Mimi Wagner grew up in Friday Harbor, attending kindergarten through high school on San Juan Island. She graduated from law school in 2000, and returned to Friday Harbor in 2005 after a judicial clerkship and practicing with a highly regarded (AV-rated) law firm in Denver, Colorado. In 2005, she joined Bill Weissinger at the firm, which was then known as the Law Offices of William J. Weissinger PS.
Bill Weissinger has practiced law since 1982. He worked in the Boston, Massachusetts area for 8 years, first with a prestigious law firm, and then as in-house counsel to a large diversified public company. Bill opened his law practice on San Juan Island in 1990.
In July, 2015, Mimi purchased the firm from Bill, who moved to an "of counsel" role in the firm. As of January 1, 2016, Bill has fully retired from the practice of law.
In 2016, Sandy Caron joined the firm as a legal assistant. Sandy has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Dakota, and an Elementary Education Certificate from St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas. Sandy has an eye for detail and takes care with her work.
Our office has developed a reputation with the firm's clients (and their opponents), with the Courts, and with the Department of Community Development and other County departments, of providing legal services of the highest quality, and aggressively and ethically pursuing our clients' interests.
Our practice areas include real estate, land use, estate planning, probate, and business law. We are experienced in land use and real estate litigation before the Superior Court, Court of Appeals, and San Juan County Hearing Examiner. We can also assist you with real estate transactional work, including preparing easements, assisting you with a purchase or sale of property, and other real estate related projects. We are able to help you with wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and health care directives, as well as probating estates and working on trust disputes. We are experienced with business purchases and sale agreements, forming entities, preparing operating agreements, and other business-related matters.