SEATTLE, WA 98101
Focus of Practice
Creditor-debtor law, bankruptcy, commercial law, litigation and real estate law
January 2007 to present, principal, Kriegman Law Office, PLLC ("KLO"). Represent small & large corporations/businesses, entrepreneurs, trustees & governmental & quasi-governmental agencies with respect to commercial litigation & insolvency proceedings(including appeals) as well as provide counsel & advice to client regarding commercial transactions. Practice includes serving as fiduciary in bankruptcy and other insolvency proceedings. Member of private panel of bankruptcy trustees for US Bankr Court, W.D. of WA (1989-2010). Mediator with TT Glover Mediation Program (2012-present) and with Washington State Dept. of Commerce Fair Foreclosure Act mediation program (2015-2022). Feb 2006-Dec 2007, partner, Eisenhower & Carlson, PLLC. Please see KLO above for description of practice which was similar to what is shown. Nov 2001 - Jan 2006, partner, Gordon Thomas Honeywell LLP; led firm's insolvency/bankruptcy practice (2004-2006). Please see KLO above for description of practice which was similar to what is shown. Nov 1991-Oct 2001, principal, Law Office of Bruce Kriegman. Please see KLO above for description of practice which was similar to what is shown.
US Court of Appeals for the 9th Cir (2005); US District Court, W.D. of WA (1984); US District Court, E.D. of WA (1987); and Washington State courts (1984)
B.A. w/honors, Carleton College, Northfield, MN, 1975 J.D., Georgetown University, Wash, D.C., 1984
Wash State Bar Ass'n including Creditor-Debtor and ADR sections; Federal Bar Ass'n; American Bankruptcy Institute
Pepperdine U. Straus Inst. for Dispute Resolution/Advanced Mediation: Skills and Techniques (2 day mediation skills training, 2019)(17 hrs, 6/20/19); Pepperdine U. Straus Inst. for Dispute Resolution/Mediating the Litigated Case (6 day mediation skills training)(40.25 hrs, 8/5/13); 20th, 21st, 22d, 23d & 24th Annual NW Dispute Resolution Conferences, UW Law School, CLE-Training (March 2013 - March 2018), 33 hrs; US Bankr Ct - TT Glover Mediation Program mediation seminars and training (January 2012 to present) 23.0 hrs; ABA Annual ADR Conf (2015), 3.75 and Washington Dept of Commerce mediation training for Foreclosure Fairness Act [FFA] mediation(seminars and training) 18.75 hrs (2013 and 2015). Credits for mediation related CLEs and training in the past 36 months: 24 hrs.
Served as mediator in disputed matters & litigation since 2012 as a member of public panels identified below; and since 2015 upon retention of parties on a private basis. Mediation panels: Thomas T. Glover Mediation Program, US Bankruptcy Court for W.D. of Wash. (2012 to present), Washington State Department of Commerce Foreclosure Fairness Act mediation program (2015 to 2022), and Local Rule 39.1 meidation program of the US District Court for the W.D. of Wash. (2017 - present).
ADR Practice Areas
Bankruptcy, Business Litigation, Contracts, Financial, Real Property