Skykomish, Washington Business Lawyers

J.D. Houvener
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Seattle, WA Business Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(800) 849-1913 220 2nd Ave S.
#213
Seattle, WA 98104
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP, Patents and Trademarks
Seattle University
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J.D. Houvener is a Registered USPTO Patent Attorney who has a strong interest in helping entrepreneurs and businesses thrive. J.D. leverages his technical background in engineering and experience in the aerospace industry to provide businesses a unique perspective to their patent needs. J.D. works with clients that are serious about investing in their intellectual assets and provides counsel on how to capitalize their patent in the market. His background in business and experience as an engineer and patent attorney empowers him to clearly communicate to a broad...
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.

Joe Hochman, Managing Attorney
Hochman Legal Group, PLLC
(425) 392-1548
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Bruce A Winchell
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Seattle, WA Business Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(206) 382-1000 1000 Second Avenue, Ste. 3000
Seattle, WA 98104
Insurance Defense
University of Washington School of Law
Bruce Winchell focuses his practice on business litigation, insurance coverage litigation, and business advice. Bruce has extensive trial, arbitration and mediation experience with a focus on preventing and efficiently resolving disputes.
Aimei Xi
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Bellevue, WA Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(425) 209-0126 15405 SE 37th ST. Suite 100
Bellevue, WA 98006
Business and Immigration
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities and Beijing Technology and Business University Law School
Bilingual Mandarin Chinese and English attorney. Admitted to the New York State Bar, Washington State Bar, and qualified to the Chinese Bar. Has attorney experience both in the U.S. and in Beijing, China. Mainly focus on the U.S. immigration law, business law, and China practice.
Nikki C. Carsley
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Seattle, WA Business Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(206) 382-1000 1000 Second Avenue, Suite 3000
Seattle, WA 98104
Business and Municipal
University of Washington School of Law
Nikki Carsley’s civil-litigation practice focuses on municipal law and police liability. She also represents clients in a range of disputes, including personal-injury, premises-liability, employment, and commercial matters. She litigates in both state and federal courts. Nikki joined the firm in 2013 after graduating from the University of Washington School of Law with high honors. During law school, Nikki served as a managing editor for the Washington Law Review and was selected by the faculty as a teaching assistant for first-year legal writing classes. Prior to joining Mills Meyers Swartling, Nikki externed for the Honorable John C. Coughenour of the U.S....
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,...
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...
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.
Michael John Cherry
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Bellevue, WA Business Law Attorney with 4 years experience
PO Box 1901
Bellevue, WA 98009-1901
Free ConsultationBusiness
Seattle University School of Law
I went to law school because, after working for over thirty years with emerging technology, I couldn’t understand why these technologies kept “bumping” into the law. While in law school I began to realize that it wasn’t just emerging technology like cryptocurrency or the blockchain, but evolving business models such as those building a “sharing” economy, that were ahead of the current laws. Successful new businesses are disrupting existing markets by working at either the intersection or the union of these rapidly moving trends.
Alex Thomason
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Seattle, WA Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(206) 262-7900 701 5th Avenue Suite 4200
Seattle, WA 98104
Business, Agricultural, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Seattle University School of Law
Alex grew up on his family’s apple farm in Brewster, Washington. He learned every trade required to run a farm, but specialized in being the certified “gopher.” Alex graduated from high school ranked 2nd in the nation and top 25 in the World for his age in downhill ski racing. Alex studied at Jerusalem University in Israel, completed undergraduate studies from Seattle Pacific University, and finished his legal education at Seattle University School of Law where he was the Graduation Speaker. Alex learned trial skills by working as a Prosecutor for King...
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...
