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Ian C. Cairns

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Appellate Attorney in Seattle, WA

Smith Goodfriend, P.S.
1619 8th Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109
Phone: 206-624-0974
Fax: 206-624-0809
Email: Ian C. Cairns
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022
Licensed in Washington Since: 2010
Practice Areas: Appellate
Attorney Profile

After graduating with honors from the University of Washington School of Law, I joined one of Washington's premier appellate law firms, Smith Goodfriend. I endeavor to change Washington law for the better as I navigate clients through the appellate process. My work has resulted in several landmark decisions, including Anderson v. Dussault and In re Washington Builders Ben. Trust.

About Ian C. Cairns

First Admitted: 2010, Washington

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Educational Background

  • Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs, Master of Public Administration, 2010
  • University of Washington School of Law, Juris Doctor, with Honors, Order of the Coif, 2010

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Washington State Bar Association, Amicus Brief Committee, Chair, 2017
  • King County Bar Association Appellate Section, Vice-Chair, 2018
  • Washington State Bar Association, Judicial Recommendation Committee, 2018

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Washington Lawyers Practice Manual - Ch. 2, Appellate Practice, Co-Author, King County Bar Association, 2018
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Office Location for Ian C. Cairns

1619 8th Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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