Also known as Alex J. Higgins

Alexander J. Higgins

Alexander J. Higgins

Employment / Labor Attorney
Seattle, WA




This lawyer has been disciplined by a state licensing authority.



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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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Client Reviews

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Excellent employment lawyer

Posted by: Keela 3 months ago.

I've worked with Alex on a few occasions around my executive employment contracts and separation agreements. He is extremely responsive, often...

Would definitely recommend!

Posted by: a client 6 months ago.

Wonderful attorney! Was unable to help me after a certain point but told me so upfront rather than billing me hours then telling me. Responsive,...
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Therese A Norton
Therese Norton

Seattle, WA

11 months 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

About 2 years 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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1991 License Status: Active for the state of Washington.
Last updated by Avvo: 04/13/2015

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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2008 – present

Law Offices of Alex J. Higgins


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1991 Juris Doctor in

University of Washington School of Law


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2005 Best Lawyer

Best Lawyers in America


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2013- present Executive Committee Member

Washington State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section

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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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