Mr. Petrie obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1973, and his Law Degree from Boston University School of Law in 1976. He is a member of the King County and Washington State Bar Associations. He is also a member of the Public Contract Sections of the Washington State Bar Association, the Real Property, Probate and Trust Sections of the Washington State Bar Association and the Estate Planning Council of Seattle.
Mr. Petrie has extensive experience in commercial and construction disputes. He is the chapter author of "The Role of Bonding on the Construction Project" in the Legal Handbook for Architects, Engineers and Contractors, and served for many years as an instructor of Essential Construction Law in courses sponsored by the Associated General Contractors.