Russ Mead (206) 729 5000
Russ Mead is a nonprofit and employment lawyer with over 20 years of experience. He provides legal advice to many different types of nonprofits on nonprofit issues as well as general business matters. He advises employees on employment issues and handles cases involving wages, noncompete agreements, and severance packages.
Russ is a licensed attorney in Washington and a frequent speaker at legal conferences. He teaches nonprofit law at Lewis & Clark Law School. Russ is the author of the legal text book, “Nonprofit Animal Law”. He is the past president of the Fremont Chamber of Commerce and has twice been the Chair of the King County Bar Association solo and small firm section. His nonprofit volunteer work includes service on the King County Bar Association Education Committee and speaking at bar association and animal law conferences. Russ earned an accounting degree from Arizona State University, a CPA certificate from the State of Arizona, an MBA from Lindenwood College, and his law degree from St. Louis University School of Law.
Licensed since 1999
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Certified Public Accountant - inactive||Arizon Board of Accountancy||1980|
|Partner||Allen & Mead PLLC||2011 - Present|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|King County Bar Association||Chair Solo and Small Firm Section||N/A|
|King County Bar Association||Continuing legal education committee||N/A|
|Saint Louis University School of Law||Law||JD||1991|
|Lindenwood College||Business||Masters in Business||1984|
|Arizona State Univeristy||Accounting||BS||1978|
|Guardian ad litem annual training||Rules of professional responsibility||2015|
|American Equine Confrence||Legal advocacy tools for equine advocates||2015|
|Animal Law Confrence||Professional responsibility for volenteer lawyers||2013|
|New York City Bar Association||Professional responsibilities for lawyers volunteering for non-profit organizations||N/A|
|Nassau County Bar Association, Nassau Academy of Law||Continuing legal education seminar on professional responsibilities for the non-profit attorney||N/A|
|Lewis And Clark||Torts relating to animal law||N/A|
|Agricultural Law and Policy Conference||Using ballot initiatives to improve animal conditions at factory farms||N/A|
|18th Annual Animal Law Conference at Lewis and Clark Law School||MCLE Ethics breakfast for lawyers||N/A|