Starting on April 23, all the lawyers in the firm ventured to the beautiful estate of Keith and Lynn Kessler in Hoquiam, Washington, for our annual firm retreat.
“Trial News,” the monthly publication by the Washington State Association for Justice, featured the Ride the Ducks case on its entire front page for March 2019. The publication ran the transcript from Karen Koehler’s closing argument in real, raw form. Paired with the “illustrative exhibits” from trial depicting the plaintiffs on each vehicle, Ms. Koehler’s closing emphasizes the preventability of this tragedy. She reimagines a world in which the defendants took any one of numerous opportunities to do right. Unfortunately, they did not.