Michael Kvistad, Edmonds LawyerMichael Kvistad, Edmonds Lawyer

C. Michael Kvistad

Michael Kvistad is an experienced business lawyer, supporting clients in a range of corporate and real estate matters. With nearly two decades in the practice of law, his hallmarks – integrity, curiosity, and diligence – are his clients’ advantage.

Passionate about multifaceted transactions, he has a robust business practice where he concentrates on the areas of forming businesses, acquisitions, and general business matters. Drawing on diverse experience with complicated real estate law, he spearheads transactions featuring the buying and selling of residential and commercial property, lending, boundary line agreements, leasing, and easements. With years of navigating litigation in the courtroom, Michael is a solution-oriented lawyer.

Armed with this extensive background, Michael is a trusted advisor, cultivating deep relationships with clients. Prior to joining Beresford Booth, he was a longtime shareholder at another law firm based in Everett, Washington. Michael was born and raised in Edmonds. He lives there with his wife, who is a Senior Deputy Prosecutor for King County, and their family. Michael enjoys professional cycling, musical theater, and playing on the beach with his kids and their dog.


  • Washington
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Washington
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western Districts of Washington
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Washington


  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Washington, B.A.                                          


  • Snohomish County Bar Association
  • King County Bar Association
  • Board Member, Snohomish County Legal Services (2015-2016)
  • Past President, Young Lawyers Section of Snohomish County Bar (2008-2009)


  • President Elect, Rotary Club of Everett (2024-2025)
  • Member, Rotary Club of Everett (2016 to present)
  • Affiliate Member, Snohomish County Camano Association of REALTORS (2015 to present)
  • Board Member and Counsel, Everett Area Chamber of Commerce (2009-2011)