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Attorney Shasta L. Kelley


Shasta L. Kelley Shasta grew up in a family of real estate entrepreneurs in and around Pierce and South King County. After graduating from Gonzaga University with her degree in Business Administration focusing on Finance and Law and Public Policy, she worked for her family’s development and property management company before going on to pursue her law degree. In her role as an attorney, Shasta strives to provide proactive planning and creative problem solving for individuals, families, investors, and businesses alike to help protect what matters most to them.

Prior to joining Dickson Frohlich Phillips Burgess, PLLC, Shasta was an associate attorney with Ledger Square Law, P.S. in Tacoma where she practiced in the areas of Business and Real Estate.

Shasta’s practice includes a wide range of property, real estate and business matters, including business formation, acquisition, and succession planning, contract drafting and review, as well as partnership and contract disputes, wind-up, and dissolution. She enjoys the constructive aspect of her job in providing common-sense advice and creative solutions, so her clients can stay focused on what they do best.

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Business Law
  • Contract Law
  • Trusts & Estates


  • Seattle University School of Law, cum laude, 2014, J.D.
  • Gonzaga University, magna cum laude, 2008, B.A.

Admitted to Practice In

  • All Washington Courts Federal District Court for the Wesrern District of Washington
  • U.S. District Courts for Western District of Washington
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th District

Prior Affiliations

  • Associate Attorney at Ledger Square Law, P.S. (August 2016 – 2023)
  • Associate Attorney at Andrews & Arbenz, PLLC (October 2014 – August 2016)
  • Judicial Extern to the Honorable Ronald B. Leighton, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington (May 2013 – August 2013)
  • Law Clerk at the Washington State Office of the Attorney General, DSPIS (May 2012 – August 2012)

In The Profession

  • Washington State Bar Association Real Property, Probate and Trust Section Newsletter Editorial Board May (2018 – May 2021)
  • Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association (2014 – Present)

In The Community

  • United Way of Pierce County, Board Member (2021 – Present)
  • Former Washington Women Lawyers Annual Event Co-Chair (2019 – 2020)
  • Former Secretary and Board Member of Pierce County Washington Women Lawyers (2016 – 2020)
  • Former Board Member of Life Christian Academy Alumni Association


Phone: 206-621-1110 (Seattle), 253-572-1000 (Tacoma), 360-742-3500 (Olympia), 971-416-0881 (Portland)


Direct: 253-327-1711