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Lauren Rice Burgon

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I have a solo practice based in West Seattle, where I have lived for more than 20 years.  My practice focuses primarily on business law and the needs of business owners.


 


My prior work experience gives me useful insight into the needs of business owners, having worked in a variety of small businesses including restaurants, a personal services business, veterinary clinics, and nonprofit organizations.


 


I enjoy developing long-term relationships with my clients so they know that they can depend on me to provide reliable, timely and affordable assistance.  


 


I offer a free 30 minute call or meeting so we can get to know each other and figure out how we can work together to protect the business you love.  We can meet via telephone or at your office, so that you don’t have to take a chunk out of your busy day.  I offer responsiveness, a quick turnaround, and reasonable rates.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Business: 35%
  2. Employment: 25%
  3. Contracts: 25%
  4. Estate Planning: 15%

Payment

Fees:

Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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    I've known Lauren for over 15 years. She's smart, professional, and diligent, and because that's true, it's very likely that she'll be able to help you with your business needs.

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    Kevin Curtin Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Lauren Kingston

    Lauren is a very thoughtful lawyer that provided insightful analysis on various IP and business law matters. She is also very approachable and personable, making her great to work with. I would recommend Lauren.

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    Lauren Kingston Intellectual property Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Law Office of Lauren Burgon PLLC

3217 44th Ave SW
Seattle, WA, 98116

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive199107/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing AttorneyLaw Office of Lauren Burgon PLLC2016 - Present
Associate AttorneyEquinox Business Law Group PLLC2008 - 2016
Veterinary AssistantAdmiral Veterinary Hospital1996 - 2008
AssociatePrivate Practice Firms1991 - 1995
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
West Seattle Chamber of CommerceMember2016 - Present
Code Purple - Lake Washington High School Robotics TeamMentor2016 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationSolo and Small Firm section2011 - Present
King County Bar AssociationSolo and small firm section member2009 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
World Tang Soo Do AssociationCho Dan Bo2008 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
South King County Chamber of CommerceMember2012 - 2016
Woodland Park Zoo DocentsDocent1995 - 2010
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Equinox Business Law Group BlogWashington State’s New Limited Liability Company Act2016
Equinox Business Law Group BlogTacoma Sick Leave Law2016
Equinox Business Law Group BlogEmployment Matters: Avoiding Costly Missteps2013
Equinox Business Law Group BlogIs It Time to Update Your Employee Policies?2013
Equinox Business Law Group BlogHealth Care Reform - Why You Should Pay Attention Now2012
Equinox Business Law Group BlogMarijuana: What Employers Should Know2012
Springboard The HR BlogThink Twice Before Requesting Employees’ (or Potential Employees’) Facebook Password2012
Equinox Business Law Group BlogThe Basics of Seattle Sick and Safe Ordinance2012
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1991
Middlebury CollegeEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Wayfind trainingBest Practices for Social Media2016
Mill Creek Business Owners Association monthly lunchBasics of Estate Planning2016
Equinox Focus EventSo You Want Investors - Are you Sure?2016
QuickBooks 2016 Desktop for Accounting ProfessionalsLetters of Engagement for Accounting Professionals2015
Equinox Focus EventEmployment Law Pitfalls2015
Women Flourishing Financially Session 4Estate Planning2014
Equinox Focus EventHow To Build A Creative Succession Plan to Meet Your Business and Personal Goals2014
Equinox FocusStumbling Blocks To Buying Businesses2014
Equinox FocusAdding Value Through Intellectual Property2014
2014 Northwest Yoga ConferenceYoga Law for Teacher2014
2014 Northwest Yoga ConferenceYoga Law for Studio Owners2014
Women Flourishing Financially Session 3Estate Planning2013
Women Flourishing Financially Session 1Estate Planning2013
Seattle Chapter meetingProtecting Your Intellectual Property2013
Protecting Your Business Against FraudPreventing Business Fraud2013
Focus EventEmployee Policies - Why Do You Need Them?2013
CEO RoundtableEmployment policies and marijuana2013
Center for Advanced Manufacturing Puget Sound North End Round TableInitiative 502 and Marijuana Legalization2013
CAMPS Southend RoundtableI-502 and Medical Cannabis2013
Health Care Reform– What it Means For YOUR BusinessHealth Care Reform2012
Equinox Focus Event - Preventing Fraud in Your BusinessBusiness Fraud2012
Equinox Focus EventSeattle Sick Leave Law: Yes, It Probably Applies to You.2012
CEO RoundtableHealth Care Reform2012