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B.A., Political Science and Psychology, University of Central Arkansas (1995)
J.D., University of Arkansas School of Law, cum laude (1998) LL.M., International Commercial Law, University of Melbourne (Australia)(2000)
Noah Davis received his B.A. in Political Science and Psychology from the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) where he attended on a football scholarship. After graduating from UCA in 1995, Noah went on to the University of Arkansas School of Law where he graduated with honors in 1998. Following law school and a brief stint as a judicial law clerk with the Arkansas Court of Appeals, Noah traveled to Australia where he worked towards a Masters degree in International Commercial Law from the University of Melbourne ,while also playing baseball for the University and for St. Kilda.
During his programming at the University of Melbourne, Noah traveled much of SE Asia, including trips to Indonesia, Laos, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Thailand and Cambodia. These travels later served as the foundation for the creation of Aid Cambodia. Also during this time, Noah had the opportunity to guest lecture at both the University of Melbourne and at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok. After completing his LL.M. in 2000, Noah worked as the Compliance Manager for a mortgage investment firm -Treasury Funds Management Limited until his return to the United States in April of 2001.
Upon his return to Seattle, Noah sought to develop an international commercial law practice with an emphasis on Southeast Asia. From then until now, however, the firm is of a much more general focus, ranging from corporate advisory, insurance, real estate, litigation to securities, personal injury and family law. Since its inception, the firm has grown from a solo practice to as many as six lawyers (three partners and three associates).
A Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) member since 2001, Mr. Davis has served as an arbitrator under the WSBA™s Alternative Dispute Resolution program, and as a member of the Judicial Recommendations Committee, the Law Office Management and Assistance Program (LOMAP), the Electronic Communications Committee, the Rules of Professional Conduct Committee, the WSBA™s Leadership Institute Advisory Board, the Institute for Diversity Governing Council, and as President of the Washington Young Lawyer Division (“WYLD”) (2005-2006). As a member of the King County Bar Association , Noah has served on the Judicial Selection Committee, Judicial Conferencing and the Courts and Judiciary Committee. As a member of the Federal Bar Association, Noah has served on the Court Rules Committee while also having been previously certified as a FRCP 39.1 mediator. In addition to the WSBA, KCBA and FBA, Noah has been active in the American Bar Association , receiving a General Practice scholarship for 2005-2006 from the ABA GP Solo Section, and being appointed to the ABA Affiliate Assistance Team for 2006-2008. Currently, Noah is a member of the ABA’s General Practice/Solo Small Firm Division, serving on GP Solo’s governing body (“Council”) and as vice-chair or chair of other committees.
Court Admissions. Mr. Davis is admitted to all State Courts of Washington, the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington, the United States Tax Court, the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.
Outside the Bar, Noah donates time to three local nonprofit organizations, Aid Cambodia ( www.aidcambodia.org ) -which focuses on bringing aid to orphaned and impoverished children in and around Phnom Penh, the Austin Foundation ( www.youthandfitness.org ) -a local non-profit which provides fitness programs to at-risk youth; and the YMCA Youth and Government Program which administers both the Washington State Mock Trial and Youth and Legislature programs. Mr. Davis also has volunteered at the Asian Counseling Center (as part of a free legal services clinic), and currently volunteers at the Latino Bar Association’s monthly legal clinic.
Mr. Davis’ primary areas of practice include: general and complex Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, Corporate Advisory, Business Start-up, Commercial Law, Partnership Disputes, Shareholder Disputes, Employment Law, Contracts, Leases, Arbitration, Mediation, Insurance, International Commerce, Non-Profit Law and Securities.