SEATTLE, WA 98101
Focus of Practice
Full-time mediator/arbitrator with 25+ years of litigation experience and extensive dispute resolution training. I have substantive experience in: real property, credit reporting, commercial finance, consumer lending, insurance, consumer protection claims, professional liability, construction, commercial/business, and bankruptcy. As a litigation attorney, I represented Fortune 100 companies working with in house legal teams, as well as individuals never before involved in litigation. My clients included: national banks, insurance companies, policyholders, commercial and consumer lenders, small businesses, and individuals.
2020 to present, JAMS; 2016 to 2019, Anglin Flewelling Rasmussen Campbell & Trytten, LLP (AFRCT), Seattle Office Managing Partner; 1997 to 2016, Marshall & Weibel, P.S. (fka Bishop & Lynch), (Shareholder); 1993 to 1996, Criminal defense.
State of Washington, Western Washington District Court, Eastern Washington District Court, Eastern Washington Bankruptcy Court, Western Washington Bankruptcy Court, State of Oregon, Oregon District Court, Oregon Bankruptcy Court, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
University of Michigan, B.A. Philosophy 1990; Florida State University College of Law, J.D. with honors, 1993. Extensive dispute resolution training outlined below.
Thomas T. Glover Mediation Program Western Washington Bankruptcy Court (former chair of executive committee and current panelist), King County Bar Association, Mortgage Bankers Association, Washington Land Title Association, King County Bar Association ADR Section, Washington State Bar Association ADR Section, King County Bar Association Real Property, Probate & Trust Section, King County Bar Association Creditor Debtor Rights Section, Oregon Bar Association Real Estate and Land Use Section, Oregon Bar Association Construction Law Section.
Presenter, 24th Annual NWBI, "Mediating in the Pandemic", 2021, 1.0 hour /// Presenter: Tips and Techniques to Succeed at Virtual ADR, 2020, 1.0 hour /// Presenter: Underneath the Hood: BK Mediation Nuts Bolts and A Few War Stories, 2020, 1.0 hour /// Pepperdine School of Law Straus Institute, Chasing Excellence in Mediation: Tactics, Strategies and Dialogue with Attorney Advocates and Mediators, 2019, 17. 5 hours /// DR Conference UW School of Law 2018, 10.0 hours /// 23rd Annual NW DR Conference UW School of Law 2017, 11.25 hours /// Six Principles You Can Use for Successful Mediation, 2017, 1.0 hour /// Presenter: Ethics at Use of Mediation in Bankruptcy, 2017, 1.0 hour /// Implicit Bias for Attorneys and Dispute Resolution Professionals, 2017, 1.5 hours /// The Conflict Paradox KCBA, 2016, 1.25 hours /// Mindfulness for Mediators Workshop, 2016, 1.25 hours /// Asking the Right Questions, a Guide for Mediators ,KCBA, 2015, 1.0 hours /// Reality Testing: Micro and Macro KCBA, 2015, 1.5 hours /// Pepperdine University School of Law Straus Institute, Mediator Boot Camp, 2014, 17.0 hours /// Pepperdine University School of Law Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Strategic Negotiation Skills, 2013, 17.5 hours /// Pepperdine University School of Law Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Mediating the Litigated Case, 2012 , 40 hours.
I began mediating alongside my litigation practice beginning in 2012. In 2020, I was invited to join JAMS as a full-time mediator and arbitrator l where I now practice dispute resolution exclusively.
ADR Practice Areas
Banking, Bankruptcy, Business Litigation, Consumer Protection, Construction, Contracts, Financial, Insurance, Land Use, Professional Negligence, Real Property