Drew Helmstadter


Drew is passionate about the law because it enables him to serve his community in both a personal and professional manner. As a member of both the transactional and litigation departments at WHC Attorneys, Drew helps individuals and businesses in a variety of practice areas including Corporate Transactions & Formation, Business Disputes, and Real Estate Transactions & Disputes.

Drew has been with WHC Attorneys, PLLC since 2018, serving as an Associate Attorney and Rule 9 Limited License Legal Intern. Drew strives to provides value to his clients in the form of knowledge, hard work, and integrity. With his transactional clients, Drew recognizes the importance of identifies his client’s goals and develops a course of action designed to efficiently reach those goals. On the litigation side of his practice, Drew helps his clients navigate the complexities of legal disputes while leading them towards their goals and an ultimate resolution whether that is settlement or trial.

Drew grew up in Palm Desert, California. Both of Drew’s parents owned small businesses which allowed him to see the tremendous value of hard work and diligence. Drew followed in his mother’s footsteps towards a career in accounting, obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and minor in Business Management from Northwest Nazarene University in Idaho. Drew was the starting catcher for the baseball team during his four years at NNU. Upon graduating from NNU, Drew went to Gonzaga University School of Law where he graduated Summa Cum Laude.

Outside of the office, Drew enjoys spending time with his wife and family outdoors and playing sports. Drew and his family attend Summit Church on the South Hill.

Practice Areas


  • Business Disputes
  • Construction Disputes
  • Real Estate Disputes
Business Law

  • Corporate Transactions
  • Business Formation, Structuring & Management
  • Commercial / Business Agreements
  • Limited Liability Companies & Partnerships
  • Corporate Governance
  • Business Sales, Mergers, and Aquisitions
Real Estate Law

  • Purchase & Sales Agreements
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Leasing & Easements
  • Land Use Planning & Development

Community Involvement

  • Union Gospel Mission, Board Member
  • Summit Church, Member & Volunteer
  • Idaho State Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Spokane County Bar Association


  • Gonzaga University School of Law, 2020, J.D.
    Honors: Dean’s Academic Honors List
  • Northwest Nazarene University, 2017, B.S.
    Major: Accounting
    Minor: Business Management

Admitted To Practice

  • The Courts of Washington State
  • The Courts of Idaho
  • U.S. District Court of Eastern Washington
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court of Eastern Washington
  • U.S. District Court of Idaho

Distinctions & Awards

  • CALI Awards in Transactional Drafting & Bankruptcy
  • Gonzaga University School of Law, Dean’s Academic Honor List – All Semesters
  • Gonzaga University School of Law, Moot Court National Trial Team
  • Milan Kaldenberg CPA Award, 2016
  • Member of the GNAC All-Academic Baseball Team, 2015, 2016, 2017


Real Estate

Wills & Trusts