About our Attorneys

Washington Debt Law is a boutique creditor debtor law firm with an emphasis on debt resolution, asset protection, consumer protection, and creditor-debtor litigation.  Each attorney and paralegal at the firm has worked on both the creditor and debtor side.  Our experience and exclusive focus in our practice gives us an advantage in resolving issues with your creditors.  Let us put that experience on your side.

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Edgar Hall
Managing Attorney
Washington Debt Law, PLLC

Edgar Hall’s practice emphasizes debt resolution, asset protection, and litigation of creditor-debtor issues for individuals and small to mid sized businesses.  Areas of practice include Bankruptcy, Collections, COA/HOA, Consumer Protection, Debt Settlement, Foreclosure, Landlord Tenant, Lemon Law & Auto, Student Loans, and Litigation on the same.  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.

Bar & Court Admissions

Washington State Bar, 2008

Western District of Washington Federal Court, 2009

Western District of Washington Bankruptcy Court, 2009

 

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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 the firm with creditor related matters and litigation for individuals, investors, and small businesses.  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.

In addition to his work with Washington Debt Law, Tom maintains a separate practice and handles creditor rights matters for individuals, investors, and small businesses.

Mr. Morningstar received his Juris Doctor from Willamette University College of Law, and graduated in the top one third of his class.  Tom 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.

Bar & Court Admissions

The State Bar of California, 1988

Oregon State Bar, 1994

Washington State Bar, 2011

California Federal Courts, 1988

Oregon Federal Courts, 2006

District Court for the Western District of Washington, 2011

Seminars & Events

Oregon Chapter International Association of Special Investigation Units, 1996

Professional and Civic Affiliations

Volunteer Lawyer, King County Bar Association, Housing Justice Project

Past International Association of Asian Organized Crime Investigators

Past International Association of Special Investigation Units

Past Western States Auto Theft Investigators

Past International Association of Arson Investigators