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Practice areas


  1. Wills & Living Wills: 20%
  2. Trusts and Estates: 20%
  3. Probate: 20%
  4. Family: 20%
  5. Divorce & Separation: 20%


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Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael A. Aronoff

    I endorse this lawyer. Well known in our legal community. Runs a great law firm.


    Michael Aronoff Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Heather M Young

    Terry and I have had several cases together. I have also used him as a mediator and appeared before him as Pro Tem judge. Terry knows the law and represents his clients well.


    Heather Young Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

McCarthy & Causseaux

902 South 10th Street
Tacoma, WA, 98405


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
pro bono award attorney of the yearpierce county bar association2001
certificate of appreciation pro bono servicesPierce County Bar Association1990
BV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Deputy Hearing ExaminerPierce County1995 - Present
Deputy Hearing ExaminerUniversity Place1994 - Present
Deputy Hearing ExaminerBonney Lake1992 - Present
Volunteer MediatorPierce County Superior Court1991 - Present
Deput Hearing ExaminerMilton1989 - Present
Hearing ExaminerShelton1986 - Present
PartnerMccarthy & Causseaux1977 - Present
Pro tem Hearing ExaminerCity Of Bainbridge Island2004 - 2007
Judge Pro TemSuperior court of Pierce County1990 - 2011
Deputy Hearing ExaminerSumner1988 - 2012
Deputy Hearing ExaminerBuckley1988 - 2012
Deputy Hearing ExaminerJefferson County1988 - 2012
Caucus AttorneyWashington State Senate1977 - 1977
Deputy Prosecuting AttorneyPierce County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, Tacoma, Washington1973 - 1977
Law ClerkWashington State Supreme Court1972 - 1972
First LiutenantUnited States Army1966 - 1969
Association namePosition nameDuration
Pierce County Bar Association FoundationChairman1996 - 2001
THABoard of Directors1993 - Present
St. Charles BorromeoEndowment board1986 - Present
St. Charles BorromeoParish Counsel1983 - Present
Tacoma Pierce County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Tacoma Pierce County Bar AssociationChairman of Pro Bono ComitteeN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Eastlake Roanoke ReefN/A
Adminstrative Appeal of Washington Shellfish, inc.N/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
UnknownCriminal Law and Justice Training Commission Manual on Juvenile Court Law1978
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Willamette University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1972
University of WashingtonBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1966
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Western Washington Medical Association conferenceExpert witnesses and child abuseN/A
Pierce County Real Estate ConventionLandlord Tenant LawN/A
Juvenile Court ConferenceChild AbuseN/A
CLELandlord Tenant LawN/A
CLEFamily LawN/A