Symmes Law Group PLLC

Aavo Superb Rating: 10.0The Symmes Law Group, PLLC was formed by attorney Richard J. Symmes with the ideal of delivering impeccable personal service to all clients, while utilizing technology in order to keep legal fees at a reasonable and affordable rate. When you contact us, you will always have access to a highly skilled legal professional to answer all of your questions and give you guidance for whatever your legal needs may be. The Symmes Law Group is a small law firm; however we deliver big firm results at a fraction of the cost. We focus our practice areas on limited areas on the law to ensure all clients will have an expert to handle their legal needs. The Symmes Law Group is based in Seattle, WA and our attorneys are licensed to practice law in Washington as well as Colorado. To learn more on how we can be of service to you, please call our office at 206-682-7975.

Richard Symmes, EsqRichard J. Symmes, Esq. is a Seattle native and the principal attorney at Symmes Law Group, PLLC. Mr. Symmes currently focuses his practice on bankruptcy, estate planning, probate, real estate and trademark matters through his firm Symmes Law Group, PLLC formed in 2010. Since 2009 Mr. Symmes has filed hundreds of bankruptcy cases, and in the process, helped numerous families and businesses recover from financial hardships. During this time Mr. Symmes has also been featured on 1150 AM KKNW, KOMO News, US News and World Report, Kredit Karma and the Seattle Investors Club Podcast.  Additionally, Mr. Symmes is rated by consumers as one of the top attorneys in the Seattle area through various online directories such as Google, Yelp and Avvo.

Prior to forming the Symmes Law Group, PLLC, Mr. Symmes was an associate attorney at law firms in Denver, Colorado where his practice involved bankruptcy, real estate, insurance and litigation matters. While in law school, Mr. Symmes clerked and interned for several law firms throughout Colorado in the areas of employment, family, gambling, trusts and estates and sports and entertainment law.

Mr. Symmes is a graduate of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law where he was the Vice President and Community Director of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society as well as a Staff Editor for the University of Denver Sports and Entertainment Law Journal. Mr. Symmes earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington in Seattle where he double majored in economics and communications. Additionally, Mr. Symmes holds a managing brokers real estate license allowing him to assist client with the purchase and sale of real estate in the State of Washington.

JD – University of Denver, Sturm College of Law
BA – University of Washington

Bar admission:
United States District Court, District of Colorado
United States District Court, Western District of Washington
United States District Court, Eastern District of Washington

Professional Affiliations:
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA)
Colorado, Washington, King County and Denver Bar Associations
Bankruptcy Law Section of the King County Bar
Managing Real Estate Broker License with the Washington Department of Licensing
Volunteer at the King County Bar Neighborhood Debtors Clinic

Contact Richard by email [email protected]
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Authored Articles

Does CentSports Engage in Illegal Bookmaking or Violate National Collegiate Athletic Association Bylaws, Legal Issues In College Athletics, May, 2009 and Sports Litigation Alert May, 2009

How Facebook and Twitter Are Affecting Major Sports and Individual’s First Amendment Rights, Sports Litigation Alert, May, 2009


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