John R. Herrig

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Prior to practicing law, for twelve years Mr. Herrig held various positions in heavy construction with his last position as Chief Operations Officer of a major steel fabrication company. Mr. Herrig is active in the California State Bar, the Washington State Bar, the Alaska State Bar and the American Bar Association. Mr. Herrig has extensive practical experience in heavy mechanical and power piping projects, hydro-electric, nuclear and fossil fuel generation plant construction as well as other industrial, transportation and commercial construction projects. With this prior practical experience, Mr. Herrig has a journeyman's grasp of engineering drawings, manual and computerized scheduling techniques and, most importantly, an understanding of the complex construction process and the decision making mechanics inherent in that process. Mr. Herrig limits his law practice to construction disputes for various trade contractors, general contractors, sureties and private and public owners as well as serving as mediator and arbitrator of construction disputes.

Mr. Herrig has arbitrated and mediated over 60 cases in Washington and California, primarily complex construction disputes. Mr. Herrig also arbitrates smaller, mandatory arbitration cases, as assigned by the local Superior Court. Mr. Herrig has completed both the American Arbitration Association and American Bar Association arbitrator training seminars as well as attended the Pepperdine University, Straus Institute, mediator training program.
Member: Panel of Arbitrators, California Public Works; Legal Advisory Committee, California AGC; Washington State Bar Association, Construction Contract and Committee of Bar Examiners Sections, American Welding Society.

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Civil Litigation
  • Arbitration

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
509-943-6691  Phone
509-735-6470  Fax
University Attended:
Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S., Industrial Management, 1968
Law School Attended:
Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D., 1976
Year of First Admission:
1984, U.S. Court of Federal Claims and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; 1995, U.S. District Court, District of Montana; 1982, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1983, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington; 1978, Washington; 2000, Alaska; 1992, U.S. Supreme Court; 1987, California; 1987, U.S. District Court, Southern, Eastern, Central and Northern Districts of California
State Bar of California; Alaska, Washington State and American Bar Associations.
Birth Information:
Bronxville, New York, November 1, 1942
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Discover
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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Kennewick, Washington

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