Seattle Real Estate Attorney
Michael D. Brandt, Esq. | Principal
Michael wears many hats as a Seattle real estate lawyer. He is an experienced problem-solver, an aggressive litigator, and a creative business advisor.
Michael represents buyers and sellers of real estate in the resolution of disputes and, if necessary, litigation related to cases of undisclosed and/or concealed defects, fraudulent misrepresentation matters, boundary disputes, easement issues, and specific enforcement of real estate agreements.
Michael also counsels buyers, sellers, and owners of residential and commercial real estate on purchase and sale agreements, leases, condominium conversions, and boundary-line issues. Additionally, Michael resolves condominium association and homeowners association disputes for unit owners, homeowners, and associations, whether the dispute is concerning construction defects, governance, or interpersonal dynamics.
Universityof California, Hastings College of Law (J.D., 1987)
- University of Michigan (B.A., Psychology, 1983)
Professional Memberships and Activities:
- Community Association Institute [Director (2010 –2016); Co-Chair, Legislative Action Committee (2010 – 2013); Member, Legislative Action Committee (2008-Present)]
- King County Bar Association (Real Estate Section)
- Washington State Bar Association
- Yellow Wood Academy Board of Directors (2015 – Present)
Michael, his wife, and his two teenagers live in Snoqualmie, where they take advantage of their access to Washington’s outdoors pursuits. Michael is an avid skier, backpacker, hiker, and cyclist. He is also an devoted soccer fan, rooting for the Seattle Sounders, as well as the Seattle Reign, his son’s recreational team and his daughter’s Crossfire Select team.
Michael was a Cub Scout Pack Leader and an Assistant Boy Scout Troop Leader and coached his daughter’s and his son’s recreational soccer teams.
Michael also dedicates his time as a Director for the Yellow Wood Academy, a one-to-one school on Mercer Island, which specializes in the teaching of a range of students, from autism spectrum challenged and executive functioning students to accelerated learners.