Mackie, Alexander W.

1201 Third AvenueSuite 4900Seattle, WA 98101

Updated: 11/26/2013

Overview

Sandy Mackie has been a land use and environmental lawyer for 35 years and has occupied leadership roles on the board of the Land Use and Environmental Law section of the Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) and as President of the Planning Association of Washington. He has been a leader in land use education around the state, and authored the initial "Short Course on Planning" for the Department of Community Development. Most recently, Sandy was appointed chairman of the...

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Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Environment & Natural Resources
  • Land Use
  • Environment, Energy & Resources
  • Regulatory Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Cleantech
  • Mining
  • Coastal and Ocean Law
  • Port and Marine Terminal

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia, 1970
  • Washington, 1975
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington

Other Affiliations

  • Planning Association of Washington, 1995 - 1996 (President)
  • Planning Association of Washington, 1993 - 1994 (First Vice-President)
  • Planning Association of Washington, 1996 (Director)
  • Planning Association of Washington, 1993 - 1994 (Director)
  • Washington State Bar, Environmental Law and Land Use Section, 1982 - 1985 (Director)
  • Butterworth's Real Property Law Reporter, 1984 - 1985 (Editor)

Classes and Seminars

  • Lecturer, Short Course in Planning, Planning and Community Affairs Agency, 1976 - 1996
  • Instructor, Short Course - Masters of Regional Planning and Programs, Washington State University, 1980
  • Instructor, Short Course - Masters of Regional Planning and Programs, Washington State University, 1982
  • Instructor, Short Course - Masters of Regional Planning and Programs, Washington State University, 1985
  • Lecutrer, Growth Management - Governance Issues: Who's in Charge, PIBC/APA Joint Conference, 1997

Past Positions

  • Owens Davies Macie, P.S., Partner, 1978 - 2001
  • Thurston County Prosecutor's Office, Deputy Prosecutor, 1975 - 1978

Education

  • George Washington University Law School, Washington, District of Columbia, 1970
    J.D.
    Law Review: George Washington Law Review, Topics Editor, 1969 - 1970
  • Claremont Mens College, Claremont, CA, 1967
    B.A.
    Major: Economics/Political

Articles

Published Works

  • A Short Course on Local Planning, Planning Association of Washington, 3rd Edition, 1993
  • Developing a Best Science Program for Wetlands Management, Wetlands in Washington 2000 Seminar, Law Seminars International, September, 2000
  • Best Available Science in Critical Areas - Update and Practical Tips, , 9th Annual GMA Conference, Law Seminars International, September, 2000
  • GMA and Current Issues in Resource and Critical Area Protection, Best Available Science, Exemptions, Diminimus Impacts II, Washington Land Use Law Seminar, Law Seminars International, April, 2000
  • Presentations to Seattle University Law Class, On Subject of Concurrency, Advanced Land Use Seminar- Washington's GMA, February, 2000
  • Presentations to Seattle University Law Class, On Subject of Concurrency, Advanced Land Use Seminar- Washington's GMA, March, 1999
  • Wetland Regulation Under GMA, Wetlands in Washington 1999 Seminar, Law Seminars International, Novermber, 1999
  • GMA Issues in Appraisal, Appraisal Coalition of Washington, August, 1999
  • Time is Everything: Problems of Delay in the Land Use Process and Building and Managing the Team, , Successful Permitting Strategies Seminar, Law Seminars International, May, 1998
  • Transporation Concurrency: Time for a Change, 7th Annual GMA Conference , Law Seminars International, September, 1998

Office Information

Address

1201 Third AvenueSuite 4900Seattle, WA 98101

Fax

  • (206) 359-9653

Email

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