catherine “cat” clark

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catherine “cat” clark

Professional: Attorney | Founder

Cat is frequently been honored by her fellow attorneys for her work.  In 2001, she received the Rising Star in Washington Law recognition.  In 2006 will that she was honored by the Washington State Bar Association for the “Best of CLE” for her presentation on “The Law of Adjoining Property Owners.”  In 2011, Cat first received the Super Lawyer recognition.  Cat is also received the AV designation from Martindale-Hubbell beginning in 2012.


In addition to her full practice at the trial court level, Cat has been a member of the Washington Appellate Lawyers Association since 2014.  Her appearances in the Appellate courts in the State of Washington include the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Washington Supreme Court and the Washington Court of Appeals.  She served as a court-appointed arbitrator for the King County Superior Court from 1999 through 2019.  She has also served as a mediator in real estate matters.


University of Washington BA, History & Political Science 1985

Gonzaga University School of Law Juris Doctorate 1991

bar admissions

Washington State Bar Association

US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

USDC Western District of Washington

USDC Eastern District of Washington

professional memberships

Washington State Bar Association, admitted November 1991 (Litigation & Real Property Sections)

Washington Appellate Lawyers Association

Washington State Association for Justice

King County Bar Association



Washington Appellate Lawyers Association
2014 - present

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AV Rating,
LexisNexis / Martindale-Hubble  

2012 - present


Rising Star in 
Washington State Law 

Washington Law & Politics Magazine

Washington State Bar Association

Best of CLE 2006, 
Topic: The Law of Adjoining Properties


Washington Super Lawyers

2011, 2012, 2014 - 2021
Practice Areas: Eminent Domain, Real Estate & Business Litigation


Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation 2004

Washington State Bar Association, June 2005

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Cat is a very active person.  She cycles, skis, hikes/walks, and dabbles in art. 

She loves to cook (Cat collects cookbooks), and enjoys gardening, theater, and movies.  It also fond of travel both to foreign countries and three road trips in Eastern Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, and Canada.  Cat is a devoted Dawg Fan and a 12. You can find Cat on any given Saturday or Sunday in the fall, on her couch, live tweeting her way through all of the Husky and Seahawks games.   

catherine “cat” clark

Personal: Adventurer, Athlete, Cynophilist