Washington Business Lawyers

John Kenney
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Poulsbo, WA Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience

Mr. Kenney has over twenty years helping families, individuals and business owners with estate planning, asset protection, wealth preservation and transfer and tax minimization. As an estate planning and asset... Read More »
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J.D. Houvener
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Mountlake Terrace, WA Business Law Attorney
(800) 849-1913 6100 219th Street SW
Suite 480
Mountlake Terrace, WA 98037
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP, Patents and Trademarks
Seattle University
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Joe Hochman
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Sammamish, WA Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(425) 392-1548 4580 Klahanie Drive S.E., Suite 165
Sammamish, WA 98029
Business, IP and Real Estate
University of Washington School of Law and University of Washington
Joe is an experienced Real Estate, Business, Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property lawyer. Licensed to practice law in WA, OR and AZ, Joe represents clients throughout North America. In addition, Joe is an actively licensed Real Estate Broker who handles residential and commercial transactions for clients. Hochman Legal Group, PLLC is dedicated to providing innovative service and special attention to each client. Our philosophy is to provide clients with unmatched legal services and business advice in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

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Hochman Legal Group, PLLC
(425) 392-1548
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William Delmar Robison
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Vancouver, WA Business Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(360) 699-3001 900 Washington St
Vancouver, WA 98660
Free ConsultationBusiness, Nursing Home, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of Washington School of Law
Washington native William “Bill” Robison concentrates his law practice on litigation with an emphasis on consumer and insurance law, including personal injury, wrongful death, motorcycle collisions, trucking accidents, products liability, construction, real estate cases, and workplace injuries. Bill Robison has obtained many settlements, arbitration awards, and trial verdicts in excess of one million dollars on behalf of clients. Mr. Robison is a contributing author of the “Automobile Litigation Deskbook,” published by the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association (WSTLA), and has made numerous presentations to WSTLA and the Clark County Bar Association on trial techniques and other important aspects...
Mark David Nusz
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Everett, WA Business Law Attorney with 2 years experience
(425) 412-4314 2918 Colby Avenue
Ste. 207
Everett, WA 98201
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Tax
University of Washington School of Law and Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
Attorney Mark D. Nusz works hard to solve your toughest problems - the ones that won't let you get to sleep. He strives to set the foundation for clients to prepare for a secure and successful future while clearing away the problems from the past. Whether it is reduction of debt, major tax issues with the IRS or the state Department of Revenue, or structuring an estate plan, he will sit down with you one-on-one and help you figure a way to achieve a positive outcome.

A graduate of the University of Washington's Tax Law LL.M program,...
Heather Morado
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Seattle, WA Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(206) 579-9032 220 2nd Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104
Free ConsultationBusiness, Entertainment & Sports, IP and Trademarks
Seattle University School of Law
Heather M. Morado is a native of the Pacific Northwest and the founder of Morado Law. Morado Law has been recognized both locally and nationally as a top law firm in the practice areas of intellectual property and entertainment.

Prior to attending law school, Heather studied classical violin extensively, earning her undergraduate degree on a full-tuition music scholarship. As a result of this unique and unusual background, Heather truly understands, appreciates, and connects with the creative and entrepreneurial community that she serves. Heather credits the rigor and difficulty of her classical violin training with instilling discipline, attention to detail, and...
Mark Douglas Kimball
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Bellevue, WA Business Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(425) 455-9610 777 108th Avenue Northeast
Suite 2000
Bellevue, WA 98004
Business, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
University of Washington School of Law, University of Washington School of Law and University of Washington School of Law
Mark Kimball is a managing Shareholder and founder of MDK Law, an award-winning business and litigation firm that has been serving Seattle and Eastside clients for more than thirty five years. His practice is concentrated on corporate and real estate transactions, commercial litigation, business operations, and state, federal, and international tax law, and he is licensed to practice in Washington, New York and Texas, as well as United States Tax Court and the United States Supreme court. Specific tax work includes advising clients on a variety of business operation matters, structuring tax-advantaged transactions, and representing clients before the United States...
Eric D. Gilman
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(800) 240-5051 1201 Pacific Ave
#2100
Tacoma, WA 98402
Tacoma, WA Business Law Lawyer
Business, Civil Rights, Employment and Personal Injury
University of Washington-Seattle and Seattle University School of Law
Eric represents victims of wrongful termination, unfair wage and hour practices, workplace harassment, and discrimination; whistleblowers who suffer retaliation after standing up for themselves or others; and entrepreneurs crossed by former business partners. As a civil litigator and class action attorney, he routinely assists individuals and entities in employment litigation, consumer protection actions, and complex business and contract lawsuits. Eric has prevailed in numerous appellate cases supporting worker rights, including before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Washington Supreme Court.

