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Scott Martin Ellerby

Mills Meyers Swartling P.S.
Contact: 206.382.1000
Law School: University of Washington School of Law - University of Washington
Jurisdiction: Washington


About Scott Martin Ellerby
Scott Ellerby is a shareholder in the firm. His main areas of practice are real estate litigation, probate, trusts and estates litigation, municipal law, creditor-debtor law, commercial transactions and commercial litigation. He has lectured at numerous legal seminars over the past 25 years on topics in his practice areas, and has represented a wide range of private clients and public entities in negotiations, mediations, arbitrations, and bench and jury trials. Scott was a contributing author of the Washington Lawyers Practice Manual, and was chair of the King County Bar Association Real Property, Probate and Trust Section. He earned his B.A. degree, summa cum laude, from Pacific Lutheran University and his J.D. degree from the University of Washington School of Law. He is a member of the King County, Washington State, and American Bar Associations.
Practice Areas
  • Real Estate Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Construction Law
  • Probate
Additional Practice Areas
  • Commercial Law
  • Creditor & Debtor Law
  • Tort Litigation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Professional Experience
Attorney & Shareholder, Mills Meyers Swartling P.S.
Attorney, Mills Meyers Swartling P.S.
Attorney, Karr Tuttle Campbell
University of Washington School of Law - University of WashingtonJ.D.
University of Puget SoundB.A.
Honors: summa cum laude
Professional Activities
Board of Directors WSBA Credit Union
Board of Trustees Foss Home and Village
Board of Trustees Martha & Mary Lutheran Services
President Martha & Mary Health Services
Council President Port Madison Lutheran Church
Council Vice President Bethany Lutheran Church
Cubmaster Bainbridge Island Cub Scout Pack 496
Assistant Scoutmaster Poulsbo Scout Troop 1571
Parliamentarian, Mediator, and Attorney Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Selected to Seattle’s Top Rated Lawyers®, National Law Journal
Top Lawyers, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine
Peer-Review Rated AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5, Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Associations
Past Chair, King County Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Section
Disciplinary Board Hearing Officer, Washington State Bar Association
Member, Washington State Bar
Member, King County Bar Association


Articles & Publications
  • Executing Judgments Against Real Property Requires Proceeding with Caution
    WSBA Litigation Section Newsletter
  • Thoughts and Tips on Executing Judgments Against Real Property
    WSBA Litigation Section Newsletter
  • LexisNexis Practice Guide to Washington Discovery
  • Going to Court: Obtaining a Judgment
    Sterling Educational Services,
  • Chap XIV: Real Estate Financing and Security Devices
    KCBA Washington Lawyers Practice Manual


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1000 Second Avenue, Suite 3000
Seattle, WA 98104
Telephone: 206.382.1000