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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).


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.


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).


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Son of; married Paula Swanson, August 22, 1965 (divorced February 1984). Children: Shelby, Dean, Sherry. Married Ann Swanson, August 21, 1989.