Fire and EMS Practice Group

The lawyers in the firm’s Fire and EMS Practice Group represent Fire Districts, Regional Fire Authorities, Regional and Local EMS and Trauma Care Councils and EMS agencies throughout the state. We have over sixty years of combined experience serving as general legal counsel for such agencies.  Our lawyers chair the legal committee of the Washington Fire Commissioners Association and have significant experience with all issues affecting Fire and EMS agencies, including:

  • Interlocal Agreements

  • HIPAA and Medical Records

  • Public Records

  • Levy issues

  • Consolidations, mergers, and RFA formation

  • Governance

  • Labor and employment

  • Litigation

  • Public works and purchasing

  • Impact/Mitigation Fees

  • Tribal Contracts

Our goal is to provide timely, cost-effective legal services with innovative approaches. Our attorneys regularly attend Commission meetings in person. But, we also employ video conferencing capabilities to ensure we are able to provide face to face services at competitive rates.

Fire and EMS Practice Group Attorneys