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Yale Lewis III

Yale Lewis III

Law Offices of O. Yale Lewis III
  • Divorce, Family Law, Native American Law
  • Lummi Tribal Bar Association, Muckletshoot Tribal Bar Association, Nooksack Tribal Bar Association, Port Gamble S'Kallam Tribal Bar Association, Puyallup Tribal Bar Association, Quinault Tribal Bar Association, Sauk-Suiattle Tribal Bar Association, Snoqualmie Tribal Bar Association, Suquamish Tribal Bar Association, Tulalip Tribal Bar Association, Washington
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Summary

Mr. Lewis has been litigating family and Indian law matters since 2003. His office is in downtown Seattle. He tries up to three cases per year and represents three times that many at settlement conferences / meditations. He has been appointed a special master and sometimes conducts meditations. He also handles appeals.

Mr. Lewis appears regularly in King County Superior Court and less frequently in other counties
throughout the State. He is a member of the bar of most of the tribal courts in the State of Washington.
He also practices in the United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts. He is also a member of the bar of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mr. Lewis is a sole practitioner. As such, he is able to carefully select his clients and devote his attention to a select group of clients at any one time. Mr. Lewis looks forward to receiving your phone call.

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Native American Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    We offer a free, 20-min phone consultation.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    We accept all major credit cards including AmEx and Discovery.
  • Contingent Fees
    I only accept contingent cases in regard to personal injury with over $25,000 in medical expenses.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    $325/ hour
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Lummi Tribal Bar Association
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Muckletshoot Tribal Bar Association
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Nooksack Tribal Bar Association
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Port Gamble S'Kallam Tribal Bar Association
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Puyallup Tribal Bar Association
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Quinault Tribal Bar Association
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Sauk-Suiattle Tribal Bar Association
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Snoqualmie Tribal Bar Association
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Suquamish Tribal Bar Association
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Tulalip Tribal Bar Association
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Washington
Washington State Bar Association
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9th Circuit
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U.S. District Court, Eastern Washington
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U.S. District Court, Western Washington
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Professional Experience
Attorney at Law
Law Offices of O. Yale Lewis III
- Current
Mr. Lewis has been litigating family and Indian law matters for the past ten years. He appears regularly on the family law motions calendar in King County, in addition to other superior courts and tribal courts in Western Washington. He tries one or two cases per year and also conducts multiple mediations and arbitrations. Mr. Lewis is admitted to practice in the U.S. Supreme Court, USDC W. Dist. Wash., USDC E. Dist. Wash., and most of the tribal bars in the State of Washington.
Education
Columbia University
M.S. | Journalism
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University of Washington School of Law
J.D.
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Middlebury College
B.A.
Honors: Cum Laude
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Awards
Professional Associations
U.S. Supreme Court Bar
Member
- Current
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Washington State Bar # 33768
Member
- Current
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King County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Fitzpatrick v. Young
U.S. Supreme Court
Young v. Duenas
Court of Appeals of Washington, Division 1
Custody of C.C.M., Mecam v. Mecam
Washington State Court of Appeals
Cargo Residues & Cargo-Associated Garbage: Are They Regulated by the Ocean Dumping Act or the Act to Prevent Pollution From Ships?
University of San Francisco Maritime Law Journal
Treaty Fishing Rights: A Habitat Rights as Part of the Trinity of Rights Implied by the Fishing Clause of the Stevens Treaties
American Indian Law Review
Certifications
J.D.
University of Washington School of Law
M.S.
Columbia University
Websites & Blogs
Website
Law Offices of O. Yale Lewis III
Contact & Map
Law Offices of O. Yale Lewis III
1511 3rd Ave
Suite 1001
Seattle, WA 98101
USA
Telephone: (206) 223-0840
Fax: (206) 260-1420