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Aviva represents employees and employers facing issues involving discrimination, wrongful termination, wage/hour issues and noncompete and nonsolicitation provisions. She also advises employers on a broad range of day-to-day and strategic human resources issues, including worker classification, FMLA administration, disability accommodation, discipline and I-9 (employment eligibility) compliance. She investigates discrimination and harassment complaints, conducts employee trainings, and drafts handbooks and policies. Her work with individuals includes negotiating executive employment contracts and severance agreements.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 60%
  2. Employment & Labor: 30%
  3. Intellectual Property: 10%

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Stokes Lawrence

1420 Fifth Ave., Ste 3000
Seattle, WA, 98101-2393

Stokes Lawrence Velikanje Moore & Shore

120 N. Naches Ave.
Yakima, WA, 98901-2757



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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerWashington Super Lawyers2015
Super LawyerWashington Super Lawyers2014
Super LawyerWashington Super Lawyers2013
Rising StarWashington Super Lawyers2012
Rising StarWashington Super Lawyers2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderStokes Lawrence2015 - Present
AssociateStokes Lawrence2007 - 2014
Clerk for Hon. Anne EllingtonWashington State Court of Appeals2005 - 2007
Extern to Hon. Marsha PechmanU.S. District Court, Western District of WA2004 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
King County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
US District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of WashingtonN/AN/A
Licensed to practice before the Tulalip Tribal CourtN/AN/A
William L. Dwyer American Inn of CourtMemberN/A
Friends of the Seattle Public LibraryVolunteerN/A
Pacific Coast Labor and Employment Law Conference Planning CommitteeSubcommittee Co-chairN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
King County Bar BulletinThe Right to Equal Enjoyment of the Web2015
Stokes Law BriefsDepartment of Labor Plans Overtime Overhaul2015
Good Fruit GrowerShould you pay for travel time?2015
Stokes Law BriefsThe Internet and ADA: The Right to Equal Enjoyment of the Web2015
Stokes Law BriefsWorker Classification: Avoiding Liability for Misclassification2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
McGill UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Whatcom County Farm Bureau Annual MeetingNot Your Grandpa’s Farm: Personnel Issues in Agriculture in 20152015
Washington Growers League Annual MeetingHealthcare Reform: Compliance Topics for Agricultural Employers2015
Washington Growers LeagueWhat Are You Growing Besides Fruit? Personnel Management in Agriculture2015
Washington Farm Labor Association webinarTransportation Matters2015
lderwood-Terrace Rotary ClubAffordable Care Act - Compliance Issues for Employers2015
Employment Law Institute CLEInvestigation Issues: Who, What, When, Where and Why2015
Employment Law Institute CLEFederal and State Appellate Decisions and Legislation in Employment Practice2015
Stokes Lawrence Employment Law Institute Client WorkshopEmployee Manual Dos & Don'ts2014
Stokes Lawrence Employment Law Institute CLEBeyond Gambini: Current Issues in Mental Disabilities at Work2014
Stokes Lawrence Employment Law Institute CLEIf It Walks Like a Duck...: Independent Contractor Classification Risk Avoidance2014
Stokes Law BriefAvoiding Personal Liability: Advice for Owners and Managers of Privately Held Businesses2014
Association for Legal Administrators, Puget Sound Chapter HR Section MeetingEmployment Law Update2014
Hiring and Terminating: The Ins and Outs of Employment LawThe In-Between: Keeping Good Records2013
Employment Litigation from Start to FinishElements of Employment Law Claims, Initial Pleadings & Filings, Discovery Tactics2012
12th Annual Labor & Employment Law ConferenceIntroduction to Employment Law Claims2012