Christopher C. Young

Chris was reared in Great Falls in the Big Sky State. He matriculated at Carleton College in Minnesota where he earned a BA in Comparative Religion in 1987. More importantly, he met his future wife there. After stints in Chicago, Minneapolis, and St. Paul, he started law school in 1997 at William Mitchell College of…

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Alexander Amsler

Alexander Amsler is originally from Wibaux, Montana and is an Associate Attorney at Gravis Law, PLLC in Kalispell. Alex attended the University of Idaho College of Law in Moscow, Idaho. Prior to law school, Alex attended the University of Montana, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Alex represents clients in a wide variety…

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Tyler Lloyd

Tyler is a litigator in our Spokane office. He has extensive experience in disputes related to property rights, construction, homeowners’ associations and restrictive covenants. Tyler knows that his clients’ interests are best served by a “problem-solving” approach to litigation. Tyler also has broad experience in a variety of transactional and compliance matters, where he applies…

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Shea Meehan

As COO, Shea oversees and supports Legal Operations, Risk and Compliance, and Human Resources. Shea also maintains a limited practice focused on complex civil litigation and dispute resolution. Before joining Gravis, Shea practiced with a premier Richland, Washington firm for over sixteen years. As managing principal of that firm, Shea oversaw day-to-day operations, Human Resources,…

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Jody Schuman

Having worked in the legal field from the age of 16, raised six children as a single mother for 15 years, owned my own business on multiple occasions, directed musical theatre for over 30 years, organized and participated in cultural events throughout my career, and love serving in my Church, there is a vast wealth…

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Bil Childress

Bil Childress attended Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, where he studied engineering and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre. While at Vanderbilt, Bil was the Associate Editor of Vanderbilt’s student newspaper, he also performed in, wrote, and directed several plays and short films. After Bil graduated from Vanderbilt, he spent the summer in Israel…

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William L. Hames

Bill was born in Pasco, Washington in 1947. He was educated at the University of Washington and received his J.D. degree from Willamette University College of Law in 1981. He was admitted to practice in Washington in 1981 and has since been admitted to the U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Washington and…

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Debbie Smith

Debbie Smith was raised in Pasco having graduated from Pasco High School and attended Columbia Basin College. She began her work in the legal field in 1987 at a Kennewick law firm working in a variety of areas there for over 30 years. She and her husband raised three sons and spent several years attending…

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Timothy D. Anderson

Tim Anderson joined Gravis in 2021 as a Senior Attorney in our Estates & Probate practice area. A life-long resident of Kennewick, Tim, and his whole family are deeply connected to his community. His father was the superintendent of the Kennewick School District, he is a graduate of Kennewick High School (1975), and throughout his…

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John W. O’Leary

John O’Leary joined Gravis in 2021 as a Senior Attorney in our Bankruptcy and Litigation practice areas. Kennewick based but Seattle native, John grew up near Lake Washington. As a young man, his passion and skill for rowing landed him at the University of California at Berkeley, where he studied Natural Resources. After graduating with…

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