About Edgar Hall

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Edgar Hall
Managing Attorney
Washington Debt Law, PLLC

Edgar Hall’s practice emphasizes debt defense.  This includes bankruptcy, consumer protection, collection defense, creditor fraud, foreclosure defense, mortgage litigation, tenant rights, and related areas of law.  In addition to managing Washington Debt Law, Edgar volunteers with the Housing Justice Project and the Home Foreclosure Legal Assistance Program.

Prior to founding Washington Debt Law, PLLC, Edgar worked at one of the largest creditor side law firms that exclusively represented banks and financial institutions in the areas of foreclosure, eviction, bankruptcy, and litigation as well as a boutique bankruptcy and consumer debt law firm.

Edgar received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Diego School of Law and his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of California at Riverside. Prior to Law School, Edgar was enlisted in the U.S. Air Force Reserves where he obtained the rank of Staff Sergeant while completing his undergraduate education.  Edgar was proud to deploy for Operation Enduring Freedom during his military service.

About Thomas Morningstar

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Thomas Morningstar
Of Counsel Attorney
Washington Debt Law, PLLC

Thomas M. Morningstar is of counsel to Washington Debt Law and assists with creditor related matters and litigation.  Tom has over twenty years experience in creditor side litigation.  His practice focuses on litigation, creditor and consumer rights, landlord-tenant law, and insurance law including heavy coverage, construction and construction defect.  While working in insurance Mr. Morningstar also served a major national insurance company as Senior Special Investigator and became trained in link analysis and arson investigation.

Mr. Morningstar did his first Landlord Tenant trial in July of 1990 and has kept a hand in the practice ever since.  He has been volunteering with the King County Housing Justice Project in Kent, receiving the Full Time Volunteer Attorney of the Year Award in 2012.  It was Mr. Morningstar’s experiences on the collections side of the law that propelled him to take up the defense of consumers and debtors.

In 1987, Mr. Morningstar was conferred a Juris Doctor from Willamette University College of Law, in the top one third of his class.  Morningstar went on to earn a Master of Laws in Taxation Degree at the University of San Diego School of Law, Graduate Tax Program in 1988.  In 2005, Thomas became qualified through training at Pepperdine University School of Law, Culver City campus, to mediate litigated cases in the California Courts.