A. Scott Marlow joins the Firm as Principal

Smith Alling is pleased to announce that A. Scott Marlow has joined the firm as a Principal. For over 16 years, Scott has been practicing law in western Washington, with his primary focus on Family Law. Scott is a passionate, motivated Family Law attorney. He has extensive legal knowledge and experience, including an outstanding record of performance, handling high asset dissolutions, military dissolutions, parenting plan and support cases, adoption and termination of parental rights, and committed intimate relationships. Scott is empathetic about the concerns of his clients and the effects a family law action has on a family. As a former United States Marine, Scott also has a passion for helping and representing our military community. Scott has written and published a number of materials including “What Family Court Judges Want You to Know; Spousal Support, Child Support, and Parenting Plan Determinations.” Scott also has spoken on a number of Family Law events. He is the recipient of numerous professional awards, including the “Top 100” recognition from the Association of American Trial Lawyers. Away from work, Scott enjoys spending quality time with his wife and three active children. He played and coached tennis in college.

Congratulations, Tom Quinlan!

This firm has conflicting emotions on the latest news about Smith Alling shareholder Tom Quinlan: pride and regret.It is with pride that we are pleased to announce that Tom is becoming a Pierce County Superior Court Judge.Yet we regret that he will be leaving us.

$4 million in favor of Smith Alling client William Newcomer.

Following a three-week jury trial, Pierce County Superior Court Judge Philip Sorensen entered a judgment of more than $4 million in favor of Smith Alling client William Newcomer. Mr. Newcomer invested his savings with the developer of Apex Apartments, an apartment complex he built near the Tacoma Mall. Between 2005 and 2009, the developer sought […]

Welcome Matt Niemela!

The firm is pleased to announce that Matt C. Niemela, former Rule 9 Intern at Smith Alling, has been admitted to the Washington State Bar Association, and joins Smith Alling as its newest associate.

New Additons to our Team.

Gina M. Auter and Thomas P. Quinlan are welcome additions to Smith Alling, P.S. this new year. They bring with them a well running practice and years of experience in a wide range of practice areas.