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I have been practicing law in Family Law and Bankrupcy since 1978. My staff and I provide our clients with extensive experience and as much good humor as we can manage.


Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 50%
    38 years, 4 thousand cases
  2. Family: 50%
    38 years, 2 thousand cases



Hourly ($270-360/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

5 total 

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Bart. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Edgar I Hall

    I would not hesitate to recommend Mr. Anderson to any potential client for a Bankruptcy related matter. Bart is extremely knowledgable and really goes that extra mile for his clients. His staff are very welcoming and great to work with.


    Edgar Hall Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

One Lake Bellevue Drive
Suite 100
Bellevue, WA, 98005


ORSuspended - Non-Disciplinary197801/18/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Preeminent 4.9 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerBart R. Anderson PS1993 - Present
PartnerAnderson, Shucklin & Ellis PS1989 - 1993
AttorneyHyatt Legal Services1985 - 1989
AttorneyCommon Wealth Land Title Insurance Co.1983 - 1985
OwnerBart R. Anderson PSC1978 - 1982
InternLane County Legal Aid1976 - 1977
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2015 - Present
Washington State Bar Bankruptcy SectionMember2015 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2005 - Present
Bring RecyclingDirector1972 - 1973
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Oregon School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
University of OregonN/AHistory1975