Timothy S. Feth
Tim Feth graduated summa cum laude from Central Washington University with a degree in philosophy and earned his law degree from the University of Washington with honors. During law school he worked for the nonprofit Hanford Challenge assisting with whistle-blower cases, clerked with the UW Division of the Attorney General’s Office, and interned at the Thurston County Office of Assigned Counsel. Tim also volunteered with two Clinical Law programs at UW, where he mediated cases in King County’s small claims court and taught the basics of law to students at Chief Sealth International High School. Tim began his legal career with Rafel Law Group in 2016 and became a partner in 2022.
Tim’s practice focuses on representing community association clients in nearly all aspects of general counsel and litigation. He has assisted clients in resolving pre-litigation building warranty claims and has successfully litigated construction defect cases to resolution. Tim enjoys the many challenges of community association law and helps his clients navigate, among other things, rule enforcement matters, governing document amendments, discrimination claims, and contract review.
- “Rental Caps,” Presenter, WSCAI Educational Seminar, March 18, 2017
- “Take it From Us (Literally!): Boundary Disputes, Plats, View Protection, and How to Lose Property Rights if You’re Not Careful,” Co-presenter, WSCAI Law Day 2018
- “What Are You Going to Do About it?” Co-presenter, WSCAI CA Day 2019
- “Rule Enforcement: A Fine Thing,” Co-presenter, WSCAI Educational Symposium, July 2020
- “Water Leaks,” Co-presenter, WSCAI CA Day 2020
- “Seeing the Forest for the Trees,” Co-presenter WSCAI Educational Symposium, June 2018, March 2019
- “Whose Side of the Fence Are You On,” Co-author, WSCAI Journal, June 2021
- “Partying in Short-Term Rentals: Strategies for Regulating Unwelcome House-Parties,” Author, WSCAI Journal, April 2020
- “Common Problems with Common Property: Wilbur v. Admiral’s Cove Beach Club,” Author, WSCAI Journal article, January/February 2017