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I am a native Washingtonian, although I also lived for five years in Honolulu, Hawaii.  I love Seattle for its proximity to the mountains and the sea - I ski in the winter and sail the rest of the year.


Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 45%
    32 years
  2. Business: 35%
    32 years
  3. M & A: 20%
    32 years



Hourly ($425-450/hour), Free consultation (1 minutes)

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  • John Arthur

    Doug has served as outside counsel for our company for several years. His knowledge of the law, his negotiating skills, and his masterful ability to put into writing complex concepts has helped us on many transactions over the years.


    John Arthur Business Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Susan T. Alterman

    I highly endorse this lawyer's work. Our firm has worked with Doug, primarily as an expert in complex real estate/securities cases. He is a complete professional, providing strong and objective analysis. His communications are clear and precise. He is an exceptionally effective lawyer, counselor and advocate. I highly recommend his work.


    Susan Alterman Banking Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Vacation Internationale, Inc.

1417 116th Avenue NE
Bellevue, WA, 98004


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Leading Lawyer (Real Estate)Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderLane Powell PC1984 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust SectionN/AN/A
Washington State Bar Association, Business Law SectionN/AN/A
Washington State Bar Association, Uniform Commercial Code CommitteeN/AN/A
American Resort Development AssociationMemberN/A
Washington Software AllianceMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Property AssemblageN/A
Fractional Interest (Timeshare) RegistrationFractional interest development and registration
Timeshare Development and RegistrationTimeshare Development and Registration
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Publication nameTitleDate
Real Property DeskbookTimeshares2009
Compendium of State Timeshare Law - published by the American Bar AssociationWashington Timeshare Law2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
University of Puget SoundPsychologyBS - Bachelor of Science1973