Mr. Fobes advises and defends public entities, including cities, counties, and school districts. He is an experienced litigator who has tried a number of cases to verdict. His representation has resulted in defense verdicts, favorable settlements and successful appellate decisions. His cases have involved issues of negligence, education law, employment, discrimination, civil rights violations, land use, law enforcement, and corrections claims. He has practiced in both state and federal courts. As an arbitrator in both King and Snohomish Counties, Mr. Fobes has arbitrated over forty cases. Mr. Fobes served as an active duty officer in the U.S. Navy and retired as a Captain in the Naval Reserve in 2007.