Kristin Ballinger

Kristin Ballinger


Phone: (206) 623-1700
Fax: (206) 623-8717
Assistant: Lynn Van Eyck

Kristin Ballinger's practice emphasizes civil litigation, appeals, and internal investigations. Prior to joining the firm, she tried dozens of cases as a prosecutor, and litigated both small and large matters at a national commercial law firm. Kristin has represented individuals, public entities, and businesses in a wide variety of cases including complex tort claims, matters contesting the scope of government authority and responsibility, shareholder disputes, government investigations, and claims of wrongful termination.

Kristin served as a law clerk to United States District Judge William L. Dwyer in the Western District of Washington and as a pro tem judge.

Kristin graduated from Columbia University School of Law and Whitman College.

Kristin serves on the advisory board of the Huston Camp and Conference Center and is an official with U.S.A. Swimming.


Columbia University School of Law
J.D. 1998, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

Whitman College
B.A. 1993, History


Law Clerk to the Honorable
William L. Dwyer, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington

Litigation Associate, Perkins Coie

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, King and Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney's Offices

Harrigan Leyh Farmer & Thomsen LLP
2013 – Present

Harrigan Leyh Farmer & Thomsen LLP

Since 1986 our firm has provided trusted counsel to a wide range of businesses, public entities, and individuals.