H. Scott Holte

Mediator, Arbitrator

Expertise Areas:

  • Serious Injury & Wrongful Death
  • Real Estate
  • Professional Negligence
  • Probate
  • Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith
  • UM/UIM Arbitration

WAMS Mediator Certification: 1998

Accomplishments: Scott Holte practiced as a civil trial lawyer with the Anderson Hunter law firm in Everett for 25 years, representing plaintiffs and defendants in personal injury, commercial, real property, and probate litigation. He has served as mediator or arbitrator in more than 1,200 cases and serves as a Rule 39.1 mediator for federal court disputes.

Mr. Holte’s mediation and arbitration experience includes simple to complex tort claims, including malpractice claims, insurance coverage and bad faith, commercial disputes, real property, including boundary line disputes, and will contests. He serves as a sole and swing arbitrator in commercial, personal injury and UM/UIM disputes.

Scott Holte has authored a chapter in the WSBA Auto Accident Desk Book and several articles in conjunction with seminar presentations for local bar associations, the WSBA, and the UW School of Law. He has received extensive mediator training, beginning in the 1980s with the Settlement Now program and has served as a seminar speaker on a number of ADR topics. He was admitted to the Washington Bar in 1974 and is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Education: Settlement Now Mediator Training, 1980s; Advanced Mediation Training at the U.W. School of Law; WSBA Arbitration & Mediation Seminar, 1998; WAMS Advanced Mediator Training, 1999 – 2004; USA&M Advanced Mediator Training, 2001; University of Washington School of Law, J.D.,1974; University of Washington BA, 1970.

Affiliations: Washington State Bar Association; Snohomish County Bar Association (Past President); Washington Defense Trial Lawyers (former member); WSTLA (former member); WSBA Legislative Committee; Snohomish County Legal Services (Past President); LAW Fund (Board of Directors); Endowment for Equal Justice (Board President).

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