Hawkes Law Firm is helping contribute to a unified COVID-19 response

 

 

Donating Fees

We are donating 50% of all fees from Estate Planning cases that are scheduled between April 1 and June 30th, 2020 to an approved pandemic response organization of your choosing.

(estate plans typically include wills, powers of attorney and health care directive (Living Will).

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Medical, Healthcare, and Frontline Responders

To show our appreciation for the many Healthcare workers and First responders doing their part on the frontline to keep us safe and healthy

Hawkes Law Firm commits to donating 100% of all fees generated from Estate Planning cases for first responders and medical workers scheduled between April 1 and June 30th, 2020 to an approved pandemic response organization of your choosing.

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Posting Relevant COVID Law

We will be posting relevant laws and articles on our site to keep you better informed during these uncertain times.

Come back here for actual COVID 19 laws and regulations, rather than just the news articles about them. 

 

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COVID-19 And Related Laws Have Upended Our Normal Lives


PROCLAMATION BY THE GOVERNOR AMENDING PROCLAMATION 20-05 20-46 High-Risk Employees – Workers’ Rights WHEREAS, on February 29, 2020, I issued ...
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Small Business Owners who are just applying for the government’s PPP loans are experiencing a frustrating process and many dead ...
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Things are hard for everyone in these uncertain times. Here at Hawkes Law Firm, we would like to help the ...
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PROCLAMATION BY THE GOVERNOR AMENDING PROCLAMATIONS 20-05, 20-06, 20-07, and 20-08 20-09 Statewide K-12 School Closures WHEREAS, on February 29, ...
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PROCLAMATION BY THE GOVERNOR AMENDING PROCLAMATION 20-05 20-25 STAY HOME – STAY HEALTHY WHEREAS, on February 29, 2020, I issued ...
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PUBLIC LAW 116–127—MAR. 18, 2020 FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT Public Law 116–127 116th Congress An Act Mar. 18, 2020 ...
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Our Attorneys

 

Roger Hawkes

Senior Attorney

 

 

 

Jamie Kim

Of Counsel

 

 

 

Betsy Wurdeman

Of Counsel

 

 

 

Kate Love

Of Counsel

 

 

 

Gavin West

Of Counsel

 

 

 

 

Firm Overview

Philosophy

We are dedicated to understanding our clients’ issues and giving them top-notch legal support from a personal point of view. We approach every client matter with our focus on honest communication with both integrity and compassion. We seek always to provide excellent advice and advocacy to accomplish our clients’ goals. Whether the issue is complex or simple, our law firm is committed to giving each client the attention necessary to achieve a good outcome, excellent advice or advocacy that seeks the best outcome possible

Practice Areas

We offer legal services in a wide range of practice areas, allowing us to act for clients in matters that involve multiple areas of law.

Our practice includes personal injury, professional malpractice ( doctors lawyers, CPA’s, etc.), family law (divorce, child custody, child support, adoptions, domestic partnerships), bankruptcy and other debt-relief real estate,  boundary  and  tree law ,  probatewills and trustsimmigration law and most aspects of business law.

Whatever their issues, clients find that we are highly knowledgeable and sympathetic to their concerns. This combination makes us effective advocates when legal problems seem overwhelming. We give clients hope and nearly always a good result.

 

 

Clients

Our clients are families, individuals and small business owners throughout the State of Washington and elsewhere. We have represented hundreds of clients who;

For these and for all our clients, our law firm strives to provide representation that seeks to resolve their legal issues as effectively and quickly as possible.

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Practice Areas

Family Law

At our Shoreline, Washington, law firm,our lawyers focus on helping people get through very difficult times. We are known as caring attorneys who give our clients personal attention and a sympathetic ear while providing effective advocacy.

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Estate Planning & Wills

Give your loved ones the everlasting gift of a smooth inheritance.  Ensure your assets are protected and your intentions are carried out. 

We use concise, understandable language to convey your desires and ensure that carrying out your wishes is as smooth and stress free as possible for your loved ones.  