Aaron Richter
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Bellevue, WA Business Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(425) 298-3207 601 108th Ave NE
Suite 1900
Bellevue, WA 98004
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning and Tax
Valparaiso University School of Law and University of Washington School of Law
Aaron discovered his passion for tax law while interning at the Internal Revenue Service, Office of Chief Counsel. He has continued this passion by helping clients resolving their tax disputes and advising individual and business clients on their tax planning. Additionally, he served as a Volunteer Attorney at the University of Washington Federal Tax Clinic providing pro bono work to low-income individuals and business. Aaron has successfully represented clients before the IRS and state tax departments. He represents clients in IRS and state tax audits, resolving tax debts, and the in U.S. Tax Court. In his free time,...
John T Fetters
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Seattle, WA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(206) 382-1000 1000 Second Avenue, Suite 3000
Seattle, WA 98104
Business, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Seattle University School of Law
John Fetters represents individuals and businesses in a broad range of civil litigation matters, including business and complex commercial litigation, insurance coverage, municipal liability, personal injury, product liability, and aviation law. John has tried cases to verdict in state and federal court and has handled many successful arbitration proceedings. Super Lawyers Magazine selected John to its “Rising Stars” list every year since 2013.
John was recognized as one of the 2017 Top 40 Young Lawyers by the American Bar Association.
The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) selected John as one of the select recipients of the 2016 Best Lawyers Under...
Aaron A. Pelley
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Seattle, WA Business Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(206) 480-1600 1000 Second Ave
Suite 3900
Seattle, WA 98104
Free ConsultationBusiness and Cannabis Law
Willamette University College of Law
A founding member of the Cannabis Defense Coalition Legal Committee and a lifetime member of the NORML Legal Committee. Aaron has been a tireless advocate in the War on Drugs and the legalization movement. In addition to representing cannabis clients and their business strategies, Aaron has also earned a reputation for effectively handling high profile litigation, defending both individual and corporate clients. Aaron’s representative cases convey his capacity to handle a diversity of complex and serious legal matters. Aaron has been repeatedly named a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers and Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers....
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...
Michael E. Ricketts
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Seattle, WA Business Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(800) 240-5051 600 University St
#2100
Seattle, WA 98101
Business, Appeals, Construction and IP
University of Washington School of Law
A Seattle native, Mike Ricketts received his undergraduate degree from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, and his Juris Doctor from the University of Washington School of Law. He focuses his practice on civil trial work including property and casualty insurance disputes and other commercial matters, and asbestos and other personal injury and product liability litigation.

He has considerable experience with fire claims and property losses involving product failure, electrical malfunction, or construction issues. He also devotes a substantial portion of his practice to appeals.
Fred Martens
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Bellevue, WA Business Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(206) 300-2733 14040 NE 8th St.
Suite 211
Bellevue, WA 98007
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy and Consumer
Seattle University School of Law
The Law Office of Fred Martens offers consumers and small business clients effective legal representation with personal service in the following practice areas: Consumer Law & Debt / Collections Defense; Chapter 7 & 13 Bankruptcy
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...
Theresa Thi Nguyen
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Renton, WA Business Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(425) 998-7295 1500 Benson Rd. South #203
Renton, WA 98055
Business, Probate, Real Estate and Tax
University of Washington School of Law and Nova Southeastern University
Theresa is an expert in legal matters pertaining to Tax, Business, Estate Planning, Immigration and Probate. With a Masters in Taxation from UW, her knowledge and expertise in these matters surpass the majority of her peers. She uses her abilities to give back and add value to Seattle-Tacoma, which has nurtured her into the attorney she is today.
Robie Russell
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Seattle, WA Business Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(206) 621-2102 77 S Main St
Seattle, WA 98104
Free ConsultationBusiness, Administrative, Environmental and Real Estate
University of Idaho College of Law
RUSSELL LAW OFFICES provides legal services to clients in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington from offices in Seattle's historic Pioneer Square and Boise's Empire Building. Our regional practice emphasizes environmental, natural resource, real estate, and business matters. We also engage in litigation and provide mediation, trustee, and business management services. Our numerous clients include individuals, small to medium sized businesses, corporations, public agencies and start-ups. Prior to opening Russell Law Offices, Mr. Russell was of counsel with the firms of Neubauer Hunsinger and Ryan Swanson in Seattle. He also served as Regional Administrator of EPA's Region 10...
