Tenant Services

If you are looking for a tenant attorney, welcome home. Whether you are a residential or commercial tenant, we advocate for you. We only represent tenants, so your interest is our number one priority.

As a residential tenant you may rent for a variety of reasons; not simply because you cannot afford to buy. The most common disputes involve repairs, hidden charges, early termination, or the refusal to return your deposit. Every dispute is significant to us.

Legal Diagnostic

“Erin was extremely knowledgeable and was very helpful in my case. If you’re looking for an …

Eviction Defense

We exclusively represents Tenants. Whether you are fighting for your home or your business, we …


Legal Wellspring, PLLC offers a wide range of appellate assistance to other attorneys, to clients in need of an appeal, and to amicus parties.

Civil Appeals

There are many reasons people choose to appeal and many factors to consider such as …

Amicus Parties

Amicus Curiae means “friend of the court”. An organization, or any concerned class, may request …

Tenant Resources and Guides

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Our Team

Erin Sperger

Erin is dedicated to Yahovah, creator of heaven and earth and to His Word. He is the source of her success.

Erin graduated  4th in her law school class at Barry University in Orlando, FL where she was a Senior Editor of Barry Law Review. She founded Legal Wellspring, PLLC in 2013. Since it was founded, Erin has represented over 300 tenants in landlord tenant disputes and has handled appeals in Divisions I, II, and III of the Court of Appeals and in the Washington Supreme.

She was mentioned in the Seattle PI in  Massive rent hikes, remodel renders Lake Union building ‘uninhabitable’ and $105K ‘lien slapped on Westlake apartments in rent hike suit and recently represented an amicus party in Gilmore v. Jefferson County in support of Gilmore.

Erin was selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyer Magazine in 2018. When she is not in the office, Erin enjoys the outdoors, interesting people, and good music.

Shane Woerner

Shane is a residential and commercial tenant attorney. Originally from California, Shane moved to Seattle in 2011 to attend the University of Washington School of Law. Since becoming licensed to practice law in 2015, he has represented numerous residential tenants in King County. He has counseled tenants on their legal rights and advocated in their defense in court.

Shane has volunteered at the Housing Justice Project where he represented tenants facing eviction. His community-oriented approach made him a perfect fit for Legal Wellspring, PLLC. He joined the team as an associate in 2018.

As an associate, Shane handles both residential and commercial tenant inquiries and disputes, related real estate matters, and small business assistance.