When your case is presented to the appellate courts, your lawyer’s credibility matters. Our appellate team is headed by Bertha B. Fitzer. With 35 years experience in the appellate courts, she is an attorney Washington judges trust. A former hearing officer for the Washington State Bar Association, the Supreme Court has relied on our decisions to decide tough issues, including when to disbar attorneys who breach our rules of ethical conduct.

Here are just some of the many published decisions on important public issues Bertha has handled through the years.