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Deanna Jill Hawkins Pugh

Deanna Jill Hawkins Pugh

also known as D. Jill Pugh

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Practice Areas


  1. Wrongful Termination: 30%
    21 years
  2. Administrative Law: 20%
    21 years
  3. Employment & Labor: 20%
    21 years
  4. Discrimination: 15%
    21 years
  5. Sexual Harassment: 15%
    21 years



Hourly ($295-350/hour), Contingent (25-40%), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

19 total 

  • Max Jeffrey Meyers

    I endorse this lawyer. Jill is an excellent employment lawyer. She knows her stuff and I refer people to her as a matter of course.


    Max Meyers Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • David H Black JR

    I endorse this lawyer.


    David Black Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Office of D. Jill Pugh

1001 4th Avenue #3200
Seattle, WA, 98154



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine1999
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Owner, AttorneyLaw Office of D. Jill Pugh2001 - Present
Associate AttorneyCurran Mendoza2000 - 2001
Associate AttorneyEmployee Legal Advocates1999 - 2000
Sole PractitionerLaw Office of D. Jill Hawkins1996 - 1999
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Unemployment Law ProjectBoard Member2008 - Present
King County Bar Association, Solo and Small Practice SectionChair2008 - 2009
Washington Women Lawyers (King County chapter)Vice President for CLE2007 - Present
King County Bar Association, Solo/Small Firm SectionVice Chair2007 - 2008
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationEmployment Law Section Co-Chair2006 - 2008
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationEmployment Law CLE Co Chair2006 - 2006
Washington Employment Lawyers AssociationSecretary2000 - 2004
Washington Employment Lawyers AssociationPrograms Co-Chair1998 - 1999
Unemployment Law ProjectBoard Member1998 - 2000
Publication NameTitleDate
WSTLA Trial News2008 State Legislative Update: Items of Interest to Employment Lawyers2008
King County Bar BulletinIs Your Firm Ready for the Next Disaster?2007
WSTLA Trial NewsBatey v. ESD: Act restricting "good cause" to quit unconstitutional?2007
WSTLA Trial NewsLegislative update: items of interest to employment lawyers2007
King County Bar BulletinJudicial Revolution: McClarty Leaves Disabled Vulnerable2006
WSTLA CLEThe NRA Is Coming: Protecting Guns in The Workplace Parking Lot2006
WSTLA Trial NewsNew Rules Offer Little Comfort to Unemployed Workers (co-author w Joel NIchols)2005
WSTLA Trial NewsEmployment Law: Ninth Circuit limits availability of pre-dispute mandatory arbitration1998
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis & Clark Northwestern Law SchoolLawJuris Doctor1994
Claremont McKenna CollegeHistory/Women's StudiesB.A.1991
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
WELA's Fall Classic: Employment Law by the LakeNew Unemployment Compensation Statutes, Procedures and Effect2004
WELA's Fall Jamboree: Employment Law Strategy and EthicsUnemployment Compensation: Practice, Procedure and Use in the Larger Discrimination Claim2003
Plaintiff's Employment LawNon-Compete Agreements: Valid or Invalid?2001
Tips of the Trade in Plaintiff Employment LawSolo Practice of Law: Practice Efficiently With Time1999