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Michael Gregory Malaier

Michael Gregory Malaier

This attorney is not accepting clients.

Reason: Government Attorney

About me

I am the Standing Chapter 13 Trustee for the Western District of Washington, Tacoma/Vancouver.


Practice areas


  1. Government: 100%
    12 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

17 total 

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  • Dorothy Ann Bartholomew

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Malaier is the Chapter 13 Trustee's attorney for Pierce County. He oversees my Pierce County Chapter 13 cases. He is a top notch attorney.


    Dorothy Bartholomew Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Matthew C Rist

    I endorse this lawyer. I've known Mr. Malaier since law school. He is what every good lawyer must be, intelligent, ethical and hardworking.


    Matthew Rist Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact info

Office of the Chapter 13 Trustee

1551 Broadway
Suite 600
Tacoma, WA, 98402


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pro Bono Publico Service ComendationWashington State Bar Association, Consumer Protection & Antitrust Section2008
Most Valuable Player (Softball)Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association-Young Lawyers Division2004
The Sourisseau AwardN/A2000
The Fallon AwardN/A1999
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Staff AttorneyOffice of the Chapter 13 Trustee2009 - Present
Judge Pro TemBlack Diamond Municipal Court2007 - 2009
AttorneyGeiersbach & Kraft, P.S.C.2004 - 2009
Rule 9 InternKing County Prosecutor's Office2004 - 2004
Rule 38(e) InternUniversity of Arizona Law Clinic2002 - 2003
Law ClerkWashington State Attorney General1997 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Chapter 13 TrusteesN/A2009 - Present
Tacoma Pierce County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2004 - 2006
King County Bar AssociationMember2003 - 2004
Pima County Bar AssociationMember2000 - 2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Arizona College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Santa Clara UniversityPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Western District of Washington Bench/BarLocal Bankruptcy Rules2014
Western District of Washington Bench/BarLocal Bankruptcy Rules2014
Northwest Bankruptcy InstituteChapter 13 Means Test Caselaw2013
48th Annual NACTT SeminarTrustee Liability Under the Barton Doctrine2013
2013 United States Trustee ConferenceChanges in Disposable Income2013
Bankruptcy Best Practices SeminarChapter 13 Bankruptcy2010