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Adrienne D. McEnteeMember

Professional Experience

Adrienne's practice includes real estate and commercial litigation, trust and estate litigation, tax controversies, homeowner association disputes, class actions and other matters. Adrienne has litigated matters involving breach of real estate purchase and sale agreements, trusts and estates (TEDRA litigation), easement disputes, defense of borrowers and guarantors in banking and receivership actions, allegations of bad faith against insurance companies, and disputes with contractors.

Adrienne has significant trial experience. Since joining the firm in 2009, Adrienne has tried successfully commercial cases involving claims of breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, and breach of easement. Before entering private practice, Adrienne spent more than five years with the King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, where she prosecuted a broad range of cases, including fraud and other economic crimes. Adrienne has tried approximately 50 cases and has briefed, argued and won cases before the Washington State Court of Appeals.

Publications and Presentations

Author: The Failure of Domestic and International Mechanisms to Redress the Harmful Effects of Australian Immigration Detention, 12 Pac. Rim L. & Policy Journal 263 (2003).

Professional and Community Involvement

Washington State Bar Association


LL.M. in Taxation, University of Washington School of Law

J.D., University of Washington School of Law

Pacific Rim Law and Policy Journal, Articles Editor

Moot Court Honor Board, Executive Board Member

Student Bar Association, Executive Board Member

B.A., University of Washington



U. S. District Court for the Western District of Washington

United States Tax Court