MARY K. McINTYRE
Mary McIntyre is an experienced nurse attorney and litigator. Her medical expertise has helped a broad category of healthcare providers achieve success in medical malpractice, administrative, products liability and regulatory actions. McIntyre has successfully defended over 100 providers in Department of Health and DSHS regulatory matters involving claims against their license, allegations of client abuse, mistreatment of vulnerable adults, operation of adult family home, clinic and facility operation and licensing and claims of negligent practice.
Medical Malpractice Defense; Health Care; Employment Law, Appellate Law, Professional Licensure Law, Litigation, Insurance Defense.
1983, Washington; 1985, Idaho and U.S. District Court, District of Idaho; U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
Boise State University, A.D.N., Nursing; Boise State University, B.S., Sociology, summa cum laude, 1978. University of Idaho, J.D., cum laude, 1983.
Seattle-King County, Washington State and American Bar Associations; Idaho State Bar; The American Association of Nurse Attorneys; Washington Defense Trial Lawyers Association; Washington Hospital Attorney’s Association; Washington Health Care Risk Management Society; American Health Lawyers.
Phi Alpha Delta. Member, Idaho Law Review, 1981-1983. Recipient, American Jurisprudence Awards in Criminal Law, Creditors Rights and Bankruptcy. Winner: Northwest Regional Nathan Burkan Memorial Copyright Competition, 1982; Latah County Bar Association Public Speaking Competition, 1983. Member: National Moot Court Team, 1982; Idaho Trial Lawyer’s Moot Court Team, 1983. Registered Nurse, Idaho, 1978. Co-Author: “The Evolution of the Preemption Doctrine and Its Effect on Common Law Remedies,” 19 Idaho Law Review 85, 1983 also published in 26 ASCAP Copyright Symposium, 1984.
LEE M. BARNS
Meet Lee Barns, an experienced litigator with an AV Martindale Hubbell rating. Barns’ practice includes defense of medical malpractice actions for all healthcare providers: physicians, hospitals, clinics, nurses, nursing assistants and other allied health care professionals. Barns also successfully handles and litigates employment actions including claims for discrimination, improper termination and discharge.
Medical Malpractice Defense; Employment Law; Litigation, Risk Management.
1973, Washington and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington; 1982, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1985, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington.
University of Washington, B.A., 1966. Gonzaga University, J.D., cum laude, 1973.
Seattle-King County (Member, Professionalism Committee and Judicial Evaluation Committee), Washington State (Member, Public Relations Committee and Editorial Advisory Committee) and American Bar Associations; Washington Defense Trial Lawyers; Washington State Society of Healthcare Attorneys.
Associate Editor, 1971, Case Note Editor, 1971-1972 and Comment Editor, 1972, Gonzaga Law Review. Co-author, “Washington’s Underinsured Motorist Statute: Examining the Procedural Issues,” 17 Gonzaga Law Review 269, 1982.