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"Just Results"

When experience matters, Faith Ireland can help. Thirty-five years as trial lawyer, judge and justice of the WA Supreme Court prepare her to meet any challenging legal issue.

"Helping people resolve legal problems requires more than knowing the law – you have to know people." Faith Ireland, Washington Supreme Court Justice, Ret.


Practice areas


  1. Mediation: 50%
    9 years
  2. Appeals: 20%
    15 years
  3. Lawsuits & Disputes: 10%
    37 years
  4. Health Care: 10%
    9 years
  5. Arbitration: 10%
    9 years


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Contact info

5224 Wilson Ave S Ste 200
Seattle, WA, 98118-2587


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Carl Maxey AwardWashington State Association for Justice2010
Woman of Distinction AwardPuget Sound Business Journal2004
William O. Douglas AwardWashington State Trial Lawyers Association2004
Passing the Torch AwardWashignton Women Lawyers2004
Distinguished AlumniWillammette University School of Law2000
Distinguisd Service AwardLeadership Institute in Judicial Education1997
Vanguard AwardKing County WWL1997
Judge of the YearWSTLA1991
Outstanding GraduateGolden Gate University1983
Chinese Man of the YearChinese Community Service Organization1971
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalJust Results2005 - Present
JusticeSupreme Court, Washington State1999 - 2005
JudgeKing County Superior Court1983 - 1999
PrincipalFaith Ireland and Associates1973 - 1983
AssociateMcCune, Godfrey & Emerick, Inc., PS1970 - 1973
Association namePosition nameDuration
Television Washington (TVW)Chair of the Board2008 - 2010
King County Sheriff Blue Ribbon PanelVice-Chair2006 - 2010
Legal Aid for Washington Fund (LAW Fund)Board of Directors2006 - 2008
WA Chpt American Judicature SocietyPresident2002 - 2004
Council on Public Legal EducationExecutive Committee2000 - 2004
Access to Justice ConferenceSupreme Court Liason2000 - 2004
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Kitsap County v. Mattress Outlet/Gould Supreme Court of Washington, En Banc. January 27, 2005 153 Wash.2d 506Supreme Court Majority Author
Drinkwitz v. Alliant Techsystems, Inc. Supreme Court of Washington, En Banc. April 06, 2000 140 Wash.2d 291Supreme Court Majority Author
State v. WWJ Corp. Supreme Court of Washington, En Banc. July 29, 1999 138 Wash.2d 595Supreme Court Majority Author
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Seminar GroupAuto Insurance: Persuading the Appellate Judge2013
WSAJ WOW Conference MaterialsToward Eliminating Bias in the Courtroom2010
WSAJ & Oregon Trial Lawyers Conference MaterialsOvercoming Implicit Bias2010
WSBA Sidebar with the BenchEffective Mediation2008
WSBA Civil Settlement StrategiesMediation - Distributive or Integrative Bargaining2006
Washington Judicial CollegeStepping Back from Advocacy2004
Washington Judicial CollegeDefendant with Dual Diagnosis2002
WSBA EthicsLawyers as Guardians of the Law2002
Law Seminars International - Gov't TakingsNew Definition of Takings: Manufacture Housing 142 Wn. 2d 3472001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pepperdine UniversityMediationCertificate2005
Golden Gate University School of LawTaxationMS - Master of Science1984
Willamette University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1969
University of WashingtonPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1964
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Democracy Under Citizens UnitedPolitical Speech, the First Amendment and Corporate Rights2010
AARP Diversity & Aging - 21st CenturyAge Discrimination Remedies and Resources2009
Administrative Law SeminarUnderstanding Revsions - Uniform Parantage Law2002
18th Annual Construction SeminarLearning from Felons and other Business Advice2002
Seattle Community College Student ForumPatriot Act - Terrorism and Tyranny2001