After 55 years of practicing law including the last 28 with Helsell Fetterman, I have retired from the active practice of law.  I have not gone anywhere and I want to make sure that your transition to a practicing attorney in our firm will be as smooth and seamless as possible.


  • Learned Hand Award, AJC Seattle, 2011
  • Drinan Distinguished Service Award, ABA Section on Individual Rights and Responsibilities, 2010
  • Allies for Justice Award, National LGBT Bar Association, 2010

Church Activities

  • Chancellor, Pacific Northwest Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, 1970 – 2018