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About me

 I've had the pleasure of working in a town that was once small and is now medium sized, and having contributed to its growth over the last two and a half decades.  I truly enjoy the practice of law and helping my clients deal with the issues they encounter.


Practice areas


  1. State & Local Law: 40%
    27 years
  2. Estate Planning: 20%
  3. Corporate: 15%
  4. Real Estate: 15%
    27 years
  5. Contracts: 10%


Payment types:

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Contact info

Law Offices Of Bailey, Duskin & Peiffle, P.S.

103 North Street
P.O. Box 188
Arlington, WA, 98223-0188


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2016
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
Citizen of the YearArlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce2008
Thomas Neville Pro Bono AwardWashington State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division1990
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
City AttorneyCity Of Arlington1988 - Present
ShareholderBailey, Duskin & Peiffle, P.S.1984 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Association of Municipal AttorneysMember1988 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1984 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division - Long Range Planning CommitteeChairmanN/A
Washington State Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division, Editorial Advisory BoardAdvisory BoardN/A
Snohomish County Bar AssociationPresident1992 - 1993
American Bar Association, Board of EditorsAdvisory Board1989 - 1990
Washington State Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionBoard of Trustees1988 - 1991
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
City of Arlington v. CPSGMHB et al.Prevailed in State Supreme Court
In Re Limited Tax General Obligation Bonds of the City of Edmondspending
Cases v. City of Arlington, 43527–2–IPrevailed in court of appeals
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Valparaiso UniversityBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
27th Annual Civil Service ConferenceManaging Fitness for Duty Issues2008