F. Steven Lathrop

Areas of Practice

Real estate, land use, water rights, commercial transactions

Admitted to Practice

State of Washington, 1973; U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Washington; U.S. Supreme Court

Law School

J.D. Willamette University College of Law 1973


B.S., Business Administration, University of Washington 1968

Professional Affiliations

Washington State Bar Association; Kittitas County Bar Association

Prior Legal Experience

1973-76 associate Davis, Wright, Todd, Riese & Jones Seattle, Washington

Professional and Civic Activities

Central Washington University Foundation (past chair)

Ellensburg Chamber of Commerce (past pres.)

Kittitas Valley Community Hospital Foundation (past pres.)

Kittitas Valley Economic Development Council (past pres.)


Silver Firs Town Homes Inc. v. Silver Lake Water Dist., 103 Wn.App. 411 (2000)

Goodyear Tire and Rubber v. Whiteman Tire, Inc., 86 Wn.App. 732 (1997)

Hillis v. Dept. of Ecology, 131 Wn.2d 373 (1997);

In re Marriage of Estes, 84 Wn. App. 586 (1997)

Seattle Seahawks, Inc. v. King County, 128 Wn.2d 915 (1996)

Sherrell v. Selfors, 73 Wn.App. 596 (1994)

Dodge v. Ellensburg Water Co., 46 Wn.App. 77 (1986)


Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory rating of AV


Born in Los Angeles, California, 1947. Married with two children. Interests include hunting, golf, skiing and aviation.