Practice Areas

Real Property

Land Use

Municipal Law

Wills and Trusts

Business Law


About Me

My job is to solve problems – especially complex real estate and land use issues. As an experienced practitioner, my practice focuses on solving troublesome real estate and transactional matters.

I have lived and practiced law throughout Washington, yet the Lower Columbia is home. My family has lived in Longview nearly 40 years. My local credentials include being an R.A. Long graduate and former student body president, a contributing columnist for The Daily News, and Old West Side kid.

Prior to opening my open practice I was a City Attorney for the cities of Pasco, Benton City, and Sunnyside. I also represented special use districts and sophisticated private clients.

Professional Biography

Admitted, Washington State Bar Association

Admitted, Alaska Bar Association

Willamette University College of Law, J.D.

Western Washington University, B.A., Political Science

Professional Affiliations

Real Property Fellow (2018-2021), Executive Committee, Real Property, Probate, and Trust Section, Washington State Bar Association

Member, Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Bar Association

Member, Washington State Association of Municipal Attorneys

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