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  1. Litigation: 40%
  2. Insurance: 40%
    7 years
  3. Commercial Real Estate: 10%
  4. General Practice: 10%

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Office Of The Attorney General Of Washington

800 5th Ave
Suite 2000
Seattle, WA, 98104


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
Rising Star for Insurance CoverageWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Housing Heroes AwardLow Income Housing Institute2009
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
Rising StarN/A2007
Pro Bono Publico CommendationN/A2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyRafel Law Group PLLC2006 - Present
AttorneyRiddell Williams P.S.2004 - 2006
Judicial ClerkUnited States District Court for the Central District of California2002 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
King County Bar Association, YLDExecutive Committee Member2006 - Present
American Civil Liberties Union of WashingtonCooperating Attorney2005 - Present
King County Bar Association YLDTrustee, Board of Directors2005 - Present
Community Associations InstituteMember2005 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionPresident2008 - 2009
Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2004 - 2006
Moot Court Honor Board, Duke Law SchoolMember2000 - 2002
Duke Law and Technology ReviewEditor-in-Chief2000 - 2002
Duke Innocence ProjectMember1999 - 2002
New Mexico High School Mock Trial ProgramCenter for Civic Value Mock Trial Fellow1999 - 2000
Publication nameTitleDate
Community Associations JournalHoliday Decorations in Common Areas2008
University of Kansas Law ReviewA Decade Down the Road But Still Running Through the Jungle: A Critical Review of Post-Fogerty Fee Awards: 52 U. KAN. L. REV. 467 (2004)2004
University of Toledo Law ReviewA Reckless Disregard of the Ordinary Infringer?: Moving Toward a Balanced and Uniform Standard for Willful Copyright Infringement: 35 U. TOL. L. REV. 377 (2003)2003
Duke Law and Technology ReviewThe First Sale Doctrine and Digital Phonorecords: 2001 DUKE L. & TECH. REV. 0018 (2001)2001
Duke Law and Technology ReviewCan You Yahoo!?: The Internet’s Digital Fences: 2001 DUKE L. & TECH. REV. 0012 (2001)2001
Duke Law and Technology ReviewInternet Securities Fraud: Old Trick, New Medium: 2001 DUKE L. & TECH. REV. 0006 (2001)2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duke University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
University of New MexicoN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
WSCAI Legal Issues ForumConversion Condominiums: What Disclosures are Required and Why They Matter2009
Professional Management Development ProgramCommunity Governance2009
Litigation BootcampHow to Craft a Winning Story for Judge and Jury2009
CA DayResolving Disputes2009
ACLU of Washington Membership FairConstitutional Issues Impacting Libraries2007
Lunchtime Lecture SeriesFederal Practice Tips from Law Clerk Perspective2004
CA DayDispute Resolution Strategies for HOAs"N/A