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About me

My philosophy and emphasis is a commitment to excellence, grounded in a superior work ethic and a dedication to meeting the needs of my clients in an efficient and cost effective manner.


Over the years I have been extensively involved in a variety of professional and civic organizations and positions of leadership  which I believe has also enhanced my ability to better serve and counsel my clients.


Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 50%
    41 years
  2. Estate Planning: 25%
    41 years
  3. Business: 25%
    41 years



Hourly ($150-350/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

5 total 

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  • Alexis Renee Singletary

    I endorse this lawyer. I have worked with Bob in representing our respective clients in real estate transactions. Bob is knowledgeable and always professional. I have also called Bob myself for assistance on some business matters! I know I can trust his counsel and advice.


    Alexis Singletary Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Robert Craig Van Siclen

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Bob West from the day he first came to Auburn to practice law and feel I know him and his ability very well. Over the years I have worked on cases both with Bob and against him. Bob is the lawyer I personally turn to for assistance on complex real estate problems. I also know his reputation as a skillful lawyer in the lawyer community in South King County and North Pierce County and can attest to the fact that his skill as a real estate specialist is unmatched. He is known by all other lawyers in our area as being honest and holding the highest ethical standards. I am proud to endorse Mr. West.


    Robert Van Siclen Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

West Law Offices, PS

332 1st St NE

Auburn, WA, 98002-5049


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
President, Director, Committee ChairAuburn Downtown Association2005
Paul Harris FellowRotary Foundation2000
President, Director, Committee ChairAuburn Rotary Club1996
Chairman, First V.P., Director, Committee ChairCity of Auburn Planning Commission1992
Chairman, MemberAuburn Area Economic Development Council1991
Preisdent, First V.P., Director, Committee ChairAuburn Area Chamber of Commerce1987
Chairman, MemberCity of Auburn Board of Adjustments1985
President, Secretary, TrusteeSouth King County Bar Association1984
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
N/AHearing Examiner1982 - Present
Arbitrator-MediatorKing County Courts1978 - Present
N/APro Tem Judge1977 - Present
PrincipalWest Law Offices, PS1975 - Present
N/AHearing Officer1982 - 2006
Municipal Court JudgeCity of Black Diamond Municipal Court1979 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Federal Bar Association (Western District of Washington chapter)Member1976 - Present
United States Supreme Court BarMember1976 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember1976 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1974 - Present
South King County Bar AssociationPresident, Trustee, Member1974 - Present
Seattle King County Bar AssociationMember, Committee Member1974 - Present
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1976 - 2006
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Wash. Ct. of App. Case #: 66432-8-I Shear, et al., Appellants v. King County DDES, Resp.The decision of the trial court overturning the hearing examiner's decision was reversed and the hearing examiner's decision was reinststated. The motion for reconsideration filed by King County DDES was denied.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Puget Sound School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
University of WashingtonEconomicsMA - Masters1972
University of WashingtonEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1970
University of WashingtonBiologyBS - Bachelor of Science1970
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
General BusinessBusiness Entities and Formation2008
Seniors' Law SchoolEstate Planning2002
Small Business Assistance CenterGeneral Business Law2001
Peoples; Law SchoolBusiness Law1999