Representing residential

real estate professionals since 1982


Available for

· Consultation and advice

· Litigation

· Arbitration and mediation

· Disciplinary actions

· Grievances

· Training and sales meetings

· Expert testimony


With over 38 years of experience in real estate law, Doug provides prompt, practical and accurate advice and counsel to his clients. He is “just a click away” from anywhere in Washington to respond to your legal questions.


Doug’s practice emphasizes real estate brokerage law, residential transactions, litigation, arbitration, mediation, disciplinary actions, expert testimony and continuing education. Although Doug encourages risk reduction and preventive maintenance, when claims do occur, Doug handles all aspects of civil litigation, including mediation, arbitration, trials and appeals. Doug also represents real estate brokers in disciplinary matters before regulatory agencies and professional associations, and prosecutes commission claims.


Doug is approved by the Washington State Department of Licensing to teach continuing education courses for real estate licensees, and is a frequent speaker and author on purchase and sale agreements, agency law, current legal issues and other real estate law topics. Doug is available to visit office sales meetings to discuss real estate law issues.

Douglas S. Tingvall Attorney at Law

“A lawyer is basically the person who knows the rules of the country. We’re all throwing the dice, playing the game, moving our pieces around the board, but if there is a problem the lawyer is the only person who has read the inside of the top of the box.”


Jerry Seinfeld

Please note my new address and phone number, effective September 22, 2020.