Craig Charles Beles

Craig Charles Beles

Arbitration Lawyer
Seattle, WA




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About Me

I am the founder and owner of The Beles Group, Counselors at Law. I have been an advocate, arbitrator, mediator and educator for over 37 years. During that time, I have arbitrated, mediated or advocated in more than 200 complex disputes involving international contracts, intellectual property, antitrust, telecommunications, construction, personal injury, insurance, products liability and...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees


Hourly ($300-$400/hour)

Client Reviews

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I highly recommend Craig Beles and The Beles Group.

Posted by: Jason over 5 years ago.

I have worked with Craig Beles for several years now after switching from a larger Seattle firm because of the considerably higher level of personal...
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Showing 2 of 3 peer endorsements

Allen M Ressler
Allen Ressler

Seattle, WA

5 months ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

I endorse this lawyer works hard to get results
Scott Robert Scher
Scott Scher

Seattle, WA

Almost 2 years ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

I highly recommend Craig. He is one of the best lawyers in his field and obtains amazing results for his clients.
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1975 License Status: Active for the state of Washington.
Last updated by Avvo: 01/03/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1987 – present

AAA, ICDR, WIPO, ICC, CPR FINRA, Resolute Systems, WSBA, Federal District Court & King County


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1988 LL.M - Master of Laws with High Honors in International Practice

University of California - Berkeley (Boalt Hall)


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2014 Republic of Mauritius ADR Specialist

U.S. State Department


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1975- present Member

Washington State Bar Association

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Showing 2 of 4 publications

The Washington CP Act vs. The Learned Professional

Gonzaga Law Review

Truth & The Use of History to Interpret Our State Constitution

De Novo

Speaking Engagements

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2010 Comparative Best International Arbitration Practices

at Mid-year Fulbright Conference, Velke Bilovice, CZ

2010 The Pros and Cons of Differing Procedures in U.S. and European Arbitrations

at Czech Society of International Law

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