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Serving Businesses and Individuals for More Than 30 Years

 

1981

Dick Monroe and Wayne Perry form Monroe & Perry.

 

1982

Jenny Marsh and Sarah Eitelbach join the firm, bringing total attorneys to 4.

 

1984

Doug Lawrence, Liz Wallin and Bob Stokes join the firm, bringing total attorneys to 7.

 

1985

Wayne Perry leaves the firm to join McCaw Cellular Communications (which would eventually become AT&T Mobile).

 

1986

Firm name changes to Monroe, Stokes, Eitelbach & Lawrence.

 

1990

The firm celebrates its 10-year anniversary. 15 lawyers now work at the firm.

 

1992

Dick Monroe leaves the firm. Name changes to Stokes, Eitelbach & Lawrence

 

1997

Sarah Eitelbach and Bob Stokes leave the firm. Name changes to Stokes Lawrence.

 

2001

Firm celebrates 20 years in business and is now up to 29 lawyers.

 

2002

Kelly Twiss Noonan named firm’s first female Managing Shareholder.

 

2007

John Moore, Morrie Shore, George Velikanje, Brendan Monahan and Sarah Wixson open the Yakima office of Stokes Lawrence Velikanje Moore & Shore.

 

Today

Today, the firm has 45 lawyers serving clients in industries ranging from agriculture to technology.

 

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