Kingston, Washington Business Lawyers

John Kenney
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Washington 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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Natalie Kiddell Rasmussen
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Kingston, WA Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(360) 297-8500 P.O. Box 1314
Kingston, WA 98346
Business, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Seattle University School of Law
Kingston, WA Business Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(360) 297-2646 31912 Little Boston Rd NE
Kingston, WA 98346
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Kingston, WA Business Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(206) 623-4688 9981 Kingston Farm Rd NE
Kingston, WA 98346
Business and IP
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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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, Probate 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...
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.
David C. Tingstad
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Edmonds, WA Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(425) 776-4100 145 3rd Ave S
Ste 200
Edmonds, WA 98020
Business and Real Estate
Seattle University School of Law
David C. Tingstad joined the Firm in 1995, and has extensive experience in the areas of business and real estate transactions, limited liability companies (LLCs), corporations and real estate. David regularly counsels clients in all aspects of business combinations such as asset acquisitions, mergers and joint ventures. In addition, his practice includes assisting operating businesses with succession planning, financing, dissolution and disputes between owners. David is a member of the Washington State Bar Association’s Partnership Law Committee, which is currently working to revise Washington’s Limited Liability Company Statute. David is also a Member of the American Bar Association’s Committee...
Anita L. Redline
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Edmonds, WA Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(425) 879-4628 144 Railroad Ave., Suite 308
Edmonds, WA 98020
Business, Elder, Employment and Health Care
Seattle University School of Law
I have helped over 600 Adult Family Home providers throughout WA state - in all manner of issues. Whether it is a weekend, evening, or holiday, I am available for any emergency call. I help providers with severe troubles that threaten their license. I quickly respond to calls and emails to help providers feel at ease. I give providers their options with potential outcomes. Issues involving: investigations, employment, lease and negotiations, Medicaid conversion, discharge or transfers, preventing potential complaints, caregiver problems, dealing with difficult POAs, removing citations, appealing revocations and summary suspensions, writing quality admission agreements. Informal...
Jonathan P. McQuade
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Edmonds, WA Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(425) 776-4100 145 3rd Avenue South
Edmonds, WA 98020
Business, Bankruptcy and IP
The George Washington University Law School
Jonathan is a trial and appellate attorney specializing in contract and trademark disputes, commercial claims, and bankruptcy adversary litigation. Jonathan regularly litigates matters in King and Snohomish County, and has successfully argued before the Court of Appeals and Washington Supreme Court. In addition to litigation, Jonathan represents creditors and debtors in Chapter 7, 11, or 13 bankruptcy filings, and assists businesses and their owners with workouts and other complex dissolution issues.

Super Lawyers named Jonathan a Rising Star each year from 2013 through 2016. Before joining the firm in 2015, Jonathan led the insolvency groups at Aiken,...
Babak Shamsi
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Edmonds, WA Business Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(425) 776-4100 145 3rd Avenue South
Edmonds, WA 98020
Business and Real Estate
Georgetown University Law Center
Babak Shamsi joined the Firm in 2015 with an extensive background in business, real estate, and litigation. While his practice emphasizes civil and commercial litigation, Babak also has significant experience with corporate counseling, work-outs, and real estate transactions. Having represented a diverse array of clients including financial institutions, community associations, and commercial creditors, Babak provides clients with nuanced and effective counseling to help them reach their goals efficiently. Babak was born and raised in the Seattle metropolitan area, and his personal interests include playing guitar and piano.
Timothy E. Steen
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Edmonds, WA Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(425) 776-4100 145 3rd Avenue South
Edmonds, WA 98020
Business, Employment and Real Estate
Seattle University School of Law
Tim is a civil litigator and counselor with Beresford Booth PLLC. His practice is principally devoted to representing clients in high stakes matters concerning business, banking, real estate, employment, and complex torts. Utilizing a breadth of legal experience, Tim has successfully litigated matters in state and federal courts involving complex financing disputes, corporate governance/dissolution, constitutional law, discrimination, and unfair business practices. His real estate practice includes the representation of lenders, owners, and developers in all aspects of real property acquisition and development. Tim is a leader in several community and bar organizations and has a growing practice as...
Per E. Oscarsson
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Edmonds, WA Business Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(425) 776-4100 145 3rd Avenue South
Edmonds, WA 98020
Business and Estate Planning
University of Washington School of Law
Per joined the firm in 2005. He has represented a wide range of clients in the negotiation and drafting of documents for large loan transactions, sales of assets, corporate restructuring, leases, real estate transactions and secured transactions. Per’s experience includes practice before the federal bankruptcy court and appeals in the federal courts and before the Washington Court of Appeals. Per and his family reside in Edmonds. He enjoys golf, bicycling and music.
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...
Matthew J. Cruz
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Edmonds, WA Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(425) 776-4100 145 3rd Avenue South
Edmonds, WA 98020
Business
Seattle University School of Law
Matt joined the firm in 2003, coming from a successful solo practice originally established in Edmonds in 1996. He effectively balances the legal, practical and ethical considerations present in every legal matter to ensure his clients achieve their objectives on a timely and cost effective basis. Matt’s transactional and litigation experience allows him to bring a seasoned perspective to every deal and dispute. Matt serves a variety of clients; from individuals to privately held business organizations of all types, and prides himself on being able to translate complex legal issues into everyday language.

