Our attorneys have published an article in the Seattle University Law Review on the use of attorney fees as sanctions in Washington. The article, titled When Counsel Screws Up: the Imposition and Calculation of Attorney Fees As Sanctions, addresses sanctions under CR 11, RCW 4.84.185, and their counterparts under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, as well as sanctions for frivolous appeals and discovery abuse. The article also analyzes the lodestar method for calculating attorney fees as sanctions in Washington. See 33 Seattle U. L. Rev. 437. They also authored The Lodestar Method for Calculating a Reasonable Attorney Fee in Washington, 52 Gonz. L. Rev. 1 (2016/17).
Phil Talmadge authorized a recent Trial News article on practical hints for discretionary review on appeal.
- When Is an Appeal Appealing? Counseling clients on when to file an appeal in Washington WEB
- When Counsel Screws Up: The Imposition and Calculation of Attorney Fees as Sanctions PDF
- The Lodestar Method for Calculating a Reasonable Attorney Fee in Washington PDF
- How to Preserve the Record to Win at Trial or on Appeal WEB
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