I am a trained mediator who have recieved 30 hours of training through the Nebraska... more
I am a trained mediator who have recieved 30 hours of training through the Nebraska Office of Dispute Resolution. After this training, I took 80 hours of advanced mediation training courses offered through the internationally recognized leader, ADR Chambers, in affiliation with the University of Notre Dame and the University of Windsor-Toronto,
I am an attorney who lives and works in Seattle, Washington. Specifically, West... more
I am an attorney who lives and works in Seattle, Washington. Specifically, West Seattle, a suburb of Seattle. I retired from the Army as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1988 and have built my private practice for the last 20 years in West Seattle. I limit my practice to Real Estate matters, Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts and Elder Law. I enjoy hiking. I have climbed Mt Rainier twice, Mt Baker on... view profile
Land use / zoning attorneys help you understand land use laws and zoning regulations, both of which concern how you use your land (for businesses, homes, farms, factories, etc.). Zoning regulations specify things such as how close together different types of buildings can be (for example, single-family homes versus high-rise apartment buildings), how far back from the sidewalk buildings must be set, how high you can build, and how much parking you need to provide. A land use / zoning attorney can determine which rules apply to your property and development activities, and whether you qualify for any exceptions to these rules.