Martindale Peer Review AV® Distinguished™ 5 out of 5

Centralia, Washington

Bachelor’s Degree: University of Washington,1970
Phi Beta Kappa

Law Degree: University of Washington, 1975
Order of Coif Law School Honorary

Joined Platt Irwin: 1978, Of Counsel: 2010

Washington State Bar Association
Washington State Trial Lawyers Association

Focus: Steve’s practice emphasizes personal injury litigation, land use and environmental matters and municipal law. He enjoys sailing, hiking and skiing.

History: Upon graduation from law school, Steve established the Port Angeles Legal Aid Office. Prior to joining our law firm in 1978, he served as a clerk to Washington State Supreme Court Justice Robert Utter.

Civic Involvement: Steve is a member of the boards of directors of First Federal Savings and Loan of Port Angeles, the Northwest Maritime Center and the Olympic Medical Center Foundation. He also has served for many years on the boards of numerous other civic organizations, including the Hurricane Ridge Winter Education Foundation, the Hurricane Ridge Winter Sports Club and the Port Angeles Food Bank.