Steve began his career at the Washington State Attorney General office in its Labor and Industries Division, and moved to the LePley Law Firm in December of 2000. Steve attended Seattle University School of Law and is admitted to practice in Washington State Courts as well as US District Court in the Western District of Washington. Steve has written articles and lectured many times in Washington and outside Washington on a variety of legal and law practice topics. Steven Shaw was raised in North Carolina and California, but considers Washington his home. Steve has been named a "Rising Star" by Washington Law and Politics magazine multiple times in its annual survey.