Licensed in Washington and Oregon

Business Law in Vancouver, WA

Entity formation for sole proprietorships, limited or general partnerships, limited liability companies, corporations and non-profit entities.

Drafting and review of business organization documents including operating agreements, shareholder agreements, partnership agreements, bylaws, and meeting minutes.

Drafting and review of business contracts and transactions including buy/sell agreements, non-compete agreements, non-disclosure agreements, trade secret agreements, and employment contracts.

Mediation, arbitration and litigation of all business-related claims including breach of contract, interference with business relations, breach of fiduciary duty, enforcement of non-disclosure and non-compete agreements, trade secret infringement, trade name issues and shareholder or partner disputes.

Construction Law in Vancouver, WA

I represent general contractors, engineers, owners, developers, subcontractors and suppliers in all phases of construction projects.

My representation includes contractor registration, contract drafting, contract disputes, contract terminations for cause and convenience, design and defect issues, bond and lien claims, and delay and impact claims.

Preparing and filing claims as well as handling all stages of negotiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation. I deal with not only the private sector but government contracts and administrative claims.

I have represented clients from general contractors repairing bridges on Highway 101 to landscape maintenance companies working on the WSU Vancouver campus from welders, painters, roofers and everyone in between. I have helped clients working on both private and public works projects. In short, if you work in the construction industry, I can help!

Real Estate Law in Vancouver, WA

Representation of developers, investors, business owners and purchasers and sellers of real estate in the acquisition, development, financing, use and sale or lease of real estate.

Transfers of legal and equitable property interests including easements and licenses.

Filing and defending against property encumbrances, title claims and adverse possession or boundary issues.

Home loan modifications and foreclosure alternatives including interest rates or principal reductions, trial modification programs, deed-in-lieu of foreclosures, short-sales, forbearances, etc.