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422 W Riverside Ave, Suite 1100
Spokane, WA 99201
USA

(509) 624-5265

Spokane Coeur d'Alene Law Firm, Real Estate law, Business and Corporate law, Banking law, Tax law, Litigation, Labor and Employment. 

Richard L. Mount

Mount, Richard L.

Spokane
Phone: 509.624.5265

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Principal

Primary Practice: Labor & Employment

Education:

  • J.D., Gonzaga University, 1985
  • B.A., Brigham Young University, 1983

Rick Mount is an experienced advocate with expertise in various civil, criminal, and regulatory areas of the law. Having successfully represented both unions and employers in labor disputes and in employment discrimination / wrongful termination cases, Rick brings a unique experience to labor and employment law. Over the past 27 years, he has represented a diverse clientele in the areas of family law, unemployment law, personal injury litigation, criminal law defense, insurance defense, banking litigation and adversarial proceedings in Bankruptcy Court and the Federal District Court.

Rick is a former Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for Spokane County and currently serves as the Conflicts City Prosecutor for the City of Cheney, handling criminal matters in the Cheney Municipal Court and all appeals therefrom. He also practices in the area of Guardianship Law representing two large hospitals in the Spokane area. Handling guardianship for incompotent individuals that are in need of medical services both in and out of the hospital. Rick handles these matters from the intial petition for guardianship and appointment of a guardian ad litem to trial if necessary. 

  • Licensed to practice in Washington
  • Joined Witherspoon Kelley in 2004

Highlights & Achievements

  • Author and presenter for legal seminars

Representative Work

  • Rowe v. Vaagen Brothers Lumber, Inc., 100 Wn. App. 268, Eash. App. (Division III) (Employment)
  • 137 million dollar Ponzi scheme trial beginning April 07, 2014

Professional/Civic Activities

  • West Plains Chamber of Commerce Board member, 2003-2007
  • United States District Court Eastern District of Washington
  • Spokane County Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association, Family and Criminal Law Sections
  • Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Washington
  • Cheney Public Schools Board Member, 1996-2015
  • Criminal Justice Act Panel Member