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Get Help With Your Unemployment Benefits Right Away

Losing a job is something no one wants to experience. When a sudden job loss does happen, unemployment benefits can be the only income available to make ends meet. Even if you deserve these benefits, you may have to fight to secure them with the help of a skilled legal team.

At Washington Employment Benefits Advocates, PLLC, we are committed to serving clients throughout the Seattle area with their unemployment needs. We know what is at stake in these cases, and we know how to represent the best interests of our clients. Our legal skills and compassion for our clients can be one of your greatest assets in the pursuit of the benefits you deserve.

We understand that while you have lost your job, your bills will not wait for you to gain new employment. When the due date of your bills still approaches, we work tirelessly to provide you with the results you deserve as soon as possible. We are not a law firm that settles for “good enough” results; we do everything in our power to attain the most favorable results available for our clients.

We focus EXCLUSIVELY on helping Employees with their Unemployment Benefits including overpayments, denials and appeals. Call us at 206-257-7498 or visit our website for your free consultation today! 

Attorney Rory O’Sullivan

Rory is a founding partner of Washington Employment Benefits Advocates, PLLC. He grew up in the Seattle area and spent a year teaching English in China after high school. Rory received a double degree from the University of Washington in International Studies and Economics. He worked for Congressman Jim McDermott in Washington D.C. before attending law school at Georgetown University Law Center.

After spending a year clerking for Judge Edward Shea in the Eastern District of Washington, Rory dedicated his career to legal aid and poverty law, representing homeowners facing foreclosure at Northwest Justice Project and then serving as the Managing Attorney for the King County Bar Association's Housing Justice Project.

Rory has served as an adjunct professor at both the University of Washington School of Law and at Seattle University School of Law, teaching courses on foreclosure, the Fourteenth Amendment and on access to justice. Rory has published articles in the Seattle University Law Journal, the Gonzaga Law Review,, and he has written Op Eds that have appeared in the Seattle Times and Real Change.

Rory has argued cases before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Washington State Supreme Court and he is a member of the bar of the Ninth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.

Before founding WEBA, Rory served as an Administrative Law Judge hearing unemployment insurance appeals. He created WEBA because he saw how many people were struggling to understand their rights in the context of the unemployment insurance system and he wanted to find a way to help.

Attorney Ryan Agnew

Ryan has practiced law since 2011 and is a licensed attorney in Washington, Arkansas, and Missouri. His focus areas are administrative law, business transactions, and regulatory compliance. When not working, you can find him cooking or spending time with his family and friends.

Attorney Jacob Wicks


  • University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa
    • J.D.
    • Honors: With Distinction


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