Attorneys at Law

Michael F. Shinn

Michael F. Shinn

P: 509.248.6030
F: 509.453.6880

405 E. Lincoln Ave.
Yakima, WA

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Mike Shinn has been practicing law since 1984.  His practice focuses on real estate, land use planning and permitting, business counseling and estate planning/probate.  He has represented local and regional businesses, title companies, property owners and developers, as well as the local multiple listing service and the Yakima Association of Realtors®. 


  • Successful land use planning, negotiation and litigation for property owners and developers.  Representation has included master planning for a hospital and medical campus - largest comprehensive plan and rezone in Yakima County history.
  • Extensive experience regarding plats, conditional use permits and land use petition act appeals.  
  • Representation of title companies and title company insureds regarding liens, encumbrances, and interests affecting title.
  • Representation of commercial, residential, and agricultural clients on real estate and business planning matters.
  • Estate and trust planning and drafting. 

Publications and Presentations:

  • Presenter, Yakima Association of Realtors® Multiple Listing Service meetings.
  • Presenter Washington State Community Airport Association, Airport Land Use Compatibility. 


Areas of Practice

Willamette University, B.S., 1981

  • cum laude

Willamette College of Law,  J.D., 1984

  • High Paper Award, Corporate Tax, 1984
Admitted to Practice

State Courts

  • Washington

Federal Trial Courts

  • U.S. Dist. Court Eastern District of WA
  • U.S. Dist. Court Western District of WA

Tribal Courts

  • Yakama Nation Tribal Courts