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Attorney Douglas N. Kiger, shareholder, has been a member of the firm since 1996:

Education: Mr. Kiger received his Juris Doctor degree cum laude from Seattle University School of Law in 1996. While there he received an American Jurisprudence Award for excellence in legal writing. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, in political science with a minor in business administration from the University of Redlands in Redlands, California, in 1993.

Practice: Doug practices in the areas of real estate, business and commercial law, contracts, construction law, wills and estate planning, probate, family law, litigation, and appeals. He is admitted to practice in all courts of the State of Washington and the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington.

Professional Memberships: Doug is a member of the Washington State Bar Association, the Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association, the Business Law Section of the Washington State Bar Association, and is a former member of the Washington State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Legislative Committee.

Activities: In his spare time Doug enjoys outdoor activities with his family such as golf, skiing, hiking, and camping.

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Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 30%
    20 years
  2. Family: 25%
    20 years
  3. Contracts: 15%
    20 years
  4. Probate: 15%
    20 years
  5. Other: 15%
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Payment types:

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Attorney endorsements

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  • Nicole M. Bolan

    I have worked with Doug since 2004. Doug is honest, straightforward and practices with absolute integrity. He is organized, well prepared, and provides excellent representation for his clients. Not only that, he is a pleasure to work with and be around. A client simply cannot go wrong by choosing Doug.


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Contact info

Blado Kiger Bolan, P.S.

4717 South 19th Street
Suite 109
Tacoma, WA, 98405-1167


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
American Jurisprudence Award for Legal WritingLawyers Cooperative Publishing1994
Colwell Prize in American GovernmentUniversity of Redlands1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Volunteer Mediator and Settlement Conference AttorneyPierce County Center For Dispute Resolution2011 - Present
ArbitratorPierce County Superior Court Panel of Arbitrators2010 - Present
PartnerBlado Kiger Bolan, P.S.2002 - Present
AssociateBlado Stratton, P.S.1997 - 2002
Rule 9 Intern/Contract AttorneyLaw Office of Franklin L. Dacca1995 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust SectionMember2011 - Present
Legal OnRamp.comMember2007 - Present
Business Law Section, WSBAMember2005 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
Tacoma Pierce County Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
WYLD WSBA Legislative CommitteeCommittee Member2000 - 2002
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re the Estate of BurksObtained reversal of trial court decision.
Estates of Palmer v. World Gospel MissionSuccessfully defeated challenge to terms in trust.
Albice v. Premier Mortgage ServicesReversed trial court and set aside a procedurally deficient foreclosure sale.
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Publication nameTitleDate
NBI Probate Court Judicial Forum - CLE MaterialsOvercoming Liabilities Issues2010
Legal OnRamp.comFrequently Asked Questions:Washington Construction Law2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of RedlandsPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Estate Administration from Start to FinishDistribution and Closing of the Estate2015
Estate Administration Procedures: Why Each Step is ImportantBeing Thorough to Close the Estate Without a Hitch2013
Business Contracts A to ZBreach of Contract2012
Estate Administration Procedures: Why Each Step is ImportantBeing Thorough to Close the Estate Without a Hitch2011
Sophisticated Probate StrategiesMaintaining an Ethical Practice2009
Sophisticated Probate StrategiesHandling Claims Against the Estate and Insolvency Issues2009
Fundamental Probate Procedures and PracticeClosing the Estate2009
Oddities and Challenges in Probate LawOvercoming Liabilities Challenges and Managing Distributions2008