Betts Patterson Mines

BPM Announces Election of Shawna Lydon & Laura Kruse to Shareholder

Betts, Patterson & Mines P.S. is pleased to announce the election of Laura Kruse & Shawna Lydon to Shareholder, effective January 1, 2018.

Laura Kruse joined the firm in 2004 and is the Transportation Law Practice Group Chair.  Laura handles cases for commercial trucking and large common carrier transportation fleets in matters involving complex personal injury, catastrophic losses and wrongful death matters.  Ms. Kruse received her J.D. from Gonzaga University in 2002, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude.

Shawna Lydon joined the firm in 2010 and is a member of the Litigation Practice Group.  Her practice is primarily in the areas of employment law and insurance defense litigation, including motor vehicle liability, premises liability and product liability matters.  Ms. Lydon received her J.D. from Seattle University School of Law in 2003, where she graduated Cum Laude.

“We are pleased and proud to welcome Laura and Shawna as our newest shareholders.  Their wealth of knowledge and extensive experience in representing clients is a valued asset to our firm.  Their promotions to shareholder are well deserved and continues our firms longstanding commitment to empowering women lawyers.” commented Managing Shareholder, Larry Gottlieb.