Andrew Maron, a partner in the Seattle law firm of Short Cressman & Burgess PLLC, has been elected to the position of King County Bar Association Second Vice President effective July 1. As provided in the Association's bylaws, he will become KCBA president on July 1, 2017.
Maron has a long history of leadership within the King County bar, beginning early in his career as a trustee with the Young Lawyers Division. He has also chaired important bar committees including Public Information, Judicial Evaluation, Awards, Judicial Conferencing, and Public Policy. From 2005–08, he served on the Association's Board of Trustees.
Prior to his legal career, Maron served as a U.S. Army infantry officer after graduating from West Point (B.S.). He then attended law schools at the University of South Carolina (J.D.) and the University of Virginia (LL.M.), and served as an Army lawyer (JAG). After leaving active duty, he remained in the Army Reserves until 1994, retiring with the rank of colonel.
He has been with Short Cressman & Burgess since 1978. His practice focuses primarily on construction, real estate and local government law. Maron represents owners, contractors, subcontractors, design professionals and suppliers in all phases of the real estate and construction process, including negotiation, contract preparation and dispute resolution.
He also regularly represents local governments in a wide variety of municipal and regulatory matters. Maron has extensive litigation experience in all types of courts and boards throughout the Northwest.
Maron is a past councilmember for the City of Bainbridge Island, including service as council chair and acting mayor, and has served on numerous other governmental and nonprofit boards and commissions.
In addition to Maron, other members elected to the KCBA Board of Trustees are Treasurer Kinnon Williams (Inslee Best Doezie & Ryder P.S.), Secretary-Trustee Michael Heath (Expedia, Inc.), and Central District trustees Clayton Graham (Davis Wright Tremaine LLP) and Shawn Larsen-Bright (Dorsey & Whitney LLP). These newly elected board members will begin their terms on July 1.
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