Achieving the best possible results for our clients is the goal of each attorney with Althauser Rayan Abbarno, LLP. The success of cases is often reached through negotiations, mediation, and arbitration. All of these paths can avoid unnecessary litigation, excessive court costs, and deliver efficient and timely results.

HB 1128, sponsored by Rep. Matt Shea, R-4, and Rep. Laurie Jinkins, D-27, passed both Houses of the legislature with overwhelming bipartisan majorities and was signed into law by the Governor. The Bill encourages resolutions of claims without litigation by increasing the upper end of civil arbitration awards to $100,000, requires parties to sign for de novo requests, and improves the system for new arbitrators to qualify for selection.

Since 1946, Althauser Rayan Abbarno has represented individuals and businesses in our community. For more information or a consultation in our Centralia or Olympia offices, call (360) 736-1301 or visit

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