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David A. Leen

David A. Leen

Practice areas:

Real Estate, Litigation, Bankruptcy & Debt, Estate Planning

About Me

Our lawfirm represents individuals and families in state, federal, and bankruptcy courts, who have been victimized by corporations in the areas of consumer finance, foreclosure, predatory lending, fraud, and real estate purchases. We also assist persons in estate planning, probate and general civil matters.





Washington State Bar

Federal Bar Association

United States Supreme

United States Claims Court

Ninth Circuit Court of

Eighth Circuit Court of

Seventh Circuit Court of

United States District
Court, Delaware

United States District
Court, Washington

United States District Court,
E. D. Wisc.

Swinomish Tribal Court


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1971

  1. Real Estate: 34%
    37 years
  2. Litigation: 33%
    37 years
  3. Bankruptcy & Debt: 26%
    22 years
  4. Estate Planning: 7%
    19 years


Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Matthew F. Davis

    David is the go-to guy on real estate financing questions. No one else on my list.


    Matthew Davis Mediation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Douglas N Kiger

    David is an excellent attorney and great to work with. I am happy to endorse him and refer clients to him.


    Douglas Kiger Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Leen & O'Sullivan, PLLC

520 East Denny Way

Seattle, WA, 98122-2138




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2014
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2013
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2012
Vern Countryman Award for ExcellenceNational Consumer Law Center, Boston2012
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2011
Seattle's Top LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2010
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2009
Seattle's Top LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2008
Super LawyerN/A2006
Super LawyerN/A2005
Seattle's Top LawyersN/A2005
Super LawyerN/A2004
Pro Bono Attorney of the YearN/A2004
Super LawyerN/A2003
Super LawyerN/A2002
Super LawyerN/A2001
Quiet Hero AwardN/A2000
Reginald Heber Smith FellowshipN/A1973
Reginald Heber Smith FellowshipN/A1972
Reginald Heber Smith FellowshipN/A1971

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
MemberLeen & O'Sullivan, PLLC1980 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Northwest Consumer Law CenterBoard President2012 - Present
Legal Foundation of WashingtonBoard of Trustees2000 - 2004
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesFounding Member1996 - Present
King County Mandatory Arbitration PanelMember1985 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
State of Washington v. BrumfieldPrior conviction vacated and client aquitted
Cox v. Helenius, 103 Wn.2d 383 (1985)Foreclosure vacated for trustee misconduct
Whitehead v. DerwinskySuccessfully challenged VA deficiency claims

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Publication NameTitleDate
Wrongful Foreclosures in WashingtonGonzaga Law Review2014
Washngton State Bar AssociationForeclosure Defenses2012
Law Seninars InternationalForeclosure Ethics2011
National Business Institute SeminarForeclosure Defenses2010
Washington State Bar CLE publicationForeclosure Defenses2008
Washington State Bar AssociationReal Estate Loan Defaults and Workouts1989
National Lawyers Guild QuarterlyEconomics of Consumer Law Practice1982
Oregon Law ReviewFuller v. Oregon: The Cost of a Constitutional Right1976
Washington Bar JournalDeed of Trust Foreclosures in Washington1975
Washington Law ReviewDeeds of Trust and Due Process1973


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Oregon School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1971
Beloit CollegeSocial ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1968

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Real EstateForeclosure Defenses2013
Foreclosure CLEDefending Foreclosures2011
Law Seminars InternationalAdvanced Workshop on Real Estate Remedies2003