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Roger Melvin Leed

Practice areas:

Environmental and Natural Resources, Land Use & Zoning, Lawsuits & Disputes, Personal Injury, Energy & Utilities, Estate Planning, Consumer Protection, Real Estate

About Me

Interests and hobbies :Birding, bicycling, native plants and gardening


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1967

  1. Environmental and Natural Resources: 35%
    42 years, 150 cases
  2. Land Use & Zoning: 20%
    44 years, 200 cases
  3. Lawsuits & Disputes: 15%
    48 years, 400 cases
  4. Personal Injury: 10%
    44 years, 100 cases
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 



Hourly ($250-450/hour), Contingent (33-40%), Pro Bono (15%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

1826 E Hamlin St
Seattle, WA, 98112-2006




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America1983

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PresidentRoger M. Leed P.S.1976 - Present
AdjuUniversity of Puget Sound School of Law1973 - 1975
Associate then Shareholder (equivalent to partner)Schroeter Goldmark & Bender P.S.1970 - 1976
AssociatePerkins Coie1968 - 1970
Law Clerk, Justice Robert T. HunterWashington State Supreme Court1967 - 1968


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington State Bar AssociationCLE Committee2007 - 2008
Seattle TilthBoard Member2000 - 2002
Montlake Community CouncilVice President1995 - 1997
King County Bar AssociationJudicial Evaluation Committee1994 - 2008
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1984 - 2008
Washington Environmental CouncilPresident1980 - 1981
American Bar AssociationStanding Committee on Environmental Law1975 - 1979
Central Seattle Community CouncilPresident1972 - 1973

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Lathan v. VolpeWon on appeal to 9th Circuit
R.O.S.S. Committee v. Seattle City Lightnegotiated settlement
S.C.A.N.P. v. Puget Power and LightUtility cancelled nuclear project

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolN/AJ.D. (cum laude)1967
Harvard CollegeHistoryB.A.1961