James V. Handmacher

James V. Handmacher: Attorney with Morton McGoldrick, PLLC
  • Retired Partner at Morton McGoldrick, PLLC (11 Attorneys)
  • 820 "A" Street, Suite 600, Tacoma, WA 98402
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  • James V. Handmacher is a Shareholder with Morton McGoldrick, P.S. He has over 35 years of experience in commercial litigation, real estate transactions and litigation, and environmental law. His litigation practice includes extensive trial and appellate work. His environmental practice includes site cleanups and cost recovery litigation at numerous sites in Washington and California.
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Attorney Awards


Member, Trial Practice Section, Environmental Law Section, Board of Governors, 1993-1995 and Treasurer, 1994-1995, Washington State Bar Association.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Land Use Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Environmental Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
253-627-8131  Phone
253-272-4338  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1533, Tacoma, WA 98402
University Attended:
Centre College of Kentucky and The Ohio State University, B.A., 1974
Law School Attended:
University of Michigan, J.D., 1978
Year of First Admission:
1979, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington; 1978, Washington; 1994, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Tacoma-Pierce County and American Bar Associations.
Birth Information:
Dayton, Ohio, July 30, 1953
Reported Cases:
Federal Signal vs. Safety Factors, 125 Wn 2d 413, 886 P 2d 172 (1994); In Re Estate of Davidson, 37 Wn App 886, 683 P 2d 620 (1984); In re the Estate of Edward Long, 82 Wn. App. 609, 918 P.2d 975 (1996); Lund v. State Department of Ecology, 93 Wn. App. 329, 969 P.2d 1072 (1998); In re Estate of Palmer, 145 Wn. App. 249, 187 P.3d 758 (2008).
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

4.4/5.0 (1 review)
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