Geoff Palachuk is an experienced litigator and construction dispute resolution strategist. He uses an array of creative problem-solving approaches to counsel owners, lenders, architects and general contractors through all phases of litigation, from risk evaluation to settlement strategy and trial. READ MORE
Geoff previously worked as an insurance attorney, where he represented Pacific Northwest utility and railroad companies. With this 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 bar associations and previously served on the King County Young Lawyers Division Board of Trustees.
Jameson Babbit Stites & Lombard PLLC, Associate
Paine Hamblen LLP
Washington State Court of Appeals, Division III, Summer Clerk
Pathfinder, Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (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 (2017-2019)
Rated AV Preeminent® in Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™
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