About Thomas L. Dickson

 
Real Estate, Business, Probate & Family Law Attorney
Tom is an experienced litigator and the founding partner of the Dickson Frohlich. Since 1981, he’s helped clients prevail in their real estate, construction, and business law matters. Regardless of how complicated or challenging a client’s issue may be, he will assist in guiding that client to the best outcome. He is founding partner of the Dickson Frohlich, with offices in Tacoma and Seattle.
 
He is a contributing author to the real property chapter of the Washington Lawyer's Practice Manual published by the King’s County Bar Association. For the 2014 LexisNexis Practice Guide: Washington Real Estate Litigation, he serves as co-editor, content editor, and editorial consultant.

 

BAR ADMISSIONS:
  • Washington Bar 1981

 

EDUCATION:
  • J.D, California Western School of Law - 1981
  • B.A, Brigham Young University - 1977

 

WORK EXPERIENCE:
  • Dickson Frohlich (Founder) 1981 - Present

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:
  • Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association (Member)
  • King County Bar Association (Member)
  • Washington State Bar Association (Member)

 

HONORS AND AWARDS:
  • Inducted into the Tacoma-Pierce County Sports Hall of Fame (Peirce County Sports Hall of Fame) 2008
  • Award of Appreciation for performing as Committee Chairman (Young Lawyers Practice Manual) 1989

 

PUBLICATIONS:
  • Washington Lawyer's Practice Manual (Shoreline Management Act, and Land Use Petition Act, Land Use and Environmental Law Chapter XXIII) 2014
  • LEXIS-NEXIS (Washington Real Estate Litigation Practice Guide) 2014
  • National Business Institute (Taking Property by Eminent Domain and Land Use Law, Washington Land Use: Current Issues in Subdivision, Eminent Domain, and Zoning Law) 2004
  • National Business Institute (The Land Subdivision Process, Washington Land Use: Current Issues in Subdivision, Annexation, and Zoning Law) 2003
  • Lorman Education Services publication (Construction Liens, Construction Litigation) 2002
  • Lorman Education Services (Uniform Unclaimed Property Act, Unclaimed Property Reporting in Washington) 2002
  • Institute for Paralegal Education (Taking the Land Use Case to Trial, Current Issues in Zoning and Land Use for Washington Paralegals) 2002
  • RCW 18.27 (Contractor's Registration) 1992
  • Washington Lawyer's Practice Manual (Zoning, Shoreline Management Act, and Land Use Petition Act, Land Use and Environmental Law) 1991
  • Seattle-King County Bar Association (Real Property Practice and Civil Trial Practice, Chapters of the Washington Lawyer's Practice Manual) 1989
  • Seattle-King County Bar Association (Real Property Practice and Civil Trial Practice, Chapters of the Washington Lawyer's Practice Manual) 1988
  • Seattle-King County Bar Association (Real Property Practice and Civil Trial Practice, Chapters of the Washington Lawyer's Practice Manual) 1987
  • Seattle-King County Bar Association (Real Property Practice and Civil Trial Practice, Chapters of the Washington Lawyer's Practice Manual) 1986

 

CONFERENCE:
  • National Business Institute (Taking Property by Eminent Domain and Land Use Law, Washington Land Use: Current Issues in Subdivision, Eminent Domain, and Zoning Law) 2004
  • National Business Institute (The Land Subdivision Process, Washington Land Use: Current Issues in Subdivision, Annexation, and Zoning Law) 2003
  • Lorman Education Services (Uniform Unclaimed Property Act, Unclaimed Property Reporting in Washington) 2002
  • Lorman Education Services (Construction Liens, Construction Litigation) 2002
  • CLE Lecture Series (Taking the Land Use Case to Trial, Current Issues in Zoning and Land Use for Washington Paralegals) 2002
  • Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association (Contractor's Registration, RCW 18.27) 1992


PRACTICE AREAS:

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:
(Tacoma Office)
Dickson Frohlich
1200 E. D Street
Tacoma, WA 98421
Phone: (253) 358-8473

 

(Seattle Office)
Dickson Frohlich
2101 4th Avenue, Suite 1830
Seattle, WA 98121
Phone: 206-621-1110
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Employer
Dickson Frohlich
Membership

Admitted to WA Bar in 1981

Associations

 

Association name Position name Duration
Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association Member N/A
King County Bar Association Member N/A
Washington State Bar Association Member N/A
Award and Honors
Award name Grantor Date granted
Inducted into the Tacoma-Pierce County Sports Hall of Fame Peirce County Sports Hall of Fame 2008
Award of Appreciation for performing as Committee Chairman Young Lawyers Practice Manual 1989

 

State Bar Number
****1802
Other
Other
In Cities: Seattle
In States: Washington
Law School
California Western School of Law
Law School Graduation Date
Dec 02, 1981
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1200 East D Street
#4201
Tacoma, WA 98421
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