Katie J. Comstock

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Seattle, WA

Levy | von Beck | Comstock | P.S.
 | 1200 Fifth Ave, Suite 1850
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: 206-965-9028
Fax: 206-382-5527
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2018, 2020
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Construction Litigation: Consumer (70%),
  • Real Estate: Consumer (30%)
    Attorney Profile

    Katie J. Comstock is a shareholder in Levy | von Beck | Comstock | P.S. Located in Seattle, Washington, she focuses her practice on a variety of different types of real estate litigation, providing representation to people and businesses throughout the state. One of Ms. Comstock's primary areas is construction defect matters. In this regard, she assists homeowners, commercial business owners, and condominium and homeowners associations, working with insurance companies and forensic experts in cases dealing with water intrusion and structural collapses, among other defects.

    Ms. Comstock also has extensive experience with mechanic's, tax, judgment, HOA and other liens as well as with bond claims on state and Miller Act construction projects. Her general real estate litigation background has included landlord-tenant issues, foreclosures, and easement and boundary disputes. She is admitted to practice before all Washington state courts, and she is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Washington. Ms. Comstock has written extensively on topics related to her practice areas.

    A native of the Pacific Northwest, Ms. Comstock attended the University of Washington in Seattle as an undergraduate, majoring in business administration and finance and receiving a Bachelor of Arts in 2005. Remaining in the state, she then enrolled at Gonzaga University School of Law in Spokane and was awarded her Juris Doctor in 2008. While in law school, she was a Rule 9 licensed legal intern at a Spokane firm. In 2009, Ms. Comstock received an LL.M. in taxation from the University of Washington School of Law. She is active in a variety of legal organizations, including Washington Women Lawyers and the King County Bar Association, and she has received a 10.0 "superb" peer review rating through Avvo.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 70%Construction Litigation
    • 30%Real Estate
    Focus Areas

    Construction Defects, Condominiums & Cooperatives

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    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 7 years

    Rising Stars: 2013 - 2018, 2020

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    About Katie Comstock

    Admitted: 2008, Washington

    Professional Webpage: http://levy-law.com/attorneys/katie/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Top Attorneys and Rising Stars in Construction Litigation (5th year in a row), Super Lawyers
    • Fellow, Construction Lawyers Society of America, 2017
    • CALI Award for Excellence in Legal Research and Writing, CALI, 2007

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Mother Attorney Mentoring Association Seattle, Vice President, 2019
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
    • King County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Trustee, 2013
    • King County Bar Association, Judiciary and Litigation Committee, Member
    • United States District Court for the Western District of Washington
    • King County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Services Committee, Chair, 2014
    • Washington, 2008
    • King County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Treasurer, 2014
    • Washington State Bar Association, Member

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • King County Bar Association, Walk-In Clinic, Volunteer, 2015

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Continuing Legal Education Seminars, Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association, Seattle, Co-Director, 2016-2017
    • Presented on Construction Defect Litigation., Speaker, Washington Construction Law Seminar, The Seminar Group, Construction, 2019

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Won breach of lease arbitration on behalf of Landlord., 2019

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    Educational Background:

    • University of Washington, LL.M., Major: Taxation, 2009
    • University of Washington, B.A., Major: Finance, 2005

    Industry Groups

    • Condominium And Homeowner Associations
    • Construction
    • Creditor Rights
    • Real Estate
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    Office Location for Katie J. Comstock

    1200 Fifth Ave
    Suite 1850
    Seattle, WA 98101

    Phone: 206-965-9028

    Fax: 206-382-5527

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    Last Updated: 3/20/2020

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