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Ryan Ducharme White

Ryan Ducharme White

Practice areas:

Real Estate, Business, Land Use & Zoning

About Me

Ryan has built his practice to provide comprehensive support for clients in the real estate industry. His experience includes structuring complex acquisitions and sales, litigation, due diligence, condominium formation, development, subdivisions, entitlements and permitting, financing, workouts, leasing, advising homeowners’ associations, easements, covenants, boundary issues and land use appeals. He especially enjoys working with those who share his passion for the ways development can positively impact communities.


Ryan also has a background in business transactions. He has represented several banks and countless borrowers in lending and collections matters. He can help his clients address all manner of business, debtor-creditor and employment issues.


Note:  Nothing on this page may be read to suggest that any past result could be obtained for other clients in similar matters.



Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Real Estate: 60%
    10 years
  2. Business: 30%
    9 years
  3. Land Use & Zoning: 10%
    10 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • John A Kesler

    Ryan takes a practical approach to solving issues facing his clients, which achieves results in an efficient manner.


    John Kesler Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Alex French

    I refer all real estate and property law matters to Ryan and have even used his services personally. He’s intelligent, hardworking, and has a unique ability to breakdown the complex into something anyone can understand. I highly recommend Ryan to anyone in need of a real estate or property law attorney.


    Alex French Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Cairncross & Hempelmann, PS

524 Second Avenue
Suite 500
Seattle, WA, 98104-2323



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Partner of the YearThurston County Realtors Association2011
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Of CounselCairncross & Hempelmann, PS2014 - Present
MemberBean, Gentry, Wheeler & Peternell, PLLC2006 - 2014
Assistant City AttorneyCity of Marysville2005 - 2006

Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Industrial and Office PropertiesMember2014 - Present
Urban Land InstituteMember2013 - Present
Thurston County Realtors AssociationDirector2008 - Present
Thurston County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present

Publication NameTitleDate
Sound Property LawSound Property Law2013

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Colorado - BoulderLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of Washington -SeattleEnglish LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts2002

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Real Estate CLEThe Condominium Solution2012
Monthly Associates' Meeting (Realtors)Understanding Alejandre v. Bull2009