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Robert B. Gould - Reported Appellate Cases
 
  Shoemake v. Ferrer, ---P.3d---, 2010 WL 376941 (Wash.) (2010) (legal malpractice - UPHELD)

Weiss v. Lonnquist, ---P.3d--- WL 4756145 (Wash.) (2009) (legal malpractice, employment)

Bertelsen v. Harris, 537 F.3d 1047 C.A. 9 (Wash.) (2008) (legal malpractice)

Jain v. J.P. Morgan Securities, Inc., 142 Wash. App. 574, 177 P.3d 117 (2008) (legal malpractice)

Shoemake v. Ferrer, 143 Wn. App. 819, 182 P.3d 992 (2008) (legal malpractice)

Feature Realty v. Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates & Ellis, LLP, 161 Wn.2d 214, 164 P.3d 500 (2007)(legal malpractice)

Bertelsen v. Harris, 459 F. Supp. 2d 1055 (E.D. Wash. 2006)(breach of fiduciary duty/legal malpractice)(appeal pending)

Burns v. McClinton, 135 Wn. App. 285, 143 P.3d 630 (2006), review den'd, 161 Wn.2d 1005 (2007)(certified public accountant malpractice)

Mutual of Enumclaw Ins. Co. v. Dan Paulson Constr., 161 Wn2d 903, 169 P.3d 1, (2007)(insurance bad faith).

Versuslaw, Inc. v. Stoel Rives, LLP, 127 Wn.App. 309, 111 P.3d 866 (2005), review denied, 156 Wn.2d 1008, 132 P.3d 147 (2006) (legal malpractice case arising out of commercial arbitration of business transaction).

Aubin v. Barton, 123 Wn.App. 592, 98 P.3d 126 (2004) (legal malpractice case arising out of community property division).

Ang v. Martin, 154 Wn.2d 477, 114 P.3d 637 (2005) (legal malpractice case arising out of criminal prosecution).

Ahmann Yamane, L.L.C. v. Tabler, 105 Wn.App. 103, 19 P.3d 436 (2001), review denied, 144 Wn.2d 1011 (2001) (an attorney was negligent, but his negligence did not affect the ultimate outcome).

Winburn v. Moore and Epstein, 143 Wn.2d 206, 18 P.3d 576 (2001) (affirmance of a jury's medical malpractice verdict in favor of the patient, overturning the Court of Appeals reversal based on the statute of limitations).

Hetzel v. Parks, 93 Wn.App. 929, 971 P.2d 115 (1999) (obligation of an attorney to a non-client can include a duty to the non-client to properly handle the attorney's trust account).

Kirk v. Mt. Airy Insurance Company, 134 Wn.2d 558, 951 P.2d 1124 (1998) (this case was a certified question from the U.S. District Court to the Washington Supreme Court. The issue arose from an insurance company's failure to defend a legal malpractice case and determined appropriate remedies).

Brin v. Stutzman, 89 Wn. App. 809, 951 P.2d 291 (1998).

McKay v. Owens, 937 P.2d 1222 (Idaho 1997) (legal malpractice involving a settlement agreement; judicial estoppel of a minor's compromise hearing; and quasi-judicial immunity of a guardian ad litem).

Flint v. Hart, 82 Wn.App. 209, 917 P.2d 590 (1996) (legal malpractice involving the sale of a business and unprotected security interest in intangibles).

Car Wash Enterprises, Inc. v. Kampanos, 74 Wn.App. 537, 874 P.2d 868 (1994) (real estate purchaser seeking indemnification for contamination pursuant to Model Toxics Control Act).

Proios v. Bokeir, 72 Wn.App. 193, 863 P.2d 1363 (1993) (representing plaintiff in offset of insurance recovery under Washington Insurance Guaranty Association Act).

Brust v. Newton, 70 Wn.App. 286, 852 P.2d 1092 (1993) (legal malpractice involving negligent drafting of prenuptial agreement).

Merzlak v. Purcell, 252 Mont. 527, 830 P.2d 1278 (1992) (legal malpractice alleging unauthorized settlement of client's personal injury case).

Lockhart v. Greive, 66 Wn.App. 735, 834 P.2d 64 (1992) (legal malpractice defense involving sanctions against plaintiff's attorney).

Hizey v. Carpenter, 119 Wn.2d 251, 830 P.2d 646 (1992) (legal malpractice relating to conflicts of interest in a real estate transaction, and use of the Rules of Professional Conduct in a legal malpractice action).

Kelly v. Foster, 62 Wn.App.150, 813 P.2d 598 (1991) (legal malpractice relating to breach of fiduciary duty by attorney representing executor of estate).

Atherton Condominium Apartment Owners Associate Board of Directors v. Blume Development Company, 115 Wn.2d 506, 799 P.2d 250 (1990) (real estate construction defects claim) (Amici Curiae).

Richter v. Trimberger, 50 Wn.App. 780, 750 P.2d 1279 (1988) (action on promissory note relating to fishing vessel).

Cohen v. Graham, 44 Wn.App. 712, 722 P.2d 1388 (1986) (action involving attorney seeking to dissolve law partnership).

Tank v. State Farm, 105 Wn.2d 381,715 P.2d 1133 (1986) (third party claimant suit relating to duty of good faith of insurance company and Consumer Protection Act).

Jobe v. Weyerhaeuser Company, 37 Wn.App. 718, 684 P.2d 719 (1984) (real estate relating to condemnation of easement - easement by necessity).

Aungst v. Roberts Construction Co., Inc., 95 Wn.2d 439, 625 P.2d 167 (1981) (violations of the Consumer Protection Act and Securities Act relating to memberships in Indian tribe's camping club).

McPherson v. Purdue, 21 Wn.App. 450, 585 P.2d 830 (1978) (real estate action to quiet title following foreclosure sale).

Rhodes v. Gould, 19 Wn.App. 437, 576 P.2d 914 (1978) (real estate suit for rent, costs and attorney's fees).

Baxter v. Safeway Stores, Inc., 13 Wn.App. 229, 534 P.2d 585 (1975) (wrongful death action).

Sherman v. Meier, 462 F.2d 609 (1972) (habeus corpus petition).
 
 

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