Carlos Sosa – Auburn Estate Planning Attorney

Carlos Sosa |

Sosa Law Firm PLLC

(253) 288-1801

102 W Main St
Suite 301
Auburn, WA 98001

Carlos Sosa | Sosa Law Firm PLLC


Firm Summary

Background and Education
Graduated from Michigan State University, 1977, B.A. in History (cum laude)
Graduated from University of Detroit School of Law, 1980, J.D.
Admitted to Washington State Bar May, 1981; United States District Court for the Western District of Washington, December , 1981

Associations and Memberships
President, South King County Bar Association, 1985-86
Trustee, South King County Bar Association, 2001-2003
Member Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association 2005 to present
Chairman TPCBA Committee on Diversity
NHLPA Certified National Hockey League Player Agent, National Hockey League Players’ Association 1989 to 2020;
Editor at Pierce County Lawyer Publication 2021-Present
Member of WSBA Judicial Recommendation Committee, 2001-03
Member of WSBA Court Rules Committee 2000-03
Appointed by Chief Justice Gerald Alexander of the Supreme Court of the State of Washington to Time-For-Trial Task Force (Re-definition of “Speedy Trial” Rule, 2002
Member Hon. Robert Bryan Inns of Court – Tacoma, WA 2019 to present
Past Member of WSBA Committee on Diversity 1998-00
Past Member of WSBA Corrections Committee 1997-99
Arbitrator King County Superior Court Arbitration Department 1995 to 2018
Attorney for Western Hockey League on Immigration Visa Petitions for all Western Hockey League Officials, 1989-2000
Attorney for the Canadian Hockey League for visa processing for players and staff
Attorney for the Erie Otters of the Ontario Hockey League for visa processing for players and staff
Attorney for Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League processing Immigration Visa Petitions for all players, coaches and administrative staff personnel 1996

Color Commentary on Radio and Television Broadcasts, Seattle Breakers Hockey Club, Western Hockey League (1983-1985); Seattle Thunderbirds Hockey Club, Western Hockey League (1987-1992); Color Commentary on Television, KVOS, TV Bellingham, NHL Exhibition Broadcast Vancouver Canucks v. Detroit Red Wings, (1989), with Play By Play Man Dennis Beyak, and Host, Jim Taylor; Color Commentary for all Ice Hockey Competition Broadcasts during 1990 Goodwill Games, Seattle, Washington on KING Radio Network.
Have represented over 50 National Hockey League players in salary and contract negotiations, as well as 12 National Hockey League coaches in salary and contract negotiations; Continue to represent radio and television personalities in the sports business, as well as National Hockey League players; Have prepared and participated in Arbitration Hearings for the National Hockey League and National Hockey League Players’