Sallye Quinn

Sallye’s lending and creditor’s rights practice focuses on assisting lenders with documentation and due diligence review as well as representing creditors in bankruptcy and assisting lenders with all aspects of collection, including real and personal property foreclosure. In her real estate practice, Sallye represents a number of clients in all phases of real estate acquisition and leasing and also assists commercial landlords with eviction proceedings. Sallye’s general business practice covers a wide range of business issues, including selecting and forming the business entity, buying and selling assets and interests in operating enterprises, ownership agreements and general contract drafting and negotiation.


  • Walla Walla College (B.A., summa cum laude, 1994)
  • University of Idaho (J.D., summa cum laude, 1998)

Admitted to Practice:

  • Washington, 1998
  • Idaho, 1999 (Inactive)

Legal Experience:

Hawley Troxell Ennis & Hawley, LLP, Boise, Idaho

  • Worked in the areas of real estate, finance, and commercial litigation including residential and commercial development, loan documentation and due diligence review, and real property and creditor litigation matters

The Honorable Chief Justice Linda Copple Trout, Idaho Supreme Court Law Clerk, 1998-1999

Community Service:

  • Whatcom Literacy Council, former Board Member and President
  • Mount Baker Kidney Center, President
  • Mount Baker Foundation, Board Member and Past President
  • Sehome Lacrosse, Board Member

Publications and Presentations:

  • Speaker: “Forms of Deeds and Title Insurance,” Commercial Real Estate TransactionsWhatcom County Bar Association (2015)
  • Panel Member: “Transfer on Death Deeds,” Estate Planning under the New Paradigm, Washington State Bar (2014)
  • Author and Speaker: “Deficiency Judgments in Washington State: A closer look at fair value vs. upset price,” Real Estate Litigation and Foreclosures, Law Seminars International (2011)
  • Author and Speaker: “Mechanic’s Lien Basics,” Construction Lien Law, Lorman Education Services (2008)
  • Author: “Survey of Recent Developments in Community Property: Washington’s Denial of a Non-Employee Spouse’s Community Property Interest in a Statutorily Created Death Benefit,” Arnold v. Department of Retirement Systems, 33 Idaho Law Review 627, (1997)
  • Author: “Survey of Recent Developments in Community Property Defining the Character of Termination and Severance Payments,” In Re Marriage of Frahm and In Re Marriage of Wade, 33 Idaho Law review 643, (1997)