Board Members

David Kazemba

David Kazemba’s practice focuses primarily on bankruptcy, creditor’s rights, estate planning, and elder law.  David is licensed to practice in Washington state courts and the United States Federal District Courts for the Western and Eastern District of Washington. David graduated from Gonzaga University School of Law with honors in May 2014.  During law school, David worked with University Legal Assistance, representing low income elderly individuals with issues of wills, probates, trust accounting, and public entitlements.  While in law school, David served as a judicial extern/clerk for Judge Robert Whaley in the Eastern District of Washington District Court and Judge John Rossmeissl in the Eastern District of Washington Bankruptcy Court.

David is a published author in the area of bankruptcy.  He is also a frequent speaker locally and for National Business Institute on issues of estate planning, long term care, bankruptcy and guardianship.

Tim Fischer

Timothy R. Fischer’s practice primarily focuses on bankruptcy, creditor/debtor rights, complex commercial litigation, and real estate litigation.  Mr. Fischer represents debtors and creditors in Chapter 7, 11, 12 and 13 bankruptcy proceedings, and also prosecutes and defends bankruptcy litigation, including adversary proceedings dealing with dischargeability issues.  Mr. Fischer joined Winston & Cashatt in 2013.

Tim graduated from Gonzaga University School of Law in 2007. During law school he was an extern clerk for Judge Patricia C. Williams of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Washington.

Ian Ledlin

Mr. Ledlin has an invaluable bankruptcy background in both creditor and debtor rights. In addition to practicing law with an emphasis on bankruptcy matters for many years, he has served as the Standing Chapter 13 Trustee and as a Panel Chapter 7 Trustee for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Washington.

Mr. Ledlin has served as the president of the Federal Bar Association for the Eastern District of Washington and the Bankruptcy Bar Association for the Eastern District of Washington, and has served as chair of the Executive Committee for the Creditor/Debtor Section of the Washington State Bar Association. He was the first bankruptcy lawyer to serve as a Lawyer Representative to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington. He has served as a co-chair for the Northwest Bankruptcy Institute, and has been co-chair of the Bankruptcy Bar Association’s Annual Bankruptcy Seminar and Retreat since 1994. He is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy.

Mr. Ledlin is a contributor to the Washington State Bar Association Creditor-Debtor Section and Eastern Washington Bankruptcy Bar Association newsletters, and is a speaker at Continuing Legal Education Seminars. He has authored the Chapter on Eastern District of Washington Bankruptcy Court Local Rules for the Washington Lawyers Practice Manual since 2000.

Mr. Ledlin is the recipient of Appreciation Awards from the Bankruptcy Bar and Federal Bar Associations of the Eastern District of Washington, the Bankruptcy Attorney of the Year award from the Spokane County Bar Association, and the Sidney C. Volinn Award of Merit from the Washington State Bar Association, Creditor-Debtor Section.

Kevin O Rourke

Kevin D. O’Rourke graduated summa cum laude from Gonzaga University School of Law in 1999. An attorney with Southwell & O’Rourke, P.S., hi practice focuses on bankruptcy and reorganization in Washington and Idaho. He accepted an appointment by the Bankruptcy Judges to serve on the Mediation Panel for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Washington and has served by appointment on the Advisory Rules Committee from 2003-2011, and 2014 to present. Mr. O’Rourke is the former president of the Bankruptcy Bar Association for the Eastern District of Washington, and is the former President of the Federal Bar Association. He is a former member of the WSBA Creditor-Debtor Rights Section Executive Commitee from 2010 to present. He also taught at Gonzaga University School of Law as the Adjunct Rising Star Super Lawyer in its 2006-2008, 2011-2013 editions, and a Super Lawyer in its 2014-2015 editions. He is rated an AV Preeminent lawyer with Martindale-Hubbell.

Lisa McBride

Lisa McBride, a graduate of Gonzaga Law School, has 20 years of experience serving her clients’ legal needs. She puts this know-how to work for her clients every day, ensuring the highest level of dedicated, responsive service. Lisa is licensed to practice law in the State of Washington.

 

 

 

 

John O’Leary

John O’Leary has fifteen years’ experience practicing bankruptcy law with Hames, Anderson, Whitlow & O’Leary, P.S. in Kennewick, Washington. Mr. O’Leary represents both debtors and creditors in Chapter 7, 11, 12 and 13 bankruptcies. He has spoken at various CLE seminars on bankruptcy related topics. He is currently on the board of the Bankruptcy Bar Association for the Eastern District of Washington, which is a position he was first elected to in 2012. Mr. O’Leary is admitted in both Washington and Oregon and has extensive appearances in the Bankruptcy Courts for Oregon and the Eastern District of Washington.

Darren Digiacinto

Darren M. Digiacinto’s practice focuses on bankruptcy, creditor/debtor rights, commercial litigation, and employment law litigation. In the bankruptcy realm, Darren represents both debtors and creditors in the prosecution and defense of adversary proceedings relating to discharge, in addition to working with creditors to protect their rights and claims. Darren is licensed to practice in Washington and Idaho state and federal courts. He also serves as a Trustee for the Eastern District of Washington Bankruptcy Bar.

Prior to joining Winston & Cashatt in January 2017, Darren was a partner at a mid-size law firm in Spokane. Before entering private practice, he served as a judicial clerk at Division II of the Washington State Court of Appeals for the Honorable Judge Marywave Van Deren and the Honorable Judge C.C. Bridgewater. His pre-law background includes serving as a securities-licensed branch manager for a national financial institution.

Darren is an active Rotarian, having served in various leadership roles including Club President for the Spokane South Rotary Club. He and his wife Corey are also active members and leaders in the Spokane Enological Society. His passions include live music, snow-skiing, football, and reading.