Andy Backlund

Andy Backlund

Location:
Seattle, Washington
Phone:
206-388-2604
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Disability Law

Bar Admissions

  • Washington
  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota

Education

  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • J.D. cum laude - 2000
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington
    • B.A. - 1996
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Major: Politics

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Washington State Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Contract Attorney/Emerald City Attorney Network, Attorney and Owner, 2013 - 2017
  • Washington WINGS Guardianship Network, Legislative Committee, Member, 2016 - 2017
  • Disability Rights Washington, Staff Attorney and Volunteer Attorney, 2015 - 2017
  • Bowman and Brooke LLP — Minneapolis, MN, Attorney, 2002 - 2004
  • Moss & Barnett, A Professional Association — Minneapolis, MN, Attorney, 2000 - 2001
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota — Minneapolis, MN, Extern/Clerk, 2000 - Present
  • Hessian & McKasy P.A. — Minneapolis, MN, Summer Associate/Law Clerk, 1999 - Present
  • Walsh Law Firm — Minneapolis, MN, Law Clerk, 1998 - Present
  • Lexis-Nexis, University of Minnesota — Minneapolis, MN, Lexis Representative, 1998 - 1999
  • Stress Photonics (Engineering Firm) — Madison, WI, Office Manager and Administrative Assistant, 1996 - 1997
  • Haji Publishing — Seattle, WA, Research Assistant, 1993 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer Attorney, Disability Rights Washington — Seattle, WA, 2015 - Present
  • Client Intake Volunteer, Legal Aid Society of Minneapolis — Minneapolis, MN, 1997 - 1998