Also known as Joe Shaeffer

Joseph Robert Shaeffer

Joseph Robert Shaeffer

Employment / Labor Attorney
Seattle, WA




No Misconduct



About Me

Joe practices primarily in the areas of employment and civil rights litigation in federal and state court. Joes employment practice focuses on recovery of unpaid or underpaid wages and overtime for employees and recovery of damages caused by unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Joe also seeks redress on behalf of clients for civil rights abuses and police misconduct, including...

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Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Client Reviews

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You Will be Lucky to be Represented by Joe

Posted by: a client 5 months ago.

I am a lawyer who sought assistance from MacDonald Hoague & Bayless, the top employment law firm in Washington State. Upon contacting the firm, I...

Warm, intelligent, individual

Posted by: Keith almost 4 years ago.

Mr Shaeffer represented me in order to receive unemployment benefits although I was denied benefits, he won the benefits for me. He also represented...
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Andrea Scheele
Andrea Scheele

Seattle, WA

About 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Joe Shaeffer is a compassionate and skilled lawyer who is passionate about justice. His clients can count on him. I highly recommend Joe. He's a good...
Robyn Anne Chihak
Robyn Chihak

Seattle, WA

About 3 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

It is an honor to associate with Joe as a fellow member of the legal community. Joe is prompt, reliable, and diligent in his pursuit of justice for...
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2002 License Status: Active for the state of Washington.
Last updated by Avvo: 04/16/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2012 – present

MacDonald Hoague & Bayless


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2002 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of Washington School of Law


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2012 Washington Rising Star

Washington Law & Politics Magazine


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2010- present Admitted

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington

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Speaking Engagements

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2007 Practice Before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, A Clerk’s Eye View

at Pincus Communications, CLE


at Clerkship Information Session

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