Apex Law Group

Apex Law Group is thoroughly versed in local industries of the Pacific Northwest as well as the legal issues that face our clients on a regional, national and international level.

Why Apex Law Group?

Leading the way for the Social Entrepreneur

Tailored Services

Our legal services are tailored for your unique circumstances. Your business isn’t a template, so your legal services shouldn’t be either.

Well-Rounded Attorneys

Apex Law Group provides you with more value than “just” legal counsel. Our attorneys combine and use legal skills to help you solve real-world problems.

Community Focused

Apex Law Group believes that strong local businesses and organizations build strong communities. We are connected to our community and strive to work with likeminded clients.

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Beer and Blessings, 501(d) Organizations and How Businesses Can Work for Churches

Have you ever sipped a glass of really good champagne? Or how about an ice-cold Trappist Ale? Would it surprise you to know that each ...
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Ask an Associate: What is a Governor for the Washington Secretary of State?

It can be a bit confusing when you file with the Washington Secretary of State for your formation documents, initial report, or annual report and ...
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Demystifying the Corporate Transparency Act: What small businesses can expect

The Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) went into effect on January 1, 2024. The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network of the United States Treasury Department (FinCEN) enacted ...
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Using 501(c)(4)s to Navigate Political Activity Within the Nonprofit Realm

Among the entities that are granted tax exempt status under section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as revised, (the “Code”), 501(c)(4)s stand ...
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Nonprofit Considerations under the Corporate Transparency Act

For those of you who have read some of our past blog posts, you may know that the new legislation impacting corporate entities, limited liability ...
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Nonprofit Membership Organizations: Advantages, Disadvantages, Member Rights, and Washington State Statutes

Nonprofit membership corporations play a vital role in our communities by bringing like-minded individuals together to pursue shared goals and objectives. In Washington, nonprofit membership ...
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What Are the Changes to Members Rights from the 2022 Washington Nonprofit Law Update?

In 2022, the Washington State legislature changed the law regarding nonprofit corporations to provide additional clarity.  This change completely removed the prior statute regulating Washington ...
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Eliminating Statutory Membership

Introduction Nonprofit organizations governed by the Washington Revised Code (RCW) 24.03A, often grapple with the concept of membership as well as the members’  rights and ...
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Nonprofit Member Inspection

What can a Nonprofit Member’s Inspect under RCW 24.03A.215? Under Washington law, statutory members of nonprofits (let’s call them big “M” members – “Member” or ...
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An Introduction to the Visual Artist Rights Act (“VARA”)

Visual artists pour their heart and soul into their creations, and it’s only fair that they’re afforded legal protections for their works. This is where ...
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When you work with Apex Law Group, you get a personalized experience with our team. You will never get drowned out by hundreds of other active cases because that’s not how we work. We keep a tight knit team and limit our active cases so we can give your business the attention it deserves. 

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Apex Law Group empowers nonprofit organizations with tailored legal tools to make an impact in their community. Our services empower our clients to remain both mission focused and legally compliant. Click here to learn more.

Nonprofits aren’t the only organizations that can be mission driven. Apex Law Group supports businesses pursuing their goals of profit without sacrificing purpose. Click here to learn more.

Apex Law Group is here to set up your business for success. When your business is formed correctly from day one, you can focus on the business and not the paperwork. Leave the paperwork to us and start focusing on building your company. Click here to learn more.

Our attorneys have experience providing legal services specifically designed to meet the diverse needs of businesses. We provide comprehensive legal solutions tailored to safeguard the interests of our clients to ensure smooth business operations. Whether the company is a startup or a well-established corporation, our expertise can help navigate what is often a complex legal landscape. Click here to learn more.

Apex Law Group provides intellectual property strategies that match your business’s needs. Businesses need guidance on where, when, and how to protect their intellectual property, in addition to the tools to protect such assets. Apex provides this guidance practically and tailored to fit your business needs and budget. Click here to learn more.

Legal bills can be daunting, but our flat fees make it easy for you to budget for the legal services you need. Apex Law Group offers a wide range of for-profit and nonprofit services as flat fees. Schedule a meeting with Apex to learn more.

We provide comprehensive services tailored to meet the unique needs of homeowners, condominium, and community associations. Whether you’re a homeowner seeking guidance or a community association in need of professional support, we’re here to assist you every step of the way. Click here to learn more.

Merger and acquisition transactions are more than just legal; they are strategic decisions. We work closely with you and your team to develop a clear understanding of goals, risks, and strategies to achieve your desired outcomes. Knowing what to ask for and when to ask for it can ensure the deal is structured and executed to your advantage.  Click here to learn more.

At The Apex Law Group, we are well versed in helping clients navigate the legal and regulatory waters of tax exemption. We help entities apply for all types of tax-exempt status from the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”). Click here to learn more.

Meet The Team

Peter Smith

Managing Partner

Tara Vitale

Managing Partner

Jacob Ferrari

Managing Partner

Luis “Adan” Jimenez

Senior Associate

George Ptasinski

Senior Associate

Coleman Scroggins

Associate Attorney

Judith Andrews

Attorney (Of Counsel)

Forrest Carlson

Attorney (Of Counsel)

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We Will Help You Every Step Of The Way

Apex Law Group has a comprehensive list of business services that allows us to serve you in every step of the business lifecycle, from beginning to end. Yet another reason to begin a relationship with us today and grow alongside us. 

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Free 1-hour Consultation

We offer a free consultation for you to get to know us. We provide useful information at the consultation so you can see if Apex fits your needs.

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Build a Team & Budget

Based on your needs, we develop the right legal team to fit your budget and achieve results.

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Collaborate to achieve your goals

We work for you. That means we work with you to achieve your goals and in your business style.
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