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Life long resident of Washington State, I grew up in Omak Washington where my father still practices law.  Attended Lakeside High School here in Seattle and then completed my undergraduate degree in Los Angeles at USC.  Ready to be back in the Northwest after college, I earned my law degree at Gonzaga University in 1995.  Moving back to the West side of the state I started my first job at the King County Prosecuting Attorney's office.  A great experience that quickly showed me how much I love trial and the practice of criminal law.  After a few years I took a job with an amazing attorney out of Bellevue named Susan Amini.  I worked for Susan for several years running her public defender contract for the City of Bellevue.  After getting married and starting a family, I started my own practice and have never looked back.  I still feel the passion for the courtroom and our criminal system that first hit me back at the prosecutor's office.  We are fortunate to have the rights and privileges afforded to us under the Constitution and to have a legal system that strives to uphold these beliefs.  Having an effective and experienced attorney on your side is part of that system and I look forward to being able to help you with your case.



Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
  2. DUI & DWI: 30%
  3. Family: 10%



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Payment types:

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  • David Christopher Mason

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known John and watched his performance in the court and interaction with clients for a number of years, John is caring, competent, careful, and effective. I would recommend him without hesitation


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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse John. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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Contact info

8201 164th Ave Ne Ste 200
Redmond, WA, 98052-7615


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Associate of the YearO'Brien, Barton, Joe & Hopkins; PLLP2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior PartnerPrice & Associates; PLLC1999 - Present
Associate AttorneyAmini Law Firm1997 - 1999
Deputy District AttorneyKing County Prosecuting Attorney's Office1996 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington Defender AssociationMember2007 - 2010
YMCAPast Board MemberN/A
Seattle WorksPast Board MemberN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Kirkland v. _________Not Guilty
City of Woodinville v. __________Hung Jury
State of Washington v. _____________Not Guilty
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Publication nameTitleDate
jgpricelaw.comDepartment of Licensing Consequences2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of Southern CaliforniaPublic AdministrationOther - Bachelors1992
Lakeside High SchoolN/AN/A1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
WSBA Cuba DelegationComparitive Criminal Law2012
Issaquah Discussion GroupCuban Legal System2012
King County Prosecuting Attorney's OfficeFoundational Requirements for DOL recordsN/A
King County Prosecuting Attorney's OfficeSafely Off the Roadway - Physical ControlN/A