Meet Our Attorneys

Our lawyers and staff are dedicated to providing quality and efficient legal services. This directory allows you to review additional biographical information and professional experience.  

Garth A. Schlemlein

Garth A. Schlemlein

Partner

Mr. Schlemlein obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Science in Building...

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James G. Fick

James G. Fick

Partner

Mr. Fick's practice focuses on commercial litigation and business transactions. Mr. Fick has litigated a large number of cases ranging...

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Jesse O. Franklin IV

Jesse O. Franklin IV

Partner

Mr. Franklin has been recognized annually since 2007 by The Best Lawyers in America for his work in construction law, including...

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Charles A. Lyman

Charles A. Lyman

Partner

Charlie is a partner of Schlemlein Fick & Franklin, PLLC. He has significant experience in complex litigation, debt restructuring, bankruptcy, creditor’s...

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Michael W. Babcock

Michael W. Babcock

Of Counsel

Mr. Babcock is an experienced and effective attorney with a broadly based practice concentrating on the negotiation, mediation, arbitration...

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Allen R. Benson

Allen R. Benson

Associate

Mr. Benson obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of North Dakota, where he also worked as a Commercial...

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Bryan D. Caditz

Bryan D. Caditz

Of Counsel

Mr. Caditz grew up on Mercer Island, Washington and attended the University of Washington where he received an economics degree and...

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Hannah B. Calas

Hannah B. Calas

Associate

Ms. Calas obtained her undergraduate degree in Public Health from the University of Washington, and her law degree...

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Arnold R. Hedeen

Arnold R. Hedeen

Of Counsel

Mr. Hedeen’s practice focuses on construction and government contract law and general civil litigation. Arne represents...

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Brian K. Keeley

Brian K. Keeley

Member

Mr. Keeley represents businesses in employment and litigation matters. He helps businesses avoid employment issues by providing...

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Julie S. Kim

Julie S. Kim

Associate

Ms. Kim earned her Juris Doctorate from Seattle University School of Law, and her bachelor’s degree in Philosophy with a minor in Black...

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Benjamin W. Lance

Benjamin W. Lance

Associate

Mr. Lance earned his undergraduate degree from Gonzaga University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance...

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Colleen A. Lovejoy

Colleen A. Lovejoy

Member

A Seattle native, Mrs. Lovejoy earned her Juris Doctorate from Seattle University School of Law and her Bachelor's Degree in Political...

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Brian C. Nadler

Brian C. Nadler

Associate

Mr. Nadler's practice focuses on commercial litigation, transactions, and disputes. Mr. Nadler obtained his B.A. from Claremont-McKenna...

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David W. Schiffrin

David W. Schiffrin

Senior Counsel

Mr. Schiffrin's 46 years of practice have involved the successful representation of contractors, subcontractors and owners in the...

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Michael P. Scruggs

Michael P. Scruggs

Of Counsel

Mr. Scruggs has been diligently and successfully representing clients in the Northwest for over two decades. Michael's broad range of experience...

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William A. Young

William A. Young

Associate

Mr. Young earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Construction...

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Meet Our Staff

Beth A. Owen

Beth A. Owen

Firm Admnistrator & Accountant

Catherine Dugoni

Catherine Dugoni

Records Clerk

Gabriella Alvarez

Gabriella Alvarez

Administrative Assistant

Lacey J Georgeson

Lacey J Georgeson

Legal Assistant

Laurel Barton

Laurel Barton

Legal Assistant

Lisa Werner

Lisa Werner

Legal Assistant

Susan Mathews

Susan Mathews

Legal Assistant

Tess Keeley

Tess Keeley

Legal Assistant