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Cindy Johnson is from Washington and has been practicing law for 13 years. She is a member of the Washington and California State Bars and an active member of the Inns of Court. Her focus is in Real Estate, Contract and Land Use law and has eleven published articles in the area of Environmental and Land Use law. She is also a Notary.

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Languages spoken: English, Italian, French

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Litigation: 40%
    16 years, 50 cases
  2. Probate: 20%
    16 years, 30 cases
  3. Contracts: 20%
    16 years, 50 cases
  4. Land Use & Zoning: 10%
    16 years, 20 cases
  5. Administrative Law: 10%
    16 years, 20 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($215/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    I endorse this lawyer. Cindy Johnson Acebedo is a valued colleague and resource. Her knowledge on real estate, land use, and other matters is recognized by her peers. She is a professional.

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    Nancy Lee Elder Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Mary Gail Carver

    I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Acebedo is an excellent attorney. Her attention to detail and problem solving abilities are exceptional. She has many years experience in land use issues, which are very complicated.

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    Mary Carver Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Acebedo & Johnson, LLC

1011 E. Main, Ste. 456
Puyallup, WA, 98372

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200001/10/2016
CAInactive200011/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
CALI Award in Government LawyerNew England School of Law1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Hearing ExaminerTacoma-Pierce County Health Department2009 - Present
PartnerAcebedo & Johnson, LLC2005 - Present
Alternate Hearing ExaminerTacoma-Pierce County Health Department2007 - 2009
Contract AttorneyMarten Law Group, PLLC2005 - 2005
Associate AttorneyShort Cressman & Burgess, PLLC2004 - 2004
Associate AttorneyDickson Law Offices, PLLC2001 - 2004
Contract CounselSan Diego District Attorney’s Office2000 - 2001
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Inns of CourtN/A2012 - Present
Washington Environmental & Land Use Law NewsletterEditorial Board2001 - 2012
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Washington Lawyer's Practice ManualShoreline Management Act; Author/Co-Author - Chapter 23, Part 82013
Washington State Bar Association Environmental & Land Use Law NewsletterEnvironmental Law Case Update2009
Washington State Bar Association Environmental & Land Use Law NewsletterA Difficult Balancing Act: Recent Shorelines Hearing Board Decisions and Case Law Regarding Cumulative Impacts2008
Washington State Bar Association’s Environmental & Land Use Law NewsletterKing County Provides Guidance Regarding Maintenance on Lakefront Beaches and Wetlands2007
Washington State Bar Association’s Environmental & Land Use Law NewsletterShow Me the Money: A Glimpse into Environmental Bankruptcy Issues2006
Washington State Bar Association’s Environmental & Land Use Law NewsletterU.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (Alaska) and Texas Supreme Court Decide Arranger Liability Cases2005
Washington State Bar Association’s Environmental & Land Use Law NewsletterDifficulties With Designation: Agricultural Lands Under The Growth Management Act2005
Washington State Bar Association’s Environmental & Land Use Law NewsletterNPDES Permit Exemption for Logging Activities: Court Rules Against EPA2004
Washington State Bar Association’s Environmental & Land Use Law NewsletterA Business Perspective on the 2003 Shoreline Guidelines2003
Washington State Bar Association’s Environmental & Land Use Law NewsletterCriminal Provisions of Environmental Statutes, Recent Case Law and Trends in the Ninth Circuit2001
New England Journal on Civil and Criminal ConfinementFor Better or Worse-Alternatives to Jail Time for Environmental Crime2000
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New England School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
University of WashingtonPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1995