Elaine has a broad range of successful trial experience, focused on developing... more
Elaine has a broad range of successful trial experience, focused on developing issues in land use, growth management, forestry and natural resource law. Her success comes from a combination of legal skills and industry knowledge, with a strategic ability to claim the high ground in controversial matters early, and maintain that high ground to achieve the clients objectives. Elaine has be... view profile
SCOTT M. MISSALL is a partner at Short Cressman & Burgess PLLC in Seattle,... more
SCOTT M. MISSALL is a partner at Short Cressman & Burgess PLLC in Seattle, Washington. Mr. Missall chairs the firm's Land Use Practice Group and Local Government Practice Group. He has focused his practice on land use, administrative, environmental and municipal law since 1984. He handles counseling, transactional and litigation related to land use and development, environmentall... view profile
Steves practice focuses on advising clients on land use and real estate matters... more
Steves practice focuses on advising clients on land use and real estate matters relating to a wide variety of residential, commercial, and industrial developments. He assists clients in obtaining all types of land use approvals, including mining permits, shoreline permits, building permits, hydraulic project approvals from the Department of Fish and Wildlife, and aquatic lands leases from the D... view profile
Jeffrey is the former chair of the firm's Litigation team and its hiring committee.... more
Jeffrey is the former chair of the firm's Litigation team and its hiring committee. He focuses his practice on condemnation, financial institutions and commercial litigation. Jeffrey has represented clients in a variety of industries, including transportation, timberlands, financial services and manufacturing. He has successfully tried numerous multimillion dollar cases and has obtained favorab... view profile
My practice concentrates on real estate transactions, land use and real estate... more
My practice concentrates on real estate transactions, land use and real estate development issues, in addition to representing public agencies and private entities on a range of issues as their outside general counsel.
My practice focuses on real estate acquisition and development. I work with property... more
My practice focuses on real estate acquisition and development. I work with property owners, developers, consultants and regulatory bodies to obtain land use entitlements and, when necessary, to institute or defend against lawsuits related to land use interests. I am also the Chair of Cairncross & Hempelmann’s Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Group. The TOD Group facilitates transit-orient... 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.
Land Use / Zoning Attorneys in cities near Seattle, WA