Washington, D.C. – Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) announced the appointment of Dick Leland as District Director today. Mr. Leland is a well-respected attorney in Spokane with his own practice focusing on family law, estate planning, business law, and general litigation. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Leland worked for 10 years with the Farm Credit System.
“Dick is well respected in our community and I am delighted he is joining my team,” said Rep. McMorris Rodgers. “His strong commitment to Eastern Washington will help me better serve our families back home, and he will hit the ground running.”
Mr. Leland will manage the district staff and constituent services. Rep. McMorris Rodgers maintains offices in Spokane, Colville, and Walla Walla. Mr. Leland will be based in the Spokane office.
“I am honored to be working with Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, and I look forward to bringing superior service to the people of Eastern Washington,” said Mr. Leland.
Mr. Leland is replacing David Condon, who took a leave of absence in May 2011.
Mr. Leland is very active in the Spokane community, serving as a basketball and baseball coach, Sunday school teacher, and an officer with Toastmasters International. He is married to Patty Leland. They have two children.