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Michael Shannon O'Meara

Michael Shannon O'Meara

Practice areas:

Debt Collection, Federal Regulation, Landlord & Tenant

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About Me

In-house Counsel at mid-sized collection agency providing expertise in compliance issues and handling litigation managment as plaintiff and defendant. Admitted by: Supreme Court for the State of Washington; United States District Court for the Western District of Washington; United States District Court for the District of Colorado.

Focus Areas:  Debt Collection, FDCPA, FCRA, TCPA, TICID, Landlord-Tenant, Defense & Compliance.

Organizations: Washington Collectors Association - Chairman - Political Action Committee, Washington State Bar Association - Young Lawyers Division - Focus Area Director - Transition to Practice, Snohomish County Bar Association - Young Lawyer Division - Trustee

Honors, Awards & Certifications:  Scholar Degree - Association of Credit and Collection Professionals, Deans Certificate for Outstanding Peformance - Law & Literature -University of South Dakota School of Law, CALI Excellence for the Future Award - The University of South Dakota School of Law, Professional Collection Specialist  Association of Credit and Collection Professionals, Trainer Specialist - Association of Credit and Collection Professionals, Credit & Collection Compliance Officer - Association of Credit and Collection Professionals


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2009

  1. Debt Collection: 50%
    6 years, 500 cases
  2. Federal Regulation: 30%
    6 years, 50 cases
  3. Landlord & Tenant: 20%
    6 years, 500 cases



Hourly ($150-200/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

1010 Se Everett Mall Way Ste 100
Everett, WA, 98208-2855

1010 SE Everett Mall Way, Suite 100
Everett, WA, 98208





Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Excellence for the Future AwardThe Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Information2007

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
In-house CounselI.Q. Data International, Inc.2007 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Members Attorney Program (ACA)Member2009 - Present
Snohomish County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Association of Credit and Collection ProfessionalsMember2000 - Present
Washington Collection AssociationMember2000 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of South DakotaLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Minnesota State University, MoorheadWorld Literature thru the HumanitiesBA - Bachelor of Arts2004

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Certified Apartment Managment TrainingRisk Management2007