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Admitted to Practice

  • Washington
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington

Kristen Bates


Kristen Bates is a real estate and land development attorney with diverse experience handling complex matters such as large retail-landlord lease negotiations, detailed purchase and sale agreements, and easements involving numerous parties. She drafts, reviews and negotiates leases; reciprocal easement agreements (REAs); covenants, conditions and restrictions (CC&Rs); subordination, nondisturbance and attornment agreements (SNDAs); and estoppel certificates. Kristen also serves as a knowledgeable resource on leasing for a telecommunications client, where she manages many aspects of the client's network growth and development.

Additional Qualifications

  • Associate Counsel, Barclays North, Inc., Everett, Wash.
  • Attorney, Sole Proprietor, Kristen M. Bates, Vancouver, Wash.

Professional & Community Activities

  • Government Relations Chair, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Seattle, 2007-present
  • Real Property, Probate and Trust Section, Washington State Bar Association
  • Young Lawyers Division, King County Bar Association
  • Washington Women Lawyers, King County Chapter