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  • William Scott Kimberly

    I had the opportunity to study under Bill Sherman at Seattle University School of Law. Mr. Sherman's knowledge and expertise in government and administrative law is peerless. I highly endorse this lawyer.


    William Kimberly Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Daniel Kalish

    I've known Bill for several years. Bill is incredibly intelligent, extremely hard-working, and very dedicated to his clients. He is a fine attorney, and has a great reputation in the community. I recommend him to anyone in need of complex legal services.


    Daniel Kalish Employment and labor Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Washington Attorney General's Office

800 Fifth Ave.
Seattle, WA, 98104


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2012
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2006
Graduated magna cum laudeUniversity of Michigan Law School1999
West Publishing AwardUniversity of Michigan Law School1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyThe Sherman Law Firm PLLC2008 - 2012
Deputy Prosecuting AttorneyKing County Prosecutor's Office2003 - 2007
AssociateDavis Wright Tremaine2002 - 2003
Law ClerkNinth Circuit Judge M. Margaret McKeown2000 - 2001
Law ClerkU.S. District Judge John C. Coughenour1999 - 2000
Editor-in-ChiefMichigan Law Review1998 - 1999
Special Assistant to the SecretaryU.S. Department of the Interior1993 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Seattle Ethics and Elections CommissionCommissioner2009 - Present
Alliance for JusticeWashington state advisory board member2008 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Pace Law ReviewYour Mayor, Your "Friend:" Public Officials, Online Social Networking, and the Unmapped New Public Square2011
Seattle TimesVote for King County Conservation District supervisor, if you can figure out how2010
Work in ProgressDemocracy and Refereeing the Fair Fight: Incoherence in Campaign Finance Enforcement as Theoretical FailingN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Wesleyan UniversityGovernmentBA - Bachelor of Arts1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Seattle University School of LawOpen Government Law2011
Legislation and the Legislative Process SeminarLegislation and Legislative Camaigns2011
Advanced Trial Advocacy SeminarSmall Firm Legal Practice2011
Northwest Regional Advocacy Training ProgramTrial Skills2010