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  1. Child Custody: 20%
  2. Domestic Violence: 20%
    17 years
  3. Divorce & Separation: 20%
    18 years
  4. DUI & DWI: 20%
    17 years
  5. Family: 20%
    18 years



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  • Michael Frederick Cardoza

    Attorney Aaron Shields is smart AND wise. He knows how to steer complicated situations to a favorable resolution - every time. I've known him for over 25 years and he is dependable and consistent. I enthusiastically endorse this lawyer!


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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Aaron. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
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Contact info

The Shields Law Firm, PLLC

3301 Hoyt Avenue, Suite A
Everett, WA, 98201-4312


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Juris Doctor, Cum LaudeGonzaga University, School of Law1996
Associate EditorGonzaga Law Review1995
Tax Scholarship AwardDeloitte and Touche1995
Edward J. Bronson AwardChico State University1991
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerThe Shields Law Firm, PLLC2010 - Present
Pro Tem JudgeSnohomish County District Court2006 - Present
PartnerPodrasky, Shipman & Shields2006 - 2010
AttorneyBrewe Layman2001 - 2006
Deputy Prosecuting AttorneySnohomish County Prosecutor's Office1997 - 2001
Law ClerkSnohomish County Superior Court1996 - 1997
DirectorCommunity Legal Information Center1990 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
US District Court, Eastern District of WashingtonAdmitted to Practice2006 - Present
Washington Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember2004 - Present
Snohomish County Legal ServicesBoard Member2004 - 2010
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2001 - 2007
Snohomish County Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
California State University, ChicoN/ABA1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
SCBA Monthly CLECriminal Issues in Family Law Cases2008
PresentationParenting Plan Issues - Tips on Relocation Cases2005