Mindful that most people seldom interact with the legal system, Eric uses his knowledge and experience to guide his...
Joshua Bam
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Richland, WA Business Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(509) 380-9102 503 Knight St Ste A
Richland, WA 99352
Free ConsultationBusiness
Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson School of Law
Joshua Bam helps startups and entrepreneurs close deals and protect and accelerate business value. He is a native South African, and began his career at the Center for the Study of Mergers and Acquisitions in Pennsylvania before moving to private practice in Seattle and Tri-Cities, Washington.

The cornerstone of Josh’s practice is his ability to work as part of a cross-functional team focused on industry best practices to drive sales and generate value. Josh helps businesses raise funds, take products to market, close software and licensing deals, sell their business, buy new business, and work internationally among other commercial and business...
Michael D. Whipple
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Spokane, WA Business Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(509) 869-3223 309 E. Pacific Ave
Spokane, WA 99202
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Gonzaga University School of Law
Providing a wide range of quality legal services with a personal commitment to each client. We specialize in: Business Law Civil Rights Law Consumer Protection Law Estate Planning Land Use Law Landlord / Tenant Law Legal Guardianship Law Personal Injury Probate Water Rights Elder Law At the Whipple Law Group, PLLC in Spokane, Washington...
Joanne Thomas Blackburn
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Seattle, WA Business Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(800) 240-5051 600 University St
#2100
Seattle, WA 98101
Business, Construction, Insurance Defense and Products Liability
University of Notre Dame
A native of Washington, Joanne takes a Northwest approach to practicing law. Joanne welcomes the opportunity to help her clients develop outside-the-box solutions that are designed to avoid protracted litigation. However, if the dispute needs to be settled in Court, she is no stranger to the Courtroom and welcomes the challenge. She became a partner with Garvey, Schubert & Barer in Seattle in 1999 and later moved to Gordon Thomas Honeywell as a partner in 2008.

Her primary areas of practice include defense litigation, products liability, construction, insurance defense and coverage, broker and agency defense, and appellate advocacy....
Mr. George F. Cicotte
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Kennewick, WA Business Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(877) 783-6699 2803 Sarah Court
Kennewick, WA 99338
Business, Administrative, Employment and Tax
Brigham Young University
The Cicotte Law Firm, PLLC serves clients throughout the U.S., representing employers in all ERISA and employee benefit matters including health care, ESOP transactions, fiduciary responsibility, tax compliance, and labor relations. The Firm regularly helps employers resolve ERISA disputes and related employment matters. Firm clients include small businesses, multi-billion dollar international enterprises and state and federal governmental entities. The United States Department of Labor has appointed Mr. Cicotte to serve as a plan fiduciary, replacing individuals who breached their responsibilities and who, as a consequence, were barred from continuing in fiduciary roles. Other attorneys and judges rate Mr....
Jason Johnson
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Spokane Valley, WA Business Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(509) 252-8435 16201 E Indiana Ave, Ste 2240
Spokane Valley, WA 99216
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
Gonzaga University School of Law
Attorney Jason Johnson has a wide range of experience which makes him an aggressive litigator. With ten years of experience in the military as a Tank Officer, Jason knows how to communicate effectively and handle the pressures of the courtroom. He was deployed overseas four times and received a Bronze Star with Valor. Jason grew up in Coeur d'Alene and has a background in construction. As a project manager, he has managed multi-million dollar highway construction projects and understands business and contract disputes from both the legal and practical perspective. Licensed in Washington and Idaho. Focuses...
Alan D. Macpherson
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Tacoma, WA Business Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(800) 240-5051 1201 Pacific Ave
#2100
Tacoma, WA 98402
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
University of Washington School of Law
Alan Macpherson’s primary area of practice at GTH is estate planning and taxation. He particularly enjoys working on projects that combine financial and tax as well as legal aspects, such as establishing and monitoring investment LLCs and generation-skipping trusts and helping clients build specific themes into their estate plans, like helping with the education of grandchildren.
F. Richard Ricketts
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Tacoma, WA Business Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(253) 237-1736 1130 Broadway Plaza
Suite 202
Tacoma, WA 98402
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Estate Planning
Seattle University School of Law
Since starting my practice in 2003, I have emphasized the provision of competent legal services at a cost which is adjusted for the client's particular situation. Hiring a lawyer is expensive for many reasons, but to the extent possible, I have tried to right size the fees we charge the client with the client's household income.

