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  1. Construction: 70%
  2. Litigation: 30%

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Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald, L.L.P.

1215 Fourth Avenue
Suite 2210
Seattle, WA, 98161


IDAuthorized to practice law201207/12/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerWashington Super Lawyers2014
Super LawyerWashington Super Lawyers2013
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2012
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2011
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2007
Rising StarWashington Law2006
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2005
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2004
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerWatt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald, LLP2010 - Present
AttorneyStanislaw Ashbaugh1998 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Oregon State BarMemberN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
IPBA JournalSeven Shades of Grey: Necessary Due Diligence for an International Company Purchasing a US Construction Company2013
Unknown"Is a GC/CM responsible for design defects?"2005
Unknown"Ruling on construction claims case will trigger a 'blizzard of paperwork'"2003
Unknown"3 ways to make sure you get paid"2003
UnknownUnions can't come after generals for subs' failure to pay into benefit plan2001
UnknownAssociated General Contractors of Washington's 2001 Lien and Bond Claims HandbookN/A
UnknownPublic works liens and public works bondsN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of CaliforniaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009How to Compete for State Stimulus Contracts2009
2009 Construction Law ForumTermination Do's & Don'ts2009
The New AIA and ConsensusDOCs ContractsThe New AIA and Consensus DOCs Contracts2008
The New AIA and Consensus Docs ContractsThe New AIA and Consensus DOCS Contracts2008
Dispute ResolutionNotice and Dispute Resolution2008
Construction Scheduling: Protecting the Bottom LineDelay Claims2008
Construction Lien LawConstruction Liens2008
Washington Construction Law: What Do You Do WhenUnderstanding Your Payment Settlement Options2007
Washington Construction Law: What Do You Do WhenTackling Contract Performance Delays2007
Washingon Construction Law: What Do You Do WhenHandling Changes to Job Site Conditions2007
Construction Lien LawPrivate Liens2007
Washington Construction LawUnderstanding General Conditions and Contract Provisions2005
Construction Lien LawPrivate Liens, Subordination and Releases2005
The Fundamentals of Construction Contracts in WashingtonKey Provisions in Contracts2004
Advanced Construction Law in WashingtonIn the Wake of Mike M. Johnson: Notice and Dispute Resolution2004
Construction Law in WashingtonUnderstanding General Conditions and Contract Provisions2003