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  1. Litigation: 50%
    29 years
  2. Construction: 50%
    29 years

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Ashbaugh Beal

4400 Columbia Center
701 Fifth Avenue
Seattle, WA, 98104


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Seattle Metropolitan Top LawyersSeattle Metropolitan Magazine2010
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2007
Washington State Super LawyerN/A2007
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2006
Washington State Super LawyerN/A2006
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2005
Washington State Super LawyerN/A2005
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyAshbaugh Beal1987 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Arbitration AssociationArbitrator - Construction Industry Panel1999 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1987 - Present
Associated General Contractors of WashingtonMember1987 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Seattle Daily Journal of CommerceSafeco Field case means public contractors can't use statute of limitations to defend construction projects2013
Daily Journal of Commerce"Another licensing law to worry about"2007
Daily Journal of Commerce"Generals must act quickly to avoid liability for subs' debts"2006
Daily Journal of Commerce"Second-tier subs should give preclaim notice"2005
Daily Journal of Commerce"Ruling clarifies subs don't need preclaim notices"2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
University of WashingtonN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Ashbaugh Beal's 13th Annual Construction Law ForumSubcontractor Default Issues2012
Associated General Contractors of Washington Annual ConventionManaging Subcontractors, Suppliers and Financial Solvency in Today’s Tight Construction Market2011
Lien LawConstruction Lien Law2010
Avoiding Harassment in the WorkplaceAvoiding Harassment in the Workplace2010
Associated General Contractors of WashingtonRisk Management for Contractors2010
Ashbaugh Beal's 11th Annual Construction Law ForumClaims Analysis: Proving Your Damages2010
Top Washington Construction CasesTop Washington Construction Cases2009
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009Laws Governing Stimulus Construction2009
Construction Lien LawPrivate liens, subordination agreements and public vs. private liens2009
Sexual Harassment in the WorkplaceSexual Harassment2008
Lien LawPublic Liens2008
Lien and Bond ClaimsLien and Bond Claims2008
Construction Scheduling: Protecting the Bottom LineScheduling and Delay Claims2008
Construction Lien LawPrivate Liens2008
Construction Law: A to ZLien and Bond Claims2008
Lien LawPublic Liens2007
Risk ManagementContract and Subcontract Language2006
AIA ContractsA201 General Conditions2006
Washington Construction LawLien and Bond Claims2005
Construction Law in WashingtonLien and Bond Claims2002