Doctor of Jurisprudence, Cum Laude, (1986)
Willamette University College of Law, Salem, OR
Bachelor of Science in Economics, with Honors, (1981)
Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR
ADMISSION TO PRACTICE:
Washington State Bar Association (1986)
Federal Courts, Western District of Washington (1987)
Member, Belcher Swanson Law Firm, PLLC (1995 – present)
Sole Practitioner, The Law Office of Douglas K. Robertson (1993 – 1995)
Practice focusing on commercial and real property transactions and litigation.
Deputy Prosecutor, Whatcom County, WA (1991 – 1993)
Criminal Prosecutor in Juvenile, District and Superior Courts.
Associate Attorney, Oseran, Hahn, Kelley, Spring and Maimon (1987 – 1990)
Practice focusing on real estate, corporate law, contract law, civil litigation and general practice.
Vice President/President Elect, Whatcom County Bar Association (2010)
President and/or Director, Home Port Learning Center, a nonprofit school for
adjudicated youth (1994 – present)
Chair, Regence BlueShield NW Advisory Board (2003 – 2005)
Member, Board of Directors, Northwest Washington Medical Bureau (1996 – 2001)
Volunteer Attorney, Whatcom County Bar Assoc./LAW Advocates (1991 – Present)
Member, Board of Directors, ReSources, a nonprofit environmental educational
organization (1995 – 2005)
Doug has been married to his wife Robin since 1988. They have two children, currently teenagers, one in school in Bellingham the other in college. Doug and Robin have owned the Bellingham Tennis Club since 2000. Doug continues to play competitive tennis, notwithstanding old and tired joints. Doug and Robin continue to duke it out, both on road and mountain bikes. Supremacy in the Robertson household for the fastest biker remains up in the air.