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)

 

Admissions 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

  • Co-president, 2017 – present

Washington Law & Politics, Super Lawyers® Honoree, 2018 – present

“The Best Lawyers in America,” “Top Tier” Metropolitan Appellate Firm, 2013 – present

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® Honoree

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

Select Seminar Presentations and Publications

Spring Appellate Judicial Conference, Washington Appellate Lawyers Association Panel Presentation, 2021

Top Ten Do’s and Don’ts: Legal Lunchbox CLE, Washington State Bar Association 2021

King County Bar Association Appellate Section Lunchtime CLE, 2021

Cutting Edge Conversations with the Appellate Court and Practitioners, Court of Appeals, Division II, Washington Appellate Lawyers Association, and Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association, May 3, 2019

King County Bar Association Appellate Section Lunchtime CLE, Appellate Brief Writing: Thoughts From the Bench & Bar (KCBA 2018)

Spring Appellate Judicial Conference, Washington Appellate Lawyers Association Panel Presentation, 2016

“Appeals From the Inside & Out: Behind the Scenes and Behind the Podium at Division III” Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane, Washington, December 2, 2016

Contributing Editor, Washington Appellate Practice Deskbook, 4th Ed. WSBA (2016)

Appellate Practice: The Deskbook Edition, Appellate Briefs (2016)

Author, Appeals in Medical Negligence Cases, Washington Association for Justice Medical Negligence Deskbook (April 2016)

Washington State Association for Justice, Medical Negligence Seminar, 2016

Appeals in Washington: Judges & Lawyers in Conversation, Seattle University School of Law, 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, Ethics and Co-Chair, 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

Co-author  (with Ken Masters), Discovery Abuse: Our Supreme Court Holds the Line, WSBA Litigation News (Vol. 23, No. 2 Summer 2011)

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