I focus my practice primarily in the family law area and have a great deal of experience in divorces, annulments, legal separations, child support modifications, parenting plan modifications and non parental custody cases.

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William E. Holt
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Tacoma, WA Business Law Attorney with 48 years experience
(800) 240-5051 1201 Pacific Ave
#2100
Tacoma, WA 98402
Business, IP and Real Estate
University of Iowa College of Law
Born in Philadelphia and raised in Des Moines, Iowa, Bill Holt moved gradually westward—with a 7-year stop in Iowa City to pick up his undergraduate and law degrees—until he got to Tacoma in 1970. He has lived and worked here in the Northwest ever since, joining GTH in 1971 after clerking for Judge William T. Beeks in the U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington.

His primary areas of practice include the purchase and sale of businesses and large commercial real estate projects, as well as intellectual property law, privacy and publicity law, public records law, and finance.
Mark Tyson
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Seattle, WA Business Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(206) 485-3275 505 Broadway E #347
Seattle, WA 98102
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, IP and Trademarks
University of Washington School of Law
I'm the founder and sole attorney of Tyson Law, a Seattle law firm that provides prompt, practical, and cost-effective legal services to businesses, startups, entrepreneurs, freelancers, and individuals in the Puget Sound region. I work with clients who are passionate about an idea or a product or a service and need the help of an attorney to realize their goals, but are looking for a more personal experience than that of a big law firm—not to mention lower rates and predictable pricing. Visit www.marktysonlaw.com to learn more about the firm or contact me directly at mark@marktysonlaw.com to set up a...
Joe Gordon Jr.
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Tacoma, WA Business Law Attorney
(253) 620-6500 1201 Pacific Ave #2100
Tacoma, WA 98402
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Real Estate and Workers' Comp
Stanford Law School
Joe Gordon, Jr. joined GTH in 1968 and has been a pillar of the firm and of the legal community in the Pacific Northwest for many years. He has tried superior court cases involving a wide range of civil litigation matters in 26 of Washington’s 39 counties. As a Washington State Assistant Attorney General, he served as a trial attorney for the Department of Labor & Industries in both the Olympia and Seattle offices.

In private practice, Joe has regularly represented rental property owners and management companies on landlord-tenant matters. He has also represented both employers and injured workers on industrial...
Salvador A. Mungia
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Tacoma, WA Business Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(800) 240-5051 1201 Pacific Ave
#2100
Tacoma, WA 98402
Business, Appeals, Civil Rights and Consumer
Georgetown University Law Center
Sal practices in state and federal courts throughout the state of Washington and has litigated most of the Western states as well. One focus of Sal’s practice is medical negligence, wrongful death, and serious injury cases. Sal has represented patients who have been injured as a result of doctors, nurses, and emergency room physicians making mistakes resulting in death, paralysis, brain injuries and loss of life or harm to babies. Sal has brought actions against Multicare, CHI Franciscan, Harborview, Children’s Hospital, and Swedish Medical center among others. Sal’s cases have involved surgeons, OBGYN doctors, Emergency Department...
John C. Guadnola
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Tacoma, WA Business Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(253) 620-6410 1201 Pacific Ave
#2100
Tacoma, WA 98402
Business, Antitrust, Appeals and IP
University of Colorado Law School
John Guadnola is a seasoned attorney with an extensive background and impressive record of success in his practice areas, which include antitrust litigation, alcohol regulation, copyright and trademark litigation, and complex litigation. As Executive Director and General Counsel of the Association of Washington Spirits & Wine Distributors, John is also actively involved in alcohol regulation issues on the legislative level and enforcement levels.

