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Lisa Marie Marchese

Lisa Marie Marchese

Practice areas:

Commercial, Construction & Development, Contracts & Agreements

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About Me

Languages Spoken: Italian

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1988

  1. Construction & Development: 40%
    5 years
  2. Commercial: 40%
    5 years
  3. Contracts & Agreements: 20%
    5 years

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Contact Info

Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP

1201 Third Avenue, Suite 2200
Seattle, WA, 98101-3045

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
AKActive201105/30/2015
ORActive200307/18/2015
WAActive198807/05/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Commercial Litigation and ConstructionBest Lawyers2015
America's Leading Lawyers's, Litigation: General CommercialChambers USA2015
Local Litigation Star - WashingtonBenchmark Litigation2015
Local Litigation Star - AlaskaBenchmark Litigation2015
Top 50 Women Washington LawyersSuper Lawyers2014
Top 100 Attorneys in WashingtonSuper Lawyers2014
Best Lawyer, Commercial Litigation & Personal InjuryBest Lawyers in America2013
Litigation; General CommercialChambers USA2013
"Top 100 Washington Super Lawyers 2013"Super Lawyers2013
"Top 50 Washington Women Lawyers 2013"Super Lawyers2013
"Top 15 Female Trial Lawyer"Law3602012
Washington Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2011
Top 50 Women Washington LawyersWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
Washington Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
Washington Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
FellowLitigation Counsel of America2008
AssociateAmerican Board of Trial Advocates (Washington Chapter)2008
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who2008
Avvo Top Energy/Utilities LawyerWashington CEO Magazine2008
Who's Who of American WomenMarquis Who's Who2007
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who2007
Washington Super LawyerN/A2006
Who's Who of American WomenMarquis Who's Who2006
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2002
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2001
AV Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1998
Induction into Phi Beta KappaPhi Bet Kappa1984
Harry S. Truman Scholar, State of WashingtonHarry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation1982

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior Deputy Prosecuting AttorneyOffice of the King County Prosecuting Attorney1989 - 1998
Legislative CounselHonorable Daniel J. Evans1983 - 1988
Legislative StaffHon. Henry J. Jackson1980 - 1983

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Italian American Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific NorthwestBoard of Directors2013 - Present
Washington Defense Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Trustees2009 - Present
Inter-Pacific Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Federal Bar Association of Western WashingtonMember2007 - Present
Seattle University School of LawAdjunct Professor of Law1999 - Present
University of Washington School of LawTrial Advocacy Instructor1999 - 2008
Washington Defense Trial Lawyer's AssociationChair, Product Liability Committee1998 - 2009
Washington Women LawyersMember1998 - Present
National Institute for Trial AdvocacyFaculty Member1998 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1987 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
"Litigation News", Washington State Bar AssociationChoosing a Theme for Trial: In a Courtroom, the Facts Don't Speak for Themselves2011
Inter-Pacific Bar Association Annual ConferenceRepresenting Asian Clients in High Stakes US Jury Trials2008
Rules of Evidence in WashingtonHearsay2008
Dirty Litigation Tactics: How to Deal with the 'Rambo' LitigatorThe Rambo Litigator2008
Advanced Expert Witness Deposition TacticsHow to Defend Your Expert's Deposition2007
The Mold Challenge in WashingtonPresent State of Mold Litigation2004
Washington State Bar Association Annual Criminal Justice CLECompelling Cross Examination1998
Washington State Bar Association Annual Criminal Justice CLEDirect and Cross of Difficult Witnesses1998

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Catholic University of AmericaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1984

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Managing the Construction Project to Maximize Profit & Safety in AlaskaRisk Management in Public & Private Construction Projects2010
Changing Dollars to Sense: Defending the Damages CaseEarly Risk Assessment & Mediation Strategies2010
Rules of Evidence in WashingtonHearsay2008
Inter-Pacific Bar Association Annual ConferenceRepresenting Asian Clients in High Stakes US Jury Trials2008
Dorsey & Whitney Construction Practice Group client symposium — MinneapolisSelecting the Contractor and Design Professional2007
Dorsey & Whitney White Collar Practice Group symposium — SeattleCritical Early Decisions in Internal Investigations2007
What Civil Judges Need You to KnowLitigation Practice in Superior Court2007
Dirty Litigation Tactics: How to Deal with the Rambo LitigatorMeeting the Challenges of the Overly-Aggressive Litigator2007
Advanced Expert Witness Deposition TacticsHow to Defend Your Expert's Deposition2007
Washington Defense Trial LawyersOpening Statements2006
University of Washington School of Law Staff ColloquiumLord Mansfield & American Jurisprudence2006
NBIAdvanced Expert Witness Deposition Tactics2006
NBIEthics, Evidence and Experts2005
unknownReal Evidence for the Trial Practitioner in Washington2004
NBIThe Mold Challenge in Washington2004
Hanford Legal CounselBerylium-An Overview2003
Washington State Bar AssociationDirect and Cross of Difficult Witnesses1998
Washington State Bar AssociationCompelling Cross Examination1998