Areas of Practice
- Personal Injury
More than 30 years experience with serious personal injury and wrongful death litigation including injuries and deaths associated with automobile accidents, dangerous products and dangerous premises conditions that cause death or injury to our clients.
These services include in excess of more than 100 jury trials, some injury and death cases tried to a Judge in addition to Jury trials.
Mr. Mitchelson’s trial experience in this area includes successful appellant work involving both the Washington State Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.
- Real Estate
Representation and extensive litigation experience in real estate disputes and transactional work.
Mr. Mitchelson’s lengthy experience in real estate litigation includes a substantial amount of litigation and resolution of boundary line disputes and the prosecution and defense of cases involving adverse possession; disputes involving discrepancies between surveys and questions and disputes over easements of all types.
Also he has done considerable work with title companies to assist parties in closing difficult transactions.
- Contract Disputes
Over 20 years litigating complex contract disputes involving commercial transactions, foreclosures, business purchase and sales and disputes involving franchise transactions.
- Probate and Guardianship
We cover virtually all aspects of probate and guardianship litigation such as disputes between heirs, will contests, and issues between creditors and an estate.
- Estate Planning
Our services include the preparation of Wills, Durable Powers of Attorney, Elder Care Planning, Revocable Family Living Trusts and the resolution
of disputes that arise concerning those matters.
- Mediation and Arbitration
Mr. Mitchelson’s substantial experience in real estate contract and probate / guardianship work leaves him with a wide range of experience which can be valuable to clients and their attorneys seeking mediation or binding and non-binding arbitration, given the fact that he has represented defendants and plaintiffs on both sides of cases on numerous occasions and has a balanced approach to weighing the merits of each party’s presentation in mediation or arbitration.
- Gun Rights Restored and Felony Convictions Vacated
Mr. Mitchelson has been successful in vacating or expunging misdemeanor and felony convictions. We have experience in restoring gun rights for certain people with misdemeanors and felonies when eligible under Washington Law.