Douglas J. Engelphoto of Doug Engel

1200 5th Avenue, Suite 1550
Seattle, Washington 98101

Telephone: 206-340-4850
Fax: 206-728-5863


Business, Estate Planning, Litigation, Real Estate.


Business and investment entities; estate planning and documentation for clients of all age and wealth brackets; variety of civil litigation matters; contract drafting, negotiation, and litigation, including employment, trade secrets, internet, and general business; torts; real estate transactions including purchases, sales, leases, options, easements, liens and condemnation.


Courts Admitted to Practice:

  • All Washington State Courts
  • Federal District of Western Washington
  • United States Supreme Court

Americal Bar Association (ABA):

  • Member of Real Property Probate and Trust Section.
  • Member of Business Law Section, including committees on limited liability companies, partnerships, and closely held business.
  • Specific projects include:
    – Model LLC Task Force
    – Committee on review and rewriting the business law chapters of Random House Family Legal Guide.
    – American Bar Association Advisory Panel

Washington State Bar Association (WSBA):

  • Former chair and member of Law Office Management Assistance Program.
  • Member of Business Law Section.
  • Member of Real Property, Probate & Trust Section.
  • Mentor Attorney in Lawyer to Lawyer Program.

King County Bar Association (KCBA):

  • Former chair and member of Lawyer Referral Service Advisory Committee
  • Member of KCBA and U of W Business School Business Assistance Panel.

Northwest Family Business Advisors
Frequent speaker to insurance professionals on wills, trusts and estate planning topics.
Queen Anne Rotary Club. Board member and past president.


College: St. John’s University in Minnesota (1970)
Law School: University of Denver (1973)
Admitted to Colorado Bar (1973)
USAR: Captain (1973-75)
Arapaho County Colorado Deputy Prosecuting Attorney (1973-75)
Admitted to Washington Bar (1977)

Fun things: Birding, golf, bicycling.