Oliver Spencer is a Seattle estate planning lawyer, Seattle real estate lawyer, and Seattle landlord-tenant lawyer. He has twenty-one years of experience as an attorney practicing in these areas of the law. He has also volunteered as a mediator for disputes in the King County District Court’s Small Claims Court in Seattle for landlord-tenant, commercial, construction, towing, breach of contract, personal injury, and merchant-consumer disputes, and is a graduate of the King County Dispute Resolution Center’s Mediation Practicum. He serves as a volunteer mediator for the King County Dispute Resolution Center and has mediated landlord-tenant disputes at the Center.
He was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. He attended Walnut Hills High School. He graduated Cum Laude from the Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. He majored in journalism and double minored in French language and Asian Studies. After undergraduate school he worked as a newspaper and magazine reporter for SESH Communications in Cincinnati, Ohio before moving to Seattle to attend the University of Washington School of Law. He is one of the founding members of the Center for Human Rights and Justice at the University of Washington School of Law.
He worked as an attorney for K&L Gates, LLP, formerly Preston, Gates & Ellis, LLP and Bank of America, Probate And Wealth Transmission Department in Seattle, Washington. He worked as an attorney for the Law Offices of James Deal, the Law Offices of David Reed, and the Law Offices of Ricardo Vasquez in Seattle, Washington. He worked for the Law Offices of Stanley Byrd and the Law Offices of Kathryn Ellis in Seattle, Washington. He worked for Landesa, formerly the Rural Development Institute, University of Washington Student Legal Services, and the Northwest Indian Law Center at Northwest Justice Project in Seattle, Washington. He worked for General Electric Aircraft Engines, Legal Operation and Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP.