Richard L. Ditlevson
A founding member of the firm, attorney Richard L. Ditlevson is a former Shareholder of Rodgers Kee & Pearson, P.S. and currently serves Of Counsel to the firm since retiring from active practice on June 1, 2010. Mr. Ditlevson continues to advise small businesses, general and specialty contractors, construction suppliers, developers and professional service providers in areas such as construction, real estate, business organization and civil litigation.
Mr. Ditlevson was first admitted to the practice of law in 1971. He was employed in the Solicitor's Office of the Department of Interior from 1972 to 1976 in Washington D.C. and in San Francisco, California. He began his private practice in 1977 and co-founded this firm with G. Saxon Rodgers in August 1978.
- J.D., University of Oregon School of Law (1971)
- Law Review
- Teaching Assistant
- B.A., University of Washington (1968)
- Washington State Courts
- United States District Courts, Eastern District of Washington
- United States District Courts, Western District of Washington
- United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Professional Associations and Memberships:
- Thurston County Bar Association
- Washington State Bar Association (Member, Business Law and Construction Law Sections)
- Thurston County Bar Association (Former Member, Board of Trustees)
- California State Bar Association (Former Member)
- American Bar Association (Former Member)
Dear Mr. Ditlevson, I am writing to express to you my gratitude for your acceptance and handling of the above noted case. Although it initially appeared that the margin of potential recovery would be poor due to non-recoverable expenses, you succeeded in recovering a substantial portion of the original amount paid for the work even with all expenses subtracted. I am very grateful to you for your acceptance of the case in the first place, your efficiency and conservative use of trust funds, and your facilitation in reaching settlement and prompt expedition of settlement. Thank you very much. Sincerely, [AH].