Earl P. Lasher



  • Bachelor of Science (History, Economics) University of Oregon
  • Juris Doctor, 1966, University of Washington


Earl Lasher is the founder of Lasher Holzapfel Sperry & Ebberson. He is an entrepreneur, a business and community leader, and an attorney who has dedicated his career to helping clients solve problems. His distinctions include:

  • Owner, Ray’s Boathouse Restaurant
  • Founder, Director of the federally chartered Commerce Bank; Executive Committee
  • Finalist for Appointment to 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Superior Court Judge Pro Tem, an arbitrator and a mediator
  • Adjunct professor at the University of Puget Sound Law School (Seattle University); Earl has taught litigation and negotiation techniques
  • Who’s Who in American Law and The Best Lawyers in America
  • Fellow in American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Sailing Team member, World Star Championships, 1975; Olympic Trials Finalist 1972, 1975
  • Super Lawyer, Washington Law & Politics Magazine

Professional & Civic

Washington State Bar Association, Honorary Member

American College of Trial Lawyers, Emertis Retired Fellow

American Arbitration Association

American Board of Trial Advocates

Community Development Round Table, Member

Children’s Hospital and Medical Center, Former Foundation Board Member & Vice Chairman

YMCA of Greater Seattle, Former Board Member

Washington Athletic Club, President, 1979-1985

Washington Athletic Club, Board of Governors, 1989-1990

Odyssey Maritime Museum, Board Chairman, 1988-2000

Northwest Hospital Foundation and Friends of Youth, Board President, 1975

Honored by Mayor of Seattle for community service and leadership in proclamation, March 21, 2000

Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce, Trustee

King County Bar Association, Trustee

Earl P. Lasher