Lisa Malpass Appointed to CPG

Winston & Cashatt attorney Lisa Malpass was recently appointed by the Washington State Supreme Court as the Washington State Bar Association representative to the Certified Professional Guardianship Board for a three year term.

Casey R. Simmons Joins Winston & Cashatt

Winston & Cashatt is pleased to announce that Casey Riedner Simmons has joined the firm as an associate attorney.

Her practice areas primarily focus on personal injury, criminal defense and civil litigation.

Prior to joining the firm, Casey practiced as a deputy prosecuting attorney for Kootenai County, Idaho for six years, handling a variety of criminal matters, both misdemeanor and felony. While at the county, she prosecuted cases ranging from driving offenses to violent crimes. She is an experienced trial attorney, having successfully litigated many jury trials during her tenure. Prior to the prosecutor’s office, Casey clerked for the Honorable John T. Mitchell in Kootenai County where she worked on a number of legal issues, both civil and criminal.

Casey is a Pacific Northwest native who graduated from Colton High School in 2005 and went on to play softball at Yakima Valley Community College. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Idaho with a B.A. in Accounting in 2009 and cum laude from the University of Idaho School of Law in 2012. She was admitted to practice in Idaho that same year.

In her spare time, Casey loves to spend time with her family. They enjoy the outdoors, especially ca ping, hiking and kayaking. Casey is an active member of the Kootenai County Bar Association as well as the John P. Gray Bench Bar Forum. She also volunteers her time at various functions, including North Idaho Mock Trial Competition judge and Idaho State Bar examination volunteer.

David Gardner Named SCBA President

David P. Gardner, a principal with Winston & Cashatt, Lawyers, has been elected as the President of the Spokane County Bar Association for 2019-2020.

He was sworn in at the SCBA Annual Meeting on June 25, 2019.  Mr. Gardner’s practice emphasizes debtor-creditor issues, including bankruptcy and receiverships.  He also serves as a Panel Trustee for the United States Trustee office.  Winston & Cashatt has a long history of service to the local, specialty and state bar associations. Many members of the firm have served as officers of the SCBA and the Washington State Bar Association.