Turn to Hermes Law Firm, PSC for all of your real estate, small business, construction, estate planning, and probate needs. Since 1999, we have been assisting clients throughout Snohomish County, Washington. Everyone works on the "team effort" concept, and we are dedicated to providing our clients with the highest quality legal representation and financial litigation in Everett, WA. We concentrate our practice on preventative maintenance, transactions, and litigation.

Meet Attorney Russel J. Hermes

Legal Admissions

  • Washington State Bar Association, 1989
  • US District Court, Western District of Washington, 1990
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2007


  • Central Washington University, BA in Law and Justice, 1985
  • University of Puget Sound School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1989


  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Snohomish County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Professional Activities

  • Member – Washington State Bar Association Character and Fitness Board, 2016 - Present
  • Top Wealth Manager - 5 Star Professionals, Seattle Magazine, 2016, 2012, 2011, and 2010
  • AFMS Mediator, 2011 - Present
  • WSBA Fee Arbitrator, 2003-2007
  • MAR Arbitrator, King, Snohomish and Skagit Counties
  • Legislation Author - Senate Bill 5741, Enacted into Law in 1997
  • Reported Litigator: McMahan & Baker V. Continental Casualty Co., 1993

Recent Client Resolutions

  • Resolved Reverse Mortgage Lawsuit and Saved Elderly Man’s Home

  • Assisted in Administration and Distribution of a $20 Million Trust through Three Lawsuits
  • Restructured Client through $20.5 Million in Debt Relief with over 40 Lawsuits and Avoided Bankruptcy

  • Restructured Client through $2 Million in Debt Resolution with a Lender and Also Avoided Bankruptcy

  • Saved Client's $2.0 Million Commercial Property and Business after Lender Had Foreclosed on the Property and Avoided Bankruptcy

  • Saved a Family Homestead Property by Resolving a Family Dispute after Their Parents' Passing

Contact us today to learn more about restructuring your debt through financial litigation and planning. We proudly serve clients in Everett, Washington, and surrounding communities.