January 3, 2019 – The Shareholders of Bennett Bigelow & Leedom P.S. are proud to announce the election of Rhianna M. Fronapfel as a Shareholder.
Effective January 1, 2019, Rhianna Fronapfel is a new Shareholder at BB&L. Rhianna joined the firm in 2012 as an Associate Attorney, and has since developed a practice focused on the defense of healthcare providers and facilities in medical liability litigation. She has not only an active trial practice but a growing appellate practice as well. She has argued cases a number of times before the Washington Court of Appeals, and has briefed matters on behalf of her clients, and on behalf of amicus parties, before the Washington Supreme Court. Rhianna is also privileged to teach the medical malpractice course at the University of Washington School of Law, and frequently presents to provider and administrator groups on topics related to medical liability. Before joining the firm, Rhianna served as a Law Clerk for The Honorable Stephen J. Dwyer, Washington Court of Appeals, Division I, and was employed for several years at another litigation firm in Seattle, working on various complex trial and appellate matters related to personal injury, education, employment, and constitutional law. Rhianna earned her J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law in 2006. Rhianna’s addition as a Shareholder will continue the firm’s ability to serve our clients.