Geoff Palachuk is an experienced litigator and construction dispute resolution strategist. He uses an array of creative problem-solving approaches to counsel owners, lenders, design professionals, and contractors through all phases of dispute resolution, from risk evaluation to mediation or trial. READ MORE
Geoff previously worked as an insurance defense attorney, where he represented utility and railroad companies. With that experience, he has built a methodical approach to risk spotting and helping clients eliminate or reduce their exposure to liability.
A Pacific Northwest native, Geoff is an avid volunteer in his community. He holds leadership positions in local and national bar associations and frequently authors publications related to construction law.
Jameson Babbit Stites & Lombard, PLLC
Paine Hamblen, LLP
Washington State Court of Appeals, Division III, Summer Clerk
Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, Pathfinder (2020)
Washington Bar Association, Construction Law Section
King County Bar Association
American Bar Association
Microsoft & Hispanic National Bar Association IP Law Society, Fellow (2014-Present)
National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), Washington Chapter, Emerging Leader (2014-2018)
Delta Tau Delta, Gamma Rho Chapter, Chapter Advisor (2017-Present)
Catholic Charities of Spokane, Pro Bono Volunteer (2015-2017)
Gonzaga Law School, Moot Court Tournament Judge (2016)
Meals on Wheels, Board of Directors (2014-2016)
Spokane County Sheriff’s Advisory Board (2014-2016)
City of Spokane Ethics Commission (2015)
Diversity Scholar, American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law (2020)
“Washington Rising Star,” Thomson Reuters, Construction Litigation (2017-2021)
Rated AV Preeminent® in Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™
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