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Associate Matt Kelly Completes 2018 Boston Marathon

On a cold, wet and windy Monday, April 16, 2018, SBJ Associate Matt Kelly took to the field and completed the famous Boston Marathon.  Despite withering conditions which caused many to drop out, Matt joined fellow racers from every state in the U.S. and many international competitors racing from the start in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, down […]

Jeff James and Matt Lynch to Speak at WSHHRA Conference

SBJ Shareholders Jeff James and Matt Lynch will be teaming up once again to present at the Washington State Healthcare HR Association Spring Conference.  Jeff will be providing an update on changes to employment laws and strategies for avoiding litigation.  Matt will be speaking on the newly configured National Labor Relations Board and labor relations […]

Best Law Firm and Best Lawyers

U.S. News has released its annual Best Lawyers® rankings of law firms and lawyers for 2018.  We are pleased to announce that Sebris Busto James received Tier 1 ranking amongst Seattle-area law firms in the areas of Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; and Litigation – Labor & Employment.  The firm also received […]

Pilgrims Call Their Employer a “Turkey”

There’s more going on at Plymouth rock today in Massachusetts than a celebration of the landing of intrepid Pilgrims in 1620.  The employees who portray Pilgrims at the museum in Plymouth, Massachusetts are engaged in informational picketing against the Plimoth Plantation to enlist public support for the union’s bargaining efforts to raise wages.  The Pilgrims […]