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Two for Two

SBJ’s Litigation Team has started 2017 with a pair of victories for our clients in separate matters involving claims for misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract, breach of duty of loyalty, tortious interference, and unfair competition.  SBJ protected its clients’ interests from former employees who had taken confidential, proprietary and trade secret information to […]

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Judd Lees to Speak at Mid-Year Construction CLE

Judd Lees, a shareholder at Sebris Busto James, will speak at the 2017 mid-year continuing legal education for the Construction Section of the Washington State Bar Association scheduled for June 9, 2017 in downtown Seattle.  Judd will be speaking on the topic of “The Top 10 Contractor Mistakes in Prevailing Wage Compliance.”  Judd is a […]

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Jennifer Parda-Aldrich Named Shareholder

Sebris Busto James is pleased to announce that Jennifer A. Parda-Aldrich has been made a shareholder with the firm.  Jen has more than 15 years’ experience in assisting employers in developing effective employment policies and representing employers in federal and state courts as well as various administrative agencies.  Jen also regularly conducts workplace investigations for […]

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Judd Lees to Speak at AGC Convention

Judd Lees, a shareholder at Sebris Busto James, has been asked to speak at the Annual Convention of Associated General Contractors of Washington on the topic of “The New Labor Law Terrain for Open Shop Contractors.”  The Convention will be held at the Bellevue Hyatt Regency on Friday, January 27, 2017.  Judd is a past […]

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Growing by Leaps and Bounds

Sebris Busto James is pleased to announce that two attorneys have been added to the ranks.  Jason Rossiter recently returned to the firm as a Senior Attorney, having previously worked for SBJ as an Associate Attorney.  Matthew Kelly joins us as an Associate Attorney.   

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Judge Orders Cobalt Mortgage, Inc. to Pay

SBJ Shareholders Darren Feider, Jeff James, and Associate Nate Bailey recently obtained summary judgment on behalf of two former shareholders of Cobalt Mortgage, Inc. (“Cobalt”). The court found Cobalt liable for breach of an agreement in the amount of $544,800.00 plus prejudgment interest at 12% per year. Cobalt was also found liable for the former […]

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Jeff James Named to Who’s Who Legal

SBJ shareholder Jeff James has been named to Who’s Who Legal: Labour, Employment & Benefits 2016. WWL is an international publication featuring “the world’s leading practitioners in this field,” as selected by their peers. In addition to Jeff, for Washington WWL named five partners from the law firm Davis Wright Tremaine and one partner from […]

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SBJ Shareholders to Speak

Sebris Busto James shareholders Darren Feider and Judd Lees will be speaking at an upcoming Sterling Education Services seminar on August 10 in Tacoma, Washington, entitled “The Essentials of Employment Law.” Darren will be speaking on current and future employer requirements under the Affordable Care Act as well as medical and leave issues and Judd […]

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