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Theresa Elizabeth Dowell

Theresa Elizabeth Dowell, American lawyer. Bar: Washington 1979, United States District Court (western district), Washington 1980.


  • Dowell, Theresa Elizabeth was born on March 30, 1954 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Daughter of Stephen Layton and Jeannine Marilyn (Bostrom) Dowell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor with honors in Government, Georgetown University, 1976. Bachelor with honors in Sociology, Georgetown University, 1976. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1979.


    • Summer associate Graham & Dunn, Seattle, 1977, Perkins, Coie, Stone, Olsen & Williams, Seattle, 1978. Attorney, president Dowell Law Offices, since 1979. Legal commentator ABC-television, 1980—1982.

      Member King County Arbitrator, since 1984, Kingn County Lawyer Referred Panel, since 1984.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Washington 1979, United States District Court (western district), Washington 1980.


    • Executive editor: Willamette Law Review, 1978-1979.


    Active Junior League, Seattle, since 1980. Co-chairman display committee Wise Penny, member public information committee, transfer committee. Member of Washington Women Lawyers Association, Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, Washington State Bar Association (real property section), Seattle King County Bar Association (Speakers Bureau since 1979), American Bar Association, Rotary Club, Seattle Tennis Club, Seattle Yacht Club (judge advocate 1986-1987, chairman member committee 1985-1986, secretary 1987-1988), Phi Delta Phi.


    • father: Stephen Layton Dowell
    • mother: Jeannine Marilyn (Bostrom) Dowell
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    Born March 30, 1954
    (age 63)