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Christopher W. Pirnke

Phone: 425-450-4221

Legal Assistant

Lien Le

Direct: 425-450-4273


Chris, a shareholder, joined Inslee Best in 2012.  His practice involves working with the firm's multiple practice groups, with a focus on construction, municipal, and real estate areas.


Chris previously served in various roles with the East King County Bar Association, including as president of the board.  During law school Chris participated on the National Moot Court team, and was selected as a member of the Moot Court Honor Council.  He also worked as an extern at the United States Attorneys’ Office.  He was a board member and vice-president of the Student Bar Association.  Chris was also active with the Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity, Connelly chapter, and served as its president.

Publications & Presentations

Professional & Civic Involvement

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • East King County Bar Association, President
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • King County Bar Association, Member
  • Washington State Bar Association, Member


When he is not practicing law, Chris enjoys attending Seattle Sounders matches and University of Washington games, along with re-discovering the Pacific Northwest. He is an avid sailor, hiker, and self-deprecating golfer.