Cheryl Kringle first joined Aero Law Group in 2008. She represents clients in the purchase, sale, and leasing of aircraft, including fractional shares in aircraft. She advises clients on the laws related to operating business and personal aircraft, and helps them structure their ownership and negotiate related contracts including management and charter agreements.
Prior to joining Aero Law Group, Cheryl worked at Tousley Brain Stephens PLLC representing clients in civil litigation matters. She also served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Washington State Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division, prosecuting civil violations of the Consumer Protection Act and educating consumers on how to avoid becoming victims of “unfair or deceptive acts or practices in trade or commerce.”
Before going to law school, Cheryl was a flight instructor and charter pilot, working for companies at Boeing Field, Oakland International Airport and Troutdale, Oregon. She also worked for several years as the general manager of Aero West Flight Center, a fixed base operator in Oregon. She holds an FAA Airline Transport Pilot license and Cessna Citation type rating, as well as single and multi-engine instrument flight instructor certificates.
Cheryl graduated cum laude from the Northwestern School of Law at Lewis & Clark College and earned her undergraduate degree in International Studies from the University of Washington.
Cheryl is a member of the Washington State Bar and was appointed by the Washington State Supreme Court to serve on its Practice of Law Board. In 2020, Cheryl was appointed to the board of trustees for Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center.
In addition to working at Aero Law Group, PC, Cheryl enjoys spending time with her family, eventing with her horse, playing guitar, and jogging with her two dogs. On occasion, she is also known to enjoy the tasting opportunities afforded by the many wine regions of Washington.