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Hugh Joseph McGavick

Employment and labor Attorney at Tumwater, WA

5.0   2 reviews
  • Licensed for 42 years
    State WA
    Acquired 1981
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The Law Office of Hugh J McGavick, PS
208 Lee St. SW
Ste 108
Tumwater, WA, 98501-4403

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Posted by Lacy | February 20, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
Honesty. Integrity. Transparency. Collaborative. Effective
With Hugh McGavick, I was represented better than I could have ever imagined. My needs were put first and I was treated as a friend rather than a number. My opinions were valued and my doubts were reassured. My nerves were calmed and the process was always explained thoroughly. Hugh McGavick went above and beyond and did everything he could to ensure a great outcome. I couldn't have asked for a better representation.
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Posted by Debra J. | April 19, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
Mr. Hugh McGavick
For more than twenty three years Mr. McGavick has handled cases for myself as well as family members with outstanding results. He is honest, ethical and really cares about his clients. He will not waste your time or your money. I highly recommend Mr. McGavick.


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Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Solo Practioner
  • 1983 - Present
  • Law Clerk to US District Court Hon. Judge Jack E. Tanner
  • U.S. District Court
  • 1981 - 1983


  • University of Oregon School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1981
  • University of Puget Sound
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1976


  • Washington State Bar Association
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  • Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association
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  • Thurston County Bar Association
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  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
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  • Washington State Trial Lawyers Association
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  • Washington Employment Lawyers Association
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  • National Employment Lawyers Association
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Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2019
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2019

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Mediation Attorney | Aug 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Hugh has a storied history as an outstanding legal advocate in the state of Washington. He has successfully helped many people over the years, focusing primarily on issues involving employment law and civil rights. He now focuses the majority of his time on mediating and arbitrating civil claims. His experience, skill and knowledge make him extremely effective in this context. Those lawyers / parties that choose Hugh as their mediator / arbitrator will not be disappointed."
Civil rights Attorney | Dec 27
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer's work. I've worked with Mr. McGavick on several complicated civil rights cases. He is persistent, tenacious and organized."
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Tumwater Employment and labor Lawyer Hugh Joseph McGavick
Hugh Joseph McGavick
Employment and labor Attorney
Tumwater, WA
Licensed for 42 years