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Elizabeth Lorraine Elliott

Elizabeth Lorraine Elliott

also known as Lorrie Elliott

Practice areas:

Animal Law

About Me

Elizabeth Lorraine Elliott "Lorrie" is a 2013 - 2014 At Large Member of the Washington State Bar Association's Animal Law Section. She has previously served as Chair and Secretary of the Section.  She has also served as Chair of the section's annual continuing legal education program. Lorrie has a full time animal law practice in Normandy Park, but serves clients throughout the State of Washington. She concentrates on all aspects of animal law. This includes, but is not limited to, custody disputes; replevin actions; dog bites; animal injuries and death; and service animal discrimination. She is a long standing member of the Animal Legal Defense Fund and a strong advocate for animal rights. Lorrie received her JD and then her Masters of Law from the University Of Washington School Of Law. She has been practicing law since 1999. Lorrie is a frequent speaker to various organizations on the subject of animal law. Lorrie has been interviewed by local news organizations. She has also been quoted in the CNN news online and CityDog Magazine. Lorrie has given presentations at multiple continuing legal education programs held by the Washington State Bar Association and the King County Bar Association. She attained her Master of Arts in Teaching from the School for International Training, the original home of the Peace Corp, in Brattleboro, Vermont. Lorrie spent several years teaching at the college level prior to obtaining her law degree. She has two constant canine companions - Rosie and Magic.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Animal Law: 100%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

17837 1st Ave S Pmb 174
Normandy Park, WA, 98148-1728

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive199907/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerElizabeth L. Elliott, Attorney at Law2003 - Present
Legal CounselMor-Ell Properties, LLC1999 - 2006

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington State Bar Association Animal Law SectionAt Large Member Executive Committee2013 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Animal Law SectionChair Annual Continuing Legal Education Program2012 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Animal Law SectionPast Chair2012 - Present
Animal Law Section Washington State Bar AssociationChair2011 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Animal Law SectionChair Elect2010 - 2011
Washington State Bar Association, Animal Law SectionPast Chair2009 - 2010
Washington State Bar Association, Animal Law SectionChair2008 - 2009
Washington State Bar Association, Animal Law SectionChair Elect2007 - 2008
Washington State Bar Association, Animal Law SectionSecretary-Treasurer2006 - 2007
American Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Wild Horses Shouldn't Keep You Away - 10th Annual WSBA Animal Law SeminarEthics and Equines2013
The Law of Adjoining Properties Washington State Bar AssociationHousing Issues for People with Emotional Support Animals and Service Animals2012
Ethics, Animals, & the Law: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Standards of Care.Ethics and Animal Law Litigation Sanctions for Frivolous Filings: Court Rule 112011
9th Annual WSBA Animal Law SeminarLegislative Update2011
It's Raining Cats and Dogs: Feline and Canine Legal IssuesService Animal Update2010
Washington State Bar Association "The Dog Bite Institute"Breed Specific Legislation and its Impact on Dog Bites in Civil, Criminal, and Administrative Contexts2009
Washington State Bar Association The Dog Bite InstituteService Animal Dog Bite Law and Dangerous Dogs2009
Washington State Bar Association's 7th Annual Animal Law ConferenceEthical Issues with Expert Witnesses2009
Washington State Bar Association's 6th Annual Animal Law ConferenceReplevin In Washington State2008

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawTaxationLLM2001
University of Washington School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
School for International TrainingTeachingMaster of Arts in Teaching1994
Western Washington UniversityCultural AnthropologyBA1986

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Wild Horses Shouldn't Keep You Away - 10th Annual WSBA Animal Law SeminarEthics and Equines2013
Law of Adjoining PropertiesHousing Issues for People with Emotional Support and Service Animals2012
Disability LawAccess and Housing Issues for Emotional Support Animals and Service Dogs2012
Gates Foundation and SALDFConnection Between Animal Cruelty & Domestic Violence2011
Ethics, Animals, & the Law: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Standards of Care.Ethics and Animal Law Litigation2011
Call of the Wild: 9th Annual WSBA Animal Law SeminarLegislative Update2011
Assistance Dog Club Monthly MeetingService Animal Update2011
Raining Cats and DogsService Animal Law Update2010
Animal Law InstituteEthics and Exotic Animals2010
The Dog Bite InstituteDog Bite Ethics2009
The Dog Bite InstituteService Animal Dog Bite Law and Dangerous Dogs2009
The Dog Bite InstituteBreed Specific Legislation and its Impact on Dog Bites in Civil, Criminal, and Administrative Contexts2009
Seventh Annual Animal Law ConferenceExpert Witnesses and Ethics In Animal Law Cases2009
You Asked For It, Vol. II: The Essential Guide for the Solo/Small Firm PractitionerHow to Develop a Niche Practice2008
Speaking EngagementAnimal Law2008
Sixth Annual Animal Law Conference"Give Me Back My Dog" Replevin in Washington State2008
Sixth Annual Animal Law ConferenceEthical and Moral Dilemmas When Representing Victims of Animal Cruelty and Domestic Violence2008
Animal Legal Defense Fund University of WashingtonConnection Between Animal Cruelty and Domestic Violence2008
Speaking EngagementAnimal Law2007
Marian Meadows Dog CampAnimal Law2007
Fifth Annual Animal Law ConferenceBuilding an Animal Law Practice2007
Animal Legal Defense Fund Seattle University School of LawAnimal Cruelty and Domestic Violence2007
Washington State Bar Association Animal Law Section Mini-CLEThe Connection Between Animal Cruelty and Domestic Violence2006
Washington State Bar Association Animal Law Section MeetingEthical Issues in an Animal Law Practice2006
Civil ProcedureAnimal Law2006