Ken is the founder of Brewe Layman and has been in private practice since 1979. Ken... more
Ken is the founder of Brewe Layman and has been in private practice since 1979. Ken focuses his practice on complex domestic matters, cohabitation (meretricious) disputes, injury claims and civil litigation. He also advises clients regularly on business and estate planning matters and frequently drafts/reviews various sorts of marital agreements. Ken also provides private family law mediation s... view profile
Prior to practicing law, I was an engineer for GM and Texaco. I was also an officer... more
Prior to practicing law, I was an engineer for GM and Texaco. I was also an officer in a residential development company for 10 years. My practice has focused on litigation -- primarily defending contractors and physicians, but in the past few years has focused more on all aspects of construction, property, and condemnation law. My hobbies include golf, fly fishing, volleyball, and hiking.
I am managing member of Strasser Law and Resolution LLC, providing legal, mediation,... more
I am managing member of Strasser Law and Resolution LLC, providing legal, mediation, and arbitration services (www.lawandresolution.com). After receiving a law degree from Seattle University in 1995, my fifteen year engineering career gave way to a new life in the practice of law. Following a one-year judicial internship with the United States District Court, Western Washington, I joined Lane P... view profile
When you want to settle a dispute without going to court, you may benefit from the services of an arbitration lawyer. In an arbitration setting, you and the other involved party select a neutral third person to serve as an arbitrator. Acting in the role of an informal judge, the arbitration lawyer listens to both sides of your dispute. Unlike a court proceeding, arbitration involves no formal procedural rules and gives you a chance to tell your story in your own words. After hearing the arguments, the arbitrator makes a final binding decision. The decision is legally enforceable if someone later tries to renege. The arbitration process is very similar to court litigation but is more casual, flexible, and private—and less expensive and time-consuming.
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