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Shad O. McOmber

Shad O. McOmber

Direct:(253) 284-4417

Attorney at Law

Practice Expertise:

Shad’s practice is focused primarily on business and real estate transactions, business formation and governance, as well as estate planning and trust and estate administration.

Shad has represented numerous local businesses and individuals in the greater Seattle and Tacoma areas, including many individuals and groups involved in real estate matters, start-up business ventures, and buying, selling, and managing existing businesses.

A native of Orem, Utah, Shad is a graduate of Brigham Young University with degrees in history and political science. He subsequently graduated cum laude from Gonzaga School of Law where he also served as Business Editor on the Gonzaga Law Review Editorial Board, and earned a LL.M (Masters of Laws) in Taxation from the University of Washington School of Law.



  • University of Washington (LL.M in Taxation)
  • Gonzaga University School of Law (J.D) (cum laude)
  • Brigham Young University (B.A. in History and Political Science)


Publications and Presentations

  • LexisNexis Practice Guide: Washington Real Estate Litigation, Chapter 10: Foreclosure (Author 2014-2016)
  • Washington Lawyers Practice Manual, Chapter 23: Land Use and Environmental Law, Part 2: Zoning (Contributing Author, 2014 Revisions)
  • Legal Ethics, Trusts From A to Z – National Business Institute (2017)
  • Legal Ethics, Using Trusts in Medicaid and Disability/Planning – National Business Institute (2018)
  • Ethical Considerations, Trusts 101 – National Business Institute (2018).


Affiliations and Honors

  • Washington Super Lawyers Rising Star (2017-2023)
  • Gonzaga Law Review: Business Editor
  • Eagle Scout
  • Member, J. Reuben Clark Law Society
  • Member, Puyallup Sumner Chamber of Commerce



  • President, Rotary Club of Auburn (2022-2023)
  • Member, Rotary Club of Auburn (2017-2023)
  • Board Member, Green River College Foundation (2017-2022)
  • Philippines Bacolod Mission, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (2001-2003)
  • Speaks Cebuano and Hiligaynon languages