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Thomas Reed McGarry

Thomas Reed McGarry

Practice areas:

Landlord & Tenant

Thomas McGarry

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 

  • Angel Marie Base

    Tom is a very approachable attorney and carries a professional demeanor that is respectable while getting his job done for his clients. He has a level of experience in his area of law that enables him to get a good result for his client whether by negotiation or by litigation. He is is also involved in the community as a leader which demonstrates his commitment to service. His communication style is respectful, and if he's not available right away he will return a phone call within a reasonable amount of time. I endorse this lawyer's work.


    Angel Base Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • 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 Estate Planning 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