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Practice Areas


  1. Real Estate: 70%
    36 years
  2. Landlord & Tenant: 15%
    36 years
  3. Debt & Lending Agreements: 10%
    36 years
  4. Contracts & Agreements: 5%
    36 years

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Contact Info

1420 5th Ave Ste 4100
Seattle, WA, 98101-2338



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Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
RecognitionBest Lawyers in America2014
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Service AwardHabitat for Humanity - Seattle/South King County2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
RecognitionBest Lawyers in America2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2001
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2000
Service AwardHabitat for Humanity of East King County2000
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderLane Powell PC1979 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Real Property Probate & Trust Section, WSBAEditorial Steering Committee for Deskbook2006 - Present
Real Property Probate & Trust Section, WSBAExecutive Committee2001 - 2004
Real Property Probate & Trust Section, WSBAEditorial Board1999 - 2001
Habitat for Humanity of East King CountyOutside Counsel1994 - Present
Credit Card Bank Compliance AssociationMember1991 - 1997
Kindering CenterBoard Member1989 - 1994
Mercer Island Covenant ChurchMember1984 - Present
U.S. Court of International TradeAdmitted1983 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationN/A1979 - Present
King County Bar AssociationN/A1979 - Present
Publication NameTitleDate
Washington Real Property DeskbookContributing Author2014
Washington Real Property DeskbookEditor (4th Edition)2013
Real Property DeskbookContributing Author2008
Washington Real Property DeskbookEditor (4th Edition)2008
Washington Real Property DeskbookEditorial Board2007
Washington Real Property DeskbookContributing Author2001
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
University of WashingtonN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1976
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
WSBA Real Property, Probate and Trust SectionReal Estate Issues in Probate and Trust2009
Sixth Annual Trust and Estate Litigation SeminarReal Estate Issues for Trusts and Estates2009
Credit Card Bank Compliance Assoc.Anti-Tying Rules and Limited Purpose Credit Card Banks1995