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Practice Areas



The law office is committed to the process of building families through adoption, whether through private adoption, foster care, or step-parent/grandparent adoption.

Estate Planning & Probate


We provide complete will and estate planning services for large and small estates, and the administration of trusts and probate of estates. We represent individuals and corporate entities, and provide services to executors and trustees in relation to their administration and fiduciary duties. 

Personal Injury


Personal injury lawsuits are filed when an individual suffers a bodily injury as the result of the action, or lack of action, of another. Sherrard & McGonagle will seek justice for our personal injury clients, regardless of the size, reputation, or representation of the party responsible for the injury. William S. McGonagle, a former Kitsap County prosecutor, has over 30 years of experience as a successful personal injury attorney, and maintains his practice in our Bainbridge Island office.

Business Planning

We are highly experienced in the formation, organization, and structuring of new business ventures, the preparation of shareholder and operating agreements, buy-sell agreements, corporate planning, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and partnerships. 



A guardianship becomes necessary when there is no designated and/or legally authorized person available to step in and assist an incapacitated person who needs help managing the everyday physical, medical, and financial activities of life.

Elder Law


Sherrard McGonagle Tizzano & Lind P.S. is committed to seniors and their families. Senior adults often need a network of professionals in related fields to bring together a care plan that will meet the needs of life.

Maritime Law


Maritime Law (also known as Admiralty Law) is a separate body of law governing a variety of marine-related disputes. Sherrard & McGonagle is one of the few law firms in Kitsap County that provides representation and advice on a variety of maritime matters including vessel documentation, maritime liens, towage, and salvage.

Real Estate Law


We have an honorable reputation throughout Washington as a firm excelling in complex real estate matters both residential and commercial. The firm is often retained to provide representation in the creation of easements and covenants, and in matters involving transactional sales, and zoning. We also provide a wide array of services regarding boundary disputes and litigation involving any other aspect of real property.

Registered Agent Services


We have an honorable Entities registered with the Washington Secretary of State including but not limited to corporations, non-profit corporations, limited liability companies, and limited partnerships are required to appoint a Registered Agent. A Registered Agent is a third-party person or corporation that is registered in the State of Washington and designated to receive service of process notices and official correspondence on behalf of the entity.


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