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Hello, I am an attorney in the greater Bellevue/Seattle area. Prior to obtaining my Juris Doctor degree from Seattle University School of Law, I worked in many aspects of the Real Estate field. During my 15 year career in Real Estate, I underwrote loans for large and successful banks, as well as loans for private mortgage insurance companies. 


Because of my extensive knowledge as a Real Estate Underwriter, it was a seamless transition for me when I chose to become a licensed realtor. As a real estate agent, I negotiated contracts between buyers and sellers, and educated my borrowers before, during, and throughout the entire home buying process. As such, my chosen career path has served as a catalyst for my lifelong goal and passion of becoming an attorney with my primary focus in real estate law.


My law firm, ‘Guidance to Justice, PLLC.’ speaks volumes toward my stance in law. I guide and assist consumers with loan modifications/mediation, wrongful foreclosures, short sale negotiation, debt negotiation, review of loan documentation pre/post closing, bankruptcy-including chapter 7 & 13, and finally, violation of civil rights. It is my goal and strong desire to give individuals a voice, in the midst of the chaos while being treated in an unfair manner. Because I have experienced working in the real estate market at its lucrative height, at its all time low, and everywhere in between, I am confident to call my knowledge in real estate law- keen and thorough.


My strong belief is that knowledge is meant to be shared, not kept in secret. As such, I always strive to help individuals know their rights, understand their rights, and finally, invoke their rights.
Please, feel free to read and research my website for any questions or concerns you may have regarding your current real estate situation. I understand that no one circumstance is identical, therefore, feel free to contact my office via telephone or e-mail

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Litigation: 30%
  2. Real Estate: 20%
  3. Civil Rights: 20%
  4. Foreclosure: 20%
  5. Bankruptcy: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250-350/hour), contingent (30-40%), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Vonya K. Quarles

    I endorse this lawyer because I've seen her bring cases to life. If I need a litigant, Mary C. Anderson would be my pick. She brings her whole self into the process and her results prove it.

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  • Gregory Brian McMenamy Jr.

    Mary is an outstanding lawyer and a wonderful person. She holds the intellect, drive and compassion to obtain the best results possible for her clients. She is also a genuine joy to be around and you will be happy to have her fighting for your case.

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Contact info

Guidance to Justice Law Firm, PLLC

19125 North Creek Parkway
Suite 120
Bothell, WA, 98011

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive201108/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2014
Consumer Rights Litigation Conference Committee AwardNational Consumer Law Center2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Trial LawyerGuidance to Justice Law Firm, PLLC2012 - Present
PresidentEverett Mutual Mortgage2004 - 2008
RealtorPreview Properties2000 - 2008
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers CollegeMember2015 - Present
Northwest National Consumer Law CenterSecretary2013 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeMember2013 - Present
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesMember2012 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Lovelace v. Deutsche Bank et alConfidential Settlement
Lyons v. U.S. Bank National Assn9-0 opinion by our State Supreme Court - Consumers may bring a consumer protection claim, absent a foreclosure sale
Lawson v. City of SeattleSettled
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers CollegeTrial SkillsN/A2015
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Central Washington UniversityPre-LawBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Foreclosure and Housing Saving TalkTips, Tools and Lessons Learned for Successful Mediations and Foreclosure defense2015
CLE for mediators and attorneysMediator's tips, tools and common misconceptions2014
Real Estate Law EducationLoan Modifications, Bankruptcy2013
Real Estate LawShort Sales and Foreclosure Fairness Act2012
Real Estate LawLoan Modification, Foreclosures, Short Sales, and Bankruptcy2012