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SFE at the West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Seminar 2024
Smith Freed Eberhard’s Construction Defect practice team attended West Coast Casualty's annual Construction Defect Seminar 2024 in Anaheim, CA. SFE Partners Paul Sheely, Mike Staskiews, and Steven Gassert had the opportunity to connect with CD professionals and enjoyed networking events…
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Friday May 24, 2024 By: Firm Authorship
SFE at the 2024 PLRB Claims Conference
Smith Freed Eberhard had a wonderful time at the 2024 PLRB Claims Conference in Boston! The conference proved to be a great event for networking, education, and fostering valuable connections. The Portland and Seattle Partners are grateful for the opportunity…
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Thursday March 28, 2024 By: Firm Authorship
SFE Partner Retreat 2024
Smith Freed Eberhard’s 2024 annual partner retreat! We enjoyed time spent around the fire and team bonding after a long day of leadership meetings. Our Portland and Seattle offices gathered for a great retreat on Vashon Island, WA this year.
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Friday May 24, 2024 By: Firm Authorship
Steven Gassert Promoted to Partner
Please join us in congratulating Steven Gassert on being named partner at Smith Freed Eberhard. Steven is based in our Portland office and plays an integral role in the firm’s construction defect practice group. Becoming a partner at Smith Freed…
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Friday March 15, 2024 By: Firm Authorship
SFE Charity Committee’s Fun February 2024
The SFE Charity Committee in our Portland office enjoyed hosting "Fun February" fundraising events throughout the month! 100% of proceeds donated to our charity of the year. Smith Freed Eberhard is teaming up with the Cat Adoption Team (CAT), the…
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Wednesday March 6, 2024 By: Firm Authorship
Ashley Nagrodski Joins Smith Freed Eberhard Equity Partners
Ashley Nagrodski demonstrates more than 10 years of exceptional talent at Smith Freed Eberhard and joins the SFE Equity Partners in 2024. Ashley says, “I am honored and excited to join the Equity Partnership at SFE, and to be given a…
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Thursday January 11, 2024 By: Firm Authorship
Meet Our Newest Associate Attorneys at Smith Freed Eberhard’s Portland Office
Please join us in welcoming Matthew Hebert, Alexandra Jansky, and Melvin van Hurck, our newest Associate Attorneys at Smith Freed Eberhard's Portland, OR office! Matthew Hebert is an Associate Attorney licensed in Oregon. His practice primarily focuses on Personal Lines.…
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Thursday December 21, 2023 By: Firm Authorship
Smith Freed Eberhard’s Holiday Parties 2023
Smith Freed Eberhard's Portland and Seattle offices celebrated at their annual Holiday parties! Our Charity Committee raffled off prizes and all donations went directly to our charity of the year, ReWa (Refugee Women’s Alliance). The offices enjoyed fantastic evenings together…
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Wednesday December 20, 2023 By: Firm Authorship
Meet Maritza Fernandez, Our Newest Associate Attorney at Smith Freed Eberhard
Please join us in welcoming Maritza Fernandez, our newest Associate Attorney at Smith Freed Eberhard's Seattle, WA office! Maritza is an Associate Attorney licensed in Washington. Her practice focuses in commercial liability defense, personal lines, and construction & development. Maritza…
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Monday December 11, 2023 By: Firm Authorship
SFE at Oregon CPCU Society Chapter Annual I-Day 2023
Smith Freed Eberhard sponsor table at the 2023 Oregon CPCU Society's Industry Day (I-Day)! Partners Cliff Wilson and Melanie Rose attended the annual educational seminar and enjoyed networking with the insurance community.
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Tuesday November 14, 2023 By: Firm Authorship
2023 SFE October Fun Fridays
Throughout October, SFE Events Committee hosts "Fun Fridays" in the Portland, OR office. These events include a candy guessing game, a chip & dip contest, a fall-themed mixology course, crafts, and a costume contest. We enjoyed bringing back our 5th…
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Tuesday October 31, 2023 By: Firm Authorship
Meet Michaila Messenger, Our Newest Associate Attorney at Smith Freed Eberhard
Please join us in welcoming Michaila Messenger, our newest Associate Attorney at Smith Freed Eberhard's Portland, OR office! Michaila is an associate attorney licensed in Oregon. She works primarily on the commercial lines practice team. Michaila obtained her Graduate Diploma…
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Tuesday September 5, 2023 By: Firm Authorship
2024 Oregon and Washington Best Lawyers® and Ones to Watch
Smith Freed Eberhard is pleased to announce that 6 lawyers have been included in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.…
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Thursday August 24, 2023 By: Firm Authorship
2023 Oregon Super Lawyers© and Rising Stars
Congratulations to our 2023 Oregon Super Lawyers and Rising Stars! Smith Freed Eberhard is pleased to announce Jeff Eberhard, Paul Sheely, and Mike Staskiews have been selected for the 2023 Edition of Super Lawyers, a rating service of outstanding attorneys…
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Wednesday August 23, 2023 By: Firm Authorship
SFE Attorney Retreat 2023
Smith Freed Eberhard’s 2023 annual attorney retreat! We enjoyed team-building activities including a “Family Feud” trivia game, golfing and sightseeing along the coast. Both our Portland and Seattle offices got together for a fun retreat in Long Beach, WA this…
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Tuesday August 15, 2023 By: Firm Authorship
Meet Alex Robertson, Our Newest Associate Attorney at Smith Freed Eberhard
Please join us in welcoming Alex Robertson, our newest Associate Attorney at Smith Freed Eberhard's Portland, OR office! Alex is an associate attorney licensed in Oregon. He works primarily on the commercial lines and construction defect practice teams, with specialized…
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Wednesday August 2, 2023 By: Firm Authorship
SFE 2023 Annual Black Tie Fundraiser
Smith Freed Eberhard Portland office's Charity Committee hosted the 3rd Annual SFE Black Tie Fundraiser. 100% of all ticket sales and donations went directly to our charity of the year, ReWa (Refugee Women's Alliance). We enjoyed a fantastic evening together,…
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Thursday July 20, 2023 By: Firm Authorship
SFE Portland Picnic
Smith Freed Eberhard Portland office at the annual 2023 summer picnic. We had a fun time kicking off summer with lawn games, dunk tank for charity (Refugee Women's Alliance), and lunch catered by Mississippi Delta BBQ and Home Grown Smoker.…
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Tuesday June 27, 2023 By: Firm Authorship
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  • SFE Partner Retreat 2024 Smith Freed Eberhard’s 2024 annual partner retreat! We enjoyed time…
  • SFE at the 2024 PLRB Claims Conference Smith Freed Eberhard had a wonderful time at the 2024…