Business, Trusts & Estates, Probate, Class Action, Consumer Law, Corporate, Employment (Non-Union), Family Law, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Real Estate
I practiced law in Seattle as a civil litigator from 1975 until I was appointed to the King County Superior Court in 1999. While I was in practice a served as a mediator and arbitrator in many cases.
On the bench I served as Chief Judge of the Maleng Regional Justice Center, Chief Criminal Judge, Assistant Chief Criminal Judge, Chief Judge of Unified Family Court and Assistant Presiding Judge before I retired from the bench in 2017. I presided over thousands of cases including personal injury cases, class actions, medical and other professional negligence, property disputes, family law, commercial law and trusts and estates.
Welcome to our community of ADR professionals: mediators, arbitrators, and lawyers representing and advising clients. We are active in the growth and development of ADR in Washington as well as the education of members of the bar and the public.