ELM Partner to Serve in Olympia

Congratulations to our partner Steve O’Ban, for winning a seat to the Washington state House of Representatives!  Steve will serve on the Business and Financial Services, Transportation and Judiciary Committees. He is the assistant ranking member of Judiciary.

Steve will be representing the 28th District, which encompasses a swath of Pierce County that includes Joint Base Lewis-McChord. He won his race with a 55% vote.

28th District map courtesy Washington State Legislature website.

Asked what he looks forward to the most when the legislature convenes January 14, 2013, Steve replied:

“I have appreciated the opportunities as an attorney to find solutions for my clients and I believe that experience will be a benefit to helping to solve some of the tough problems facing our state.”

Steve will continue as a partner at ELM, and pledges to maintain regular contact with clients while in session in Olympia.