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North City Law Provides Exceptional Advice & Representation
We Protect Your Future With Our Experience

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Paul Barrera joins Seattle U incubator program

Founding attorney Paul Barrera recently joined the Low Bono and Solo Initiative’s incubator program, administered by the Seattle University School of Law Access to Justice Institute. The incubator will allow Paul to help bridge the access to justice gap, connecting him with expertise, law office management assistance, and a community of peers that seek to serve the […]

Probate in Washington State

Probate, Generally Speaking Probate is the name given for the process of registering and giving legal force to a will. Like most other legal actions probate can be expensive and slow. A significant part of estate law is finding efficient ways to avoid or minimize probate, such as using non-probate transfers like life insurance payouts, […]

Washington Estate Law and Q&A by North City Law at Shoreline Library

On Monday, July 24, 2017, please join us at 7:30pm at the Shoreline Library large conference room, for an educational talk covering various topics in estate law, including legal formalities, administration, tax considerations, non-probate transfers, and how best to avoid legal challenges to your estate after your death. Discussion will also cover related issues such […]

Update on Renovations

We’re excited to show you our space as it unfolds. This past week, we partitioned the office to better manage the space, and we installed our stencil! Check out the photos below. Entrance Looking in to our Space North City Law Logo Behind Paul’s Desk Logo up Close Conference Room Entrance to the Conference Room […]

Advocate for Transparency

At North City Law, we advocate for transparency, giving you a transparent fee schedule. The fee schedule shows the work we’ve priced to give you the best value for a predictable price. We also provide a sliding fee schedule for clients who qualify. We admire the work of Everett resident Patrick Hall to advocate for transparency in […]

Tips for Navigating the Washington State Real Estate Excise Tax

A CPA recently asked North City Law “What sale price do I put on the Washington State Real Estate Excise Tax Affidavit?” The taxpayer changed the legal title of a property from his name into the name of his single-member LLC, and needed to report the transfer to the Washington State Department of Revenue to […]

The Power of Pro Bono

This envelope was our first piece of mail. It came from the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP), a local non-profit that provides limited representation and form preparation assistance to immigrants of limited means. North City Law volunteered to take on a case pro bono publico (generally shortened to ‘pro bono’) – to provide free representation for […]

A Pin on the Map

Today is our grand opening! Representing our commitment to a quick response to every inquiry, we are now open during regular business hours to take your calls, respond to your emails, and work diligently on your legal matters. Take a look at the pictures at the bottom of this page to see the progress on […]

Creating the Transparent Law Practice

We’ve been working hard to bring you a law practice that provides transparent value to you, your dynamic business, and your future. We’ve focused on the growth we plan to see in the coming year with new staff, space, and technology. First, we hired a law clerk, M. Ian Wyckoff (click here to view his profile). Ian […]


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