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Christopher G. Varallo

Partner

Location:
Spokane
Phone:
509.755.2036
Fax:
509.213.8711
Email:
cvarallo@hawleytroxell.com

Biography

Christopher Varallo’s practice focuses on banking, general business, real estate, and intellectual property law. He represents a wide range of clients, including real estate developers, manufacturers, and agricultural growers and producers. Additionally, he advises public facilities districts and electrical cooperatives, including his role as general counsel for Columbia Rural Electrical Association in Walla Walla, WA, and the Spokane Public Facilities District.

In his role as counsel for the Spokane Public Facilities District, Christopher advises on all legal aspects of the District’s ownership and operation of the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena, the First Interstate Center for the Arts, the Spokane Convention Center, the multi-sport venue, The Podium, and the new downtown Spokane Stadium.

Christopher’s diverse client base, ability to consult with counsel practicing in different legal areas if necessary, and his hands-on approach to client service is the reason many of his clients rely on him as de-facto general counsel. Christopher’s considerable experience representing financial institutions, including national and community banks, credit unions, and agricultural lending cooperatives enhance his ability to serve his clients. Christopher is committed to assisting each of his clients in navigating their legal issues, whether basic or complex, aiming to provide the highest level of legal representation.

BAR ADMISSIONS

Washington

Idaho

Oregon

Nez Perce Tribal Court

Federal Bar Associations and Bankruptcy Bar Associations, Eastern and Western Districts of Washington, Idaho and Oregon

PROFESSIONAL/COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS

Downtown Spokane Partnership, Vice-Chair, Executive Committee and Member, Board of Directors,

Electric Cooperative Bar Association (ECBA), Member

Oregon State Bar House of Delegates, 2006-2009

Gonzaga University School of Law, Adjunct Professor

North Idaho College Division of Business and Professional Programs, Adjunct Faculty (2004-2007)

EDUCATION

Law School:

Gonzaga University, J.D. cum laude, 1999

Gonzaga Law Review, Editor-in-Chief

Alpha Sigma Nu Honor Society

Undergraduate:

Colorado State University, B.A., 1995

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