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My practice emphasizes the representation of financial institutions, credit unions, substantial investors with West Coast portfolios, title insurers, housing authorities, and select businesses in all matters related to licensing, servicing, mortgage banking, consumer finance, bankruptcy, special credits, title insurance, vehicle loans, real estate finance and the enforcement of mortgage loans. PLEASE NOTE - I do not represent debtors in foreclosure.


Practice areas


  1. Debt Agreements: 33%
    9 years, 636 cases
  2. Foreclosure: 33%
    9 years, 2.8 thousand cases
  3. Debt Collection: 20%
    9 years, 125 cases
  4. Litigation: 10%
    9 years, 310 cases
  5. Bankruptcy: 4%
    8 years, 2 cases

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Contact info

13555 SE 36th Street
Suite 300
Bellevue, WA, 98006-1489


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certified MediatorThe Frank Evans Center for Conflict Resolution2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior AssociateRouth Crabtree Olsen, P.S.2011 - Present
AttorneyRouth Crabtree Olsen, P.S.2007 - 2011
Law ClerkRouth Crabtree Olsen, P.S.2007 - 2007
Law ClerkDiana Lynn Kiesel Inc Ps2006 - 2007
Legal InternKathleen Collins & Associates2006 - 2006
Assistant Account ExecutiveGolin/Harris International2002 - 2004
Public Relations InternIBM Corporation2000 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Professional WomenN/A2011 - Present
Washington Young Lawyers DivisionMember2008 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors FraternityMember2004 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
DSNews - October 2008 issueThe MERS Problem - More Borrowers Suing MERS in an Effort to Halt Foreclosure, But the Courts Aren't Buying It2008
Servicing Management February 2008 Cover StoryDo You Have Standing?2008
USFNIncreased Foreclosure Volume: Legislative Review & Responses2007
Creditor-Debtor Law News LetterSubprime Mortgage Turmoil2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
South Texas College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
University of TexasPublic RelationsBS - Bachelor of Science2002
Seattle University School of LawLawIn residenceN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
"You've Won, Now What?" Annual Judgment Collection CLEReplevin2011