Shelby Frost Lemmel: Resume

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Employment History

  • Masters Law Group, P.L.L.C., January 2011 – present
  • Wiggins & Masters, P.L.L.C., January 2003 – December 2010
  • Summit Law Group, Fall-Winter 2002 (Contract Attorney)
  • Bob Rohan, Attorney at Law, Winter 2002 (Contract Attorney)

Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Seattle University, 2002
    • Presidential Scholar, 1999-2002
    • Dean’s List, Moot Court Board member and chair, Cali awards in Evidence and Trial Advocacy
    • Judicial extern to Justice Charles Johnson, January – May 2002,
    • Judicial extern to Judge Barbara Rothstein, Summer 2001
  • B.A., English, University of Washington, 1998

Admission To Practice

  • United States Supreme Court
  • Washington State Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court, Western District of Washington

Professional Affiliations / Recognitions

  • Washington Appellate Lawyers Association, 2014-present
  • “The Best Lawyers in America,” “Top Tier” Metropolitan Appellate Firm, 2013, 2014
  • Washington State, King County Bar Association, 2003-present
  • Washington State, Kitsap County Bar Association, 2003-present
  • Washington State Association for Justice, 2002-present
    • Eagle, 2004-present
  • Frequent recipient of the WSBA Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • Frequent recipient of Washington Law & Politics Rising Star

Pro Bono & Community Volunteer Activities

  • Lawton Elementary School Art Docent, 2014-present
  • Seattle University Moot Court Judge and Regional Team Coach, 2002-2010, 2015-present

Publications

  • Contributing Editor, Washington Appellate Practice Deskbook, 4th Ed. WSBA (2016)
  • Author, Appeals in Medical Negligence Cases, Washington Association for Justice Medical Negligence Deskbook (April 2016)
  • Co-author (with Ken Masters), Discovery Abuse: Our Supreme Court Holds the Line, WSBA Litigation News (Vol. 23, No. 2 Summer 2011)

Seminar Presentations

  • Spring Appellate Judicial Conference, Washington Appellate Lawyers Association Panel Presentation, 2016
  • Washington State Association for Justice, Medical Negligence Seminar, 2016
  • King County Bar Association Family Law Section Lunchtime CLE, Appellate Update, 2016, 2015
  • Pincus, Family Law Boot Camp, Chair and ethics presenter, 2015
  • Complex and High Asset Dissolution Seminar, Appellate Update, 2015
  • Seattle University School of Law, Appeals in Washington State, Judges and Lawyers in Conversation, Co-Chair and ethics presenter, 2015
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Complex and High Asset Dissolution Seminar, Appellate Update, 2014
  • Washington State Bar Association Readmission Seminar, 2014, 2013
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Mary H. Wechsler Family Law Symposium for the King County Bench, Washington Appellate Law Regarding Nonparental Custody and De Facto Parenting, 2012
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, annual seminar, Washington Appellate Law Regarding Nonparental Custody and De Facto Parenting, 2012
  • WSAJ, Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire – Putting Out the Flames in Subrogation Claims, 2010
  • National Business Institute, Successfully Navigating the Appellate Process, 2009
  • Kitsap County Bar Association, Deciding When to Appeal, 2008
  • Kitsap County Bar Association, Meretricious Relationships and Other Family Law Issues, 2007
  • King County Bar Association, Anatomy of an Appeal, 2005
  • Kitsap Legal Services, CLE Extravaganza, 2005