Fun Fact:

Stu likes back-country skiing and climbed Mt. Rainier in 2012.

Stuart W. Carson

Founding Partner

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Stu’s practice emphasizes real estate and business matters. He helps clients buy, sell and develop real estate. He also helps businesses solve problems. This includes drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, member & shareholder agreements, leases, construction contracts, CC&Rs, easements and loan documents. He also forms LLCs and other business entities. Stu lives in Sammamish with his wife and two kids. He likes to ski, run, hike, sail and watch youth sports in the rain.



Stu has extensive experience counseling clients who are negotiating, documenting and closing real estate transactions, large and small. He has helped clients with a wide range of real estate matters including:

  • Purchase and Sale Agreements (Commercial and Residential)
  • Condominium Formations
  • Leasing (office and retail)
  • 1031 Exchanges (including delayed and reverse exchanges)
  • Loan Documents/Seller Financing
  • Construction Contracts
  • Development Matters
  • Title and Escrow Matters
  • Easements and Covenants
  • CCRs and Homeowners Associations
  • Foreclosures and Loan Workouts
  • Options/Right of First Refusal


Stu is also skilled in counseling businesses, executives and business owners concerning corporate and business issues involving:

  • Entity Formation and Structuring (LLC’s, Corporations and Partnerships)
  • Business Purchase and Sale Transactions
  • Business Closings
  • Employment/Consultant Agreements
  • General Counsel Services


  • Washington State Bar Association


Stu received his undergraduate degree in 1990 from the University of Oregon in finance and management with a minor in economics. He received his law degree in 1996 from Lewis & Clark Law School.


  • Skyline Lacrosse Club Board Member, 2013-Present
  • Skyline Youth Football Association Board Member, 2010-2013
  • Sammi Awards Board President, 2006-2009
  • City of Sammamish Planning Commission, 2003-2006
  • City of Issaquah Urban Village Development Commission Chair, 1996-2003