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Arthur Dean Swanson

Arthur Dean Swanson, American lawyer. Bar: Washington 1963.


  • Swanson, Arthur Dean was born on April 19, 1934 in Onida, South Dakota, United States. Son of Obert W. and Mary I. (Barnum).

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Washington State University, 1956. Juris Doctor, University Washington, 1963.


    • Deputy prosecutor King County, Seattle, 1964-1965. Court commissioner Renton and Issaquah District Courts, Washington, 1966-1968. Private practice law Renton, since 1965.

      Lecturer various organizations. Former counsel Washington State Law Enforcement Association, Washington State Deputy Sheriff's Association.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Washington 1963.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Served with Finance corpus, United States army, 1956-1958. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers. Member Washington State Bar Association (past secretary trial section), Seattle-King County Bar Association (board trustees 1977-1980), Association Trial Lawyers American, Washington State Trial Lawyers Association (past president), American Board Trial Advocates (board directors, president Washington state chapter 1995-1996), Damage Attorneys Roundtable (president 1998-1999).





    • Son of; married Paula Swanson, August 22, 1965 (divorced February 1984). Children: Shelby, Dean, Sherry. Married Ann Swanson, August 21, 1989.
    • father: Obert W. Son
    • mother: Mary I. (Barnum) Son
    • spouses: Paula Swanson
    • Ann Swanson
    • children: Shelby Swanson
    • Dean Swanson
    • Sherry Swanson
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