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  1. Litigation: 50%
    25 years
  2. Employment: 50%
    21 years



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Contact info

Tahoma Law PLLC

325 S. Washington St.
Suite 267
Kent, WA, 98032


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Top Employment Attorneys in SeattleSeattle Metropolitan Magazine2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMichael & Alexander PLLC2008 - 2009
PartnerDavis Grimm Payne & Marra2000 - 2008
PartnerLane Powell1996 - 2000
AssociateBogle & Gates1991 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Comprehensive Mental HealthBoard of Directors2011 - Present
South King County Human Resources AssociationMember2009 - Present
King County Bar Association, Solo and Small Practice SectionMember2009 - Present
Tacoma Pierce County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Solo and Small Practice SectionMember2009 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
Washington State Bar Association Solo And Small Practice Section Executive CommitteeExecutive Committee Member2010 - 2012
Compass Housing AllianceBoard of Directors2006 - 2008
Washington Defense Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2001 - 2008
Fred Hutchinson Institutional Review BoardBoard Member1998 - 2004
Publication nameTitleDate
National Business Institute SeminarEmployment Discrimination Law2009
Employment Discrimination LawHandling Discrimination Claims2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
University of Washington School of LawPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Breakfast SeminarWhat Employers Wished Their Lawyers Had Told Them Before They Got Sued2013
Breakfast SeminarWhat Employers Wished Their Lawyers Had Told Them Before They Got Sued2013
EEOC Training InstituteSocial Networking and Harassment2010
Dealing with Independent ContractorsIndependent Contractors2010
Breakfast SeminarPrivacy Issues In the Workplace2010
How to Avoid EEOC Claims and What to Do if You CannotConducting Investigations and Responding to Discrimination Charges2009
Employment Discrimination LawHandling Disabilty and Other Discrimination Claims2009
EEOC Compliance in WashingtonEEOC Compliance2008
11th Annual Labor and Employment SeminarBackground Checks in the Google Era2008
Employment Laws Made SimpleConducting Internal Investigations2007
Employee Discharge and DocumentationAvoiding Retaliation Cases and Effective Employee Documentation2007
Employee Discharge and DocumentationHandling Realiation Claims and Appropriate Employee Documentation2007
9th Annual Labor and Employment ConferencePrivacy - or the Lack Thereof; Deflating the Myth2006
3d Annual Gaming Law SummitLabor Law Update2006
FMLA UpdateAvoiding Retaliation Cases for Employees on FMLA Leave2005
FLSA and Washington Minimum Wage ActDocking with Destroying Exempt Status2005
Employment Law from A to ZDischarge and Post-Discharge Issues2005