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Elizabeth Lorraine Elliott “Lorrie” has a full time animal law practice and serves clients throughout the State of Washington. She concentrates on all aspects of animal law. This includes, but is not limited to, equine cases, custody disputes; dangerous dogs; replevin actions; animal cruelty, injury and death; service animal discrimination; and pet trusts.

Education and Experience
Lorrie received her JD (in 1999) and then her Masters of Law (in 2001) from the University Of Washington School Of Law. She attained her Master of Arts in Teaching from the School for International Training, the original home of the Peace Corp, in Brattleboro, Vermont. She spent several years teaching at the college level prior to obtaining her law degree.

The 2012-2013, Past Chair of the Washington State Bar Association’s Animal Law Section and a long standing member of the Animal Legal Defense Fund. She has been on the Executive Committee of the Washington State Bar Association Animal Law Section since 2006 and a member of the section since 2003.

She is a strong advocate for animal rights. Lorrie is a frequent speaker on the subject of animal law. Lorrie has been interviewed by local news organizations. She has also been quoted in the CNN news online and CityDog Magazine, and Everett Herald. Lorrie has both chaired and given presentations at multiple continuing legal education programs held by the Washington State Bar Association and the King County Bar Association.

With passion, patience and determination she is helping to better the lives and laws pertaining to animals.

Personal Interests
Aside for working for the betterment of animals, Lorrie’s passions are art and travel. She has two constant canine companions - Rosie and Magic.


LLM-UW Law School 2001
JD-UW Law School 1998
MAT-School for International Training 1989
BA-Western Washington University 1986
Adjunct Professor of Animal Law, Seattle University School of Law 2005 - 2008


Washington State Bar Association 1999 – present

Animal Law Section

Chair of Animal Law Section's Annual Continuing Legal Education Program 2013

Past Chair 2012-Present

Chair 2011-2012
Chair Elect 2010-2011
Past Chair 2009-2010
Chair 2008-2009
Chair Elect 2007-2008
Secretary-Treasurer 2006-2007

Member 2003-Present

American Bar Association 1999 -Present
King County Bar Association 1999 - Present
Washington State Trial Lawyers Association / Association for Justice - Eagle Member

Animal Legal Defense Fund