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About me

My practice focuses on business and commercial litigation. A great deal of my work involves real estate disputes, landlord tenant disputes, construction disputes and general business disputes. I represent both large companies and small individuals. Some of my large real estate/development/construction related clients include the Benaroya Companies, Samis Foundation, Morris Piha Real Estate Services, Legacy Partners Commercial and Residential Real Estate, The Stratford Group, SRO, Schnitzer NW, Opus, Heger Architects, Forest City Residential, Tarragon and Western America.

When a client retains me to assist with a dispute, I fight to resolve the dispute in a manner that most economically benefits my client. Sometimes that involves fighting like a junk yard dog through trial. More often though, it involves being reasonable and cool headed while convincing the adverse party and his/her attorney of the merit's of my client's case. When I do my job correctly, the adverse party backs off his/her position and negotiates a resolution that most benefits my party. If I do my job correctly, we don't unnecessarily churn through thousands or hundreds of thousands of dollars in attorney's fees. My clients never say, "the only winners in the litigation were the attorneys."  


Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 30%
    18 years
  2. Construction & Development: 20%
    18 years
  3. Litigation: 20%
    18 years
  4. Landlord & Tenant: 20%
    18 years
  5. Other: 10%
  6. More 


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Contact info

Carney Badley Spellman, P.S.

701 Fifth Avenue
Seattle, WA, 98104


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising Star of WashingtonSuper Lawyers2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney -- PartnerCarney Badley Spellman, P.S.2010 - Present
AttorneyJameson Babbitt Stites & Lombard, PLLC1999 - 2010
AttorneyWendell Rosen Black & Dean1998 - 1999
AttorneyNeumiller & Beardslee 1996 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
CREW NetworkMember2008 - 2008
Seattle Repertory TheatreTrustee2006 - Present
NAIOP -- National Association of Industrial and Office PropertiesSummer Social Committee2000 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Sunway v. Belltown BilliardsObtained a judgment for plaintiff for $860,000
Allstate v ThomsonObtained a settlement in favor of my client
McClean v. SeatacObtained summary judgement in my client's favor
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington -SeattleCommercial Real EstateCertificate2008
University of California at Los Angeles School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of San DiegoBusiness Administration with a Finance emphasisBBA1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Landlord-Tenant LawLandlord or Tenant Bankruptcy2014
Landlord-Tenant LawLandlord-Tenant Evictions, Court, and Litigation2014
Landlord and Tenant Law in WashingtonTenant Defaults, Evictions, Eviction Alternatives and Tenant Bankruptcy2014
Landlord and Tenant Law in WashingtonTenant Defaults, Evictions, Eviction Alternatives and Tenant Bankruptcy2013
Landlord and Tenant LawTenant Defaults, Evictions, Eviction Alternatives and Tenant Bankruptcy2013
Landlord-Tenant LawEvictions: Excuses and Traps Things Go Bad and Landlord or Tenant Files Bankruptcy2012
Landlord Tenant LawBankruptcy and Collecting the Judgment / Evictions: Excuses and Traps When Things Go Bad2011
BOMA 1-Day Education ConferenceCurrent Legal Issues in Commercial Real Estate2011
Landlord-Tenant Law UpdateWhen Tenant or Landlord Files Bankruptcy & The Eviction and Judicial Process2010
Commercial Landlord-Tenant LawThe Eviction and Judicial Process & When Tenant or Landlord Files Bankruptcy2010
Landlord Tenant Law UpdateThe Eviction and Judicial Process2009
Idea ExchangeEviction and the Judicial Process2009
Commercial Real Estate ForumEviction and the Judicial Process2009
Commercial Landlord Tenant SeminarAnswer, Defense, Counterclaims & Settlement and Post Judgment Issues2009
Commercial & Residential Landlord-Tenant Law UpdateWhen Tenant or Landlord Files Bankruptcy2009
Landlord-Tenant Law in WashingtonThe Eviction and Judicial Process2008
Landlord-Tenant Law in WashingtonLandlord Rights and Options When the Deal Goes Bad2007
Drafting and Enforcing Commercial LeasesLease Defaults and Landlord Options2007
A Practical Guide To Commercial EvictionsThe Commercial Eviction & Tenant Files For Banktruptcy2006
Landlord Tenant LawEviction & The Judicial Process and When The Tenant Files For Bankruptcy2005
Commercial & Residential Evictions and Collecting Overdue RentCommercial Eviction and Landlord’s Liens and Enforcement of Judgment for Possession and Damages2005
Landlord and Tenant LawTenant Defaults, Evictions, Eviction Alternatives and Tenant BankruptcyN/A