Morgan K. Madison

Associate

Morgan represents individuals, businesses, and entities in a broad range of transactional and litigation matters.  Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, real estate litigation, and trust and estate disputes.  She has tried nearly a dozen cases to verdict and appeared before the Washington Court of Appeals to favorable outcomes.  Morgan particularly enjoys helping individuals and small businesses handle issues that at times can feel insurmountable and finding an expeditious and efficient resolution. Although she focuses on litigation, Morgan enjoys a steady stream of transactional work too.

Representative Work

    • In re Estate of Mower, 193 Wn. App. 706. Morgan successfully briefed and argued an issue of first impression regarding the impact of divorce on testamentary gifts.

    • Litigated a complicated probate and trust dispute that involved receiverships and bankruptcy proceedings.

    • Defended small business owner in suit by former customer to defense verdict.

    • Tried timber trespass case to favorable outcome for client.

    • Litigated and resolved claims against co-trustee regarding mismanagement of trust assets and fair removal of co-trustee.

    • Defended international business against claims of damaged product from purchaser.

    • Defended homeowners’ association board member in lawsuit by disgruntled former homeowner.

    • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of vulnerable adult against nephew for recovery of misappropriated funds.

    • Obtained multi-million-dollar verdict on behalf of defrauded business partner for recovery of his investments.

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Professional and Community Activities

PROFESSIONAL

  • William Dwyer Inn of Court
  • Robert J. Bryan Inn of Court
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • WSBA RPPT Section
  • WSBA Mentorship Curriculum Development Team – Real Estate
  • King County Bar Association
  • King County RPPT Section
  • Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association
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COMMUNITY

  • KCBA Neighborhood Legal Clinic at El Centro de la Raza
  • Gonzaga University Alumni Association
  • Volunteer teacher in Title I high school
  • Catholic Community Services Volunteer
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