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Probate & Will Contests

Attorneys at the  Hawkes Law Firm  are experienced, concerned and caring. We know that clients may not have settled on guardians for their children. Our experience tells us that they probably do not know how probate works. They may wonder about asset protection. When someone visits our law firm to discuss estate planning, we discuss all these things and more. We give people the information they need to make good decisions that protect their assets and their families.

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Real Estate Law

Real estate transactions include buying and selling residential and commercial real estate, leasing, renting, and building and construction contracts. At our Shoreline, Washington, law firm, Hawkes Law Firmour lawyers represent clients in all types of real estate transactions. We also advocate for clients involved in real estate disputes. In both cases, we use our familiarity with the local real estate market to represent our clients effectively..

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Business Law

Our business law attorneys are both litigators and transactional lawyers. Because we frequently litigate disputes caused by poorly drafted contracts or letters of agreement, we know how to create legal documents that prevent litigation whenever possible.

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Bankruptcy & Debt Relief

Because we do some bankruptcy work for clients and we assist clients with debtor or creditor issues, we are required by Federal Law to provide the following notice: This law firm qualifies as a Debt Relief Agency under Title 11 of the Unites States Code. We assist people with excessive debt, collection pressures, foreclosures, evictions, and credit defaults. In some cases that may involve filing for bankruptcy relief under the United States Bankruptcy Code.

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Consumer Protection

Consumer Protection: There are many protections offered by federal and state laws to protect consumers from unscrupulous business practices and defective products such as automobiles.  We welcome clients who have valid claims against those types of businesses..

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Employment Law

If the client is an employee, that person’s rights under the law are paramount. Our lawyers seek justice on behalf of employees who experienced discrimination, were harassed or were wrongly terminated. We know that matters such as these cause financial hardship, stress, anxiety and even depression. We are sensitive to the needs of clients in such circumstances, and take the time necessary to learn about their concerns and situations.

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Immigration

At the Hawkes Law Firm in Shoreline, Washington, our immigration attorney, Jamie Kim, handles all types of immigration matters, from visas to deportation/removal..

Whatever the type of case, Jamie is dedicated to getting it right the first time so that immigrants and their families are able to accomplish their immigration goals as quickly and smoothly as possible.

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Legal Malpractice

At Hawkes Law Firm, in Shoreline, Washington, our lawyers help clients after legal malpractice negatively affected their lives and futures. Our attorneyspay careful attention to these cases, as we believe that the legal community must police itself to maintain the highest standards of professional conduct..

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Medical Malpractice

Hawkes Law Firm, in Shoreline, Washington, has a special focus on medical malpractice. Very few people realize the tremendous losses caused in this country by medical negligence In 2000 a government-funded study concluded that approximately 98,000 patients die annually in this country caused by medical errors in hospitals Our malpractice attorneys are fierce advocates for people who have suffered as a result of medical malpractice. We also work to educate everyone about the need to be vigilant and insist on highly quality medical care and to have a knowledgeable advocate paying attention to anyone who is hospitalized.

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Personal Injury

People who are injured due to the neglect of someone else have suffered what is called a “personal injury”.  If the injury is substantial, an injured person may want to be compensated for related expenses and the life interference the injury causes.  Most of the time, it is necessary to hire a lawyer to get full compensation.

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Comprehensive Services

Our comprehensive legal practice and our skilled lawyers and staff allow us to effectively represent clients in matters that involve multiple areas of the law.

It also means that clients who come to us for assistance with one matter often return for assistance in another. Most of our clients have relied on us for many years or have been referred by current clients, family members or friends.

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Both new and existing clients find that our lawyers and support staff are friendly, helpful and dedicated to solving their legal problems effectively and efficiently.

Client families might first come to us for estate plans, later needing our adoption services, personal injury help when family members were tragically involved in a car crash, probate services for an elder who passed away or family law services for divorce, or a pre or post nuptial agreement.

Our multi practice approach allows us to serve our clients’ needs directly and efficiently; if a client needs help in a practice area that we cannot effectively work in, we help them find a competent, honest lawyer for that type of need.


“Our multi-practice approach allows us to serve our clients’ needs directly and efficiently”