As co-lead counsel in a case of national significance (Costco v. Hoen), John represented distributor intervenors in a successful effort to defend Washington State laws governing distribution and sale of beer and wine against an antitrust claim brought...
Lincoln J. Miller
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Poulsbo, WA Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(360) 779-4500 19586 10th Ave. NE, Suite 300
P. O. Box 2172
Poulsbo, WA 98370
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of Missouri - Columbia
My practice provides clients with personal legal services in estate planning, real estate and business planning. I use a non-traditional style of doing business that is designed to meet clients' needs when they arise, through responsiveness and efficient, one-on-one communication.
Elizabeth A. Arwood
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Vancouver, WA Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(360) 693-8471 1101 Broadway Street, Suite 250
Vancouver, WA 98660
Business, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Gonzaga University School of Law
Elizabeth is an experienced litigator and practitioner in the areas of juvenile law, family law, business law and criminal defense. Within the area of family law, she has represented clients in parenting and child support, parentage, nonparental custody, dissolution, modification, and adoption cases. Within juvenile law, Elizabeth has experience with Becca Bill cases (Truancy, At Risk Youth, and Children In Need of Services), representation of youth in juvenile dependency proceedings, and juvenile offender matters. She has successfully resolved many criminal matters including domestic violence cases, assault, DUI, MIP (minor in possession), violations of the Vancouver Municipal Code, unlawful camping, trespass,...
Stephanie L. Bloomfield
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Tacoma, WA Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(800) 240-5051 1201 Pacific Ave
#2100
Tacoma, WA 98402
Business, Appeals, Employment and Personal Injury
University of Washington School of Law
Since joining the firm in 1994, Stephanie has worked on a wide variety of cases representing clients in employment, business and injury litigation, as well as estate litigation and business disputes. She also represents clients in matters involving misappropriation of trade secrets, noncompetition contracts, Consumer Protection Act claims, unfair competition issues, contract disputes and consults on matters of legal ethics.

In her commercial litigation practice, Stephanie focuses on complex business disputes, disputes between members of closely held companies and trust and estate litigation. She represents corporations, closely held businesses, fiduciaries as well as individual parties involved in these types of...
John Kenney
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Poulsbo, WA Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(360) 850-1049 17791 Fjord Dr NE
Suite 154
Poulsbo, WA 98370
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning and Tax
University of Washington School of Law and The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Mr. Kenney has over twenty years helping families, individuals and business owners with estate planning, asset protection, wealth preservation and transfer and tax minimization.

As an estate planning and asset protection attorney Mr. Kenney has created thousands of estate and asset protection plans, which include wills, powers of attorney, health care powers of attorney, living wills, other advance medical directives, revocable living trusts, dynasty trusts, safe harbor trusts, irrevocable trusts, gifting trusts, educational trusts, retirement plan trusts, IRA trusts, charitable trusts, charitable lead trusts, charitable remainder trusts, private foundations, 501c3 charities, qualified personal residence trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts, family limited...
Mark G. Honeywell
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Seattle, WA Business Law Lawyer with 51 years experience
(800) 240-5051 600 University St
#2100
Seattle, WA 98101
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Insurance Defense and Personal Injury
University of Washington School of Law
For more than 40 years, Mark Honeywell has been an active litigator with a track record of resolving a wide variety of complex disputes. Over the course of his distinguished career, he has gained experience in a broad array of legal issues as well as a practical understanding of the benefits of resolution. He now devotes his practice full-time to mediations and arbitrations.

As an approved United States District Court Rule 39 mediator, he has successfully mediated and arbitrated hundreds of cases involving personal injury, professional negligence, products liability, real estate and commercial litigation, sexual abuse of minors, and insurance claims...
Shadan Kapri
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Spokane, WA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(509) 252-6002 1312 N. Monroe Street
Suite 244
Spokane, WA 99201
Free ConsultationBusiness, Civil Rights, Divorce and Family
Gonzaga University School of Law
Kapri Law was created because everyone deserves affordable legal advice when they need it most. We know that facing the legal system alone can be an overwhelming process for someone going through a difficult time. At Kapri Law, we work with each client to find the strategies that work for them. That's why we have been voted one of the best law firms in the State of Washington both locally and nationally. Our firm consistently has the best client reviews and best rates in town. We offer every client a free one-hour...
Hollie Del Vecchio
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Sedro-Woolley, WA Business Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(360) 336-6505 107 State Street
Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Lewis & Clark College
I am a second-career attorney who started Adaptive Law so I could offer legal services my own way. I pursued my law degree following a nearly ten-year academic career in urban planning and community development, and now apply my problem-solving mentality to a mixed practice of estate planning, land use and elder law. I represent my home district (District 3) on the Skagit County Planning Commission, and continue to teach as an adjunct professor in the accredited Urban and Regional Planning program at Cal Poly Pomona. I am a member of the Washington State Association for Justice (WSAF), a volunteer...
Lisa A. Kremer
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Tacoma, WA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(253) 620-6249 1201 Pacific Ave
#2100
Tacoma, WA 98402
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and IP
University of Washington School of Law
Lisa Kremer's practice focuses primarily on estate planning, probate, and guardianship. She particularly enjoys working with families to try to resolve issues with a minimum amount of stress and turmoil. Lisa also advises businesses, particularly on trademark, copyright and privacy issues, including HIPPA compliance.

