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Jamie M. Morin

Attorney

Jamie Morin joined Mentor Law Group as an Associate in 2000, became a partner in 2004, and transitioned to Of Counsel in 2007. Jamie assists clients on issues of water law, water utility regulation, land conservation, and nonprofit formation and governance.   She assists clients with acquisition, transfer, and adjudication of water rights, environmental review under SEPA and NEPA, and compliance with various state and federal environmental regulations. Prior to obtaining her law degree, Jamie worked as a policy consultant in Olympia, Washington, focusing on water resource management and policy, natural resources policy, public water utility and local government issues. Jamie is a frequent speaker on various Water Law topics.

Selected Work Experience

  • Of Counsel, Mentor Law Group, PLLC, Seattle, Washington (2000-present)
  • Associate, Lasher Holzapfel Sperry, Ebberson, PLLC, Seattle, Washington (1999-2000)
  • Law Clerk, U.S. Department of Justice, Environmental & Natural Resources Division, Washington, DC (1998)
  • Law Clerk, Office of the Colorado Attorney General, Natural Resources Section, Denver, Colorado (1997)
  • Policy Analyst, Morin Research, Olympia, Washington (1993-1996)

Professional Activities

  • Washington State Bar Association, Member (Natural Resources and Energy & Environmental Law Section)
  • American Water Resources Association, Washington Section, Board Member (2006-2010)
  • Membership Chair (2006) Treasurer (2007) Vice President (2008) President (2009)
  • Association of Washington Business Water Resources Committee, Chair (2004-2006)

Education

  • J.D., Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana (1999)
  • B.A., The Evergreen State College (1994)

Admitted

  • State of Washington
  • State of Idaho (inactive)
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Publications

  • Co-Author, The Washington Real Property Desk Book, Volume 6, Chapter 11 Water Rights (4th ed., 2009 to current).
  • Co-Author, Washington Lawyers Practice Manual, Chapter 23, Part IX Nine Water Law (2004 to current).