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Sergio Garcidueñas-Sease Receives the Carl Maxey Award

June 30th, 2016Posted By: Megan Chang-Ngaruiya

Attorney Sergio Garcidueñas-Sease is the 2016 Recipient of the Carl Maxey Award!  Sergio received this award from the Washington State Association for Justice on June 24, 2016 in recognition of his commitment to diversity in the legal profession. The critera for the Carl Maxey Award is as follows: A WSAJ member who has demonstrated a […]

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Where have all the developmental centers gone? The federal push for community-based services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

January 13th, 2016Posted By: Megan Chang-Ngaruiya


Across the country, the trend in treating individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities has been deinstitutionalization prix viagra officiel france. In recent years, several states have been working to transition the treatment of their intellectually and developmentally disabled citizens from state-operated developmental centers to community-based services. In the process, numerous developmental centers have been closed. […]

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Tamaki Law Attorneys Named to List of Top Trial Lawyers

July 21st, 2015Posted By: Megan Chang-Ngaruiya

Three of Tamaki Law’s attorneys – Blaine Tamaki, Bryan Smith, and Vito de la Cruz – have been named a member in The National Trial Lawyers Top 100. The Top 100 is an invitation only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state in the nation who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff […]

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Know Your Rights about Dog Bites

May 18th, 2015Posted By: Megan Hale

An estimated 4.7 million dog bites occur in the U.S. each year.  According to the American Medical Association, dog bites are the second leading cause of childhood injury in the U.S. Dog bite laws vary from state to state. If you have been bitten by a dog in the State of Washington, the law is […]

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Don’t Let Bills Catch You By Surprise After Surgery

September 23rd, 2014Posted By: Bryan Smith

I have represented hundreds of clients who underwent surgery as a result of injuries.  Most of these clients had no idea how expensive their surgery would be, and were often shocked when all of the bills arrived.  I use the word “bills” (plural) because numerous providers in the operating suite (not just the surgeon) separately […]

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Candidates for Change

September 12th, 2014Posted By: Blaine Tamaki

The absolute domination of conservative Republicans politically at our city level, without Latino participation, has been exposed by our own federal court as discriminatory and in violation of the federal Voting Rights Act. After spending nearly $800,000 on its own attorneys to defend a discriminatory election system, which has resulted in the systematic exclusion of […]

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Blaine Tamaki Trial Lawyer of the Year

September 19th, 2012Posted By: Megan Chang-Ngaruiya

Contributor: Washington State Association for Justice

WSAJ presented Yakima attorney Blaine Tamaki of Tamaki Law with its distinguished Trial Lawyer of the Year Award. This award honors a lawyer who advances the art and skill of advocacy, either in trial or by training others so as to benefit humankind. Tamaki was presented with the award by Spokane attorney Mark Kamitomo. “Blaine’s […]

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