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Arthur A. Blauvelt lll

Arthur A. Blauvelt lll

Arthur A. Blauvelt lll

Of Counsel


Sultan High School, Sultan, WA – June 1969
Western Washington University – Bellingham, WA
    ~~ Bachelor of Arts, English Literature – June 1973
Seattle University College of Law (formerly University of Puget Sound Law School) – Tacoma, WA
    ~~ Juris Doctorate – August 1977

Professional Memberships / Community Involvement

Washington State Bar Association, Member since 1977
    ~~ Special District Counsel, October 1988-1997
Grays Harbor County Bar Association, Member since 1977
    ~~ President 1989-1990
Grays Harbor College Board of Trustees, 2011-2022
Timberland Regional Library, GH Rep on Board of Trustees, 1990-2004
    ~~ President of Board 1995
Library Council of Washington, appointed by Washington State Library
Commission, 1998-2000; Chairman 1998-1999
Montesano PTA, Co-President (with wife, Linda) and Volunteer of the Year
(with wife, Linda), 1992-1993 school year
Timberland Opportunities, Board of Directors, January 1987-1994
    ~~ President of Board 1990 and 1991
Odyssey of the Mind, Coach and/or Judge, 1994-1999
    ~~ Co-coach of Washington State Champion Team in 1994
The Daily World, Reader Advisory Board, Aberdeen, 1991 and 2010
Community Mobilization Against Substance Abuse (CMASA), Task Force Member, 1991-1993
“Judges In The Classroom” participant, 1992-1999
Grays Harbor Farmers Market, Member, Board of Directors, 1992-1994
Pro Bono Program and Law Day, Participant
Legal Professionals of Grays Harbor, “Boss of the Year”, 1984
Speaker on Open Public Meetings Act, Lorman Seminars, 2001-2008
Driftwood Players, Aberdeen, active in numerous community theater productions

Legal Experience

    ~~ Of Counsel – 2017 to present
    ~~ Partner – 1986-2016
    ~~ Associate – 1984-1986
General Counsel Port of Grays Harbor – 1998 to present
General Counsel Port of Willapa Harbor – 2005-2013
General Counsel Grays Harbor Public Development Authority – 2001-2012
City Attorney for Ocean Shores – 1999-2001 and 2007-2013
Municipal Court Judge, City of Elma – 1986-1995 and 2006 to present
Municipal Court Judge, City of McCleary – 1990-2014
Municipal Court Judge, City of Montesano – 1996-2009
Municipal Court Judge, City of Oakville – 2016 to present
Judge Pro Tem, Grays Harbor County District Court No. 1 – 1988-1997
Court Commissioner/Judge Pro Tem – Grays Harbor County Superior Court –
Partner in other Aberdeen law firm – 1981-1984
Associate with Tacoma law firm – 1977-1980


Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury Law (pedestrian/auto accidents, wrongful death claims, slip/fall cases)
  • Municipal Law (general counsel, legal compliance issues, board resolutions, meeting minutes, notices, and other board documents, contracts, purchase and construction policies and contracts, disputes with state and federal agencies)
  • Business Law (corporate counsel, collections)
  • Employment Law (drafting and revising personnel policies and procedures, hiring issues, employment agreements, discipline, termination and termination agreements)
  • General Trial Practice (both plaintiff and defense, including professional liability, contract disputes and pollution liability)

Arthur A. Blauvelt III – Of Counsel
Ingram, Zelasko & Goodwin, LLP
120 East First Street
Aberdeen, Washington 98520-5246
Telephone: 360.533.2865
Fax: 360.538.1511

Email: blauvelt@izglaw.com