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Brian E. Lawler

Brian E. Lawler

Of Counsel
Location:
Seattle, Washington
Phone:
206-516-3208
Fax:
206-292-1995
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate
  • Land Use
  • Environmental
  • Municipal/Special Purpose District
  • General Corporate

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1977
  • Washington, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington, 1978

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
  • University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California
    • A.B. - 1973
    • Major: Political Science

Representative Cases

  • Association of Rural Residents v. Kitsap County, 4 P.3d 115, 141 Wn.2d 185 (Wash. 2000) (Amicus).
  • King County v. King County Dept. of Development and Environmental Services, 273 P.3d 490, 167 Wn.App. 561 (Wash.App. Div. 1 2012).
  • Dash Point Village Associates v. Exxon Corp., 937 P.2d 1148, 86 Wn.App. 596 (Wash.App. Div. 1 1997).
  • Kelly v. County of Chelan, 237 P.3d 346, 157 Wn.App. 417 (Wash.App. Div. 3)
  • McClure v. Delguzzi, 767 P.2d 146, 53 Wn.App. 404 (Wash.App. Div. 2 1989).
  • Yoshio Akada v. Park 12-01 Corp., 678 P.2d 1314, 37 Wn.App. 221 (Wash.App. Div. 1 1984).

Classes/Seminars

  • Numerous, WSBA, NBI, 1992 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America © - In the Practice Area of Land Use and Zoning, (2015 – 2016)
  • Martindale Hubbell Preeminent AV Rating - 5 out of 5, 1990 - 2014
  • Washington SuperLawyers, 2003 - Present
  • AVVO Rating - 10 out of 10
  • Washington State Bar Association “Best of the Best” CLE Award, Subdivision Law

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Washington State Bar Association, Member, 1978 - Present
  • Seattle- King County Bar Association, Member, 1978 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Puget Soundkeeper Alliance Legal Committee (Founder & Chair), 1992 - 1999
  • Washington State Youth Soccer Association – Special Hearings Officer, 2010 - Present
  • Washington State Youth Soccer Association - Pro Bono Counsel, 2012 - 2016
  • Smile High North America - Executive Board & Pro Bono Counsel