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Maureen L Mitchell

Maureen L Mitchell

Practice areas:

Commercial Litigation., Litigation, Native Peoples Law

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About Me

My practice includes environmental regulatory work and litigation, as well as commercial litigation and resolving business disputes.  I have successfully represented individuals, corporations, and tribes in litigation at administrative hearings and in trial and appellate courts. My litigation practice has particular emphasis on commercial disputes, insurance, real estate, environmental, land use and Indian law. My environmental work involves RCRA, CERCLA (including Natural Resource Damage claims), Model Toxics Control Act, Clean Water Act, SEPA/NEPA and water rights. I have experience litigating in both state and federal courts, as well as arbitration. I also speak fluent Russian and I have volunteered for immigration clients who are domestic violence victims seeking legal status in United States as well as for low-income clients whose cars were impounded.


Languages Spoken: Russian

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Commercial Litigation.: 50%
  2. Litigation: 30%
  3. Native Peoples Law: 20%

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • John H. Chun

    I endorse this lawyer.


    John Chun Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Brook Andrew Goddard

    I highly recommend Maureen's services. Her Court of Appeals background, and litigation experience in general, provide her with outstanding research, writing, and oral advocacy skills. She is an excellent advocate.


    Brook Goddard Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Summit Law Group

315 Fifth Avenue South Suite 1000
Seattle, WA, 98104



IDAuthorized to practice law201108/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarWashington Super Lawyers2013
Natural ResourcesBest Lawyers2013
Rising StarWashington Super Lawyers2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2010

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
MemberSummit Law Group2008 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
King County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Smith CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1995