Before becoming an attorney, Reuben worked in the construction and building trade. He puts his prior life experience to good use in his practice areas of environmental and land use law. In addition to being a skilled attorney, Reuben is a compassionate advocate who loves working with his clients to solve problems and keep goals and objectives on track.
Reuben began his career at the Washington Supreme Court where he served as law clerk to Justice Charles W. Johnson. Prior to that, he served as extern to Judge James L. Robart at the Federal District Court in Seattle.
Reuben is active in his community, serving on the board of Safe Streets Tacoma and providing pro bono representation at the neighborhood law clinic and as a cooperating attorney with the ACLU of Washington.
When not practicing law Reuben enjoys exploring Western Washington and beyond with his wife and two young sons.
J.D., Seattle University School of Law, summa cum laude
B.A., University of Washington
JURISDICTIONS ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
Washington State Courts
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
PROFESSIONAL & BAR ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS
Washington State Bar Association
Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association
American Bar Association
Joined the firm in 2012.
Law Clerk to Charles W. Johnson, Washington Supreme Court, Olympia, WA
Extern to James L. Robart, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
HONORS & AWARDS
CALI Awards for Highest Grade in Criminal Law, Torts, Civil Procedure, Legal Writing, Constitutional Law, National Security Law, and International and Foreign Law Research
Seattle University Law Review, Lead Article Editor
Finalist, Mark Reutlinger Excellence in Legal Writing Scholarship
Finalist, Cheney/Metzger Legal Writing Scholarships
Selected as a Washington Super Lawyers, Rising Star (2017-2018)