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Mark Douglas Kimball

About Mark Kimball

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Bellevue, Washington Business Lawyer Mark Kimball has had an award-winning established Business Law practice on the Eastside -- serving Bellevue, Seattle and surrounding areas -- for more than thirty years, emphasizing corporate, commercial, contract, property and tax law.   For 2016, Mark holds Martindale’s highest possible rating: “AV-Preeminent” and is rated a perfect 10/10 by AVVO.   Additionally, Washington CEO Magazine has awarded Mark its "Top Business Lawyers" rating in Corporate and Tax Law and Seattle Met Magazine has awarded Mark its "Top Lawyers" Award.  


Business services include incorporations and the formation of limited liability companies, contracts concerning commercial, property and business transactions, representation of condominium developers and homeowners associations, and consulting in matters involving state, federal and international taxation. Clients include software development companies, computer hardware manufacturers, restaurants, real estate holding and property management companies, political campaign organizations, and a variety of small, medium and large businesses.


Mark received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree and a post-doctoral L.L.M. degree in Taxation from the University of Washington. Research and writings include topics in federal and international commerce and tax policy, and Islamic and international commercial law. Mark was admitted to practice in Washington state in 1983, admitted to the United States District Court in 1985, admitted to practice before the United State Supreme Court in 1998, and is also admitted to practice in New York State.  He is a member of the Federal Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Midwest Political Science Association and the Academy of Political Science. Mark instructed of the Escrow Association of Washington and the Washington State Bar Association, and has served on the faculties of legal education, research and academic conferences in Washington, the United States, Europe and Latin America.


Mark is also a member of the National Business Institute's Tax and Corporate faculties and teaches frequent CLE courses to attorneys, accountants and real estate professionals. He has instructed a college course in Business Law, is an Adjunct Faculty Member at two major European universities:  Eotvos Lorand University and Masaryk University.   Mark has also served as an expert witness in Superior Court proceedings involving corporate law, limited liability companies, and taxation. Credited and current publications include the Oregon Revised Statutes Annotated, as Contributing Legal Editor, and "Context & Structure: Historical Institutionalism and Analysis of Cuba's Economic & Legal Reforms", and more than eighty CLE and other publications.


Mark was appointed to serve as a Law Examiner (Bar Examiner) by the Washington State Bar Association Board of Governors, and since 2003 has held Martindale's highest possible rating of 5.0: "Preeminent Legal Ability; Highest Ethical Standards." Mark also hosted a weekly radio show examining legal, political and other issues on KKNW.  


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