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Practice Areas


  1. Business: 30%
  2. Real Estate: 30%
  3. Construction & Development: 25%
  4. Litigation: 10%
  5. Land Use & Zoning: 5%



Hourly ($250/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Robert P Dickson

    Chad is a smart and capable attorney, and well known in the community for his results-oriented approach to the law. I've known him for some time (and even worked on a few cases with him) and can attest to his work ethic and detail-oriented approach to the law.


    Robert Dickson Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Peter George Marcek

    Chad is professional and courteous. He is knowledgeable and easy to talk to, offering an always open line of communication to his clients. Chad is hardworking and efficient in achieving the optimal result for his clients. For these reasons I fully endorse Chad's work.


    Peter Marcek Debt Collection Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Smith Alling, P.S.

1515 Dock Street.
Suite 3
Tacoma, WA, 98402-3526



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
40 under FortyBusiness Examiner2007
Order of the BarristersThe Order of Barristers2004
Association NamePosition NameDuration
King County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Washington Landlord AssociationMember2007 - Present
Tacoma Pierce County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington -SeattleN/ABachelor of ScienceN/A
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Spring ConferenceDeeds of Trust and Lease Options2009
Landlord ConferenceLease Options2009
Construction Claims and DisputesTime and Delays Claims2008