Richard D. Seward founded his law firm in 1994 to primarily serve families with businesses.
Richard D. Seward / Managing Partner
Prior to 1994 Richard D Seward’s career included over 20 years of business experience with companies such as Arthur Young & Company in Denver, Colorado in their Tax Practice Group and the Citicorp Private Bank in Seattle as a Vice President serving their highest net worth clients (over $10 million). Rick has successfully negotiated and closed over $600 million in debt and equity transactions nationwide.
Richard D. Seward is committed to helping viable businesses that need good advice to survive during these challenging times.
Mr. Seward’s combined experience in five areas of expertise, Law, Public Accounting, Banking, Bankruptcy and Commercial Real Estate Finance, make him uniquely qualified to offer exceptional value to his clients in these areas of practice.
Areas of Practice
60% Estate Planning and Administration
20% Real Estate
10% Business Transactions
10% of Practice Devoted to non-contested litigation with an emphasis on alternative dispute resolution if possible.
Certified Legal Specialties
Certified Public Accountant, Colorado State Board of Accountancy, 1982
Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
J.D., Juris Doctor cum laude – 1980
Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
B.S. – 1974
Brothers Enterprises Limited Partnership
Channel 2 Broadcasting Company
Hartman & Associates, Inc.
Safe Boats International
Sound Investments, Inc.
Webb Distributing, Inc.
Zaser & Longston, Inc.
Bloomquist Family LLC
WEST Consultants, Inc.
Fuse Networks, LLC
Seattle’s Finest Police Security LLC
Honors and Awards
President’s Award Port Orchard Rotary, 2003 – 2004
Past Treasurer of Port Orchard Rotary, 1999 – 2002
Professional Associations and Memberships
Washington State Bar Association, Member No. 21629, 1991 – Present
Kitsap County Bar Association, Member, 1995 – Present
Michigan Bar Association, Member (inactive)
Colorado Bar Association, Member (inactive)
Past Employment Positions
The Citicorp Private Bank, Seattle, Washington, Vice President, 1989 – 1994
Sonnenblick Goldman Corp.
Arthur Young & Company