Quentin Wildsmith  Principal

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Practice Emphasis

Quentin combines laser-focused attention to client goals with his outstanding courtroom talent.  By doing this, he is able to achieve significant success in resolving disputes for his clients.

Practice Areas

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, 1990, College of William and Mary 
  • Juris Doctor, 1993, St. Louis University School of Law 

Representative Cases

  • Quentin has litigated in the Federal District, State Appeals and State Superior Courts, and before Federal and State Administrative Agencies. He has served as litigation counsel for a number of privately-owned companies in Washington.
  • Estate of Fuller, King County Superior Court and WA Court of Appeals
    At trial and on appeal, Quentin protected heirs in a suit against a trustee for breach of fiduciary duty.
  • Pitman v. Ray’s Boathouse, Inc., Arbitration
    Achieved arbitration verdict for Ray’s Boathouse in employment dispute.
  • Quaciari v. McDermott, King County Superior Court
    Verdict after trial for property owner against contractor for breach of contract.
  • Cascade Timber v. Braun
    Quentin successfully prosecuted a lien foreclosure at trial.

Bar Admissions

  • Washington 1995
  • Missouri 1993

Publications

  • Co-Author King County Probate Manual, 2010
  • Attorney Fees under TEDRA and Recent Case Law, March 2007
  • Law Practice Management and Technology Desk Book, Washington State Bar Association 

Professional & Civic

  • 2011 Top Attorney in Washington as published in Seattle Met Magazine
  • Voted Litigation Super Lawyer in Washington Law & Politics magazine, 2010-2013
  • Named AV (highest) rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory
  • Board Director, Helpline House, www.helplinehouse.org, 2010-present
  • Member WA Bar Ass’n Trust and Estate Litigation Subcommittee, 2008-present
  • Named a “Rising Star” by Washington Law & Politics magazine, 2001 
  • Law Office Management Institute, Steering Committee 
  • American Lung Association of Washington volunteer, 1999-2007 
  • Hospice of Kitsap County, Board of Trustees, 1997-2001 
  • Leukemia Society of America team in training, 1995-1997 
  • Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout, 1981

Presentations

  • Presenter, Annual Trust and Estate Litigation Seminar, 2013