Federal Way Decatur grad, accomplished attorney joins Olympia law firm

Trevor Zandel, a 1997 graduate of Decatur High School and a 2005 summa cum laude graduate of Gonzaga University School of Law, has joined the Olympia-based law firm of Phillips Burgess.

Trevor Zandel.

Trevor Zandel, a 1997 graduate of Decatur High School and a 2005 summa cum laude graduate of Gonzaga University School of Law, has joined the Olympia-based law firm of Phillips Burgess.

Zandel, the son of Federal Way resident Thomas Zandel, is a current board member for the Thurston County Bar Association and past board of directors president for the United Way of Thurston County. He has been practicing law in the Olympia area for nearly a decade, providing legal counsel to hundreds of individuals, families and businesses.

While building an impressive legal practice, Zandel has also been active in an array of local industry and charitable groups. In addition to his leadership roles with Thurston County’s Bar Association and the United Way, he serves on the board of directors of SafePlace and as a volunteer attorney with the Thurston County Economic Development Council. He also holds membership in the Washington Landlord Association and the Thurston County Chamber of Commerce.

The newest member of the Phillips Burgess team will focus his practice on the areas of real estate, construction, landlord-tenant and business law.

“I could not be more pleased to be joining one of the most vibrant, fastest-growing local law firms,” Zandel said. “Phillips Burgess has a team of talented attorneys with a broad range of legal and industry experience in business, real estat, and environmental law. I am privileged and excited to add my civil litigation skills to the group.”

Established in 2012 with offices in Olympia and Tacoma, Phillips Burgess is a boutique law firm specializing in business, real estate and environmental law.

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