Robert L. Olson

Of Counsel

About Bob

Mr. Olson is experienced in all phases of business and construction disputes including: preparation, presentation and analysis of claims; alternative dispute resolution; conduct of trials in federal and state courts and before administrative boards and arbitration panels and appeals. He currently represents contractors, sureties and both public and private owners dealing with all manner of construction issues.

Bob enjoys all forms of active sports. They include, at the moment, tennis and road biking. He is looking forward this summer to doing the RSVP, the 200 mile Ride from Seattle to Vancouver (BC) and Party, and the RAMROD, the 154 mile Ride Around Mt. Rainier in One Day.

Licensed Courts

  • Washington, 1974
  • Michigan, 1971
  • Illinois, 1970
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit, 1991
  • U.s. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1983
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, 1980
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington, 1981


  • The University of Michigan Law School, 1970, J.D.
  • Augustana College, 1967, B.A.
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 1974