Driven and resourceful Washington attorney with extensive NW legal network and... more
Driven and resourceful Washington attorney with extensive NW legal network and strong leadership skills. Consumer-focused practice with emphasis on foreclosure mediation and bankruptcy law. Devoted to pro bono work and an active volunteer with numerous regional non-profit organizations.
At Beyond Disputes, we take a non-oppositional approach. Much of our practice... more
At Beyond Disputes, we take a non-oppositional approach. Much of our practice utilizes alternative dispute resolution. In addition to preventing foreclosures and helping borrowers work out ways to remain in their homes, I have been active as a mediator for many years. We find that through hard work and active communication, we can resolve conflicts and create solutions that work for all parties... view profile
Partner at Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker LLP in Seattle, Washington, representing... more
Partner at Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker LLP in Seattle, Washington, representing individuals and business clients in a variety of matters including commercial litigation, debtor-creditor rights, bankruptcy, business and real estate. More than 25 years of law firm experience, including 18 years as a litigation, bankruptcy and family law paralegal prior to becoming an attorney. Currently serving ... view profile
A lot of my practice involves litigation, so I know the importance of fortifying the... more
A lot of my practice involves litigation, so I know the importance of fortifying the client's position and preparing for trial. However, litigation is oftentimes avoidable, and in many cases, not in the best interest of the client. Lawsuits can be expensive, emotional, and time consuming. The best lawyers are skilled at avoiding them. Everything revolves around the client. Phones, libraries, co... view profile
Homeowners threatened with losing their home through a bank foreclosure may benefit from the services of a real estate foreclosure attorney. When you buy a home, you usually get a bank loan and agree to repay it with monthly payments. If you fail to make the payments, the bank can start a foreclosure action, which enables them to sell your home to pay off the loan. Foreclosure laws are very detailed and strict about the process the bank must follow. A foreclosure attorney can explain your options to avoid a foreclosure sale, and help you to decide the best course of action for your situation.