Edward Chung
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Seattle, WA Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(206) 264-8999 1511 3rd Ave #1088
Seattle, WA 98101
Business, Criminal and Immigration
Villanova University School of Law
Mr. Chung is the senior partner at Chung, Malhas, Mantel & Robinson, PLLC. Mr. Chung’s primary practice is comprised of Civil and Criminal Litigation, Immigration and Business Transactions. Mr. Chung has represented clients in complex litigations before the Washington Court of Appeals and the Washington State Supreme Court. Mr. Chung has argued numerous cases before Washington State District and Superior Courts. Mr. Chung has counseled and represented clients throughout King County, Pierce County, Island County, Kitsap County, and Snohomish County. In Civil Litigation, Mr. Chung has represented various individuals and entities in Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Vulnerable Adult Protection Act (VAPA), Employment...
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...
John Tollefsen
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Seattle, WA Business Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(206) 624-5300 800 5th Avenue, Suite 4100
Seattle, WA 98104
Business, Appeals, Bankruptcy and Securities
Suffolk University, Willamette University and University of Washington School of Law
John is a international lawyer with multiple post graduate degrees from both U.S. and European schools. He is a certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Controls Specialist. He has extensive multifaceted experience in business law and litigation.
Eugenie D. Rivers
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Bellevue, WA Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
23040 130th Ave NW
Suite D-150
Bellevue, WA 98005
Free ConsultationBusiness, Real Estate and Securities
University of Washington School of Law
I am an entrepreneurial, collaborative senior attorney with 20+ years of experience across diverse industries, with a focus on securities, banking/finance, corporate governance, real estate and commercial finance transactions. I am a former Davis Wright Tremaine partner, technology company General Counsel, and bank Corporate Counsel, with demonstrated success in providing timely, balanced, and practical advice to senior executives teams. I also have a strong business background in banking, financial analysis, and accounting. I am highly regarded by clients and colleagues for the ability to understand and translate complex legal issues into practical business advice, and to negotiate...
Christopher Kirk Steuart
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Burien, WA Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(206) 293-4377 11206 Des Moines Memorial Drive S.
Suite 104
Burien, WA 98168
Free ConsultationBusiness, Communications, Criminal and Military
Drake University
Diane J. Kero
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Seattle, WA Business Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(800) 240-5051 600 University St
#2100
Seattle, WA 98101
Business, Products Liability and Real Estate
University of Washington School of Law and University of Washington School of Law
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....
Forrest Carlson
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SEATTLE, WA Business Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(206) 631-9575 150 Nickerson St Ste 311
SEATTLE, WA 98109
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Seattle University School of Law
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...
Gregory Fullington
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Seattle, WA Business Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(206) 374-8500 2200 6th Ave
Suite 888
Seattle, WA 98121
Business, Criminal, Landlord Tenant and Probate
Willamette University College of Law
Practice and Experience Litigation practice encompassing business, contracts, residential and commercial real estate, commercial leasing, employment and labor, construction, and criminal. Representation has involves among others, business and entity formation, buying and selling businesses, assets, and business interests, commercial construction design defect and breach of contract/warranty, residential construction breach of contract, employment and labor disputes, real estate purchase and sale disputes, drafting and negotiating contracts, leases, and employment documents, drafting estate planning documents, and negotiated with city and county officials, and drafted documents on land use and permit matters. Represented clients in municipal, state and federal courts. Former King County Deputy Prosecutor. Prosecuted...
