News: Speaking & Publications
06/21/2018Suzanne Howle and Carol Vaughn were named to the Washington Super Lawyers list for 2018. In addition, Carol Vaughn was named to the Top 100 Lawyers in Washington State and the Top 50 Women Lawyers in Washington State lists for 2018.
01/22/2018Thompson Howle Vaughn named BEST LAW FIRM in Litigation Trusts and Estates by U.S. News and World Report/BestLawyers
01/21/2018Thompson Howle Vaughn is honored to be named BEST LAW FIRM in the area of Elder Law by U.S. News and World Report/BestLawyers.
04/24/2017Suzanne Howle named in the Spring 2017 "Best Lawyers Business Edition" featuring Women in the Law
04/07/2017Suzanne Howle presents at 2017 TITLE 11 GUARDIANSHIP GAL TRAINING.
07/26/2016Suzanne Howle named a "Lawyer of the Year" in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
04/29/2016Carol Vaughn to present at 2016 Title 11 Guardianship GAL Training.
04/22/2016Karen Thompson and Carol Vaughn present at Washington State Bar Association
04/06/2016Carol Vaughn presented at King County Bar Association REAL PROPERTY, PROBATE AND TRUST SECTION MEETING.
08/17/2015Florence K. Deleranko recieves Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeeminent Ranking
08/14/2015Carol Vaughn will present on "Vulnerable Adult Protection Orders to prevent financial exploitation; litigating financial exploitation claims for money damages; and disinheritance for financial exploitation" at the KCBA Trust and Estate Litigation CLE.
05/18/2015Carol Vaughn will present on "Initiating Legal Action and Litigating Financial Exploitation Claims' at the Washington Association of Professional Guardian's spring training seminar.
Suzanne Howle will present "Will Contests" at the WSBA's 12th Annual Trust & Estate Litigation seminar
04/22/2015Suzanne Howle will present "Will Contests" at the WSBA's 12th Annual Trust & Estate Litigation seminar
03/25/2015Suzanne Howle will present a talk on Estate Planning for Families with Special Needs at the Kindering Center on March 25, 2015.
03/18/2015Karen Marie Thompson speaks at Seattle Children's on the topic of Special Needs Trusts
03/18/2015Florence Deleranko spoke on the topic of Guardianships at the Ballard Senior Center.
03/18/2015Due to her high client satisfaction ratings, Suzanne Howle has been awarded Martindale-Hubbell's Client Distinction Award.
08/27/2013New training required for all current and potential guardians.
08/06/2013State Supreme Court issues favorable ruling in Raven v. DSHS.
06/13/2013Florence Deleranko will speak on "The Probate Process from Start to Finish" on August 26, 2013.
04/24/2013Karen Treiger will present 'Combating the Financial Abuse of Seniors' at the East King County Estate Planning Council at 3 pm on Thursday, April 25.
Karen Treiger to speak to the King County Elder Abuse Council on the Uniform Durable Power of Attorney Act.
04/24/2013On June 11th, Karen Treiger will speak to the King County Elder Abuse Council on the Uniform Durable Power of Attorney Act.
03/19/2013Carol Vaughn and Suzanne Howle recieved a favorable decision on March 14, 2013, from the Washington State Supreme Court in the case of In re the Estate of Haviland.
Suzanne Howle and Karen Treiger to participate in King County Bar Association GAL Training Seminar on April 12, 2012
03/19/2013Suzanne Howle and Karen Treiger to participate in King County Bar Association GAL Training Seminar on April 12, 2012.
12/03/2012Karen Thompson and Suzanne Howle recently named 'Top Lawyers' by Seattle Magazine in their annual 'Best of Everything' issue.
Karen Treiger to present at Silver Glenn, a cooperative community for adults over 55, on September 12.
08/15/2012Karen Treiger will present "On Combating the Financial Abuse of Seniors' on September 12 at the Silver Glen cooperative community for adults over 55.
05/07/2012On June 12, 2012, Suzanne Howle and Carol Vaughn will be arguing before the Washington State Supreme Court
01/06/2012Attorney Karen Treiger will be speaking on Feb. 22, 2012 to the active seniors group at the Stroum Jewish Community Center on the topic of Combating the Financial Abuse of Seniors.
11/01/2011Karen Treiger to Speak on Combating the Financial Abuse of Seniors at the Washington Athletic Club on November 30, 2011.
08/11/2011Declaration of Completion
11/20/2010Thompson and Howle's downtown offices have moved to: Two Union Square, 601 Union Street, Suite 3232 Click here for directions.
11/19/2010Thompson and Howle is pleased to announce that Florence K. Deleranko has been named one of Seattle's 'Top Lawyers' in the latest issue of Seattle Metropolitan Magazine. Congratulations, Florence!
10/25/2010Suzanne Howle and Carol Vaughn to present at the upcoming WAELA CLE: The Reformation of Elder Law. November 5, 2010 at the Doubletree- Seatac.
08/11/2010Attorney Florence K. Deleranko will moderate a three judge panel on the Probate Court in Seattle on November 12, 2010.
07/21/2010Karen Thompson will speak on the legal issues surrounding elder care at the seminar 'The Caregiver Must Survive' on Aug. 7, 2010 at Queen Anne Manor.
03/29/2010Karen Treiger joined Marla Beck to present "Legal and Practical Solutions for the Vulnerable Elderly Client" at the Philanthropic and Legacy Planning for Professional Advisors Conference at Seattle Children's Hospital on May 11th, 2010.
03/17/2010Karen Thompson spoke at the CHOOSING, MANAGING AND DRAFTING THE SPECIAL NEEDS TRUST CLE on May 21, 2010
03/17/2010CHOOSING, MANAGING AND DRAFTING THE SPECIAL NEEDS TRUST Click link to download brochure.