What is Mandatory Arbitration?

Mandatory arbitration is arbitration under Washington’s Superior Court rules to allow a quicker resolution of those cases where the only thing sought is money damages of $50,000 or less. The upside is speed, but they are easier to appeal than traditional arbitration. This leads to the second upside, which is that if your opponent appeals […]

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. […]

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 […]

Throw a dart…to pick a lawyer?

When looking for a lawyer, desperate people are often forced to open the phone book and flip through the yellow pages just hoping one of the ads will jump out and help them find that perfect match.  I can sympathize, after all, most people only deal with lawyers once or twice in their life, and it’s […]

Is it expensive to meet with a lawyer?

If you are looking for an initial consultation with a Spokane or Grant County lawyer, Matt Albrecht or George Ahrend will generally meet with you by telephone or in person with potential new clients at no charge. While you won’t receive legal advice in these free consultations (unless we agree to take your case), we […]