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  1. Business: 25%
  2. Construction: 25%
  3. Insurance: 25%
  4. Litigation: 25%

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Cairncross & Hempelmann, A Professional Service Corporation

524 2nd Avenue, Suite 500
Seattle, WA, 98104


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2013
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2012
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2011
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
Top Lawyer - ConstructionSeattle Metropolitan Magazine2010
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2007
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyCairncross & Hempelmann, A Professional Service Corporation2009 - Present
AttorneyDorsey & Whitney LLP2005 - 2008
AttorneyStafford Frey Cooper1992 - 2005
U.S. AttorneyLane Powell PC1987 - 1992
AttorneyTaylor Bryan & Hintze1981 - 1987
AssociateKarr Tuttle1979 - 1981
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar Association, Forum on the Construction Industry, Contract Negotiation and Performance Section, Governing CommitteeMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Forum on the Construction Industry, Legislation SectionChairN/A
American Arbitration Association, Washington and Alaska Construction Neutrals PanelMemberN/A
Washington State Bar Association, Construction SectionMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Insurance Coverage Law CommitteeMemberN/A
King County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
National Business InstituteMinimizing the Risk of Mold Claims2004
ABA Forum on the Construction IndustryGoing to the Mattresses: Coverage Wars with Insurance Construction Defect Cases2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stanford Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
Washington State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Fundamentals of Construction ContractsSubcontract Provisions and Subcontracting Issues2012
Insurance in the Construction Industry CLECircle of Blame: Allocation Issues with Multiple Insurers2011