Oliver Spencer

  • Estate Planning, Real Estate Law, Landlord Tenant
  • Washington
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Summary

Oliver Spencer is a Seattle estate planning lawyer, Seattle real estate lawyer, and Seattle landlord-tenant lawyer. He has sixteen years of experience as an attorney practicing in these areas of the law. He has also volunteered as a mediator for disputes in the King County District Court’s Small Claims Court in Seattle for landlord-tenant, commercial, construction, towing, breach of contract, personal injury, and merchant-consumer disputes, and is a graduate of the King County Dispute Resolution Center’s Mediation Practicum. He serves as a volunteer mediator for the King County Dispute Resolution Center and has mediated landlord-tenant disputes at the Center.

He was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. He attended Walnut Hills High School. He graduated Cum Laude from the Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. He majored in journalism and double minored in French language and Asian Studies. After undergraduate school he worked as a newspaper and magazine reporter for SESH Communications in Cincinnati, Ohio before moving to Seattle to attend the University of Washington School of Law. He is one of the founding members of the Center for Human Rights and Justice at the University of Washington School of Law.

He worked as an attorney for K&L Gates, LLP, formerly Preston, Gates & Ellis, LLP and Bank of America, Probate And Wealth Transmission Department in Seattle, Washington. He worked as an attorney for the Law Offices of James Deal, the Law Offices of David Reed, and the Law Offices of Ricardo Vasquez in Seattle, Washington. He worked for the Law Offices of Stanley Byrd and the Law Offices of Kathryn Ellis in Seattle, Washington. He worked for Landesa, formerly the Rural Development Institute, University of Washington Student Legal Services, and the Northwest Indian Law Center at Northwest Justice Project in Seattle, Washington. He worked for General Electric Aircraft Engines, Legal Operation and Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP.

Education
University of Washington School of Law
J.D. (2001) | Law
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Ohio University
B.S. (1997) | Journalism
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Honors: Cum Laude
Speaking Engagements
Washington State Bar Association, Washington Young Lawyers Division, Trial Advocacy Program, Seattle
Washington State Bar Association
Youth And The Law Forum, Seattle
Loren Miller Bar Association
University of Washington School of Law Solo And Small Firm Practice Class, Seattle
University of Washington School of Law
Professional Associations
KCBA Real Property, Probate, And Trust Law Section Membership
Member
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King County Dispute Resolution Center
Volunteer Mediator
- Current
KCBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
Member
- Current
KCBA Solo And Small Firm Practice Section
Member
- Current
WSBA Real Property, Probate And Trust Law Section
Member
- Current
WSBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
Member
- Current
WSBA Solo And Small Firm Section
Member
- Current
King County Bar Association Diversity Committee
Member
- Current
Loren Miller Bar Association Judicial Evaluation Committee
Member
- Current
King County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Committee
Member
- Current
University of Washington School of Law Mentorship Program
Mentor
- Current
Loren Miller Bar Association Mentorship Program
Mentor
- Current
Washington State Bar # 33182
Member
- Current
King County Bar Association Ethnic Diversity In The Legal Profession Committee
Member
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Seattle University School of Law Mentorship Program
Mentor
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Washington State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Trial Advocacy Program Planning Committee
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Washington
Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    $250 per hour
Practice Areas
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate Law
  • Landlord Tenant
Languages
  • French: Spoken, Written
  • Mandarin: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
1833 North 105th Street, Suite 101
Seattle, WA 98133
USA
Telephone: (206) 375-6750