Matt has been privileged to speak to a...
Robert Karl Hawkinson
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Poulsbo, WA Business Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(360) 697-3422 18887 State Highway 305 NE, Ste. 800
Poulsbo, WA 98370
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of Puget Sound
Ron Steingold
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Edmonds, WA Business Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(425) 670-2814 8311 212th St. Sw
Edmonds, WA 98026
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Divorce and Family
Practicing in Snohomish and King County since 1984. Focus on practical solutions in family, real estate, construction, contracts and small business law. Complex matters. Lawsuits, drafting and advice.
Richard R. Beresford
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Edmonds, WA Business Law Attorney with 47 years experience
(425) 776-4100 145 3rd Avenue South
Edmonds, WA 98020
Business and Real Estate
Willamette University College of Law
Dick has practiced law in the Greater Seattle Area since 1972 and has extensive experience in legal matters in the areas of Business and Finance including the representation of major companies and banks as well as individuals attending to their business and estate planning needs. Dick has represented a wide range of contractors and developers in all areas of real estate handling both transactional and litigation matters. Dick's mission, which has been adopted by this firm, is to provide highly effective legal services at a reasonable cost. Dick and his wife, Pam, have resided in Edmonds, Washington his entire...
Lisa M. Hammel
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Edmonds, WA Business Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(425) 776-4100 145 3rd Ave S
Ste 200
Edmonds, WA 98020
Business and Real Estate
Seattle University School of Law
Lisa has worked as a litigation attorney since 1996. Prior to becoming a lawyer, she was an engineer for Cadillac Motor in Detroit, and for Texaco in Seattle. She obtained her law degree at the University of Puget Sound (now known as Seattle University School of Law) while working full-time as an engineer. She also was an officer in a residential construction company in Woodinville. Prior to joining Beresford Booth, Lisa worked as a professional malpractice and negligence defense attorney, representing large construction companies on wrongful death and severe injury matters, health care professionals and nursing homes in negligence claims,...
Greggory Dawson
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Mountlake Terrace, WA Business Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(800) 849-1913 6100 219th St. SW, Suite #480
Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP and Trademarks
Mark Marston Demaray
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Edmonds, WA Business Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(425) 776-4100 145 3rd Avenue South
Edmonds, WA 98020
Business, Divorce, Family and Real Estate
Northwestern University School of Law
Cheryl Hintz Middleton
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Shoreline, WA Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(206) 546-3800 1501 N. 200th Street, Suite 103
Shoreline, WA 98133
Business, Appeals and Employment
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 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...
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...
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....
Richard Symmes
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Seattle, WA Business Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(206) 682-7975 1001 4th Ave., Suite 3200
Seattle, WA 98154
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Entertainment & Sports and IP
University of Washington School of Law and The University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Richard J. Symmes, Esq. is a Seattle native and the managing attorney at Symmes Law Group, PLLC. Mr. Symmes currently focuses his practice on bankruptcy and debt settlement matters and is an experienced bankruptcy advocate, having filed and prepared hundreds of bankruptcy petitions prior to starting his own firm. Mr. Symmes is also well versed in business, trademark, and sports and entertainment matters. Prior to forming Symmes Law Group, PLLC Mr. Symmes was an associate attorney at two respected law firms in Denver, Colorado where his practice primarily involved bankruptcy, business and insurance defense. While in law school Mr. Symmes...
F. Fraser Mendel
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Seattle, WA Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(206) 395-6903 1001 Fourth Avenue
Suite 4322
Seattle, WA 98154
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP and International
University of Washington School of Law
A partner in Mendel Owens PS (formerly known as FM Legal Group PS), Fraser Mendel focuses his practice on corporate law, with special attention to international transactions. Mr. Mendel has extensive experience in the areas of cross-border transactions, direct investment in China, venture capital investments, mergers and acquisitions, corporate structuring, international employment issues, technology regulation, and intellectual property. He has over 20 years of experience in international corporate law, including promoting cutting-edge investment and diversification in Asia. Mr. Mendel advises multinational firms and has built a diverse practice representing companies entering the Greater Chinese market, particularly in technology industries....
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,...
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.
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.
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
Donald S. Cohen
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Seattle, WA Business Law Attorney with 49 years experience
(800) 240-5051 600 University St
#2100
Seattle, WA 98101
Business, Energy and Municipal
Northwestern University School of Law and Washington University School of Law
Early in his career, Don became a part of legal history when he served as counsel at the trial and appellate levels in the famous “snail darter” case (Tennessee Valley Authority v. Hill, 437 U.S. 153 [1978]), litigated under the Endangered Species Act of 1973. The litigation resulted in a successful review by the U.S. Supreme Court. In addition to practicing law in Chicago and the Pacific Northwest, Don has also taught law and served in senior administrative positions at the University of Puget Sound, University of Michigan, and University of Tennessee law schools.

