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Bernardo|Wills Architects has hired Matt Mercer and Cody Rathbun as BIM/CAD technicians. Mercer’s initial project is a multifamily and mixed-use development in Colbert. He has 22 years of drafting and design experience and previously worked for Bernardo|Willis Architects from 2016 to 2018. Rathbun’s first assignment is an aseptic manufacturing facility for Selkirk Pharma in Airway Heights. He has two years of drafting and design experience and worked previously as a project designer for Fusion Architecture.


Witherspoon Kelley litigation attorney Stanley F. Corbit has been appointed to the position of president of the Young Lawyers Division of the Spokane County Bar Association. He previously served as president-elect and trustee with the division.

Super Lawyers Magazine announced its list of 2020 Rising Stars, including Spokane-based Winston & Cashatt principals David P. Gardner, Scott A. Gingras and Elizabeth A. Tellessen. Super Lawyers is a research-driven, peer-influenced rating service that lists lawyers attaining high degrees of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Winston & Cashatt attorneys Kevin J. Curtis and Rich W. Relyea have been named as joint recipients of the Hemovich award by the Federal Bar Association. To qualify for the award, the FBA board decides who best meets four criteria: depth of compassion toward people, professional excellence, professional zeal and service to the federal bar.


U.S. News & World Report has named Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children’s Hospital the No. 1 hospital in Eastern Washington. It also recognized the medical center as high performing in adult procedures and conditions including abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, aortic valve surgery, heart bypass surgery, congestive heart failure, colon cancer surgery, COPD, hip replacement, knee replacement, lung cancer surgery, transcatheter aortic valve replacement and knee replacement surgery. U.S. News evaluates data from medical centers and physician survey responses to formulate its rankings.

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