Talmadge Fitzpatrick | Knowledgeable, Experienced, Efficient | Seattle 206-574-6661
Washington appeals attorneys
Talmadge Fitzpatrick | Knowledgeable, Experienced, Efficient | Seattle 206-574-6661

Our People

Phil Talmadge


Phil Talmadge

J.D. - University of Washington, 1976
— Symposium Editor, Washington Law Review, 1975-1976

B.A. - Yale University, 1973
— Magna cum laude, Political Science

Justice - Washington State Supreme Court, 1995-2001

Senator - Washington State Senate, 1979-1995

Attorney - 1976-Present
— Super Lawyer - Washington Law & Politics

Professional Associations
— Washington State Bar Association
— American Academy of Appellate Lawyers
— Washington State Appellate Lawyers Association
— King County Bar Association

Affiliations
— Washington State Bar, 1976
— United States District Court, Western District of Washington, 1976
— United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1980
— United States Supreme Court, 1985
— United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit, 1987

Thomas Fitzpatrick


Thomas Fitzpatrick

J.D. - University of Chicago Law School, 1976

B.A. - University of Montana, 1973

Executive Director of Snohomish County, 2005-2006

Assistant Chief of the Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney's Office Civil Division, 1999-2004
— Super Lawyer - Washington Law & Politics

Attorney
— 1989-1999 - Stafford, Frey, Cooper
— 1978-1989 - Karr, Tuttle, Campbell

Professional Associations
— Board of Governors of the American Bar Association
— ABA House of Delegates
— ABA Standing Committee on Professional Discipline
— King County Bar Association

Aaron Orheim


Aaron Orheim

J.D. – University of Washington School of Law, 2013, with honors in law
— Moot Court Honor Board 2011-2013, Executive Board Member
— Washington Journal of Law, Technology, & Arts 2011-2013, Member and Articles Editor
— Co-Author, Get Outta My Face(Book): The Discoverability of Social Networking Data and the Passwords Needed to Access Them, 8 Wash. J.L. Tech. & Arts 137 (2012)

B.A. – Seattle University, 2009
— Summa cum laude, Political Science

Attorney - Talmadge/Fitzpatrick, 2018-Present

Law Clerk, Washington State Supreme Court, The Honorable Justice Susan Owens, 2013-2014

Assistant Attorney General – Washington State Attorney General’s Office, 2014-2018
— Torts, Employment, Juvenile Litigation
— Juvenile Litigation Appellate Project Member, 2016-2017
— Excellence Award, 2015

Professional Associations
— Washington State Bar Association
— King County Bar Association

Affiliations
— Washington State Bar, 2014
— United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit – 2017
— United States District Court, Western District of Washington – 2017
— United States District Court, Western District of Washington – 2017

Gary Manca


Gary Manca

J.D. – University of Washington, 2009
— Managing Editor, Washington Law Review, 2008-2009
— Moot Court Honor Board, 2007-2009, Executive Board Member, VP-Judges
— Paul Ashley Memorial Law Review 3L Scholarship, 2009
— CALI Excellence for the Future Award-Equal Protection/Due Process, 2008
— AAJ National Student Trial Advocacy Competition, 2008
— University of Puerto Rico National Mock Trial Tournament, 2007
— 2nd Place Best Speaker Award, UW 1L Appellate Advocacy Competition 2007

B.A. – University of Washington, 2003
— Best Speaker Award, University of British Columbia Model United Nations, 2002

Attorney - 2009-Present
— Associate, Talmadge/Fitzpatrick, 2019-Present
— Owner, Manca Law, PLLC, 2011-2019
— Law Clerk, Washington State Supreme Court, The Honorable Mary Fairhurst, 2009-2010
— Rising Star - Washington Law & Politics
— King County Bar Association Volunteer Attorney of the Year 2012

Professional Associations
— King County Bar Association
— Washington State Association for Justice

Affiliations
— Washington State Bar, 2010
— United States District Court, Western District of Washington, 2011
— United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2011