Peter Abbarno is a community leader, partner with Althauser Rayan Abbarno, State Representative serving the 20th Legislative District, and most importantly, he is a husband and father.

Peter graduated from the State University of New York at Fredonia in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science; earned a Juris Doctor from Vermont Law School in 2008; and earned a Masters of Law in Taxation from the University of Washington in 2009. In 2010, Peter joined Olson Althauser Samuelson & Rayan, LLP, currently known as Althauser Rayan Abbarno, LLP. He became partner in 2013. Althauser Rayan Abbarno currently has offices in Centralia and Olympia.

Peter focuses much of his practice on securing benefits for injured workers, protecting the rights of those injured due to the negligence of others, and helping businesses and non-profits be successful.

Peter has actively volunteered his time to assist victims of domestic violence and assaults, non-profits, and new entrepreneurs with business formation and business planning. Peter is a board member and past president of the Centralia College Foundation, past president of the Lewis County Bar Association and past president of Lewis County Bar Legal Aid, host of the AM1470 KELA “Let’s Talk About It” show, volunteers with WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) in Centralia, Hub City Mission, and with many local youth sports. Peter also served as a Mentor at WF West High School in Chehalis and Mentor for the Morton High School Mock Trial Team.

Learn more about Peter Abbarno, his law practice, and the law firm Althauser Rayan Abbarno by listening to the AM1470’s Spotlight for September 2022.