We are pleased to announce that Joshua Baldwin has joined Walstead Mertsching. Josh was raised in the Pacific Northwest, growing up in the greater Seattle-Tacoma area, before graduation from Decatur High School in Federal Way Washington. He attended both Gonzaga University and Central Washington University for undergraduate studies and received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science in 2002. From 2002-2005 he found his way back to Gonzaga University to obtain his Law Degree and graduated with honors before moving to Longview Washington to begin his legal career.
Chelsea Baldwin and Nicole Tideman were both receipients of WSBA commendation certificates for contributing more than 50 hours of time to providing pro bono and public service in 2015 and 2016. Their names will appear in the WSBA Supreme Court Pro Bono Publico Honor Roll in recognition of their efforts.
Brian Brault has joined Walstead Mertsching as an Associate Attorney. Brian attended Gonzaga University where he received a Bachelor of Arts degee in Political Science and a Juris Doctorate in Law. He went on to obtain a Masters of Law in Taxation from the University of San Diego School of Law. His practice will focus on business/corporate law, estate planning, probate, and taxation. Brian is a member of the Washington State Bar Association and the Cowlitz/Wahkiakum Bar Association. He is licensed to practice law in Washington State and the United States Tax Court.