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Shelley Movae Buckholtz

Shelley Movae Buckholtz

Practice areas:

Business, Tax, Real Estate, Admiralty & Maritime

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Business: 50%
    15 years, 650 cases
  2. Tax: 20%
    15 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Admiralty & Maritime: 10%
    13 years, 100 cases
  4. Real Estate: 10%
    12 years, 450 cases



Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • M. Todd Miller

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    M. Miller Tax Attorney
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  • Mary Ellen Depaolo Haddad

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Contact Info

Garvey Schubert Barer

1191 Second Avenue
Seattle, WA, 98101-2939




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Magna Cum LaudeGonzaga School of Law2000


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Magnolia MomsChair2009 - Present
Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association of SeattleN/A2007 - Present
U.S. District Court (Western District and Eastern District)MemberN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Volunteer AssociationN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
DeepOcean Quest S.A. v. Stabbert Maritime et. al.Complete Defense Verdict and Award of $1.8 million in attorneys fees
Mill Bay RV Park v. Estate of William Wapato EvansTEDRA Settlement

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Publication NameTitleDate
Helsell Fetterman, LLPStill Clear as Mud-The Election's Impact on Tax Policy and Planning after Obama Win2012


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws2001
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
George Washington UniversityN/AMA - Masters1996
Loyola Marymount UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1994

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Institute for Paralegal EducationSocial Media and Ethics for Law Firm Professionals2011
Basic Estate Planning for ParalegalsEstate Planning2008