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Committed to Advancing the Role of Women in the Legal, Real Estate, & Construction Industries. An Exclusive Interview With Seattle Attorney Angelia D. Wesch

Q: When did you know you would pursue a career as an Attorney?AW: I knew I would be an attorney from the time I was very young. My Dad was a Prosecuting Attorney for three counties in West Texas. I used to go sneak into the courthouse after school to watch him try various types of criminal cases-everything from petty theft to murder cases. It was really interesting to watch how the jury would react to the witnesses and the evidence in the case. He always w..

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She’s Deeply Involved in Representing the Construction Community on Complex Matters at the State & Federal Level. Meet Seattle Attorney, Ashley J. Sherwood

Q: After high school, where did you feel your career path would take you?  AS: I thought I was going to become an accountant like my mom and pursued a business degree. After working in her office for a few years part-time I decided it wasn’t for me. Even after I decided to go to law school, I thought I might go into tax or estate planning. It turns out I was much more interested in litigation and never looked back. I never would have guessed, however,..

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Meet “Lawyer’s Lawyer” Seattle Attorney Lori Worthington Hurl

Q: Why did you decide to attend law school? LWH: I began negotiating, as many toddlers do, at the dinner table. I was somewhat successful and continued to hone those skills during my childhood. My dad was a litigator, but I would be lying if I claimed I always knew I wanted to go to law school. During college, I was on the fence about whether I wanted to go to business school or law school. One week I happened to be visiting my hometown when my dad was try..

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As an Experienced Litigator, She Practices Complex Commercial Litigation with an Emphasis on Corporate & Intellectual Property Litigation. Meet Seattle Attorney Pallavi Mehta Wahi

Q: How old were you when you knew you wanted to pursue a career in the legal field?PMW: I was a young child when I first heard stories of my grandfather’s work as a Senior advocate in the Supreme Court of India. He died before I was born but the stories of his life and career were inspiring. That planted a curiosity for me which then seemed to fit with my abilities and interest in the law as a career. Q: What expectations did you have after graduating and..

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