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Paul A. Swegle

Paul A. Swegle

Practice areas:

Business, Corporate & Incorporation, Intellectual Property, Internet, Contracts & Agreements, Litigation, Advertising, Communications & Media, General Practice, Financial Markets and Services

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1988

  1. Business: 25%
  2. Corporate & Incorporation: 15%
    27 years, 1 case
  3. Contracts & Agreements: 10%
    21 years
  4. Internet: 10%
    15 years
  5. Other: 35%
  6. More 

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($300-400/hour), Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Robert C. Cumbow

    It's been my honor to work as outside counsel for Paul's company, Sharebuilder, for nearly 10 years. He is a friendly, patient, experienced, insightful General Counsel, a dream client, and a true asset to the company he serves.

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    Robert Cumbow Intellectual Property Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

Kinsel Law Offices

Market Place Tower, 2025 First Avenue, Suite 730
Seattle, WA, 98121

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive198807/05/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Corporate Counsel of the YearPuget Sound Business Journal2012
Phi Beta KappaN/A1985

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Vice President, General Counsel & SecretaryShareBuilder Corporation2000 - 2012
Director, LawPlum Creek Timber, Inc.1996 - 2000
Attorney AdvisorU.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, Division of Corporation Finance1994 - 1996
Special Assistant United States AttorneyDepartment of Justice1990 - 1992
Staff AttorneyU.S. Securities & Exchange Commisison, Enforcement Division1988 - 1994

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Corporate Counsel Section of the Washington State BarChair Elect2011 - 2012
Alliance for Pioneer SquareBoard Member2010 - Present
Bellevue Community College Foundation BoardBoard Member2007 - Present
University of Washington School of Law Professional Mentors ProgramProfessional Mentor2007 - 2007
Rules of Professional Conduct Committee of the Washington State BarMember2006 - 2006
Washington Lawyers for the ArtsMember2006 - Present
Financial Services Committee of the Association of Corporate CounselExecutive Committee2006 - Present
Association of Corporate CounselMember2005 - 2008
American Bar AssociationMember1988 - 2008

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Contract Drafting and Negotiation for Business ProfessionalsContract Drafting and Negotiation for Business Professionals2007

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
University of WashingtonPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1985

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Crowdfunding and Private/Angel Investments in 2012Crowdfunding Under the JOBS Act2012
Corporate Counsel Section And Business Law Section Eastern Washington CLE and Networking EventEthics for In-House Counsel2012
Corporate Counsel InstituteCo-chair2011
The Role of In-house CounselThe Role of In-house Counsel2009
Preventing Harassment in the WorkplacePreventing Harassment in the Workplace2009
Corporate Counsel InstituteEthics for In-house Counsel2009
Contract Drafting and NegotiationContract Drafting and Negotiation2009
10th Annual Venture Capital FinancingSuccessful companies that were formed and/or made it through the last tech bust, and what we can learn from them2009
Corporate Counsel Section Mini-CLEGetting the Most from Outside Counsel2008
Broker-Dealer Compliance TrainingBroker-Dealer Legal and Compliance Overview2008
Corporate Counsel UniversityEthics for In-House Counsel2007
Association of Corporate Counsel Annual MeetingWorking with Auditors2007
2007 Corporate Counsel InstituteEthics for In-House Counsel2007
Washington Lawyers for the ArtsContract Basics for Artists and Their Counsel2006
Association of Corporate Counsel, Financial Services CommitteeFighting Fraud with Civil Litigation and Criminal Prosecution2006
American Institute of Architects Pressional Education SeriesContract Drafting and Negotiation for Non-Lawyers2006
26th Annual Northwest Securities InstituteLitigation after Sarbanes-Oxley2006