John is a principal of the firm. He has over 18 years of experience as an attorney practicing civil litigation. His practice involves litigation and alternative dispute resolution of real estate and business disputes. He also drafts agreements and provides counsel in real estate and business matters. A significant portion of his practice involves representing school districts, special purpose districts, and municipalities.
Presentations & Publications
-Presenter, “How Did I Ever Get Into This Mess: Legal Pitfalls of Real Estate Investing”, sponsored by Newberry Realty (2005 - 2009)
-Presenter, “Basics of School Law for Board Members”, Washington State School Directors Association Annual Conference (2005 & 2007)
-Presenter, “Preadmission Education Program”, Washington State Bar Association (2006)
-Presenter, “Nuts & Bolts of Civil Litigation” for newly-admitted attorneys, Washington State Bar Association, (2002 — 2005)
Professional and Community Involvement
-Washington Council of School Attorneys, Member and Past-President
-King County Bar Judicial Screening Committee
-United Way of King County, Past Member, Board of Directors
-HOME Emergency Shelter, Past President
-South King County Legal Clinic, Volunteer Attorney
-Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Arbitrator
In his spare time, John enjoys spending time with his family, coaching youth soccer, and woodworking.
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