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Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Employment: 40%
    22 years, 200 cases
  2. Medical Malpractice: 15%
    32 years, 75 cases
  3. Personal Injury: 15%
    32 years, 500 cases
  4. Sexual Harassment: 10%
    22 years, 100 cases
  5. Other: 20%
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Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($300-350/hour), contingent (33-45%), Free consultation (15 minutes)

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  • Erik J Heipt

    I can endorse Mark Shepherd without hesitation. He has an impeccable reputation in the community and is a zealous advocate for his clients. He's not afraid to go to trial and has the skills and resources to take on large corporations and governmental entities.

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    Erik Heipt Civil Rights Attorney
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Contact info

Pivotal Law Group, P.L.L.C.

600 University Street Suite 1730
Seattle, WA, 98101-3150

600 University St #1730
Seattle, WA, 98101-3150

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ORActive200301/18/2016
WAActive198301/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2015
Helen. M. Geisness Memorial AwardKing County Bar Association2002
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1990
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding MemberPivotal Law Group2010 - Present
Founding MemberLarson Hart & Shepherd, PLLC1997 - 2010
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Trial Lawyers for Public JusticeMember2003 - Present
King County Bar AssociationTrustee1997 - 2000
King County Bar AssociationChair, Neighborhood Legal Clinic Committee1995 - 1997
Washington State Bar AssociationCourt Rules and Procedures Committee1995 - 1997
King County Bar AssociationJudicial Screening Commitee1994 - 1996
King County Bar AssociationChairman, Young Lawyers Division1993 - 1993
King County Bar FoundationPresident's Council Member1993 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationJudicial Recommendation Board1993 - 1996
King County Bar AssociationTrustee, Young Lawyers Division1990 - 1993
King County Bar AssociationChair, Trial Practice Committee1988 - 1989
King County Bar AssociationChair, Trial Practice Committee1988 - 1989
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Washington State Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
King County Bar AssociationEmployment Discrimination (Washington Lawyers Practice Manual)2004
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
University of WashingtonEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Successfully litigating Employment DiscriminationEmployment Discrimination2010
Successfully litigating Employment DiscriminationEmployment Discrimination2009
Successfully litigating Employment DiscriminationEmployment Discrimination2008
Successful Medical Malpractice SuitsMedical Malpractice2007
Effective Federal Pre-Trial Practce for Washington AttorneysTrial Practice2003
Advanced Discovery Issues for the Washington Civil LitigatorDiscovery Issues2000