Attorneys

 

Robert White, Partner

Robert White attended the University of Washington receiving a Bachelor of Arts in accounting in 1966 and Washington State University receiving an M.B.A. in 1968.

He served in the U. S. Army from 1968 to 1971. After military service he attended law school at the University of Montana receiving his Juris Doctor in 1974 and New York University receiving his L.L.M. in tax law in 1975. Mr. White was admitted to the Montana and Washington bars in 1974.

His principal areas of practice include corporate, commercial and tax law.


Jay Johnson, Partner

Jay Johnson graduated from Washington State University in Pullman, Washington in 1974 earning a Bachelor of Science Degree (Cum Laude). He then attended the University of Idaho School of Law, graduating in 1977. Mr. Johnson was admitted to the Washington State Bar Association in 1978. Mr. Johnson is a member of the Washington State Bar Association and the Washington State Society of Healthcare Attorneys. Mr. Johnson is a past president of the Chelan-Douglas County Bar Association. Mr. Johnson is a recipient of the Chelan-Douglas County “Professionalism” Award and the “Local Hero” Award from the Washington State Bar Association. Mr. Johnson’s practice areas are: hospital and health care law; agricultural law; business and commercial law; financing; transactional work and real estate. 


Lewis Card, Partner

Lewis Card obtained a B.A. in English Literature from Montana State University in 1976, and a J.D. from University of Puget Sound School of Law (now Seattle University) in 1981. He is admitted to practice in Washington State, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington, and the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Card maintains a general practice, predominantly employment, commercial, and real estate law, but also practices personal injury law, family law, business & commercial law, and real estate law. In October 2016 he was appointed pro-tem Court Commissioner for Chelan County Superior Court. Previously he has served as a pro-tem Court Commissioner for Grant County Superior Court, and as Judge pro tem in both Chelan & Douglas County District Courts. Mr. Card taught real estate law & business law at Wenatchee Valley College, and a Law & Banking class in Wenatchee for the American Banking Institute. As of October 14, 2016, Mr. Card counts among his clients businesses such as a local health care entity, two local hospitals, fruit warehouses, and a fruit marketing company. Active in the WSBA, Mr. Card has been appointed by the Bar or Supreme Court to various panels including the Hearing Officer Panel, Hearing Officer Selection Panel, Bar Examination Panel. 


Thomas O'Connell, Partner

Raised in the Pacific Northwest, Tom O’Connell graduated in the top 10 percent of his graduating class from the University of Washington (1982), and subsequently graduated from the University of Puget Sound School of Law (now Seattle University) in 1986. Mr. O’Connell has a litigation practice primarily in the areas of commercial/business disputes, construction law, and insurance defense. Mr. O’Connell’s practice also includes matters involving real property and family law.

Mr. O’Connell is admitted to and has argued before the Washington Court of Appeals, Washington Supreme Court, and the Federal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. He was lead counsel for the City of Wenatchee taxpayers in the case of Great Wenatchee Regional Events Center Public Facilities Dist., 175 Wn.2d 788 (2012). He’s a member of the Washington Defense Trial Lawyers.


Bryan Maroney, Partner

Bryan Maroney attended Humboldt State University in Arcata, California, and received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 2001. He received an M.B.A. from Atkinson Graduate School of Management in May 2005. Mr. Maroney received a Juris Doctor Degree from Willamette University College of Law in 2005 and an LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Washington School of Law in 2006. 

His areas of practice include estate planning, corporate, commercial and tax law.


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Quentin Batjer, Partner

Quentin Batjer focuses on municipal law, education law, land use issues, Medicaid litigation and general civil litigation. Mr. Batjer graduated with honors from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, earning a Bachelor of Arts in History.  He then attended Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Oregon where he was the Associate Editor of the Willamette Law Review.

Mr. Batjer was admitted to the Washington State Bar Association in 2006.  He practiced criminal defense in Snohomish, Skagit and Whatcom Counties before moving to Wenatchee with his family. He is a member of the Washington State Association of Municipal Attorneys, the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Washington State Bar Association.  He is licensed to practice before the United States District Court, Western and Eastern Districts. 

He formerly served as board member for the Wenatchee River Institute in Leavenworth, Washington and currently serves on the board of the Legal Foundation of Washington, a non-profit created by the Washington Supreme Court to build support for civil legal aid across the state.

Mr. Batjer enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife, Erica, and three sons.  


Nick Lofing, Partner

Nick Lofing attended the University of Montana School of Law and received a Juris Doctorate with high honors. Before that, Nick attended Seattle University and graduated magna cum laude. During law school, Nick served on the Montana Law Review and interned as a clerk for a United States District Court Judge. After law school, Nick clerked for one year at the Montana Supreme Court. Nick is admitted to the State Bars of Washington and Montana. Nick is a member of the Washington State Society of Healthcare Attorneys and the Washington State Association of Municipal Attorneys. Nick maintains a general civil practice at the Davis Arneil Law Firm.

 

 


David Law, Associate

David Law is a native of North-Central Washington. He grew up in Quincy, Washington and graduated from Quincy High School. David attended Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. After his freshman year he spent two years as a missionary in the Czech Republic and Slovakia where he was involved in church leadership and humanitarian aid projects. David returned to BYU and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and a minor in Environmental Science.

David attended the University of Idaho College of Law and graduated Cum Laude in 2014. He was an editor of the Idaho Law Review. In law school David worked as a city prosecutor in Clarkston, Washington for a year under a limited law license. He handled hundreds of criminal cases and won his first jury trial. 

Outside the office David enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. He enjoys fishing, golf, and tennis. David maintains a general civil practice and has experience in family law, probate, contracts, and landlord-tenant law.


Krystal Jenkins, Associate

Krystal attended the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. She graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Political Science in 2012. While at the University of Arizona, Krystal was a member of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority and an apprentice writer for Tucson’s daily newspaper, the Arizona Daily Star.

After graduating from the University of Arizona, Krystal attended the University of Washington School of Law. In 2016, she graduated in the top 20% of her class with a Juris Doctorate degree.

During law school, she was a managing editor of the Washington Law Review and a volunteer intern for the Moderate Means Program. She was also a member of the UW Entrepreneurial Law Clinic, where she represented several clients with business matters. Krystal was admitted to the Washington State Bar in 2016.

In her spare time, Krystal enjoys kickboxing, running, hiking, and spending time with her family and dog.