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Stephen J. Kennedy

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  1. One of the best attorneys in the State of Washington

    Posted by Paul and Susan, a Real Estate client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Good
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Stephen Kennedy.
    • I hired Stephen more than 3 years ago.
    • Stephen handled my Real Estate matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    Steve Kennedy represented us in a complex real estate dispute involving the use of a common lot owned by more than 300 tenants in common (including us).

    Not only was it frightening for us to take on so many, but the scope of the case seemed unwieldy. Our biggest obstacle was figuring out how to get jurisdiction over such a large and diverse group. How does one co-tenant in common initiate a lawsuit against so many other co-tenants in common? The typical way would be to sue the community's board. However, the board was quick to point out that they didn't own the properties or represent the owners but merely managed the common lots. The other way would be to sue each co-tenant individually. But this would be prohibitively expensive because it would involve serving papers on each and every property owner -- some of whom lived out of state. We were in a quandary and we needed to act fast.

    Steve figured out a way, which we'll let him tell you about. But suffice to say, it involved a rarely-used procedural device that garnered the respect of the court for its elegance, efficiency and originality.

    In the end, Steve's brinksmanship saved the day for us and provided the settlement we needed.

    We would highly recommend Steve to be your counsel. If anyone deserves to be given the recognition of Super Lawyer, it is Steve Kennedy.

  2. The best lawyer in Seattle: Trustworthy, Quick, and Effective!!!

    Posted by Alexander, a Contracts client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Stephen Kennedy.
    • I hired Stephen more than 3 years ago.
    • Stephen handled my Contracts / Agreements matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    I had a big trouble with the apartment rent contract. The manager of the apartment tried to take all my deposits and also write out some other silly fees that I have to purchase in order to cancel my apartment rent contract. Immediately, I contacted my friend and he suggested to me Mr. Stephen Kennedy. My friend also told me that Mr. Stephen is really trustworthy, fast and effective. My friend was right. Mr. Stephen solved my problem in just one day and he was able to help me cancel the rent contract without paying any additional fee. I also got my deposit back.
    I strongly recommend Mr. Stephen Kennedy to everyone who need a good lawyer!!!