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Issaquah Law Group - Injury Litigation Attorneys

TRUST: Personal injuries are personal. Which is why the attorneys at ILG treat every client and every case differently. Because they are different, and extremely personal. ILG was founded on the principle that strong client relationships are the key to successful legal representation and strong relationships are built on trust. Trust that you will be heard. Trust that you will be protected. Trust that every effort will be made to see justice done in your case. The singular goal of every ILG attorney is to earn and preserve that trust.

EXPERIENCE: ILG attorneys have a broad base of litigation experience to draw on in all Federal and State courts from on-the-ground investigations to Supreme Court appeals and we bring this experience to bear on behalf of our clients in personal injury and wrongful death claims arising out of motor vehicle accidents, bus versus pedestrian accidents, defective and dangerous products, medical malpractice, slip/trip and fall accidents, and catastrophic losses due to fire.

LOCATION: We are located on the Eastside in Issaquah, convenient to Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Renton, Sammamish and North Bend. However, we provide legal services in King County, Pierce County, Snohomish County and throughout the entire state of Washington.

In addition, through The Amateur Law Professor Blog and LinkedIn postings, we share pertinent opinions and decisions of the Washington State Supreme Court, as well as the pertinent opinions and decisions of the Washington State Courts of Appeal so that our clients can be as update to date on cutting legal issues as we are.

Washington Legal Roundup – Division I

Stientjes Family Trust v. Thurston County

Fun with LUPA (the Land Use Petition Act).  The Stientjes wanted to build a carport in Thurston County.  The neighbors didn’t like the idea because they thought it conflicted with the Critical Areas Ordinance.  The neighbors didn’t appeal quite quickly enough and the superior court agreed.  But wait…

…the administrative process was not yet final when the superior court determined that administrative appeal was time-barred.  The superior court should not have done anything until the administrative process (in this case, that meant the Board of County Commissioners’ remand to a hearing examiner) was a “final decision.”

Note to people wanting to do stuff with their land (or oppose other people doing it): The courts can’t touch the issue until the entire administrative process is done.  Good luck with that.

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