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William R Sherman

William R Sherman

Practice areas:

Government

William Sherman

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Government: 100%

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Roger M. Townsend

    I endorse this lawyer's work. Bill is a sharp as they come, and there's nothing in the law he can't do at the highest level. He is good in person, in court and is an excellent writer.

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    Roger Townsend Lawsuits & Disputes Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Scott Frederick Leist

    I have known Bill for several years, since we were at the King County Prosecutor's office together. He is an incredibly personable guy and a skilled advocate. Bill is also one of the most prepared attorneys I have ever met. If you hire him, you can be certain that he will know more about the law and your case than opposing counsel.

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    Scott Leist Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Washington Attorney General's Office

800 Fifth Ave.
Seattle, WA, 98104

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive199905/05/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2012
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2006
Graduated magna cum laudeUniversity of Michigan Law School1999
West Publishing AwardUniversity of Michigan Law School1998

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyThe Sherman Law Firm PLLC2008 - 2012
Deputy Prosecuting AttorneyKing County Prosecutor's Office2003 - 2007
AssociateDavis Wright Tremaine2002 - 2003
Law ClerkNinth Circuit Judge M. Margaret McKeown2000 - 2001
Law ClerkU.S. District Judge John C. Coughenour1999 - 2000
Editor-in-ChiefMichigan Law Review1998 - 1999
Special Assistant to the SecretaryU.S. Department of the Interior1993 - 1996

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Seattle Ethics and Elections CommissionCommissioner2009 - Present
Alliance for JusticeWashington state advisory board member2008 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Pace Law ReviewYour Mayor, Your "Friend:" Public Officials, Online Social Networking, and the Unmapped New Public Square2011
Seattle TimesVote for King County Conservation District supervisor, if you can figure out how2010
Work in ProgressDemocracy and Refereeing the Fair Fight: Incoherence in Campaign Finance Enforcement as Theoretical FailingN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Wesleyan UniversityGovernmentBA - Bachelor of Arts1990

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Seattle University School of LawOpen Government Law2011
Legislation and the Legislative Process SeminarLegislation and Legislative Camaigns2011
Advanced Trial Advocacy SeminarSmall Firm Legal Practice2011
Northwest Regional Advocacy Training ProgramTrial Skills2010