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Ryan Vancil

Ryan Vancil Esq

Practice areas:

Land Use & Zoning, Real Estate, Business, Environmental and Natural Resources, Mediation

About Me

Vancil Law Offices is dedicated to the development of sustainable communities and to the conservation of the natural environment. Vancil Law Offices provides legal assistance in land use and environmental matters to citizen groups, individuals, organizations, and local governments. By combining high-quality legal skills with diplomatic and compassionate interpersonal skills, the firm offers unique representation. A strong background in land use law allows the firm to provide skillful legal advice in a complex and challenging area of the law that cannot be provided by general practitioners and attorneys practicing in other areas of the law.


 


The firm also offers legal services to business owners for matters such as contract drafting and review, licensing, incorporation, and business development.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Land Use & Zoning: 50%
  2. Real Estate: 20%
  3. Business: 15%
  4. Environmental and Natural Resources: 10%
  5. Mediation: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($175-250/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Judd S Nemiro

    Very determined and dedicated attorney. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Judd Nemiro Family Attorney
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  • Jill L Rogers

    I endorse this lawyer. Very skilled and knowledgeable when it comes to the law.

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    Jill Rogers Divorce & Separation Attorney
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Contact Info

266 Ericksen Ave Ne
Bainbridge Island, WA, 98110-1856

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200105/05/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Akio Suyematsu Award - For Service to FarmingFriends of the Farms2013

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyVancil Law Offices, PLLC2006 - Present
Associate AttorneyBricklin Newman Dold, LLP2002 - 2006

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
WSCC Voluntary Stewardship Program Advisory CommitteeCommittee Member2014 - Present
FuturewiseBoard Member2013 - Present
Washington Mediation AssociationVice President2013 - Present
Kitsap County Bar AssociationVice President - Board of Trustees2013 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Environmental and Land Use Law SectionNewsletter Editorial Board Member2012 - Present
Washington State Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution – Land Use Mediation GroupMemberN/A
Federal Bar Association (Western District of Washington chapter)MemberN/A
King County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
King County Bar Association, Environmental and Land Use SectionMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Friends of Pierce County et. al. v. Pierce Co. and Orton Farms et. al. GMHB No. 12-3-0002c (Final Order July 9, 2012)Petitioners and Amicus Prevailed

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Content Editor for Chapter 23: Land Use and the EnvironmentWashington Lawyers Practice Manual2015
Author Part 8 Shoreline Management Act Chapter 23: Land Use and the EnvironmentWashington Lawyers Practice Manual2015
Content Editor for Chapter 23: Land Use and the EnvironmentWashington Lawyers Practice Manual2014
Content Editor for Chapter 23: Land Use and the EnvironmentWashington Lawyers Practice Manual2013
Content Editor Chapter 18: Employment DiscriminationWashington Lawyers Practice Manual2013

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle UniversityN/AJD - Juris Doctor2001
Willamette UniversityEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1991

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
2015 San Juans Agricultural SummitFarmers to Farmland Collaborative Workshop2015
Winery and Vineyard LawVinyard and Winery Land Use Issues2014
Mediation Practices of the Alberta Environmental Appeals BoardAlberta Environmental Appeals Board Mediation Practices - CLE Facilitator2014
Water Rights, Water Catchment and Rain Gardens - The Ever Increasing Importance of Fresh WaterWater Law2013
Planning for Agriculture in the Puget Sound RegionLand Transition and Beginning Farmers2013
Kitsap County Bar Association CLEMediation2013
Farmland Changing Hands Workshop & WebcastAgriculture Leases2013
WSBA ADR Land Use and Environmental Mediation GroupUse of Mediation in Complex Community Parkland Matter2012