Hanson Baker Ludlow Drumheller Attorneys - Bellevue Real Estate Commercial Business Attorneys and Services

 
Hanson Baker Ludlow Drumheller P.S.
2229 - 112th Avenue NE, Suite 200
Bellevue, Washington 98004-2936
Phone: 425.454.3374
Fax: 425.454.0087
hbld@hansonbaker.com

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Timothy Graham

TIMOTHY J. GRAHAM

Phone:  425.454.3374
Fax:  425.454.0087 
Email: tgraham@hansonbaker.com

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PRACTICE EMPHASIS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Commercial Real Estate
          Receivership Litigation for Commercial Lenders
          Commercial Purchase and Sale Agreements
          Enforcement of Commercial Loan Agreements
          Commercial Leases
          Mechanics Liens and Lien Foreclosures
          Title and Title Insurance Claims
          Easement Disputes and Litigation
  • Finance and Banking
          Enforcement of Creditors' Rights/Receivership Litigation for Commercial Lenders
          Commercial Loan Collection and Recovery
          Commercial Mortgage Fraud Investigation and Recovery
          Commercial Lender Liability and Wrongful Foreclosure Defense
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution
          Litigation in Washington State and Federal Courts


Tim has over 20 years' experience in successfully helping corporate and individual clients resolve commercial and real estate disputes.  Tim's aim is to bring smart, efficient, enthusiasm, preparation, creativity and tenacity to his role as client advocate and problem solver so as to allow his clients to get back to their normal--dispute free--business at the earliest opportunity, unentangled by costly legal disputes.

 

He has an active litigation practice and represents banks and other secured creditors and commercial entities throughout Washington in a wide array of disputes, including disputes involving contracts, commercial loan agreements, real property agreements, receiverships, easements, adverse possession, boundary disputes, commercial leases, partition actions, condemnation, title and title insurance, mechanics liens, lender liability, wrongful foreclosure, mortgage fraud, professional liability, insurance coverage, bad faith and fraud. He has significant trial and arbitration experience, and has mediated hundreds of disputes to a successful conclusion for his clients.  

EDUCATION

J.D., Gonzaga University, 1986
      Managing Editor, Gonzaga Law Review
B.A., Temple University, 1982

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

Recent Successes:

  • Receiverships Proceedings—From 2011 to the present, successfully initiated, managed and closed numerous receivership litigation matters in Washington courts on behalf of commercial creditors holding in excess of $20 million in defaulted loans to protect and preserve collateral of all kinds including apartment buildings, hotels, motels, gas stations, and other retail establishments and commercial entities.
  • Commercial Mortgage Fraud—Successfully defended mortgage lenders' lien interests in numerous disputes arising out of borrower and broker mortgage fraud.
  • Commercial Lender Liability/Wrongful Foreclosure Litigation—Successfully represented interests of lenders and foreclosure trustees in litigation involving allegations of wrongful foreclosures (judicial and non-judicial) and mortgage fraud.
  • Mortgage Broker Agreement—Secured summary judgment order of specific performance arising out of mortgage broker's failed warranties and representations to lender.
  • Priority Disputes—Successfully enforced priority of judgment creditor's lien over subsequent deed of trust.
  • Prejudgment Writ of Attachments—Successfully defended Motion for Prejudgment Writ of attachment arising out of sale of hotel.
  • Partition Litigation—Successfully prosecuted partition action.
  • Private Condemnation—Secured summary judgment Dismissal and an award of attorney fees in private condemnation and implied easement litigation.
  • Professional Liability—Successfully defended numerous claims against attorneys, and insurance and real estate professionals.

HONORS / AWARDS / UNIQUE RECOGNITION

Tim is "AV" rated by Martindale-Hubbell*, the highest rating obtainable by members of the legal community.

Tim has also been recognized as a top commercial litigator by Seattle Met Magazine

PROFESSIONAL AND CIVIC INVOLVEMENT

Member of Executive Committee of Real Property,

    Probate and Trust Sections of the King County Bar Association (2008-present)

East King County Bar Association, Member
Washington State Bar Association, Member

BAR / COURT ADMISSIONS

Admitted to Pennsylvania, 1986-1997
Admitted to Washington, 1996

PERSONAL

Tim enjoys trail running, fly fishing, hiking and gardening.


*AV is a registered certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.