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Dennis John McGlothin

Dennis John McGlothin

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Practice Areas


  1. Family: 50%
    27 years, 200 cases
  2. Business: 25%
    27 years, 100 cases
  3. Real Estate: 25%
    27 years, 100 cases



Hourly ($300/hour)

Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Dennis. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Shelby Ann Hopkins

    I endorse this lawyer's work.


    Shelby Hopkins Family Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Olympic Law Group, PLLP

2815 Eastlake Avenue East
Suite 170
Seattle, WA, 98102


FLMember in Good Standing198809/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Academic HonorsUniversity of Florida College of Law1987
Top 5% of ClassUniversity of Florida College of Law1987
High Academic HonorsUniversity of Florida1983
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorSeattle University School of Law2007 - Present
Founder and Managing PartnerOlympic Law Group2004 - Present
PartnerBarokas Martin & Tomlinson2003 - 2004
Litigation AssociateSmith Smart PLLC1998 - 2000
Of CounselJameson Babbitt Stites & Lombard1998 - 2003
Founder and Managing AttorneyLaw Offices of Dennis J. McGlothin1989 - 1997
Associate AttorneyRuden McCloskey Smith Schuster & Russell1987 - 1989
Association NamePosition NameDuration
United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth Circuit Court of AppealsAdmitted2003 - Present
United States District Court for the Eastern District of WashingtonAdmitted2000 - Present
Special Advocates (for Children)Court Appointed Advocate1999 - Present
United States District Court for the Western District of WashingtonAdmitted1998 - Present
YMCAFormer Board Chair1998 - 2001
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1998 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Litigation SectionMember1998 - Present
King County Bar Association Young Lawyers DivisionMember1998 - Present
Florida State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1991 - 1998
Trial Lawyers of America, Commerical Litigation SectionMember1991 - Present
United States Disctrict Court for the Southern District of FloridaAdmitted1989 - Present
Florida State Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Barraza v, Seattle Housing AuthorityDefeated employers Summary Judgment. Settled.
Webb v. State (DSHS)Settled after defeating Summary Judgment Motion.
Walker v. Seattle Housing AuthorityDeadlocked jury. Settled after mistrial.
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor (WIth Honors) (Top 5% of Class)1987
University of FloridaBusiness Administration (Real Estate) (Economics)BS - Bachelor of Science (WIth High Honors)1983
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
CLE / SEMINARCollaboaration between Attorneys and Mental Health Experts: Beyond the Basics2008
CLE / SEMINARHandling Complex Custody Matter2008
CLE / SEMINARFinancial Settlement Strategies for Your Divorce Clients2008
CLE / SEMINAR2008 Family Law Midyear Meeting and Seminar2008
CLE / SEMINARA Roadmap Through Dissolution Proceedings2008
CLE / SEMINAR14th Annual Family Law Conference: Changing Law, Changing Approaches2008
CLE / SEMINAR2008 Title 26 Family Law Guardian Ad Litem Initial Certification Training2008
CLE / SEMINARLegal Ethics: Solutions to the Most Common Challenges2007
CLE / SEMINARBest of CLE 2007: Encore of Excellence2007
CLE / SEMINARBest of CLE 2007: Encore of Excellence2007
CLE / SEMINARLegal Ethics: Solutions to the Most Common Challenges2007
CLE / SEMINARDivorce Law Guide from A to Z2007
CLE / SEMINARParenting Evaluations: A Critical Review and Practice Skills2007
CLE / SEMINARParenting Evaluations: A Critical Review and Practice Skills2007
CLE / SEMINAR2007 Family Law Section Midyear Meeting and Seminar2007
CLE / SEMINARAvoiding Financial Pitfalls2007
CLE / SEMINAREthical Challenges for the Family Law Attorney2007
CLE / SEMINARRoadmap Through a Divorce Proceeding2007
CLE / SEMINARFrom Good to Great: Successful CLE Presentations2007
Mock Trial Competition2006 UW Mock Trial Competition2006
CLE / SEMINARLegal Ethics in Washington2006
CLE / SEMINARHelping Your Client Survive a Custody Evaluation2006
CLE / SEMINARUsing a Mechanic's Lien to Get Your Money2006
CLE / SEMINARFrom Good to Great: Successful CLE Presentations2006
CLE / SEMINARNegotiating the Best Possible Settlement for Divorce Clients in Washington2006
CLE / SEMINARLegal Ethics in Washington: Solutions to the Most Common Ethical Challenges2005
CLE / SEMINARGetting the Best Financial Settlement for Your Divorce Client in Washington2005
CLE / SEMINARConducting Depositions in Washington: Practical Strategies that can Win Cases2005
CLE / SEMINARA Roadmap Through Washington Divorce Proceedings2005
CLE / SEMINARComplex Issues in Divorce for the Washington Practitioner2004
CLE / SEMINARHow to Help Your Client Survive a Parenting Evaluation in Washington2004
CLE / SEMINARHandling Washington Divorce Cases from Start to Finish2004
CLE / SEMINARThe Impact of Bankruptcy on Dissolution of Marraige in Washington2004
CLE / SEMINARA Roadmap Through Washington Divorce Proceedings2003
CLE / SEMINARHandling a Washington Divorce Case from Start to Finish2002