Richard Lintermans, Associate

Richard Lintermans, Associate

Richard Lintermans, Associate


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Areas of Practice
Environmental and Land Use Law

Representative Experience
Richard Lintermans earned his J.D. magna cum laude from Northwestern University’s Pritzker School of Law. During law school, he worked on environmental and land use cases for the University’s Environmental Advocacy Center, Earthjustice’s Alaska Regional Office, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Regional Counsel, and the Washington State Attorney General’s Office-Natural Resources Division. Following law school, Richard served as a judicial law clerk to Washington State Supreme Court Chief Justice Mary Fairhurst and Federal District Court Judge John Coughenour.

Richard is currently admitted in Washington and the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington.

Richard is an avid outdoorsman who cares deeply about preserving wild places. Following a successful career as a tax adviser and certified public accountant, he elected to attend law school with the goal of advocating for and protecting wild places of the Pacific Northwest.

Membership and Activities

  • Washington State Bar Association. 2016 – present
  • King County Bar Association. 2018 – present
  • Washington Wild, Treasurer and member of Board of Directors. 2018 – present
  • Washington Alpine Club, Volunteer Ski Instructor. 2018 – present
  • Nordic United, Treasurer and member of Board of Directors. 2011 – 2013
  • Boys & Girls Club of Trenton, NJ, Volunteer Bike Mechanic. 2008 – 2010
  • Seattle Audubon, Treasurer and member of Board of Directors. 2000 – 2007
  • Big Brothers / Big Sisters of Sacramento, CA, Volunteer Big Brother. 1995 – 1997


  • Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law J.D., magna cum laude, order of the coif
  • Golden Gate University M.S.
  • California State University, Sacramento B.S.