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Geoff Grindeland

Co-Founder & Managing Member

Attorney admitted to practice in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska

Geoff founded Seamark Law Group after 14 years at one of Seattle's premier mid-sized law firms. He has tried multiple cases to favorable verdicts in federal and state courts, and has represented municipalities at more than a dozen inquests into deaths arising from officer-involved shootings.  He is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and the University of Virginia's School of Law. Prior to attending law school, Geoff was a Navy pilot who flew both helicopters and airplanes and managed safety, flight-training, and aircraft-maintenance programs. He's particularly proud of his work defending law-enforcement officers and he also enjoys cases that involve scientific, engineering, or other technical issues. Geoff has served as President of the King County Bar Association's Aviation Section, as President of the Board of Directors of Helpline House (a food bank and social-services organization on Bainbridge Island), and as a member of the Washington State Bar Association's Court Rules and Procedures Committee. Super Lawyers Magazine has selected Geoff to its “Super Lawyers” list each year since 2013.

(206) 502-2511


Nikki Carsley

Co-Founder & Member

Attorney admitted to practice in Washington

Nikki is a co-founder of Seamark Law Group. Her civil-litigation practice focuses on municipal law, police liability, and tort defense. She helps effectively and efficiently resolve high-stakes disputes through litigation, mediation, and trial. Nikki graduated from the University of Washington School of Law with high honors. During law school, she served as a managing editor for the Washington Law Review and was selected by the faculty as a teaching assistant for first-year legal writing classes. Nikki worked at a mid-sized firm in Seattle before co-founding Seamark. She currently serves on the Young Professionals Board for Treehouse, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of youth in foster care across the state. Super Lawyers Magazine has put Nikki on its “Rising Stars” list annually since 2016.

(206) 502-2545


Jeanine Blackett Lutzenhiser


Admitted to practice in Washington

Jeanine graduated from the University of Washington School of Law after earlier careers teaching French and English and raising two daughters. During law school, she was an editor of the Washington Law Review, trained and served as a neutral in the Mediation Clinic, and assisted clients through Student Legal Services. After graduation, she clerked for Judge J. Robert Leach and served as an interim staff attorney at Division I of the Washington State Court of Appeals. Jeanine then entered private practice and has years of experience defending clients in all stages of civil litigation. She also serves on the Executive Committee of the Washington State Bar Association’s Senior Lawyers Section and is earning her mediator certification at the Dispute Resolution Center of Kitsap County.

(206) 502-2521


Lisa Kopecky


Lisa has more than two decades of experience as paralegal and a private investigator. She’s a charter member of the Washington Association of Legal Investigators and has worked in law firms, a public-interest organization, and the law department of a global corporation. Lisa earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa and a master’s degree from the University of Washington. In her spare time, she enjoys rooting for her favorite collegiate and high-school lacrosse teams.

(206) 502-2540