting, in this case we’re excited by what this new logo means–it reveals the beginning step of a major expansion. George Ahrend and Matt Albrecht are expanding their partnership to be more convenient to all of their Eastern Washington clients. Very shortly we will announce the new […]