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  1. Environmental and Natural Resources: 50%
  2. Land Use & Zoning: 50%

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Foster Pepper PLLC

1111 3rd Avenue Suite 3400

Seattle, WA, 98101-3264



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Avvo Contributions
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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Avvo Top Environmental/Natural Resources LawyerWashington CEO Magazine2008
Super LawyerN/A2006
Super LawyerN/A2005
Super LawyerN/A2004
Super LawyerN/A2003
Super LawyerN/A2002
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Environmental and Land Use SectionChair-elect, Chair and Past-Chair1983 - 1985
Environmental and Land Use SectionExecutive Board1978 - 1985
Environmental and Land Use Law Section NewsletterCo-editor1978 - 1984
Publication NameTitleDate
UnknownWashington's Court of Appeals Makes Important SEPA Review Ruling2006
UnknownPractical Magic1998
UnknownTiming of the New SEPA Rules1997
UnknownDecision in Excessive Land Use Regulation Upheld1997
UnknownState Supreme Court Narrowly Interprets SEPA, Appearance of Fairness, and Open Public Meetings Requirements in Upholding Permit for Regional Solid Waste Landfill1996
University of Puget Sound Law ReviewThe Growth Management Revolution in Washington: Past, Present, and Future1993
Butterworth Legal PublisherThe Washington State Environmental Policy Act, A Legal and Policy Analysis1992
Butterworth Legal PublisherThe Washington State Environmental Policy Act, A Legal and Policy Analysis1990
University of Puget Sound Law ReviewRegulatory Taking Doctrine in Washington: Now You See it, Now You Don't1989
Butterworth Legal PublisherThe Washington State Environmental Policy Act, A Legal and Policy Analysis1987
Washington State Bar Association Bar NewsWashington Land Use and Environmental Law in a Nutshell1986
Butterworth Legal PublisherWashington Land Use and Environmental Law and Practice1983
Washington Law ReviewPotential Legal Facilitation or Impediment of Wind Energy Conservation System1983
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1967
University of WashingtonN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1964
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Land Use in Washington: The Latest in Planning and Project PermittingRural lands: What can we learn from Thurston County's experience with initial adoption and recent updates to its Comprehensive Plan?2007
Hot Issues in Real Estate and Land Use DevelopmentThe Year's Most Significant Land Use Court Decisions2007
SEPA/NEPA Workshop, Law Seminars InternationalSEPA Case Law Update2006
Regulatory Requirement & Permitting of Essential Public Facilities (The Seminar Group)Designing SEPA Complance for Major Essential Public Facilities2004
APA Annual Planning Law ConferenceNonconfroming Development, Vested Rights, and the Nykreim Case2003
Presented at Growth Management Act 2000What Does GMA Mean in 2000: GMA Case Law2000
Environmental and Land Use Track of the National CLE ConferenceThe Taking Issue and Federal and State limitations on Land Use and Environmental Regulatory Burdens1999
1998 Conference of the Washington Association of Hearing ExaminersTrends in Land Use Decision Making From Washington State1998
Land Use & Environmental Law CLE ConferenceTakings: Constitutional Limits on Governmental Regulations1997
The New Frontier of Takings Law and What it Means to You ConferenceExploring the Uncharted Waters of Regulatory Takings1995
The Lucas Aftermath: Balancing Private Property Rights and Public Regulation of Land Use ConferenceFuture Directions for Land Use Regulation and Takings Doctrine1992
Washington Public Trust Doctrine Symposium presented by Washington State Department of EcologyThe Public Trust and Takings1992
Symposium on Growth Management presented by the University of Puget Sound Law ReviewAn Historical Overview of Growth Management in Washington1992
Conference on Conflict in Growth Management by Administrative Law Section of the Washington State Bar AssociationThe Limits of Land Use Regulation: The Private View1992
Conference on "Takings After Lucas" presented by the Federalist SocietyTaking Limitation on Environmental Regulation1992
Environmental Law Conference presented by Executive InstitutesRecent Developments in Constitutional Limitation on Environmental Regulation1992
1992 Convention of the Association of Washington CitiesRegulatory Takings and Substantive Due Process: The 1992 Washington Trilogy1992
1992 Annual Spring Conference of the Washington State Association of Municipal AttorneysRegulatory Takings and Substantive Due Process Washington Style1992
Rough Times and Regulations: Preservign the Environment in the 1990's ConferenceREcent Developments in Land Use Litigation1992
Annual Fall Conference of the Washington State Association of Municipal AttorneysGrowth Management: GMA I and GMA II, a Progress Report1991