Jeff Slothower

Areas of Practice

Land Use; Water Rights; Real Property Transactions; Business Planning and Formation; Estate Planning; Probate


Mr. Slothower has been with the firm since 1989 and represents clients in matters involving real property transactions, water rights, water right transfers and permitting, real property development, land use and permitting, contract rights, business formation,  estate planning and probate matters.

Admitted to Practice

State of Washington, 1984

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington

U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington

Law School

J.D. Willamette University College of Law 1984


B.A., Economics, Washington State University 1980

B.A., Business Administration, Washington State University 1981

Professional Affiliations

Washington State Bar Association

Prior Legal Experience

Lathrop, Winbauer, Harrel, Slothower & Denison, partner, 1989-present

Professional and Civic Activities

Friends of Washoe, Board of Directors

Reported Cases

Willowbrook Farms v. Department of Ecology, 116 Wn.App. 392, 66 P.3d 664 (2003)

Henderson v. Kittitas County, 124 Wn.App. 747, 100 P. 3d. 842 (2004)

Residents Opposed to Kittitas Turbines v. State Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council, 165 Wn.2d 275, 197 P.3d 1153 (2008)

Kittitas County v. Eastern Washington Growth Management Hearings Bd., 172 Wn.2d 144, 256 P.3d 1193 (2011)

Five Corners Family Farmers v. State, 268 P.3d 892, 173 Wn.2d 296 (2011)