Summary of Practice Areas:

Business Formation – business set-up, licensing, coaching

Business Contracts – including: operating agreements, standard client service agreements, vendor agreements, settlement agreements, joint venture agreements, affiliate agreements, non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements, license agreements, website terms & conditions, privacy policies and online terms of purchase, workshop/event releases and waivers, speaker and interview agreements and releases, publishing and agency representation agreements

 Contracts – numerous, across a wide variety of issues and for all kinds of clients

Dispute Resolution – settlement negotiations, agreements, facilitation, coaching & mediation

Intellectual Property Protection (for online entrepreneurs)

Business Risk Assessments & Strategic Planning

Real Estate – disputes & transactions, including residential and commercial; real estate holding companies, landlord-tenant, easement, boundary, co-ownership issues, disposition, and more

About Heather Pearce Campbell

Heather’s practice focuses on business, contracts, and real estate. She has both litigation and transactional experience within these areas.

She assists her business clients with numerous issues facing modern businesses and entrepreneurs – from business formation and implementing essential business contracts to protect her clients’ work and their relationships with their customers and clients, to advising on various issues including cybersecurity, protecting online content, services, programs and intellectual property, as well as asset and risk management. She has drafted, reviewed and negotiated all kinds of contracts for her clients, including licensed professionals across numerous industries, consultants, coaches, online educators, speakers and authors, amongst many others.

She has extricated numerous of her real estate clients from difficult scenarios, resolved boundary line disputes, undisclosed easements, adverse possession disputes, and represented numerous others in real estate transactions and development, including loan work-outs, refinances, partnership disputes, due diligence for major land acquisitions, and managed discovery, document review and database creation for large pieces of litigation involving hundreds of thousands of pages of documentation each and teams of attorneys.

To best serve her clients, one of the primary focuses of her practice is alternative dispute resolution, facilitation and mediation, having completed the Seminar on Advanced Negotiations at Harvard Law School.  Prior to forming Pearce Law, PLLC Heather worked at The Buck Law Group where she assisted clients with a variety of matters in real estate, construction, and land use litigation, as well as employment, business, and contract matters.

Heather worked for U.S. District Court Chief Judge John Coughenour while in her third year of law at the University of Washington. She also spent some time during law school in London working for the British Government at the Audit Commission, and was a member of UW’s Mock Trial Team that participated in the N.I.T.A. National Mock Trial Competition held in Washington D.C. in 2001, one month after 9/11.

Heather donated more than 50 pro bono hours per year from 2005 through 2012.

Education

J.D., University of Washington School of Law, 2002
B.A., Utah State University, cum laude, in finance and economics, minors in French and Spanish, 1999

Memberships

Washington State Bar Association, 2002

Publication Contributions

WSTLA Employment Law Deskbook, compiled and edited Forms Section, 2004 (on behalf of Teller & Associates)

“Honesty and Washington Rules of Professional Conduct” in conjunction with “Lawyer Jokes and What They Tell us About Professional legal Ethics” through Law Seminars International, and in presentation to the Association of Corporate Counsel

Speaking Engagements

CLE: “ADR and Construction Liens”; May 21, 2008

CLE: Real Estate Development A – Z: ADR and How to Stay Out of Superior Court; Turning Difficult Conversations into Success for Your Clients”; February 27, 2008

CLE: Co-presented with Pete Buck, “Lawyer Jokes and What They Tell us About Professional Legal Ethics”
– October 19, 2004, Law Seminars International, at Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA
– December 9, 2004, Association of Corporate Counsel, Columbia Tower Club
– January 1, 2005, Law Seminars International, presented to King County Prosecutors, Seattle, WA

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Heather also provides strategic and legal coaching services to entrepreneurs and small businesses around the United States (and internationally, for those with clientele and services that are US-centric), helping them make difficult decisions quickly and with confidence. Visit her website here for more information.