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Tamara L. Dewar

Employment and labor Attorney at Seattle, WA

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  • State Years
    Washington - WA 14 years
    California - CA 22 years
  • Licensed for 14 years
    State WA
    Acquired 2009
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 22 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2002
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About Tamara

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Ms. Dewar is an experienced lawyer focusing on labor & employment and business litigation. She has litigated complex cases in the state, federal and appellate courts for individuals to Fortune 500 companies, involving employment claims and disputes, unfair business practices, fraud, corporate disputes, and director and officer liability.

 

She represents employers and employees in complex employment law matters and is PHR certified, Professional in Human Resources.  She is skilled in wage and hour disputes, wrongful termination, retaliation, discrimination based on age, race, sex, disability, pregnancy, harassment, hostile work environment, Family Medical Leave Act, employment and severance agreements.   

 

She was named a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers magazine for three consecutive years. She is the recipient of numerous awards including the B. Dubrienski International Masters of Law Scholarship, the Neil J. MacDonald Award in Criminal Law, the highest grade point average in Pretrial Process (Civil Procedure), the Law Book Company Prize in Family Law, and the Solomon Greenberg Advocacy Honor List.

 

 

Ms. Dewar has written extensively on business and employment law issues. She was also a contributing author for Advising and Defending Corporate Directors and Officers, California Treatise Continuing Education of the Bar.  She was the featured presenter for the Intellectual Property, Entertainment and Internet Law Section of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association on the topic of "Idea Protection Under Implied Contract Theory." She has lectured on business and advertising law to other attorneys and was the guest speaker for Branding Basics Trademark Seminar Los Angeles MCLE Marathon.

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Dewar Law Firm
1001 4th Ave Suite 3200
Seattle, WA, 98154

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Resume

AVVO RATING 9.8 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Callahan & Blaine
  • 2010 - Present

Education

  • Robson Hall University of Manitoba
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • N/A
  • University of San Diego School of Law
  • LL.M - Master of Laws
  • N/A
  • University of British Columbia
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • N/A

Associations

  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Executive Committee-Education
  • 2010 - Present
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Business Litigation Section
  • 2010 - Present
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Intellectual Property Section
  • 2010 - Present
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2009 - Present
  • State Bar of California
  • 2001 - Present
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2001 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2009
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2007

Publications

  • Orange County Business Journal
  • SEC's Proposed Amendment to the "Accredited Investor" Standard
  • 2011
  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Newsletter - The Defender
  • One iPhone, a Couple Beers, and a Potential Billion Dollar Mistake: The Value of Trade Secrets, Orange County Business Journal
  • 2010
  • Orange County Business Journal
  • Protecting Your Company From Sexual Harassment Lawsuits
  • 2010
  • San Fernando Business Journal
  • Intellectual Property, Protecting Your Great Ideas From Theft
  • 2006
  • California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB)
  • Advising and Defending Corporate Directors and Officers,
  • 2003
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Speaking Engagements

  • Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Seminar
  • Branding Basics Trademark Seminar
  • 2006
  • Featured presenter -IP, Entertainment and Internet Law
  • Idea Protection Under Implied Contract Theory
  • 2006

Attorney endorsements

Received (11)
Given (7)
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Employment and labor Attorney | Jul 09
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer. I have had the pleasure of working with Ms. Dewar and I cannot recommend her highly enough. She is competent, hard working, and also a pleasure to work with. Any client can rest assured knowing that their case is in the hands of Ms. Dewar."
Unknown Attorney | Mar 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Dec 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Intellectual property Attorney | Sep 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer - she is quick, bright and thinks well on her feet."
Litigation Attorney | May 18
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. She is well respected in the legal community, does stellar work and gets great results for her clients."
Litigation Attorney | Aug 18
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer's work."
Litigation Attorney | Aug 17
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer's work."
Business Attorney | Aug 12
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"I endorse this lawyer's work."
Business Attorney | Aug 11
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer's work."
Litigation Attorney | Aug 11
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer's work."
Employment and labor Attorney | Aug 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work."
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Seattle Employment and labor Lawyer Tamara L. Dewar
Tamara L. Dewar
Employment and labor Attorney
Seattle, WA
Licensed for 22 years