News & Updates

Attorney Christopher J. Marston Promoted to Shareholder

Davies Pearson is pleased to announce the promotion of Christopher J. Marston to shareholder. Mr. Marston joined the firm in 2007 and practices in the areas of construction law, real estate law, and commercial litigation.

Congratulations to Our 2014 Super Lawyer and Rising Stars

Monte Bersante was named for a 3rd consecutive year to the Washington Super Lawyers list as one of the top attorneys in personal injury in Washington. No more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by … Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Opinion Clarifies Law Regarding Protection of an Inherited IRA Bankruptcy

In general, a person’s retirement funds, including their funds held in an Individual Retirement Account (IRA), are protected in bankruptcy proceedings. However, until recently, courts across the country reached conflicting decisions regarding whether funds held in an IRA inherited by … Read More

Attorney Susan Caulkins Promoted to Shareholder

Davies Pearson is pleased to announce the promotion of Susan Caulkins to shareholder. Ms. Caulkins joined the firm in 2009 to expand her work to meet the needs of the firm’s Pierce County clients, after having been in private practice … Read More

Client Prevails on Appeal in Estate Dispute

Attorneys Brian King and Ingrid McLeod prevail on appeal in a published appellate opinion that clarifies the legal elements of undue influence: Estate of Helen Correll v. Kitsap Bank, et al., Court of Appeals of Washington State, Division II, Cause … Read More

2013 Super Lawyer and Rising Star

Monte Bersante has been named to a 2nd consecutive year to the Washington Super Lawyers list as one of the top attorneys in personal injury in Washington for 2013. No more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state … Read More

Vernon Pearson (1923-2013)

Former Davies Pearson shareholder Vernon Pearson and brother of Claude Pearson passed away February 4, 2013 at the age of 89. http://goo.gl/HC11V.

Davies Pearson Named to the “2013 Top Ranked Law Firms” by LexisNexis® Martindale Hubbell® in Fortune Magazine

Davies Pearson was recently named as one of the Top Ranked Law Firms in the United States by Fortune Magazine. The Fortune list was compiled from data provided by Martindale-Hubbell. The 2013 Top Ranked Law Firms™ list appeared in the … Read More

New Associate Attorney – Ingrid L.D. McLeod

Davies Pearson is pleased to announce that Ingrid L.D. McLeod has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Ms. McLeod will primarily practice in the areas of general business, civil and commercial litigation, estate planning and probate, and real estate. … Read More

2012 Super Lawyer and Rising Star

Monte Bersante has been named to the Washington Super Lawyers list as one of the top attorneys in personal injury in Washington for 2012. No more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super Lawyers. … Read More

Get to Know Attorney Sok-Khieng Lim

Attorney Sok-Khieng K. Lim was featured in the “Briefly About Me” section of the September 2011 issue of WSBA Bar News magazine.

Davies Pearson is a Proud Sponsor of the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County’s 21st Annual Dog-A-Thon

Davies Pearson is proud to sponsor the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County’s 21st Annual Dog-A-Thon, Saturday, July 23rd, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at Fort Steilacoom Park, located at 8714 – 87th Avenue SW, Lakewood, Washington 98498. The … Read More

New Associate Attorney – Benjamin T. Zielinski

Davies Pearson is pleased to announce that Benjamin T. Zielinski has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Mr. Zielinski will primarily practice in the area of personal injury and commercial litigation. Mr. Zielinski graduated from Seattle University School of … Read More

New Estate Tax Laws

As of January 1, 2011, the federal government enacted laws to provide for some estate tax relief for at least the next two years. This provides significant estate planning opportunities to eliminate or minimize the impact of estate taxes to … Read More

DP Board of Directors

We are pleased to announce that Lamont C. Loo has been elected President of the firm. Ronald L. Coleman, Brian M. King, Benjamin R. Sligar, and James R. Tomlinson have also been elected to the firm’s Board of Directors.

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