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422 W Riverside Ave, Suite 1100
Spokane, WA 99201

(509) 624-5265

Spokane Coeur d'Alene Law Firm, Real Estate law, Business and Corporate law, Banking law, Tax law, Litigation, Labor and Employment. 

Michael J. Kapaun

Michael Kapaun, Spokane Attorney

Spokane, WA
Phone: 509.624.5265

Legal Assistant:

Michael Kapaun
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Primary Practice: Litigation


  • J.D., University of Washington School of Law, Order of the Barristers, 2005

  • B.A., Gonzaga University, magna cum laude, Distinguished Military Graduate, 2002

Mike’s practice focuses on commercial and business litigation, banking, construction defects, and contract disputes. Mike has experience representing financial institutions in lawsuits involving money judgments and foreclosures. He also has significant experience in the architectural and construction industries, particularly in field of government contracting and fiscal law topics.

Mike joined Witherspoon Kelley in 2010 after more than four years as an attorney in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps (JAG). Mike was assigned to the Chief Counsel’s Military Honors Program for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Washington, DC, where he specialized in government contracts, public procurement, domestic and overseas construction, and legislation.  Mike continues to serve on a part-time basis in the Washington Air National Guard.

  • Licensed to practice in Washington

  • Joined Witherspoon Kelley in 2010

Highlights and Achievements

  • University of Washington School of Law, Moot Court Honor Board President, 2004-2005

  • University of Washington School of Law, National Moot Court Appellate Advocacy Finalist; 1L Appellate Advocacy Champion, 2003-2005

  • Designated a Super Lawyers “Rising Star”, a designation of top rated practicing attorneys for 2015-2019

Representative Work

  • Houk vs. Best Dev. & Const. Co, Inc., 179 Wn. App. 908 (Div. III 2014)

  • Davey vs. Windermere Services, Co., 30014-5-III; 172 Wn. App. 1011 (Div. III 2012)

Professional/Civic Activities

  • United States Supreme Court

  • Washington State Bar Association

  • Spokane County Bar Association

  • Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Washington

  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Washington

  • United States District Court, Western District of Washington

  • Washington Defense Trial Lawyers

  • Volunteer Soccer Coach, 2011-present

  • Volunteer Baseball Coach, 2013-present