Kevin Khong


Helsell Fetterman LLP
800 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3200
Seattle, WA 98104
United States

Tel: (206) 689-2147


Kevin Khong is a Partner in the Seattle office of Helsell Fetterman LLP, a leading full service Washington based law firm. Kevin specializes in civil appeals for a number of different legal practice areas and also practices in the firm’s trust and estate litigation practice group.

Kevin has a significant appellate litigation practice, where he has authored numerous appellate briefs and argued appeals for subject matters such as trusts, estates, guardianships, medical malpractice, breach of contract, and receiverships.

In addition to his appellate practice, Kevin assists clients in matters involving probate disputes, will contests, trust account discrepancies, fiduciary abuse, guardianships, and committed intimate relationships. He has extensive training in domestic violence investigation and vulnerable victim protection and has handled countless motions, hearings, and trials before the District and Superior Court benches.

Prior to joining Helsell Fetterman, Kevin spent three years as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney with King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. During his time as a prosecutor, he handled over 30 bench and jury trials for matters ranging from misdemeanors to serious felonies. He also handled an inquest ordered by the County Executive investigating a police involved shooting. Kevin has transitioned his litigation expertise into civil practice and successfully litigated multiple favorable outcomes for clients in hearings, summary judgments, and trial.

Kevin graduated Cum Laude from Seattle University School of Law in 2013, where he was a member of the Asian Pacific Islander Law Society and teaching assistant for Criminal Law, Civil Procedure, Contracts and Property. While in law school, he was a legal extern to Washington State Supreme Court Justice Steven Gonzalez and was both an intern and extern with King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

Prior to attending law school, he graduated from the University of Utah in 2009 with Cum Laude honors, receiving an Honors Bachelors of Science degree in Political Science and Bachelors of Science degree in Sociology.

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • King County Bar Association – Board member
  • Washington Academy of Elder Law Attorneys – Board Member
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Joint Asian Judicial Evaluation Committee

At Helsell Fetterman we understand the importance of having experienced trial attorneys represent you when your disputes go to court. If you face a complex dispute for which you need exceptional trial representation, we have the resources, reputation and expertise that your case requires.

We also handle appeals, even when we were not involved in the trial court phase. Over the years, we have won scores of appellate decisions setting important precedents for our clients in a variety of fields.

Trial work has long been the cornerstone of our practice and we stake our excellent reputation on providing personal service and solutions to our litigation clients. We know our way around all the state and federal courts in Washington state, have frequently appeared in courts in surrounding states, and have arbitrated disputes before tribunals around the world.

We are recognized by our peers for our excellence and accomplishments in taking on complex disputes headed to trial. Attorneys around Washington state and beyond who do not have trial practices or are without the resources to handle complex disputes call on us to assist them or represent their clients at trial. When an opposing party has greater resources on its side, we have the ability to level the playing field at trial.

Founded in 1890, Seattle-based Helsell Fetterman applies client-responsive and cost-effective approaches when addressing legal issues faced by businesses, organizations and individuals in the Pacific Northwest. Serving a broad range of trial, transactional and administrative matters, we provide highly personalized legal services in innovative ways that best serve your interests.

At Helsell Fetterman we understand your need for exceptional service and solutions to your legal problems. In approaching your legal matters, we honor and serve your objectives, whether they are solving a legal problem, righting a wrong, protecting your rights and interests, or limiting your financial exposure.