Tim D. Schermetzler2023-05-17T15:56:29-07:00

Tim D. Schermetzler


Tim Schermetzler’s practice focuses on municipal law, ports, land use, real estate, and litigation.  He is an alumnus of Gonzaga University School of law, where he was the recipient of the Morey-Maurice Award for Service & Leadership, the Dean’s Pro Bono Award of Distinction, and was a member of the Moot Court Honors Council. Prior to law school, Tim managed non-profit organizations that collaborated with city and local governments to address community health and public safety concerns. He joined the firm in 2015.  When not practicing law, Tim enjoys spending time outdoors with his family, hiking, biking, skiing, boating, and camping.


  • University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (B.A., Economics, 2006)
  • Gonzaga University School of Law (J.D., 2015)

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Washington State Bar Association (admitted 2015)
  • Whatcom County Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Whatcom Young Professionals
  • Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center, Board of Directors (2016-2020)
  • Adjunct Professor Western Washington University College of Business and Economics (2017-2022)
  • Bellingham Business Journal and Bellingham Regional Chamber of Commerce Top 7 Under 40 (2018)

Practice Areas

Land Use

Municipal Governments



Real Estate


Office: 360.671.1796

Direct: 360.306.3011


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