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Luis Cisneros

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Biography

Luis is from the Philippines and obtained his first degree in law from the University of Eastern Philippines. In 2015, he moved to Michigan to be with his wife, Lauren, whom he met while she was serving in the Peace Corps in the Philippines. They went westward for Luis to study his Master of Laws degree at the University of Washington and quickly fell in love with camping and hiking in the Pacific Northwest. In addition to English, Luis also speaks Filipino, Bisaya, and his native Waray-Waray. He hopes to someday be fluent in Spanish and French. In his free time, he loves to walk his dogs, Magnus and Moon, and take spontaneous road trips with his family.

Education

  • University of Washington School of Law, Seattle, Washington
    • LL.M.
  • University of Eastern Philippines College of Law
    • LLB - 2015
  • Silliman University
    • Bachelor of Business Administration
    • Major: Management

Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Litigation Services
  • Corporate Services
  • Transactional Services

Professional Associations

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Filipino Lawyers of Washington
  • Integrated Bar of the Philippines

Past Positions

  • Benton County Office of Public Defense, Trial Attorney, 2018 to 2021
  • Chung, Malhas & Mantel, PLLC, Paralegal, 2017
  • Frost & Danielak, Paralegal, 2015 to 2016

Languages

  • English
  • Tagalog

Bar Admissions

  • Washington
  • Philippines

Pro Bono Activities

  • International Institute of Metropolitan Detroit, Legal Volunteer, 2015