Setareh received her Juris Doctorate degree from Seattle University School of Law, and graduated from University of Washington, with a Bachelors Degree in Political Science and a minor in Law, Societies, and Justice.
In law school, Setareh focused on Alternative Dispute Resolution and served on the Executive Board of the Dispute Resolution Board at her school. She was also an Executive Board member of the Human Rights Network. She enjoys learning and comparing the U.S. justice system to other countries’ justice systems. She spent a summer in Brazil studying human rights and social inequalities. She also traveled with Global Law Brigades in spring of 2010 to Panama to volunteer and facilitate a land transfer process in a village.
Setareh focuses her practice in commercial law, bankruptcy law, business formation, tax law, contracts, wills, and probate. Setareh is also a certified Mediator and enjoys helping clients resolve their disagreements through the dispute resolution process by negotiations or mediations. She is also certified to work with interpreters and limited English speaking clients. She is compassionate with her clients and vigorous in her representation.
Setareh deeply values serving her community and giving back. She dedicates countless hours of pro bono legal services to low-income and non-profit clients through her work with the Bar Association or on a request basis from clients. She also enjoys being a member and volunteer of Court Appointed Special Advocates.
In her free time, Setareh enjoys hiking, yoga, traveling, playing sports, and spending time with her family and friends.
Setareh is fluent in Farsi (Persian).
Languages spoken: Farsi
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Volunteer of the Year||King County Bar Association||2015|
|Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation||Washington State Bar Association||2015|
|Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation||Washington State Bar Association||2014|
|Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation||Washington State Bar Association||2013|
|Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation||Washington State Bar Association||2012|
|Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation||Washington State Bar Association||2011|
|Attorney||Law Offices of Setareh Mahmoodi PS||2011 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|King County Bar Association, Neighborhood Legal Information and Referral Clinic Committee||Executive Committee Member||2013 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|Kings County Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|Snohomish County Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|Offer in Compromise Case||Client only had to pay back a tenth of the amount due.|
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|University of Washington||Political Science, Minor in Law, Societies, and Justice||Other - Bachelors||N/A|
|Seattle University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|