Finding solutions, resolving conflict, preserving assets, and creating opportunity!Example cases
Iowa Beef Processors, Inc. v. Illinois Central Gulf Railroad Co., 685 F.2d 255 (8th Cir. 1982).
Cochrane v. Iowa Beef Processors, Inc., 596 F.2d 254 (8th Cir. 1979).
Midwest Packers Traffic Association v. Interstate Commerce Commission, 579 F.2d 473 (8th Cir. 1978).
Iowa Beef Processors, Inc. v. Gorman, 476 F.Supp. 1382 (N.D. Iowa 1979)
6041 California Avenue SW
Seattle WA 98136-1673
Billed by hourly rate.
My hourly rate varies depending on circumstances.
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Emergency after hours by appointment. I am also able to meet clients at home or at the office by appointment.
I have fallen into my general categories of work based upon my experience over 25 years and a sort of natural sorting process. The work I do is the work I generally most enjoy.
Everyone should take appropriate steps to educate himself/herself about the law so that each can minimize problems and maximize opportunities.
Yes, I am willing to review documents prepared by clients.
I am willing to do this on a limited basis.
I have practiced administrative, tax, business, commercial, estate planning/probate, bankruptcy, and employment law for over twenty years. I also work with families on elder law issues and planning. Before returning to private practice full time, I was with the state and local tax division of a Big Five accounting firm, having previously served for several years as counsel - legislation and policy for the Washington State Department of Revenue.
I have over 25 years of legal practice experience in the areas including small and large business, taxation, employment, bankruptcy and elder law matters such as Medicaid, estate planning, and disability issues). I have also worked significantly in education matters and domestic relations involving non-married couples.
I hold a bachelor's degree in three majors (political science, German, and dramatic art), two master's degrees in education, a law degree and a graduate law degree in taxation.
I have taught graduate classes in taxation at the university level and numerous other courses in other college settings.
My unique strengths include the ability to actually "listen" to my clients and others, so that I can actually "hear and understand" what the problem is and the facts are. I try to talk little and listen much.
Finding solutions, resolving conflict, preserving assets, and creating opportunity.
My personal interests include reading good fiction, biographies, and history. I also have a great interest in old and collector automobiles, and I belong to several car clubs and actively taking part in car-related events and activities. I also am interested in politics and human rights issues and am somewhat involved with the political process.
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