The help you need when you need it most! Free injury consultation in Olympia or Centralia offices.The help you need when you need it most! Free injury consultation in Olympia or Centralia offices.
Peter graduated from the State University of New York at Fredonia in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. For almost 10 years, he worked in the field of government and politics as a media and policy coordinator, campaign manager, and executive director of statewide political non-profit organizations. In that capacity, he assisted candidates and political parties to comply with state and federal campaign finance and election laws.
Peter earned a Juris Doctor from Vermont Law School in 2008 and a Masters of Law in Taxation from the University of Washington in 2009. In 2010, Peter joined Olson Althauser Samuelson & Rayan, LLP, currently known as Althauser Rayan Abbarno, LLP, and became partner in 2013. Prior to working for Althauser Rayan Abbarno, Peter worked as a Deputy Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in King County and attorney with the University of Washington’s Federal Tax Clinic.
Peter dedicates his practice to helping injured workers navigate the complex workers compensation laws and those injured in automobile accidents, slip and falls, and due to the negligence of others.
Peter is an elected City Councilmember in the City of Centralia and serves on the board of many organizations, such as the Lewis County Bar Legal Aid, Centralia College Foundation, and the Boys and Girls Club of Chehalis. Peter enjoys spending time with his wife Holly Abbarno (Hawes) and two children, Sophia and Antonio, as well as, running, wine tasting, and is an avid comic book collector.
Peter has offices in Olympia and Centralia to serve the needs of his clients. Visit him at www.centralialaw.com or call (360) 736-1301.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 20 Professionals under 40 in Lewis County||The Chronicle Newspaper||2012|
|Grassroots Achievement Award- Elephant Hunt||Washington State Republican Party||2005|
|Partner||Althauser Rayan Abbarno, LLP||2013 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||Olson Althauser Samuelson & Rayan, LLP||2010 - Present|
|Deputy Assistant Prosecuting Attorney||King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office||2009 - 2010|
|Clinic Attorney||Univerity of Washington Federal Tax Clinic||2008 - 2009|
|Executive Director||Washington State Republican Party||2001 - 2005|
|Executive Director||Vermont Republican Party||2000 - 2001|
|Media and Policy Coordinator||New York State Assembly Republican Caucus||1997 - 2000|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Boys and Girls Club of Chehalis||Boardmember||2016 - Present|
|City of Centralia||Concilmember||2015 - Present|
|Centralia College Foundation||Boardmember||2013 - Present|
|Lewis County Bar Legal Aid||Boardmember||2013 - 2015|
|United Way of Lewis County||Boardmember||2013 - 2014|
|Lewis County Bar Association||President||2013 - 2014|
|Lewis County Bar Association||Vice-Chair||2012 - 2013|
|City of Centralia- Economic Development Advisory Committee||Board Member||2010 - 2012|
|Centralia Downtown Association||Board Member||2010 - 2011|
|Lewis County Bar Association||Boardmember||2010 - 2016|
|King County Bar Association||N/A||2008 - 2011|
|Van Ginneken v. Van Ginneken||Ubpublished at 2015 WL 6688811|
|State of Vermont v. Kulzer||Affirmed 2009 VT 79, 979 A.2d 1031|
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|Southwest Washington Family Magazine||Family Law 101: Know Your Rights||2011|
|The East County Journal||Job Hunting Advantage: Vacate Your Criminal Conviction||2011|
|The Chronicle Newspaper||Getting Paid For Your Children without Selling Them.||2011|
|The Chronicle Newspaper||Innocent Spouse Relief: DON’T GET STUCK WITH YOUR SPOUSE’S IRS TAX DEBT||2010|
|University of Washington School of Law||Tax||LL.M - Master of Laws||2009|
|Vermont Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|State University of New York at Fredonia||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1997|
|Morning Radio Show||"Let's Talk About It"||2014|
|LIghted Tractor Parade||Parade Announcer||2014|
|Roanoke Conference||The role and influence of the Washington State Republican Party||2011|
|Election Debate||2011 Centralia City Council Elections||2011|
|CLE||IRS Tax Controversy||2011|
|Twin Cities Chamber of Commerce||Estate and Gift Tax||2010|