Compassion & Experience

Serving Northwest Businesses & Families

The experienced attorneys of Bender Law serve as advocates and trusted advisors for families, individuals, and businesses throughout western Washington and beyond. We help people and organizations protect their rights, resolve disputes, and navigate legal challenges of all kinds.

Our Legal Services

Family Law

  • Divorce
  • Parenting Plans
  • Nonparent Custody

Business Services

  • Business Disputes
  • Business Advisory Services
  • Start-ups

Estate Planning

  • Wills & Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Estate Administration


  • Discrimination & Harassment
  • Business Litigation
  • Trust & Estate Litigation
  • Securities & Fiduciary Fraud
  • Partnership Litigation
  • Business Opportunity Fraud
  • Family Litigation

Elder Law

  • Guardianship
  • Vulnerable Adult Protection Orders

Arbitration & Mediation

  • Arbitration and mediation for business and securities disputes
  • Mediation for financial disputes

Our Team

Rachel R. Bender

Experienced trial attorney Rachel Bender is a tireless advocate for families, individuals, and businesses—helping to protect their rights, their loved ones, and their financial futures. Recognized as one of Washington’s top lawyers by her peers—including designation as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine—she uses a caring, compassionate approach to guide her clients through legal challenges. Rachel has long been dedicated to community-based activism and volunteering as well.

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John A. Bender

Industry leader and “Super Lawyer” John Bender joined Bender Law after spending over 35 years at Seattle firms, representing businesses and company principals in litigation and arbitration all over the country. He offers business counseling, litigation services, and dispute resolution for general matters and other challenges—including complex issues such as securities, franchising, and employment law. A certified federal and state court arbitrator and mediator, John remains deeply involved with local, state, and national bar associations.

More about John
Selected Best Estate Planner in Seattle by Expertise
Member of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
Rachel Bender Super Lawyer rated

For a complimentary initial consultation, call (206) 577-7987 or submit your inquiry

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