Stephanie Henderson Stocker

Stephanie Henderson Stocker

Experienced Results-Driven Employment Law Attorney
  • Employment Law, Personal Injury, Estate Planning
  • Washington
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Summary

Experienced attorney and award-winning business leader with 15 years of demonstrated success in negotiating effective corporate contracts and collaborating on results-driven litigation teams. SPECIALTIES: Contract negotiations, Employment Law, Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury, Probate, Estate Planning, results-driven business leader, Microsoft strategist, strategic project planner.

Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Estate Planning
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Washington
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Federal Circuit
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Professional Experience
Attorney & Partner
Henderson Law Group, PLLC
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Since 1975, Henderson Law Group has successfully represented thousands of clients in the areas of Auto/Pedestrian Accidents, Workers Compensation, Estate Planning, Probate, DUI/Criminal Defense and Employment Law. My primary focus at the firm is Employment Law, both Plaintiff and Defense work. Our employment law practice brings a unique combination of over 50 years in legal expertise, including: • 45 years of both general and employment law plaintiff litigation (incl. verdicts over $1 million); plus • The perspective of advising employers on maintaining policies and procedures that help to prevent discrimination and harassment in the workplace. We are committed to helping maintain a workplace that is not only free from discrimination, but where employees are paid what they have earned under the law. We have successfully represented individuals in many areas of employment law including: • Age Discrimination • Disability • Failure to accommodate a disability • Gender • National Origin • Racial Discrimination • Religion • Sexual Harassment • Sexual Discrimination • Sexual Orientation • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) • Severance Agreements & Releases • Retention of Employee Benefits Upon Termination • Wrongful Discharge • Termination There is no fee for an initial consultation with our law firm. We look forward to meeting you!
Legal Division Director
Robert Half Legal, Inc.
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I hired, trained, and managed a 6-person legal sales team with over $9 million in annual sales, while also prospecting, bringing in, and managing my personal book of corporate legal business including Microsoft, Amazon, T-Mobile, and Alaska Airlines. • Awarded #1 worldwide in Team Leadership as Division Director of Robert Half Legal Seattle for most rapid and sustained strategic sales growth out of 360 RHL branches globally. (2006/2007) • Grew business by 823% in first 12 months, 1600% in 24 months.
Attorney
Carney Badley Spellman, P.S.
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I focused my practice at Carney Badley on Labor/Employment Law and Corporate Litigation. Highlights of my work include: • Drafted the winning appellate brief that resulted in the firm’s client, HERZOG Construction, winning the bid to construct the Seattle STA Link Lite rail system; • Defended hostile work environment claims; • Defended construction lawsuits; • ERISA litigation; and • Participated in the creation and presentation of preventative "Appropriate Employee Behavior" seminars to HR departments of clients including Microsoft and Tully's Coffee.
Judicial Clerk to Chief Justice Gerry Alexander
Washington State Supreme Court
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I was honored to be invited by the Chief Justice to serve a one-year term as his Senior Judicial Clerk on the Supreme Court. I researched and drafted over 25 published legal opinions for the Chief Justice, including decisions on high profile death penalty cases and WA state attorney disbarment proceedings.
Employment Law Attorney -- Rule 9
Paine Hamblen LLP
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I worked full-time during law school as a "Rule 9 supervised" attorney at Paine Hamblen law firm, where I focused primarily in the Corporate and Employment Litigation practice groups. I drafted and assisted in the negotiation of commercial contracts, appeared on the motion calendar, took client depositions, drafted and responded to interrogatories, drafted summary judgment motions, conducted client intake through claim resolution, as well as participated in settlement negotiation, demand preparation, labor relations contracts, and defense of hostile work environment claims. • www.painehamblen.com
Education
Gonzaga University School of Law
J.D. (2002) | Litigation
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Honors: • Awarded "Best Legal Oralist" – Gonzaga Law Linden Cup appellate advocacy competition. (2001) • Awarded "Best Brief Writer" in Nat’l Moot Court appellate advocacy competition. (2001) • Four CALI awards for earning the top grade in a law school course: Business Transactions; Advanced Business Transactions; Legal Writing; Advanced Legal Writing. • Dean’s List every semester. Top 1% class in: Adv. Intellectual Property, Antitrust Law, National Moot Court, Trial Advocacy Lab; Advanced Evidence.
Activities: Linden Cup Appellate Advocacy; National Moot Court Appellate Advocacy
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University of Washington School of Law
B.A. (1998) | English Literature and Philosophy
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Honors: • 3.8 GPA. • Deans list 1996-1998. • Front-page journalist (50+ articles) of The Daily, well-known UW weekly school newspaper (1995-1997). • Pi Beta Phi women's fraternity.
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Professional Associations
Washington State Bar Association # 33567
Member
Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Henderson Law Group, PLLC website
Contact & Map
Henderson Law Group, PLLC
1800 Cooper Pt. Road SW
Buillding One
Olympia, WA 98502
USA
Telephone: (360) 943-7710