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Linda White Atkins

Real estate Attorney at Bellevue, WA

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  • Licensed for 35 years
    State WA
    Acquired 1988
    Status
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About Linda

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Practice areas
  1. Land use and zoning
    30%
    Real property development, land use hearings, SEPA and NEPA, shoreline permits, critical areas.

    36 years

  2. Real estate
    30%
    Commercial leasing, real estate purchase and sales, easements and covenants, title issues, boundary disputes.

    36 years

  3. Environmental and natural resources
    20%
    Water marketing transactions; water rights evaluation, acquisition and transfer.

    35 years

  4. Telecommunications
    20%
    Telecommunications land use permitting, including zoning hearings and federal Communications Act litigation.

    26 years

Practice focused on commercial real estate purchase and sale transactions, commerical leasing, real property development, and natural resources law.  Represent applicants in land use hearings, including SEPA and shoreline appeals. Water resources practice assisting agricultural and commercial entities and individuals with water rights evaluations and water market transactions. I enjoy the dynamics of a transaction and being proactive in helping clients avoid problems.

Location

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
777 - 108th Avenue Northeast
Bellevue, WA, 98004-5130

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AVVO RATING 7.2 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Of Counsel
  • Davis Wright Tremaine
  • 1988 - Present
  • Zoning Specialist
  • LCC International
  • 1999 - 2000
  • Acting Legal Planner
  • City of Bellevue
  • 1993 - 1993

Education

  • University of Washington School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1988
  • University of Washington -Seattle
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1976

Sample of Legal Cases

  • T-Mobile USA Inc. v. City of Anacortes
  • City land use permit denial overturned
  • City of Tacoma v. Franciscan Foundation
  • Summary Judgment Affirmed
  • Washington State Bar Association v. Washington Public Employees Relations Commission
  • Petition Granted

Associations

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1988 - Present
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
  • Admitted
  • N/A
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Admitted
  • N/A

Honors and Awards

  • Board Member of the Year
  • Family Resource Center, Redmond, WA
  • 1997
  • Vivian Carkeek Memorial Prize
  • 1988

Publications

  • Washington Real Property Deskbook
  • Co-Author "Development Exactions and Impact Fees"
  • 1996
  • Washington Law
  • Federalism, Uniformity and the State Constitution
  • 1987

Speaking Engagements

  • East King County Bar Real Property Section Meeting
  • Real Estate Issues in the 2009 Domestic Partnership Act
  • 2010
  • East King County Bar Real Property Section Meeting
  • Top Five Things You and Your Clients Need to Know About Water Rights in Washington
  • 2009
  • Oregon Water Law Conference
  • Current Issues in Washington Water Law
  • 1997

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Bellevue Real estate Lawyer Linda White Atkins
Linda White Atkins
Real estate Attorney
Bellevue, WA
Licensed for 35 years