Recently, we had the opportunity to interview Attorney Gene Barton, who is a shareholder with the firm, Karr Tuttle Campbell. Gene has been with the firm since September, 1996, and practices in the Litigation Department, with emphasis in commercial and securities litigation, toxic torts, appellate law, and insurance defense and coverage work. He has been counsel of record for the prevailing party in 11 cases before the Washington Court of Appeals and Washington Supreme Court, including seven published decisions. Little known fact: Prior to entering the University of Washington School of Law, Gene spent 15 years as a newspaper reporter and editor in Oregon and New Mexico. Drawing from that experience, he currently serves as the editor of the King County Bar Association Bar Bulletin.