Seattle and Tacoma Land Use Planning Attorneys

As a property owner, there will inevitably come a time when you will want to consult with an expert legal advisor. Maneuvering through a myriad of state and local regulations, ordinances, and codes can be time-consuming and confusing. Don’t allow red tape to place a hold on your plans. Let the experts at Dickson Frohlich wade through the paperwork for you. Our more than 100 years of combined land use planning experience in the Seattle and Tacoma area will serve you well.

Call our Tacoma office at 253-572-1000 or our Seattle office at 206-621-1110
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Experienced Land Use Planning Legal Professionals

Land Use PlanningWhether you are a long-time property owner or are just considering your first purchase, you need to be aware of the legal ramifications of property ownership. That’s where the experts at Dickson Frohlich can help. No matter how impenetrable the legalese, whether it be a code, permit, or local regulation, we can help you understand the processes that will allow you to get the best use out of your real estate.

Land Use Planning: Legal Considerations

State and local governments are looking at the “big picture” and considering the effects of land use on the state as a whole. We have experience working within the confines of governmental red-tape and can help you understand how best to work with, and benefit from, these regulations. Zoning ordinances, building codes, and permit requirements can be difficult to understand. Don’t allow your frustrations to stifle your dreams. Dickson Law experts are willing and able to explain the legalese, so you are left with a clear understanding of the law. Our knowledge of local court systems and familiarity with state and local government officials can help facilitate a speedy resolution to your land use difficulties.

Land use rules and regulations are intended to protect landowners and users, neighbors, and the whole community. They also must take into account the condition of local natural resources and the ecological and economic effects of a particular land use, both for the present and for the long term. While owning real estate does not give you the absolute right to use it for any purpose, there are ways to ensure that you, as the property owner, have a voice in how you use your property.

If you have been discouraged by seemingly insurmountable legal obstacles, don’t give up on your plans. All regulations and ordinances have their own processes that allow individuals to challenge land use decisions. Dickson Frohlich can help you understand and follow the proper procedure, and put your dreams back on the path to reality. Don’t wait another day to get started.

Call our Tacoma office at 253-572-1000 or our Seattle office at 206-621-1110

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Thomas L. Dickson

Tom is an experienced litigator and the founding partner of the Dickson Frohlich. For over 30 years, he’s helped clients prevail in their real estate, construction, and business law matters.

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Robert P. Dickson

The core of Rob’s legal practice is civil litigation, with an emphasis on construction, real estate, and business law. He represents a wide range of clients, from large construction companies to individual homeowners.

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Mark S. Johnson

Mark’s legal practice focuses on civil litigation, real estate law, business law and family law. He works tirelessly to help his clients achieve the outcome they are looking for.

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Daniel J. Frohlich

Dan’s legal practice focuses on civil litigation, real estate law, business law and probate law. He has more than 10 years of experience as an attorney serving clients throughout Western Washington.

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Chris Lindemeier

As an associate at Dickson Frohlich, Chris practices in a wide range of areas, including business law, real estate law, civil litigation, and intellectual property law.

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Rebecca Corcoran

As an associate at Dickson Frohlich, Rebecca is active in the firm’s business law department. She can help with entity formation, intellectual property, as well as any necessary litigation involving your business’s needs

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Daniel Pizarro

As an associate at Dickson Frohlich, Daniel is active in the firm’s civil litigation department. His practice is mainly centered around real estate law, landlord-tenant law, construction law, and probate law.

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Alexander Wisbey

Alexander Wisbey comes to the firm with 5 years of experience as a litigator and trial attorney. He has first chaired several jury trials and has extensive experience handling arbitrations, mediations, depositions, and settlements.

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George Knight

George is an honors graduate of Emory University School of Law. While there, George served on the Emory Law Journal as an Articles Editor.

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Reed Speir

Born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska, Reed Speir has lived in the Tacoma area since 1994. Reed earned his law degree from Seattle University School of Law.

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- Jeremy H.

I can’t even tell you how much I appreciate this firm! These guys helped me through one of the most challenging legal situations I’ve faced in my life. Their skill and expertise literally saved my business. I’ve dealt with other counsel in the past but the Dickson firm was by far the most competent and tactful counsel I’ve ever received. I would recommend this group to anyone!

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