Max graduated from Pomona College, a highly selective liberal arts college located in Claremont, California. While there, he was the recipient of a National Merit Scholarship and was a Pomona Scholar. After graduating with a bachelaurette degree in mathematics and economics, he went on earn his Juris Doctorate from the University of Arizona where was the recipient of a Regent’s Scholarship for high academic achievement. Max is a member of the American Bar Association, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Federal Bar Association and Washington State Bar Association.
While some attorneys never see the inside of court room in 30 years of practice, Max has significant court room experience in representing landlord’s for eviction proceedings, in immigration deportation proceedings, immigration appeals, and in other civil matters. Max advocates zealously for his clients and looks to protect their best interests over his own.
Max devotes a significant amount of time to pro-bono volunteer work in helping the indigent obtain justice and received a commendation from the Washington State Bar Association for his efforts. Max volunteers at legal clinics to provide legal advice to those unable to afford access to the legal help they need. He has taken cases representing immigrants before the immigration court in deportation proceedings.
In his spare time, Max enjoys travel and photography; interests that he combines to good effect. Many of the photos on this website were taken by Max.
Justin Mishkin received his undergraduate degree from University of Washington, with certificates in Political Science and Economics. After undergraduate school, Justin attended law school at University of La Verne College of Law, a small private law school in Southern California.
While in law school Justin spent two years at a family law clinic donating his time to helping those who could not afford to pay for legal representation. While at the legal clinic, Justin helped to prepare hundreds of family law petitions.
After law school, Justin served as general counsel for a company that specialized in the sales of surplus, salvaged, and green building material. While serving as general counsel, Justin drafted and negotiated contracts, both local and international. Justin also advised the company on employment rights, and various other environmental issues.
After his time as general counsel, Justin was employed with one of the oldest most prestigious corporate boutique bankruptcy law firms in the northwest. Justin’s mentor was one of the original founding partners and a highly respected bankruptcy attorney. Under his direct guidance, Justin learned the intricacies of Chapter 11 bankruptcy, personal bankruptcy, and various other transaction works. While at the firm, Justin was in charge of one of the firm’s largest clients preparing motions, briefs, and petitions in the Bankruptcy Court, U.S. District court, and State Supreme court. Justin also formed entities, conducted case management, and prepared asset protection documents for clients ranging from small business to some of the largest developers in Washington.
From the time Justin received his license to practice law in Washington State has made time to donate his efforts and legal knowledge to two free legal clinics. These clinics provide much needed legal services for those who cannot otherwise afford legal help.