Gretchen Graham Salazar
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Seattle, WA Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(206) 382-1000 1000 Second Avenue, Ste. 3000
Seattle, WA 98104
Business, Employment and Municipal
Seattle University School of Law
Gretchen Salazar concentrates her practice on employment law, representing both employers and employees. Her work for employers includes advising clients with regard to compliance; representing clients before administrative agencies; employee relations counseling; and the review and drafting of handbooks and agreements. Gretchen provides employees with advice and counsel with regard to their rights and advocates for the enforcement of those rights through negotiation, mediation, administrative action, and litigation. Gretchen also practices commercial litigation and municipal law.
Eric Brian Johnson
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Seattle, WA Business Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(206) 489-5530 801 Second Avenue Suite 800
Seattle, WA 98104
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Insurance Claims and Insurance Defense
William Mitchell College of Law
Eric Johnson has practiced law throughout Washington, California and Minnesota for twenty-six years specializing in civil trial work. He has tried over fifty cases to jury verdict(s) in civil and criminal cases and is a top rated litigation attorney by peer review and by leading legal service directories. We defend or prosecute civil actions in the following areas of practice: Personal Injury/Wrongful Death: Claims concerning personal injury or death caused by alleged negligence; cases involving issues of product defect(s) (e.g., in motor vehicles, industrial tools, food, drugs); premises liability (e.g., claims alleging dangerous conditions...
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
Paul A Barrera
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Shoreline, WA Business Law Attorney with 1 year experience
(206) 413-7288 17713 15th Ave NE
Suite 101
Shoreline, WA 98155
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Seattle University School of Law
Paul is the founding attorney of North City Law. Paul offers business, estate planning, probate, dispute resolution and litigation advocacy. Paul is curious in his clients, as he has built businesses himself, including North City Law. Based on his understanding of his client’s position, Paul gives strategic options to empower choices. During client intake and interviews, Paul listens for key gaps in a story to root out hidden issues. In disputes and litigation, Paul helps clients reframe the situation to conform to the applicable legal theory. When clients trust Paul with their business, Paul ensures money is spent wisely on...
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.
Janna Jill Annest
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Seattle, WA Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(206) 382-1000 1000 Second Avenue, Suite 3000
Seattle, WA 98104
Business and Estate Planning
University of Washington School of Law
Janna enjoys the constructive aspect of her business law, estate planning, and adoption practices. She offers pragmatic advice to businesses of all sizes regarding their formation and organizational needs, provides comprehensive estate planning services to families, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and health care directives, and guides all types of families through the adoption process from the dual perspective of an attorney and an adoptive parent. Janna has been selected to the Washington Rising Stars list of outstanding lawyers each year from 2009 to 2017. Outside the office, Janna spends most of her time exploring West Seattle with her...
Joyce Stewart Schwensen
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Seattle, WA Business Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(206) 367-1065 12055 15th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98125
Business, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
University of Washington School of Law
Joyce S. Schwensen practices a variety of law areas in Seattle, Washington. The Law Offices of Joyce S. Schwensen helps clients with issues involving family law, small business law, real estate, and will and probate. Adoption, however, is an area that Joyce feels passionately about, and she works tirelessly toward helping families deal with the processes surrounding adoptions issues. Compassion and empathy characterize Joyce's personal attention that she fully gives to each client that faces personal family matters. Family is very important to Joyce, and she lives in Seattle with her two children. Her education is also grounded in Washington, as...
Mark Tyson
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Seattle, WA Business Law Lawyer with 4 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...
Gordon Wilson Wilcox
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Seattle, WA Business Law Lawyer with 49 years experience
(206) 397-0399 1501 4th Ave
Suite 1750
Seattle, WA 98101
Business, Divorce and Family
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Gordon W. Wilcox is a seasoned family law and divorce attorney from Seattle, WA. With more than 35 years of legal experience behind him, Gordon is confident in his ability to provide the exceptional legal guidance and advocacy that his clients need, when they need it the most. Over the years, Gordon has honed his legal skills to focus on complex divorce cases and litigation. He said, “I chose family law because I am more interested in helping individuals than corporations. And I found I could help people in family law.” At the start of every case, Gordon analyzes all...
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