Alexander J. Higgins

Also known as Alex J. Higgins

Alexander J. Higgins

Employment / Labor Attorney

Seattle, WA

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10.0

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This lawyer has been disciplined by a state licensing authority.

Languages

Spanish

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About Me

ALEX J. HIGGINS has successfully represented both employees and employers in discrimination, retaliation and reasonable accommodation cases.In addition to his trial work, his practice involves negotiation of employment agreements, review of severance agreements, and non-competes. He served as Chair of the King County Bar Association, Labor Employment Section in 2004. From 2003-2006, he was...

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Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Check

Fees

Contingent (25%-40%)

Client Reviews

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Excellent experience

Posted by: Michelle 5 months ago.

I was referred to Alex by a local law firm to help me with an employment agreement. He was responsive (even when he was on vacation), helpful,...

Excellent experience with Alex

Posted by: Scott 8 months ago.

I initially consulted Alex on some questions when considering whether, and under what conditions, to leave my then-current employer. After a 45-...
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Endorsements

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Therese A Norton
Therese Norton

Seattle, WA

About 1 month ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer for his expertise and experience representing individuals in employment discrimination matters. He is knowledgeable, effective...
Matthew David Dubin
Matthew Dubin

Seattle, WA

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Alex is the man for employment law issues. I represent clients in personal injury matters. Whenever one of my clients has an employment law issue,...
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Résumé

License

1991 License Status: Active for the state of Washington.
Last updated by Avvo: 07/03/2014

1 Citation found

In 2006 this lawyer was disciplined for professional misconduct by the state of Washington.

Citation type: Suspension

This means the attorney lost his or her license to practice law for a period of time. The attorney typically returns to practicing law when the suspension expires.

Work Experience

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1991 – 1992

United States District Court

Education

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1991 Juris Doctor in

University of Washington School of Law

Awards

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2005 Best Lawyer

Best Lawyers in America

Associations

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2011- present Co-Chair Employment Law Section

Washington State Association for Justice


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Portfolio

Publications

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2009 Family Leave and Other Leave Laws

Washington State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education

2008 Can This Relationship Be Saved?

Washington State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education

Speaking Engagements

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2012 Reasonable Accommodation

at WSBA CLE: Disability Law

2012 Psychiatric Disabilities

at WELA Annual CLE

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