900 Dupont St.
Bellingham, WA 98225

Dedication and Experience at Your Service

Belcher Swanson Law Firm has served the legal needs of our clients for over a century, making it one of the oldest law firms in Bellingham and Whatcom County, Washington. We currently have eleven attorneys which also makes us one of the largest law firms in the area. The attorneys at Belcher Swanson Law Firm provide legal services in a variety of areas of law with a special emphasis in real estate and business matters. Our attorneys are dedicated to providing exceptional legal services to our clients while maintaining the highest ethical standards. We invite you to contact us to discuss how we may be able to serve your legal needs.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Real Estate
  • Condominiums
  • Landlord-Tenant
  • Land Use
  • Corporations, Partnerships, LLC
  • Business Transactions
  • Civil Litigation
  • Construction
  • Estate Planning and Probate
  • Family
  • Criminal

Call Belcher Swanson Law Firm, PLLC today at 360-734-6390 to arrange your initial consultation.

Attorney Pete Dworkin

Bar Admissions:

  • Washington State Bar Association (2000)
  • Federal Courts, Western District of Washington (2006)


  • Doctor of Jurisprudence, Coif (2000)
    University of Oregon, Eugene
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (1996)
    Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Treasurer, Whatcom County Bar Association (2007)
  • Judge Pro Tempore
    Bellingham Municipal Court (2006 – present)
    Whatcom County District Court (2004 – present)
    Sumas Municipal Court
  • Instructor, Lorman Legal Seminars – Construction Liens (2007)
  • Recipient, Random Acts of Professionalism Award,
    Washington State Bar Association (2006)
  • Board Member, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services of Whatcom County (DVSAS)
    Vice President (2007 – present)
    Chair, Internal Committee (2006 – present)
  • Volunteer Attorney/Judge, Whatcom County Teen Court
  • Guest Lecturer, Western Washington University, Political Science Department
  • Guest Lecturer, Whatcom Community College, Police Reserve Academy

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