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Issaquah Law Group: Experienced Counsel; Client Focus

PHILOSOPHY: Formed in 2014, Issaquah Law Group is a law firm with one focus: providing businesses and insurers with high quality legal representation with the responsiveness of a smaller firm. ILG was founded on the principle that strong client relationships are the key to successful legal representation and strong relationships are built upon clear and consistent communication. 

LITIGATION: We work closely with our clients to fully and accurately understand their goals, work collaboratively to formulate specific legal strategies, and execute the agreed plan of action utilizing methods most likely to result in the efficient and effective resolution of the matter. 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 in the areas of personal injury and wrongful death, product liability, commercial general liability, labor & employment, construction litigation, and catastrophic losses due to fire and explosion.

BUSINESS LAW: Rarely is the path from point A to point B a straight line, so our role in a business law practice is to find alternatives, devise workable strategies, and keep your business ideas, goals and objectives moving toward realization. ILG’s business attorneys help clients achieve their goals with respect to business formation, intellectual property, labor and employment, CAN-SPAM, copyright and trademark

COMMUNITY: In addition, the Lawyers at Issaquah Law Group remain active in the legal and civic community. A core commitment of our Issaquah Attorneys is community service. Our attorneys' civic involvement includes the King County Civil Rights Commission; the City of Issaquah Planning Policy Commission; the Northwest Screenwriters Guild, service as a pro tem judge. We live and work in the Pacific Northwest, and we aim to make it a better place.

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.

WA Supreme Court: Online Poker Ban Passes Dormant Commerce Clause Muster

Rousso v. State


Let me tell you how this case will go. Washington bans gambling. We uphold gambling ban. Appeal to the Supreme Court of the U.S. which holds the ban unconstitutional because of their super-free market damn the consequences stance. You just wait. I would show you my crystal ball, but I've been told that it's actually made of plastic. My reconstructive surgeon also informed me that showing it to people could get me arrested.

Yes...this may be a first for The Prof. Genital humor. (Go back and reread it if you don't get the joke).

Anyhow, the legislature banned online gambling. They can't really second guess the legislature and can only decide if the enactment was unconstitutional under the Dormant Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution.

Suffice it to say the ban reads in place. If you want a great breakdown of application of the Dormant Commerce Clause because you are still a law student, or because you want to torture yourself. Go right ahead.


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