Due to Covid–19, we want to share with you Ridgway Law Group’s response:

While our offices are closed to in-person visits, we are working with counsel and colleagues over phone and video conferences, as well as with the courts in accordance with the Washington Supreme Court rules.
We are also still available for phone or video conference meetings with our clients and potential new clients as well.

Our hearts go out to those impacted by the virus. Our firm’s priorities are the health and safety of our employees, clients, families and the community.
To that end, we are following the public health measures put in place by Governor Jay Inslee and local officials.
We are also following Winston Churchill’s advice to “Keep Calm and Carry On".

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Attorney Michael May

Attorney Michael May

Practice and Experience

Michael May joined Ridgway Law Group in 2011 and spent two summers as a full-time law clerk for the firm, and worked part-time while attending law school. Since graduating, Mr. May's focus is in the areas of probate, guardianships, and trust & estate litigation.

Professional Qualifications

Mr. May is a 2015 admittee to the Washington State Bar, and a graduate of Lewis & Clark Law School, where he was a Dean Scholarship recipient and an associate editor for the Animal Law Review.

In addition to working for Ridgway Law Group throughout law school, he gained valuable practical experience through internships at the Lewis & Clark Low Income Legal Clinic and at White Summers Caffee & James, LLP, in Portland, Oregon.


  • Lewis & Clark Law School, JD, Portland, Oregon, 2015
  • University of Washington, BA, Seattle, Washington, 2011

Bar Admissions

  • Washington State Bar, 2015


  • Washington State Bar Association
  • King County Bar Association
  • WSBA and KCBA Elder Law and Real Property Probate and Trust Sections
  • WSBA Real Property Probate and Trust Section, Newsletter Editorial Committee

Scholarly Lectures and Writings

  • Co-Author, Court of Appeals Distinguishes Mutual Wills from Reciprocal Wills, (August 2013), Washington State Bar Association: Real Property, Probate & Trust Section Newsletter
  • Author, No-Contest Clauses, (Fall 2017), Washington State Bar Association: Real Property, Probate & Trust Section Newsletter

Why Choose Us?

  1. Rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell®
  2. Rated by Super Lawyers®
  3. Dependable & Honest
  4. Winner of the Avvo Client's Choice Award in Litigation
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