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About me

I have a passion for real estate. And because of what I have learned pursuing that passion as an attorney, I believe there is room for improvement in the real estate industry. That's why I started Quill Realty. Quill is more efficient than almost any other real estate firm. And Quill knows that times have changed. Sellers don't have to pay a buyer's agent in order to find a buyer anymore, thanks to the internet. So sellers pay just a 2% commission - instead of the traditional 6% or more - to sell their home.


 


But if you're looking only for a great attorney, I can still help.  I am 100% committed to identifying, protecting, and advancing my clients' interests.  And I never, ever forget that sometimes an attorney is more expensive than the solution.  Where that's the case, I probably won't agree to represent you.  My clients' financial interests come first, always.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Litigation: 50%
    16 years, 60 cases
  2. Residential Real Estate: 50%
    11 years, 300 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250/hour), contingent (33-40%), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

3 total 

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    Craig does an exceptional job of helping his clients navigate complex areas of real property law and real estate matters. He is professional, thorough and extremely knowledgable and he advocates very effectively for his clients, while also providing great customer service. I would not hesitate to refer my friends, family or clients to Craig.

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    Elizabeth Shea Corporate and incorporation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Michele K McNeill

    I highly endorse this lawyer. As a real estate attorney myself, Mr. Blackmon is one of those lawyers that other lawyers dread going up against. He is an admirable opponent, and makes the rest of us work hard to reach settle or defend against his position in court. I admire Mr. Blackmon's capabilities so much, that I actually refer clients to him when the circumstances warrant it.

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    Michele McNeill Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

FSBO Law Center

655 S. Orcas St., Ste. 100
Seattle, WA, 98108

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive199907/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2005
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalLaw Office of Craig Blackmon2013 - Present
PrincipalBlackmon Holmes PLLC2005 - 2013
AttorneyGroup Health Cooperative2004 - 2005
AttorneyKingman Peabody Pierson & Fitzharris2000 - 2004
AttorneyLee Smart Cook Martin & Patterson1999 - 2000
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
King County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Hanks v. Grace et al.Won and Awarded $366,000.00 to my client
Maloney v. Koro et anoWon - $10,000 plus $5000 in fees and costs
Lawrence v. KoehlerJudgment in favor of plaintiff
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Seattle Metropolitan MagazineBreaking Fee - The confounding pursuit of a flat-fee alternative to real estate commissions2010
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Teachers College, Columbia UniversityTeaching of Social StudiesMA1992
Columbia UniversityUrban StudiesBA1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NALS of WashingtonDistressed Ownership: Short Sales, Strategic Defaults, and Other Means of Solving the Problem.2010