Lisa began her professional career as a journalist. She was an award-winning reporter for The News Tribune. In 2005 she decided to move from writing about people’s problems to helping solve them. She commuted from Tacoma to the University of Washington School of Law in Seattle and graduated in 2008.

Lisa is a Trustee of the Tacoma-Pierce County...
James E. Horne
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Seattle, WA Business Law Attorney
(800) 240-5051 600 University St
#2100
Seattle, WA 98101
Business, Appeals, Insurance Defense and Products Liability
Willamette University College of Law
Jim has extensive federal and state trial and appellate experience in a wide range of civil litigation matters, having served as defense counsel in product liability claims involving asbestos, prescription medications, naturopathic compounds, medical devices, sports safety helmets, and other products. He also has considerable experience with building and construction defect claims on behalf of contractors, building owners, and occupants as well as fire loss and property damage claims, including business interruption, loss of use, and loss of access claims.
William O. Kessler
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Edmonds, WA Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(425) 776-4100 145 3rd Avenue South
Edmonds, WA 98020
Business and Real Estate
Willamette University College of Law
Bill Kessler helps businesses, individuals and families reach their goals by providing timely, thorough representation. He understands and facilitates each client’s big-picture objectives, and efficiently integrates his role in achieving those objectives. Bill has litigated Superior Court cases all around Washington and cases in the United States District Courts for the Western District of Washington and Eastern District of Washington. He has also argued cases to the Washington Court of Appeals and has been admitted pro hac vice to several federal and state courts around the United States. Bill conducts a range of business and real estate transactions, including...
Robert Daniel Kelly
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Seattle, WA Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(206) 216-1665 1420 5th Ave Ste 2200
Seattle, WA 98101
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Communications and Personal Injury
University of Idaho
The R. D. Kelly Law Firm provides outstanding legal services to plaintiffs in personal injury cases. We negotiate and litigate. We engage in alternative dispute resolution. We try cases to judges or juries. We get awesome results for our clients.
Scott Boyce
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Kennewick, WA Business Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(877) 783-6699 2803 Sarah Court
Suite A
Kennewick, WA 99338
Free ConsultationBusiness, Administrative, Employment and Tax
Creighton University School of Law
Scott Boyce enjoys helping people when they feel they are running out of options. Whether your legal issues are with the IRS or the Department of Veterans' Affairs, Mr. Boyce will investigate your options and work with you to resolve the legal issue quickly and professionally. Mr. Boyce's practice areas include: tax law, tax controversy, bankruptcy, administrative law, Veterans' Affairs, employment law, ERISA law, and general business law. If you have any questions, contact Mr. Boyce today!
Jeremy Scott Hyndman
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Walla Walla, WA Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(509) 529-0630 6 1/2 N. 2nd Ave. Suite 200
Walla Walla, WA 99362
Business, Real Estate, Securities and Stockbroker Fraud
Emory University School of Law
My practice focuses on estate planning and helping investors recover losses caused by unethical or incompetent financial advisers. I am the managing attorney at Basalt Legal PLLC, a law firm nestled in Washington wine country but serving clients throughout Washington State and California.
David Thomas Lyons
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Bellevue, WA Business Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(425) 451-2400 10655 NE 4th Street
Suite 704
Bellevue, WA 98004
Business, Estate Planning and Probate
Gonzaga University School of Law
David T. Lyons is a shareholder with the Northwest law firm of Lyons | Sullivan. He concentrates his practice in business transactions. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Gonzaga University in 1977; his Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude, from Gonzaga School of Law in 1979; and his Master of Science Financial Services in 1990. Mr. Lyons is a Certified Public Accountant licensed to practice public accounting in the State of Washington and an attorney admitted to practice law in the States of Washington and Alaska.
Caitlin Baunsgard
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Spokane, WA Business Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(509) 455-3647 1717 S Rustle, Suite 102
Spokane, WA 99224
Free ConsultationBusiness, Animal, Criminal and Nursing Home
Gonzaga University School of Law
I am an attorney in Spokane, Washington with a general litigation practice, which means I have experience in most areas of the law. I do focus much of my practice on criminal defense and personal injury. I am licensed to practice if Washington and the federal courts in the Eastern District of Washington. Prior to law school, graduated from the University of Washington and then worked as an intelligence analyst for the Washington State Patrol. I obtained a certificate in forensic science from the University of Washington. I went to Gonzaga University School of Law where I was...
Julie E. Dickens
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Seattle, WA Business Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(800) 240-5051 600 University St
#2100
Seattle, WA 98101
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Willamette University College of Law and University of Washington School of Law
A valued GTH partner, Julie Dickens has been with the firm since 1999. She focuses her practice on estate planning, real estate, and general business, representing individuals and their closely held businesses in all stages of their planning. Besides Wills, trusts, prenuptial agreements and probates, she helps her clients with entity formation, shareholder agreements, real estate purchase and sale agreements, leases, easements, and financing transactions.

