Proudly serving our men and women in uniform.

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 “The Shylock, to whom his pound of flesh is dearer than patriotism, is not the only man against whom the soldier must be given relief.” 

 House Military Affairs Subcommittee Report, 1917 

About Us

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Attorney

Robert Mitchell is a Marine Corps veteran who uses the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA), the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and State Consumer Protection Statutes to protect members of the United States Military from abusive actions relating to credit reporting, banking, debt collection, and adverse employment actions.

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A Focus on Results

Mr. Mitchell has effectively used USERRA to obtain relief for Servicemembers in the amount of $6.15 Million from United Airlines, and nearly $6.5 Million from American Airlines. Mr. Mitchell also served as Amicus Curiae and helped change the law of USERRA in the State of New Mexico.  

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Links to Successes

USERRA Successes:

Mr. Mitchell has effectively used this statute to obtain relief for Servicmembers in the amount of $6.15 Million from United Airlines.

https://topclassactions.com/lawsuit-settlements/lawsuit-news/27985-united-airlines-pilots-win-6-15m-military-leave-pension-settlement/ 

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2014/05/21/united-pilots-6-million-pension-benefits-military-service/9379411/ 


Additionally, nearly $6.5 Million from American Airlines.



Mr. Mitchell also served as Amicus Curiae and helped expand USERRA protections in New Mexico. https://www.justice.gov/crt/file/846186/download 


SCRA Successes:

Alias Johnson Saucier v. Pacific Lutheran

Active duty Air Force Servicemember sues collection agency and Pacific Lutheran University over student loans.

 https://www.kiro7.com/news/local/air-force-veterans-sues-collection-agency-and-pacific-lutheran-university-over-student-loans/466103822 


FCRA Successes:

Equifax Sends Strangers Credit Reports to an Air Force Veteran

Equifax mailed credit reports belonging to at least 18 people to Carl Parks. Equifax also mailed Carl Parks over a hundred pages of credit accounts belonging to other unnamed and unidentified individuals. The accounts at issue involved bankruptcies, collection accounts, student loan debt, and other past due credit accounts. All tolled, the debts amounted to over a half million dollars, none of which belonged to Mr. Parks. The law offices of Robert Mitchell, Attorney at Law, and SaraEllen Hutchison, Attorney at Law, filed a lawsuit against Equifax, on behalf of Carl Parks. The lawsuit was filed in the Eastern District of Washington.  The lawsuit has been described by at least two news outlets:

 https://www.inlander.com/spokane/where-credit-is-due/Content?oid=2631525   https://www.kiro7.com/news/equifax-sends-washington-man-dozens-strangers-cred/19111105 

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Robert Mitchell Attorney at Law

1020 N. Washington Spokane, WA 99201 or 700 W. Evergreen Blvd. Vancouver, WA 98660

Spokane Office: (509) 327-2224 Vancouver Office: (360) 993-5000 Fax: (888) 840-6003

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