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Thomas Reed McGarry

Thomas Reed McGarry

Practice areas:

Landlord & Tenant

About Me

I have over 20 years experience representing landlords and property owners with matters involving difficult tenants in eastern Washington.  In addition, I teach the landlord-tenant class at Spokane Community College Institute for Extended Learning.  I am also an elected Fire Commissioner for Fire District 9 in Spokane County. 


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Landlord & Tenant: 90%
    25 years

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Jacqueline Porter

    Mr. McGarry is an authority on landlord-tenant issues. He is set up to work as quickly and efficiently as possible because he focuses solely on landlord-tenant issues. He provides excellent service to his clients AND gets results. I wholeheartedly recommend him.


    Jacqueline Porter DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Patty L. Grossman

    I have known Tom for several years as a Housing Justice Lawyer and major contributor to our continuing legal education seminars on landlord tenant. He is an expert in the field.


    Patty Grossman Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

McGarry Law Office

921 West Broadway Avenue, Suite 205

Spokane, WA, 99201-2119




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney at LawMcGarry Law Office2002 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Spokane County Fire District 9Commissioner2012 - Present
SCBA Solo and Small Practice SectionN/A2011 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Spokane County Bar AssociationMemberN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
Journal of BusinessSolo Attorneys Unite2011
Journal of BusinessEviction actions on pace to rise by 10 percent this year2011


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of WyomingSocial SciencesBS & BSW Double Major1982

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Spokane Chapter meetingsChanges in the LawN/A
Institute for Extended LearningLandlord and Tenant Law for LandlordsN/A