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Dennis Harlowe

Dennis S. Harlowe

Phone: (253) 284-4410 (Front Desk)

Dennis was a founding member of Harlowe & Falk. He has retired from the firm and is no longer at Harlowe & Falk.


From 1966 to 1968 Dennis was a law clerk for the Honorable George H. Boldt of the U.S. District Court in Tacoma, Washington. He later entered private practice with Blair, Thomas, O’Hern & Daheim, which eventually merged to become Gordon, Thomas, Honeywell, Malanca, Peterson & Daheim LLP. Dennis was a managing partner at that firm from 1988 to 2002.

Dennis successfully argued before the United States Supreme Court in U.S. ex rel. Industrial Lumber Co. v. F.D. Rich, 417 U.S. 116, 40 L. Ed. 703 (1974). Dennis was a founder of Harlowe & Falk in 2003.


• University of Montana School of Law (J.D.) (1966)
• University of Montana
• Custer County High School (Miles City, MT)

Affiliations, Publications, and Honors:

• Peer selected for listing among “The Best Lawyers in America” continuously since 1999
• Washington “Super Lawyer”
• Bar examiner and a director of the Board of Bar Examiners for the Washington State Bar Association (1979–1984)
• Co-chairman of the Continuing Legal Education Committee (1979-1981)
• Member of the CLE Executive Committee (1980–1982)
• Member of the WSBA Policy Committee (1985–1987)
• Member of the CLE Board of Directors (1987-1990)
• Authored “Antitrust Exemptions: Labor, Agriculture, International Commerce,” Washington State Bar Association (1978)
• Co-authored “Legal Compliance Checkups; Business Clients” Callaghan (1985)
• Authored “The Endangered Species Act, A Short. Short Course”, Washington State Conservation Commission, eLibrary (2000)
• Principal attorney for the first “All Species” Habitat Conservation Plan under the Endangered Species Act in the United States (1995) and earlier for the first Habitat Conservation Plan for the Northern Spotted Owl in the Northwest (1993)

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