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Geoffrey McLeod Boodell

Geoffrey McLeod Boodell

Practice areas:

Employment & Labor, Litigation

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About Me

Practice focuses on working with management to implement and maintain proactive employement practices and the defense of employers when litigation arises.  Practice includes: Employment Litigation; Administrative Charges; Workplace Investigations; Discrimination Claims; Human Resource Policies/Handbooks and Procedures; Employee Discipline/Discharge Counseling; Wage and Hour Counseling; Sexual Harassment Claims; and Management and Employee Training.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Employment & Labor: 70%
    24 years
  2. Litigation: 30%



Hourly ($225-300/hour)

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Contact Info

Forsberg & Umlauf, P.S.

901 5th Avenue
Suite 1400
Seattle, WA, 98164



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 Magazine2003
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2002
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2001
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2000
Outstanding Trial Attorney CitationU.S. Department of Fish & WIldlife1996

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Chair, Employment Practices GroupForsberg & Umlauf, P.S.2009 - Present
Of CounselSebris Busto James1998 - 2008
Assistant Attorney GeneralWashington State Attorney general's Office1996 - 1998
Captain/Judge AdvocateU.S. Marine Corps1990 - 1996

Association NamePosition NameDuration
King County Bar AssociationChair, Labor & Employment Law Section2009 - Present
King County Bar AssociationChair, Pacific Coast Labor & Employment Law Conference2008 - 2009
King County Bar AssociationTrustee, Labor & Employment Law Section2006 - Present

Publication NameTitleDate
Firm Deskbook PublicationsEmployment Law in Washington2009

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Risk Management SeminarEmployment Law: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You2009
Risk Management SeminarWorkplace Harassment: The Issue Is Respect2008
Client Risk Management SeminarEmployment Law Basics2008
Risk Management SeminarManaging Employees: Counseling, Coaching & Performance Management2007
Risk Management SeminarWorkplace Investigations2006
Alaska Airlines Management SeminarLabor Arbitrations2006