Legal Clinic in Greenwood.
Beverly Norwood Goetz died December
9, 2016, at the age of 68.
A longtime partner at Stoel Rives who
had retired only recently, Andrew Guy
was a strong advocate of pro bono
service. He was a member of the WSBA
Pro Bono Committee and a past trustee
of the King County Bar Association
(KCBA). In 2007, he received the Pro
Bono Award from the KCBA, where he
was also a leading financial contributor
to the Bar’s foundation, which raises
funds to support pro bono legal aid
for the indigent and scholarships for
minority law students.
Andrew Guy died on November 21,
William F. Hennessey
William Hennessey was born in 1925
in Boston, Massachusetts. He attended
Boston Latin School, Boston College,
and Boston College Law School. His
undergraduate studies at Boston
College were interrupted in order to
serve in the U.S. Army for three years in
World War II. He was discharged as a
first lieutenant. After graduating from
law school, he moved to Seattle, where
he practiced law for decades.
William F. Hennessey died November
20, 2016, at the age of 91.
Gregory S. McElroy
Gregory McElroy earned a Bachelor of
Arts in 1976 from Central Washington
University and was a national finalist for
the Danforth Foundation Fellowship. He
held senior-level staff and management
positions in local and regional government, including executive director of a
regional planning and environmental
regulation agency responsible for state
and federal programs, before attending
the University of Minnesota School of
Law, where he obtaining his J.D. in 1985.
At McElroy Law Firm, PLLC, he represented industrial, government, agricultural, utility, and natural resource clients
Gregory S. McElroy died January 14,
2017, at the age of 64.
Daniel T. McGinnity
Daniel McGinnity was born in 1973
in Wausau, Wisconsin. He graduated
from Park Falls High School in 1991.
Four years later, he earned a Bachelor’s
Degree in chemical engineering from
the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Upon graduation, he worked as a
process engineer, quality assurance
manager, and manufacturing manager
at International Paper Company in
De Pere, Wisconsin, and in Reedsport,
Oregon. After receiving his J.D. from
the University of Oregon Law School
with Order of the Coif honors in 2005,
he moved with his family to Spokane,
where he was a patent lawyer and a
partner at Wolfe-SBMC. He was
recently part of a team that
acquired and renovated the Cold
Storage Building in Spokane, where
his law firm is currently located.
Daniel T. McGinnity died on July 28,
2016, at the age of 43.
James T. Monahan
James Monahan was born in 1937
in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He
attended Fordham University in New
York, New York, where he earned a
Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, and then went on to St.
John’s University School of Law. After
passing the New York State Bar exam,
he began his career with the Federal
Bureau of Investigation. Following
this role, he became a corporate
attorney and then started his own
practice in Seattle.
James T. Monahan died on December
15, 2016, at the age of 79.
H. Stanley Muir III
H. Stanley Muir was born in 1949. He
attended Virginia Polytechnic Institute
in Blacksburg, Virginia, and worked
as an engineer before pursuing a law
degree from the College of William and
Mary in Williamsburg. A member of
the WSBA, he practiced law in Port-
land, Oregon. Among his hobbies were
restoring and showing vintage cars.
H. Stanley Muir III died on January 30,
2016, at the age of 66.
Louis H. Pepper
Louis Pepper was born near Libertyville,
Illinois, in 1924. He spent his youth on
farms in several small towns in southern
Wisconsin. Following three years as a
pilot in World War II, where he was an
Army Air Corps first lieutenant in the
Pacific Theater, he attended the University of Wisconsin, Madison (taking
advantage of the GI bill), where he
obtained undergraduate and law degrees
in five years. In 1951, after moving to
Seattle, he joined the law firm of Tanner
Garvin and Ashley, which later became
known as Foster Pepper. One of his
clients was Washington Mutual Savings
Bank, which led him to be regarded as a
national expert in mutual savings bank
law. He became president and chief
executive officer of the bank in 1981. In
addition to his professional career, he
served as a director on many boards and
organizations including the Museum of
History and Industry, Museum of Flight,
Washington Roundtable, Federal Home
Loan Bank, Nature Conservancy, and the
Seattle Alliance for Education. After retiring from Washington Mutual in 1991,
he remained on the board until 1997.
Louis H. Pepper died on December 23,
2016, at the age of 92.
Mark A. Podrasky
Mark A. Podrasky, of Seattle was born in
1956 in Washington, D.C. He worked for
many years in Snohomish County as an
attorney and as a mediator. Outside of
work, he was passionate about cars and
motorcycles and also enjoyed sailing.
Mark A. Podrasky died on January 21,
2017, at the age of 60.
Melvyn D. Poll
Melvyn Poll was born and raised in
Seattle. He graduated from Lakeside
School and then attended the University of Washington, where he earned
both a Bachelor of Arts in English and