Paul M. Larson


Areas of Practice

  • Agricultural Law
  • Business Law
  • Estate Planning & Probate
  • Lawsuits & Litigation
  • Real Estate Law

Mr. Larson has been practicing law since 1974 and focuses primarily on real estate and business transactions as well as estate planning and probate cases.  He helps clients to anticipate potential legal concerns relative to their business endeavors, succession strategies, and exposure to potential liabilities.

He has experience representing and advising businesses and individuals throughout Washington.  Mr. Larson actively participates as a mediator and arbitrator. He has successfully tried numerous lawsuits.

Professional Service & Experience

Mr. Larson has served on committees and in official roles for the Washington State Bar Association and the American Bar Association. As a partial list, his service includes the following:

Washington State Bar Association – Business Law Section
Executive Committee, 1978-1994
Chairperson, 1987-1988
Uniform Commercial Code Sub-Committee, 1981-2006

Washington State Bar Association

Hearing Examiner, 1999-2006
Chairperson, Taskforce on Unlicensed Practice of Law, 1994-1995
Client Security Program Committee, 1991-1996
Officer, WA Supreme Court Limited Practice, 1989-1994
Special District Counsel, 1986-1987
Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, 1985-1986
Task Force of Code for Professional Responsibility, 1983-1985
Chairperson, Inter-professionals Committee, 1981-1984
Chairperson, Inter-professionals Committee, 1981-1984
President, Young Lawyers Section, 1981-1982

America Bar Association

Fellow of ABA, 1998-Present
Lawyers Responsibility for Client Protection Committee, 1984-1990
House of Delegates, 1982-1984
Delegate, Young Lawyers Assembly Executive Committee, 1979-1983

Licensure & Associations
Publications & Conference Participations
Community Service
Personal Activities
Professional Awards & Acknowledgments

July 2017

"Professional awesome talented knowledgeable; great attorney. Even a better person."

Clayton Walker
February 2013

"Thoughtful, caring practitioner whom you would be lucky to have represent you. I endorse this lawyer."

Get to know Paul Larson

We have a series on our podcast called 'Homegrown in the Heart' where Bill Pickett, one of the partners, sits down and chats with people who have grown up or have grown their businesses in the Yakima valley.

Paul will be offering us some valuable insight into his personal and professional development as a lawyer in Yakima – a community that cultivates not just world class fruit and produce, but some truly exceptional individuals.

Read our blog here.