Hillary J. Evans


Experience & Practice Area

Hillary joined Kenyon Disend after practicing eight years as a deputy prosecuting attorney in the Civil Division of the Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office and four years in private practice.  Her diverse practice at Snohomish County included both litigation and risk management roles.  She defended the County in a variety of civil matters, including land use, civil rights, employment, and tort claims in both state and federal courts and on appeal. 

While in law school at the University of Washington, Hillary worked for the Washington State Attorney General and the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.  She also had an externship with Supreme Court Justice Bobbe Bridge.  After law school, Hillary spent one year clerking for Superior Court Judge Gerald L. Knight.

Hillary now litigates on behalf of numerous Kenyon Disend municipal clients and serves as the City Attorney for the Cities of Oak Harbor, Mountlake Terrace, Skykomish and Sultan.  


University of Washington School of Law, J.D., 2004
Colby College, B.A., magna cum laude, 2001

Admitted to Practice

Washington, 2004
U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, 2006
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2007
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington, 2024

Professional Activities

Washington State Association of Municipal Attorneys
Washington State Bar Association
Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association of Seattle
WSBA Disciplinary Board, Conflict Review Officer (2021-2023)
WSBA Disciplinary Committee, Chair of Review Committee (2016-2019)
WSBA Civil Litigation Rules Drafting Taskforce (2019)
WSBA Continuing Legal Education Committee (2012-2013)
WSBA Court Rules and Procedures Committee, chair (2012-2015); member (2008-2012)



Serving Washington Cities and Public Agencies Since 1993
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