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Milt Reimers joined Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt in 2008 and focuses his practice primarily in the areas of commercial litigation, real estate, and land use permitting and development. He has appeared in state courts on a variety of matters, including real estate and contract disputes.
Prior to joining Schwabe, Milt served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Chief Justice Gerry Alexander of the Washington State Supreme Court (2007-2008). During law school, he worked for the Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and the Washington State Court of Appeals, Division II.
Professional & Community Activities
Milt is a member of the Puget Sound Blood Center's "Young Professional Ambassador" committee. The YPA committee works to support the mission of the Blood Center by raising funds and awareness for the Blood Center's critical blood and tissue programs. The YPA's signature fundraiser is the annual Taste for Life event in June. Milt is also proud to have made over 50 whole blood and platelet donations over the years.
Milt also actively supports his alma mater, the University of Washington School of Law, and the Professional Mentorship Program. Milt has been a Mentor for first-year students since 2008. As a Mentor, he regularly meets with his student-Mentees to discuss the rigors of laws school and career development issues. He also regularly returns to the law school to judge simulated court competitions by law students.
Milt also strongly supports Landesa (formerly the Rural Development Institute), a Seattle-based nonprofit organization that works with foreign governments in an effort to expand land rights to the rural poor. In 2009, Milt published an article comprehensively discussing how developing countries can allocate property rights as a means to improve their citizens' welfare and, at the same time, grow their economies. The article was published in the Loyola University Public Interest Law Journal and can be found at http://www.schwabe.com/Articles/no_mans_land.pdf. Milt has also been a Host Committee member for Landesa's annual fundraising luncheon since 2009.
Admitted to Practice
Washington State Courts
United States District Court, Eastern District of Washington
United States District Court, Western District of Washington
- Look Beyond the Words of Restrictive Covenants, Daily Journal of Commerce, December 16, 2012
- Putting a lid on Seattle's waterfront taxing district, Puget Sound Business Journal, March 6, 2012
- Don't Settle for Less! Use the "Expected Value" Methodology to Help Determine a Lawsuit's Settlement Value, DeNovo Magazine, February 2012
- Stuck In No Man's Land: How Developed Countries Can Allocate Property Rights As a Means to Improve Their Citizens' Welfare and Grow Their Economies, The Loyola University New Orleans Journal of Public Interest law, Volume 11, Fall 2009, Number 1
- Contributing author, Alternative Financing Can Help Ease Credit Freeze, Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce, May 28, 2009
University of Washington School of Law, Juris Doctor degree (2007)
University of Washington, Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics (1998)
University of Washington, Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science (1998)