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Brent Nourse is a litigator specializing in construction law and government contracting. Nourse previously worked as a laborer, operator, project engineer, and finally as a project manager on large heavy civil projects including utility, highway and wastewater treatment facility projects. After law school, Nourse has assisted many contractors, design professionals and owners in construction related matters including dispute resolution, risk management, contract negotiation, and litigation.


Practice areas


  1. Construction: 40%
    14 years, 15 cases
  2. Government Contracts: 40%
    14 years, 16 cases
  3. Litigation: 20%
    14 years



Hourly ($275-325/hour)

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  • James M Waldon

    Brent is my partner at Paramount Law Group. Prior to joining me at Paramount, Brent and I worked at Lane Powell. During the time I have known Brent he has litigated numerous Aviation, Construction and general law suits. Brent is considered to be one of the best litigators in the Seattle area.


    James Waldon Aviation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarWashington Super Lawyers2012
Rising StarWashington Super Lawyers2011
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerParamount Law Group, PLLC2013 - Present
AttorneySchiffrin Olson Schlemlein & Hopkins2011 - Present
AttorneyLane Powell2007 - 2010
AttorneyCarney Badley Spellman2003 - 2007
AttorneyShort Cressman & Burgess2002 - 2003
N/ARobison Construction, Inc.1997 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Davis-Gingell FoundationBoard Member2011 - Present
Whitman College Rugby FundBoard Member - Founder2004 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Weber v. BurgessPlaintiff's Judgment
DeCoursey v. Windermere, et alJudgment in Favor of Plaintiffs
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Publication nameTitleDate
Washington Law Practice ManualConstruction Law Chapter2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Whitman CollegeEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Law of EngineeringDesign Professional Malpractice and Insurance2008