Erik Halverson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in Seattle, WA

Halverson Law, PLLC
 | 19655 1st Ave S, Suite 106
Seattle, WA 98148
Phone: 2065363002
Fax: 855-857-1312
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019
Licensed Since: 2015
Practice Areas:
  • Business/Corporate
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • German
Attorney Profile

Attorney Erik Halverson is the managing partner of Halverson Law, PLLC in Normandy Park, Washington. Serving a diverse range of clients throughout the greater Sea-Tac region, Mr. Halverson provides unmatched litigation counsel and transactional support to small and midsized businesses, particularly those in the cannabis industry. He also has extensive experience handling serious personal injury and wrongful death claims, and he has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for his plaintiff clients.

Having begun his legal career in Colorado, Mr. Halverson was on the front lines of the burgeoning cannabis industry. He has helped hundreds of retailers, producers and suppliers in both states with I-502 regulatory compliance, licensing issues, intellectual property protections and other matters. From his efforts, he has gained a reputation as one of the region's leading cannabis business attorneys, and he is willing to jump in and learn all he can about his clients' needs in order to provide the highest level of counsel and support possible.

A 2006 graduate of the University of Washington, Mr. Halverson obtained his Juris Doctor from Seattle University School of Law in 2010. Along with maintaining a successful legal practice, Mr. Halverson routinely volunteers his time and legal services to clients across his region. In 2014, he received the Rebekah A. McBride Award Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award for his service with the Northwest Colorado Legal Services Project.

Drawing upon his extensive legal and business knowledge, Mr. Halverson has served as adjunct professor of business management at Green River College in Auburn, Washington. Furthermore, he has published articles and conducted numerous lectures and seminars on a variety of topics related to the recreational marijuana industry and other subjects.

Recognized for his professionalism and service, Mr. Halverson has earned numerous accolades from his peers along with excellent client reviews on Avvo.

 
Practice Areas
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Business/Corporate (100%): Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Contracts

Focus Areas

Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Contracts

Selections

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Rising Stars: 2019

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About Erik Halverson

Admitted: 2015, Washington

Professional Webpage: https://halversonlaw.com/ourteam/erik-halverson-law/

Honors/Awards:

  • Recognized in Washington State for ongoing commitment to pro bono legal services
  • Recipient of 2014 Rebekah A. McBride Award, “Pro Bono Attorney of the Year” by the Northwest Colorado Legal Services Project
  • Recognition in Colorado for pro bono services to indigent clients for 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Rated a “Rising Star” in Washington Super Lawyers for 2019

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Washington
  • Colorado

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Rebekah A. McBride Award as Pro Bono Attorney of the year award for the Northwest Colorado Legal Services Project, 2014

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • December, 2011. Speaker/Presenter on the topic of “Hanging Your Own Shingle” for Denver Bar Association, Young Lawyer Division. Location: Denver University Sturm School of Law. Denver, Colorado.  
  • Friday, July 21, 2017. Speaker/Presenter on the topic of “Recreational Marijuana Business Law in Washington” for NBI – National Business Institute. Location: Washington State Convention Center, Seattle.
  • Wednesday, December 7, 2016. Speaker/Presenter on the topic of “Recreational Marijuana Business Law in Washington” for NBI – National Business Institute. Location: Springhill Suites, Portland Oregon.
  • Thursday, December 8, 2016. Speaker/Presenter on the topic of “Recreational Marijuana Business Law in Washington” for NBI – National Business Institute. Location: The Red Lion Hotel, Olympia.
  • Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Speaker/Presenter on the topic of “Recreational Marijuana Business Law in Washington” for NBI – National Business Institute. Location: Holiday Inn, Tacoma.
  • Thursday, May 30, 2019. Speaker/Presenter on the topic of “Rules of the Road for Cannabis Operations” for King County Bar Association. Location: King County Bar Association, Seattle.
  • Friday, August 17, 2018. Speaker/Presenter on the topic of “Marijuana Business Law in Washington” for NBI – National Business Institute. Location: Hilton Garden Inn, Seattle Downtown
  • Friday, December 14, 2018. Speaker/Presenter on the topic of “Pot Law: What You Need to Know” for Trends: Rental Housing Management and Trade Show. Location: Washington State Convention Center, Seattle.
  • Wednesday, February 20, 2019. Speaker/Presenter on the topic of “Marijuana Business Law in Washington State” for King County Bar Association: Business Law Section Continued Legal Education. Location: King County Bar Association, Seattle.
  • Adjunct Professor of Business Management at Green River College, Political Science 200: Intro to Law. Summer term 2019, Auburn Campus Auburn WA
  • Thursday, May 30, 2019. Chair/Organizer of “Marijuana Law: A Comprehensive Overview for Beginners or Pros” a Continuing Legal Education event for King County Bar Association. Location: King County Bar Association, Seattle.
  • Upcoming: Friday, December 13, 2019. Speaker/Presenter at NBI – National Business Institute’s event “Recreational Marijuana Business Law in Washington.” Location: Hilton Garden Inn Seattle Downtown.
  • Adjunct Professor of Business Management at Green River College, Political Science 200: Intro to Law. Fall term 2019, Kent Campus Auburn WA

Educational Background:

  • B.A., Economics, University of Washington

Industry Groups

  • Cannabis
  • Service
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Office Location for Erik Halverson

19655 1st Ave S
Suite 106
Seattle, WA 98148

Phone: 2065363002

Fax: 855-857-1312

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Last Updated: 11/26/2019

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