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Christopher John Soelling

Christopher John Soelling

Practice areas:

Mediation, Arbitration

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About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Mediation: 80%
    25 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  2. Arbitration: 20%

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Benjamin R Justus

    Chris is probably the most effective mediator I have encountered. He seems to never forget that the mediation process can be costly, and maximizes every minute by quickly arriving at an understanding of the case background, and then getting down to "brass tacks." I highly recommend Chris for not only construction and real estate matters, but virtually any dispute.

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    Benjamin Justus Copyright Infringement Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • John Donald Sullivan

    I strongly endorse this lawyer's work. Chris is an outstanding mediator and arbitrator. He is has particular expertise in construction and real estate disputes. He is a man of high integrety. I cannot recommend him highly enough.

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    John Sullivan
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Christopher J Soelling , PLLC

3000Wells Fargo Center
999 3rd Avenue
Seattle, WA, 98104

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive198107/05/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2014
Top 100 Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2013
Top 100 Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2012
Top LawyerSeattle Metropolitan Magazine2010
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
Top 100 Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Top 100 Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
Seattle's Best LawyersSeattle Magazine2007
Top Lawyers in WashingtonWashington CEO Magazine2007
Top 100 Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2007
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2007
Top 100 Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2006
Top Lawyers in WashingtonWashington CEO Magazine2006
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2006
Seattle's Best LawyersSeattle Magazine2006
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2005
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2004
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2003
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2002
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2001

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing MemberChristopher J. Soelling PLLC2002 - Present
PartnerShort Cressman & Burgess PLLC1981 - 2001

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington State Bar Association Construction SectionSecretary1995 - 1998
American Arbitration AssociationMemberN/A
ADR SectionChairmanN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Puget Sound Business JournalTry Mediation to Solve Your Next Construction DisputeN/A
Mason JournalReviewing Construction ContractsN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cornell Law School,LawJD - Juris Doctor1981
University of WashingtonN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1977

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
NW ADR ConferenceGood Faith in Mediation2014
Construction Section Mid-Year ConferenceConflicts of Interest in Representing Multiple Clients2014
2007 Northwest ADR ConferenceThe Ethics of Negotiating2007