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Michele M Haaseth

Michele M Haaseth

Practice areas:

Litigation, Family, Elder Law

About Me

Michele M. Haaseth is the principal of Haaseth Law and has over 15 years of legal experience. Ms. Haaseth has proven to be a zealous advocate for all of her clients both in and out of court. Her legal acumen combined with her passion for protecting her clients’ interests has resulted in her being recognized as a leader and “rising star” in the legal field.
Ms. Haaseth’s extensive legal knowledge, coupled with significant practical experience, allows her to help clients understand their options so they can decide on a course of action.
Ms. Haaseth is an accomplished litigator having successfully litigated hundreds of cases representing clients in a broad array of disputed matters including personal injury/automobile accidents, family law, dependency, debt collection, foreclosure, unlawful detainer (eviction), real estate, insurance defense, and insurance coverage. In addition, she has extensive experience with bankruptcy, bad faith exposure/claims, elder law, estate planning, and probate.
Ms. Haaseth is well versed in multiple areas of dispute resolution including all Washington state courts, United States District Courts, as well as, alternative methods including mediation or arbitration.
Ms. Haaseth's goal is to help her clients' reach their goals.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Litigation: 54%
    15 years
  2. Family: 24%
    5 years
  3. Elder Law: 22%
    8 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($240-350/hour), Contingent (25-40%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Shahzad Qamer Qadri

    I endorse this lawyer. Michele is a incredibly knowledgeable and skilled lawyer. A zealous advocate for her clients, she never compromises on her ethical obligations.

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    Shahzad Qadri Business Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Christina Kefalas

    I endorse this lawyer. Michele is extremely knowledgeable and dedicated to obtaining the optimal outcome. She has a wonderful positive personality that will help clients get through difficult times.

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    Christina Kefalas Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Haaseth Law

10675 Willows Road NE
Suite 250
Redmond, WA, 98052

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200007/05/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2002
Rising StarWashington Super Lawyers2002
Rising StarThomson Reuters2002

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerHaaseth Law2012 - Present
AttorneyGeico2008 - 2012
Managing PartnerHaaseth Law2004 - 2008
AttorneyLee, Smart, Cook, Martin & Patterson, PS, Inc.2001 - 2003
ClerkSpokane County Superior Court1999 - 1999

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
King County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2015 - Present
East King County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2015 - Present
Snoqualmie Tribal CourtAttorney Member2011 - Present
United States District Court for the Eastern District of WashingtonAttorney Member2002 - Present
United States District Court for the Western District of WashingtonAttorney Member2000 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationAttorney Member2000 - Present
Phi Delta PhiMember1998 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
M.S. v. G.PAt mediation, utilized insurance company auto repair estimate to successfully argue that impact was more significant than defense had argued resulting in increased offer and settlement.
RE adv Insurance Co Subro ClaimSuccessfully reduced liability from 100% to just over 50%.
C and F adv HDefense verdict for client at MAR. Use of accident reconstruction with video and expert analysis to establish my client did not cause subject MVA.

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Prepared for Florida Law Firm entering Bankruptcy marketFlorida Bankruptcy 1012008

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Washington State UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1993