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Russell B. Mead

also known as Russ Mead

About me

Russ Mead (206) 729 5000
Russ Mead is a nonprofit and employment lawyer with over 20 years of experience. He provides legal advice to many different types of nonprofits on nonprofit issues as well as general business matters.  He advises employees on employment issues and handles cases involving wages, noncompete agreements, and severance packages.

Russ is a licensed attorney in Washington and a frequent speaker at legal conferences. He teaches nonprofit law at Lewis & Clark Law School. Russ is the author of the legal text book, “Nonprofit Animal Law”. He is the past president of the Fremont Chamber of Commerce and has twice been the Chair of the King County Bar Association solo and small firm section. His nonprofit volunteer work includes service on the King County Bar Association Education Committee and speaking at bar association and animal law conferences. Russ earned an accounting degree from Arizona State University, a CPA certificate from the State of Arizona, an MBA from Lindenwood College, and his law degree from St. Louis University School of Law.



Practice areas


  1. Employment: 80%
  2. Sexual Harassment: 20%



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Contact info

Allen & Mead, PLLC

2311 N. 45th Street
No. 196
Seattle, WA, 98103


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certified Public Accountant - inactiveArizon Board of Accountancy1980
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Law ProfessorLewis & Clark Law School2012 - Present
PartnerAllen & Mead PLLC2011 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
King County Bar Association, CLE CommitteeMember2013 - Present
King County Bar Association, Solo and Small Practice SectionChair2000 - 2012
Publication nameTitleDate
Book - AmazonNonprofit Animal Law2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Saint Louis University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Lindenwood UniversityBusinessMBA - Master of Business Administration1984
Arizona State UniversityAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1978
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Guardian ad litem annual trainingRules of professional responsibility2015
American Equine ConfrenceLegal advocacy tools for equine advocates2015
Animal Law ConfrenceProfessional responsibility for volenteer lawyers2013
New York City Bar AssociationProfessional responsibilities for lawyers volunteering for non-profit organizationsN/A
Nassau County Bar Association, Nassau Academy of LawContinuing legal education seminar on professional responsibilities for the non-profit attorneyN/A
Lewis And ClarkTorts relating to animal lawN/A
Agricultural Law and Policy ConferenceUsing ballot initiatives to improve animal conditions at factory farmsN/A
18th Annual Animal Law Conference at Lewis and Clark Law SchoolMCLE Ethics breakfast for lawyersN/A