Since joining GTH in 1982, Don’s practice...
David A. Kubat
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Seattle, WA Business Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(888) 545-8394 2634 Thorndyke Avenue W. #201
Seattle, WA 98199
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy and Personal Injury
Tulane University School of Law and Willamette University College of Law
I have been practicing bankruptcy and personal injury law in Seattle for over 31 years. I have helped over 5000 individuals get debt free or receive fair compensation for their personal injuries.
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
Hunter G Jeffers
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Seattle, WA Business Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(206) 382-1000 1000 Second Avenue, Ste. 3000
Seattle, WA 98104
Business, Employment, Municipal and Real Estate
University of Washington School of Law
As a fourth generation Washington lawyer, Hunter developed an early interest in the legal profession. He was drawn to the profession’s challenges and complexities, as well as the sound judgment required of good lawyers. Hunter pursued his interest at the University of Washington School of Law. There he researched and authored reports on modern legal issues for Law School Dean Kellye Testy and served as managing editor of the Washington International Law Journal. Hunter also served as a legal extern to United States District Court Judge Robert J. Bryan. Hunter’s practice areas include business and commercial litigation, municipal liability, insurance...
Kent Millikan
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Everett, WA Business Law Lawyer with 51 years experience
(425) 259-2222 3411 Colby Ave
Everett, WA 98201
Business, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
College of William and Mary
Hello – My name is Kent Millikan. I’m a senior partner in the Deno Millikan Law Firm, and I’ve practiced law since 1968. My experiences in life and the law have given me judgment about issues and cases that can only be gained by years of experience representing clients in and out of the courtroom. I have years of experience as a trial lawyer representing clients in personal injury cases, in complex divorce and family law cases, in contentious probate issues, and in complex business matters and real estate. My practice focus now is personal injury, probate, estate planning,...
Eric W Robinson
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Seattle, WA Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(206) 382-1000 1000 Second Avenue, Ste. 3000
Seattle, WA 98104
Business and Real Estate
University of Washington School of Law
Eric’s practice focuses on the representation of individuals and business organizations in a variety of commercial contexts, including planning, organizing, and financing business entities, handling business and real estate transactions, advising on contract and employment issues, and litigating commercial disputes. He is admitted to practice in Washington and Oregon. Eric received his B.A. from the Honors Program at the University of Washington, where he rowed on the varsity crew team, and his J.D. cum laude from Seattle University. He has been named to the list of Washington Rising Stars in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Stacia Hofmann
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Seattle, WA Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(206) 693-2718 PMB 210
10002 Aurora Ave. N. #36
Seattle, WA 98133
Free ConsultationBusiness
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Stacia Hofmann, JD, ARM, practices business law and litigation at Cornerpoint Law. A solo practitioner with over 11 years of legal experience, Stacia drafts business agreements and customer contracts, provides advice about insurance coverage, advises on the employer/employee relationship, develops tailored risk management policies and procedures, consults on cyber risk, and litigates disputes for her clients.

In addition, Stacia is particularly knowledgeable about the law governing premises liability (“slip and falls”), product liability (including contaminated food), worksite accidents, defective workmanship, defamation, criminal acts on business premises, the sale and service of alcohol, professional malpractice, and automobile accidents. Her clients have included...
Christopher Michael Small
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Kirkland, WA Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(206) 659-1512 150 Lake St. S., Suite 218
Kirkland, WA 98033
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Kansas School of Law
Christopher Small is the owner of CMS Law Firm LLC, the Northwest's premiere estate planning, probate, and trust administration law firm. CMS Law Firm focuses on estate planning for one reason - legacy and family protection are at the forefront of their philosophy and beliefs. Christopher is the proud father of three kids, Blakely, Jackson, and Dillon, and understands how important it is to make sure families have the protection and safety they need to excel no matter the circumstances.

Some of the routine matters we handle include, wills, revocable living trusts, powers of attorney, medical powers of attorney, health care...
Stacey L. Romberg
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Seattle, WA Business Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(206) 784-5305 10115 Greenwood Ave. N.
PMB #275
Seattle, WA 98133
Business, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Idaho College of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
Stacey Romberg focuses her practice on business law, estate planning and probate. She earned her B.A. in 1985 from Idaho State University, graduating with High Honors; a J.D. from the University of Idaho College of Law in 1987, graduating cum laude; and an LL.M from Georgetown University Law Center in 1991, graduating with distinction. Prior to opening her own law firm in 1999, Ms. Romberg drafted legislation for the U.S. Senate’s Office of Legislative Counsel and worked in private practice both in Washington, D.C. and Seattle. Ms. Romberg enjoys writing, and has published many articles in a variety of publications...
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