Julie enjoys her practice because it offers her the opportunity to interact personally with her clients as she learns their life stories and collaborates with them to develop effective strategies for securing their future. She...
Richard Lowell
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Redmond, WA Business Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(425) 885-7500 8201 164th Ave. NE
Suite 200
Redmond, WA 98052
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Pepperdine University School of Law and University of Colorado Law School
Growing up in New York and Pennsylvania, Rick attended the U.S. Naval Academy, graduating with a degree in Oceanography in 1978. Figuring he should put his knowledge of the oceans to some practical use, Rick became a nuclear-trained officer and served aboard the USS Patrick Henry, a nuclear submarine, until 1983. At that point, realizing that a continued career in submarines might let him see the light of day for one of every ten years or so, Rick elected to head off to law school. As he explained to the squadron commodore, "Perry Mason always surprises; L.A. Law is intense;...
Michelle A. Menely
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Seattle, WA Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(800) 240-5051 600 University St
#2100
Seattle, WA 98101
Business, Appeals, Insurance Defense and Personal Injury
Seattle University School of Law and University of California - Irvine
Jemima J. McCullum
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Tacoma, WA Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(253) 620-6520 1201 Pacific Ave
#2100
Tacoma, WA 98402
Business and Real Estate
Seattle University School of Law and University of Washington School of Law
Jemima has handled hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of real estate transactions involving almost every sector of the market. Her primary practice areas are commercial and real estate transactions. She has extensive experience with all facets of land use matters including title and survey review, development, and environmental studies and reports.

Her clients include private developers, landowners, purchasers and sellers, landlords and tenants, borrowers and lenders, regional and national banks, universities, non-profit organizations, assisted living facilities, hotels, and homeowner’s associations, each of whom have various business and real estate needs. With the passage of I-502, her work has also...
Jane Ryan Koler
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Gig Harbor, WA Business Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(253) 853-1806 6659 Kimball Drive
Suite B-201
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Free ConsultationBusiness, Administrative, Environmental and Municipal
University of Washington School of Law and Seattle University School of Law
For the past 30 years, she has represented businesses and individuals interfacing with the government; she helps businesses and individuals obtain all types of zoning and land use permits, assists individuals facing government compliance and penalty actions and represents individuals with property disputes about easements, boundaries and adverse possession. She also obtains licenses for all types of business enterprises. Ms. Koler frequently challenges arbitrary requirements associated with government compliance and land use permitting. See Guimont v. Clark, 121 Wn.2d 586 (Washington Supreme Court invalidated state law imposing mobile home relocation fee on developer); Berst v. Snohomish...
Forrest Carlson
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SEATTLE, WA Business Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(206) 631-9575 2633 Eastlake Ave E Ste 207
SEATTLE, WA 98102
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Seattle University School of Law
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