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Languages spoken: Italian

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  1. Real Estate: 50%
  2. Land Use & Zoning: 50%

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Cairncross & Hempelmann, A Professional Service Corporation

524 Second Avenue
Suite 500
Seattle, WA, 98104-2323

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive198008/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Real Estate LawBest Lawyers in America2014
Litigation - Real EstateBest Lawyers in America2014
Litigation - Land Use & ZoningBest Lawyers in America2014
Land Use & Zoning LawBest Lawyers in America2014
Lawyer of the Year in Seattle Land Use & Zoning LawBest Lawyers in America2014
Real Estate LawBest Lawyers in America2013
Land Use & Zoning LawBest Lawyers in America2013
Litigation - Real EstateBest Lawyers in America2013
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2013
Litigation - Land Use & ZoningBest Lawyers in America2013
Top Rated Lawyer in Land Use and ZoningThe American Lawyer & Corporate Counsel Magazines2013
Litigation - Land Use & ZoningBest Lawyers in America2012
Real Estate LawBest Lawyers in America2012
Land Use & Zoning LawBest Lawyers in America2012
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2012
Litigation - Real EstateBest Lawyers in America2012
Top RankedChambers USA2012
Land Use & Zoning LawBest Lawyers in America2011
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2011
Top RankedChambers USA2011
Litigation - Land Use & ZoningBest Lawyers in America2011
Top LawyerSeattle Metropolitan Magazine2010
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
Land Use & Zoning LawBest Lawyers in America2010
Top RankedChambers USA2010
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Top RankedChambers USA2009
Board Member of the YearNAIOP2008
Heavy Lifter AwardAssociation of Washington Business2008
Top Business LawyerSeattle Business2008
Top 10 Attorneys in WA - Real Estate LawWashington CEO Magazine2008
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
Top RankedChambers USA2008
Avvo Top Real Estate LawyerWashington CEO Magazine2008
Top LawyerSeattle Magazine2007
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2007
Top Business LawyerSeattle Business2007
Top Ranked (Rank #1) in Real Estate: Zoning/Land UseChambers USA2007
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2006
League of Justice ListWashington CEO Magazine2006
Top 100 Washington Super LawyersWashington Law & Politics Magazine2006
Top 100 AttorneysWashington CEO Magazine2006
Top RankedChambers USA2006
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2005
Top LawyerSeattle Magazine2005
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2004
Top LawyerSeattle Magazine2003
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2003
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2002
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2001
Top LawyerSeattle Magazine2001
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2000
Member of the YearNAIOP1994
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
N/ACairncross & Hempelmann, P.S.1990 - Present
AttorneyFoster Pepper Shefelman1980 - 1990
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
King County Bar AssociationMember1980 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1980 - Present
Lewis County Economic Development CouncilMemberN/A
National Association of Industrial and Office PropertiesChair, Government Affairs CommitteeN/A
Association of Washington BusinessRegulatory Reform Committee MemberN/A
Association of Washington BusinessLand Use Committee MemberN/A
Association of Washington BusinessEnvironmental Affairs Council MemberN/A
Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of CommerceMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationCommittee on Reg. of Land Use for Real Prop., Probate & TrustN/A
National Association of Industrial and Office PropertiesMember, Board of Directors2005 - 2007
National Association of Assistant U.S. AttorneysMember, Board of Directors of American Development PAC1993 - 1995
National Association of Assistant U.S. AttorneysChairman, NAIOP Golden Gavel Group1991 - 1994
Washington State Bar AssociationDirector of Environmental and Land Use Law Section1983 - 1986
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Washington State Real Property DeskbookContributing Author, Third EditionN/A
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Southern California Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
Stanford UniversityN/AA.B., with Honors in Economics1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Bisnow Seattle Office 2020Moderator2013
Bisnow Seattle Construction & Development SummitModerator2013
Water Quality PermittingPermitting2002
Class 0 Washington Systems of Environmental RegulationEnvironmental Regulation2002
Class - Washington Systems of Environmental RegulationEnvironmental Regulation1999