Andrew Schwarz

Andrew Schwarz

Creative and Tenacious Legal Advocates
  • Criminal Law, Family Law, Personal Injury...
  • Washington
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Summary

As a founder and principle of the Schwarz~Garrison Law Firm I am committed to providing the highest quality representation to our clients. We listen to our clients and we pursue their goals tenaciously. Recent Verdicts: State v. Gipson: Assault Charge: Not Guilty, Self Defense: $256,000 in fees and costs reimbursed to client by the court following verdict. Dunakin v. Ronngren: Dog Bite: $229,015.73 jury verdict for plaintiff. Rollins and Hendershot v. King County Metro: Assault on Metro Bus: $250,000 Jury Verdict for plaintiffs, On appeal, plaintiffs were able to make new law in this complex area. See Rollins v. King County Metro Transit (Wash. Ct. App. Div. I, January 20, 2009).

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury
  • White Collar Crime
Additional Practice Areas
  • Complex Litigation
  • Mediation and Collaborative Dissolution
  • Creative Family Law Solutions
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Washington
9th Circuit
Federal Circuit
Professional Experience
Partner
The Schwarz ~ Garrison Law Firm
Current
Instructor, Continuing Education
University of Washington
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Partner
The Law Office of Andrew Schwarz
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Adjunct Professor of Law
Seattle University School of Law
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Staff Attorney
The Defender Association
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Law Clerk
Judge Marsha J. Pechman
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Education
Seattle University
J.D. / Law (1987)
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Honors: Faculty Scholar Award for Excellence, 1987 Dean's List Academic Scholarships each year
Activities: Director, Affirmative Action, Learning Resource Center
Awards
Superb Rating
Avvo
Professional Associations
Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member, Speaker
Current
Collaborative Professionals of Washington
Member
Current
International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
Member
Current
King County Collaborative Law
Board of Directors
Current
Washington State Bar # 17303
Member
- Current
Speaking Engagements
New Approaches to Domestic Violence Cases, 2003, Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Chelan
Domestic Violence in Family Law, 2005
Territorial Jurisdiction and Arrest Powers in Washington, 2009, Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Seminar Co-Chair, Defending the Indefensible, 2007, Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Car Searches, Suppression of Evidence, 2007
Certifications
Professional Mediation Training
Pierce County Alternative Dispute Center
Collaborative Training
King County Collaborative Lawyers
Websites & Blogs
Website
The Schwarz~Garrison Law Firm
Social Media
Contact & Map
The Schwarz~Garrison Law Firm
2601 fourth ave
suite 470
Seattle, WA 98121
USA
Telephone: (206) 622-9909
Fax: (206) 622-6636