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About me


  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy--Advocate Designation

  • Frequent continuing legal education seminar instructor 


Personal Injury.

I worked for a personal injury law firm before beginning my own practice.  I have heard and decided several personal injury cases as an arbitrator.  

See my personal injury site for more. 

Landlord-tenant law.

I have extensive experience in landlord-tenant matters and frequently appear in court in eviction cases. 

See my landlord-tenant websites and for more. 


Languages spoken: Korean

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Practice areas


  1. Landlord & Tenant: 60%
    19 years
  2. Personal Injury: 40%
    19 years

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Contact info

Eller Law Firm PLLC

800 5th Avenue
Seattle, WA, 98104-3100


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Advocate DesignationNational Institute for Trial Advocacy2011
Dean's ListUniversity of Tennessee College of Law1995
Harold C. Warner ScholarshipUniversity of Tennessee College of Law1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerEller Law Firm PLLC2003 - Present
AssociateWeiner Lambka & Deutscher P.S.2001 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Greater Issaquah ToastmastersPresident2013 - Present
Issaquah Highlands ToastmastersMember2013 - Present
MENSAMember2012 - Present
Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2005 - Present
Rental Housing Association of Puget SoundAssociate Member; Member of Forms Committee2003 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeMember2002 - Present
National Institute for Trial AdvocacyAdvocateN/A
Rotary ClubMember2012 - 2013
King County Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust SectionMember2003 - 2007
Moot Court Board - UT College of LawMember1993 - 1996
Political Science/Pre-Law Club - Tennessee Technological UniversityPresident1992 - 1993
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
$475,000 settlement$475,000 personal injury settlement in mediation after original offer of $150,000.
$175,000 in mediation$175,000 personal injury settlement after original offer of $50,000.
$125,000 in mediation$125,000 personal injury settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
Rental Housing Association UpdateThe Check is in the Mail2008
Rental Housing Association UpdateHolding the Bag - Unpaid Utilities2008
Rental Housing Association UpdateThe Bark Worse than the Bite? - A Landlord's Exposure to Liability for Dangerous Animals2008
Rental Housing Assoc. UpdateDoes Federal Law Requiring Translated Documents Apply in Cases of Section 8 Tenants?2008
Rental Housing Association UpdateBad Form - Filure to Serve a Summons with Mandatory Language Proves Costly for Landlord2007
Rental Housing Association UpdateDeposit Security2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Tennessee College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Landlord-Tenant Law SeminarLandlord and Tenant Rights and Obligations2015
Landlord Tenant Law Leases, Evictions, Litigation and Settlements SeminarTenant Default, Notice of Default, and Lease Termination2014
Landlord Tenant Law Leases, Evictions, Litigation and SettlementsLandlord-Tenant law2014
Fundamentals of Landlord Tenant Law SeminarLandlord and Tenant Obligations2013
Commercial & Residential Landlord Tenant Law SeminarLandlord and Tenant Obligations2013
Continuing Legal Education SeminarEthics2012
Continuing Legal Education SeminarEthics2012
Introduction to RHA FormsLandlord-Tenant Forms2011
RHA Lease-Options SeminarLease-Options2009
Landlord-Tenant Law Update in WashingtonLease Provisions and Issues: Plan Ahead to Avoid Problems2009
Landlord-Tenant Law in Today’s Commercial ClimateTenant’s Default, Notice of Default, and Lease Termination2009
Tukwila Crime Free Multi-Housing Landlord TrainingRental Agreements and Eviction Process2008
Tukwila Crime Free HousingRental Agreements and Eviction Process2008