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Jamila Asha Johnson

Jamila Asha Johnson

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Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Benjamin T G Nivison

    Jamila is an exceptional advocate, intellect, and community activist. She represents her clients' interests with a skill, creativity, and attention to detail that stands them in good stead. In our past work together, I have always been impressed with her legal skills, her personality, and her passion. I wholeheartedly endorse Jamila's work, and look forward to working with her again.


    Benjamin Nivison Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jennifer Kent Faubion

    Jamila is an outstanding attorney. She is intelligent, tough, and has the perspective required to be an excellent litigator. I recommend her without reservation.


    Jennifer Faubion Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

1420 5th Ave Ste 3400
Seattle, WA, 98101-4010



Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Outstanding Young LawyerKing County Bar Association2011
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateSchwabe Williamson & Wyatt (Seattle)2007 - Present
Olympia FellowSec. of State2006 - 2006
Summer AssociatePerkins Coie2005 - 2006
Association NamePosition NameDuration
WSBA Leadership InstituteFellow2011 - Present
Seattle Women's CommissionCo-Chair2010 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionEditor of De Novo2009 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionAssociate Editor De Novo2008 - 2009
University of Washington AlumniN/AN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
King County Bar BulletinLaw Grad Fighting Work First "Servitude," King2011
De NovoPracticing Solo? You're Not Alone,2011
King County Bar BulletinCourts Still Fine-Tuning Public Records Act2010
King County Bar BulletinWrongful Incarceration and Client Confidences Under RPC 1.62010
De NovoAtticus Did Not Wear Nylons: The Search for Solid Fictional Portrayals of Female Lawyers2010
De NovoWhere Have All The Lawyers Gone? Attorneys and State Politics,2010
De NovoRunning for Office in an Online World: Has Technology Changed the Playing Field?,2010
Daily Journal of CommerceWashington's E-waste Law is a Stewardship Model2010
King County Bar BulletinBaby Bottle Lawsuits: Next Class Action Trend or Last Year's News?,2009
Climate Change Law & Policy ReporterJudge Sotomayor May Be A Climate Change Wild Card If Confirmed By Senate To U.S. Supreme Court2009
Washington State Bar Association Bar NewsMothering as a Young Lawyer Is a Far Cry from Law School2009
King County Bar Association Bar BulletinSafety vs. Civil Rights: Outbreaks Raise Serious Questions,2009
De NovoWashington speaking tour shows flaws are rampant in eyewitness testimony.2009
De NovoInside the Dean’s Studio2009
De NovoTelevision Takes the Ratings and Leaves the Legal Ethics Behind2009
De NovoNavigating Apologies with Clients2009
King County Bar BulletinHumor in the Court is Serious Business,2009
King County Bar BulletinOMG: Why Social Media Can Make a Lawyer Nervous2009
King County Bar BulletinVoir Dire: To Google or Not To Google2008
Shidler Journal of Law Commerce & TechnologyEmployee Internet Misuse: How Failing to Investigate Pornography May Lead To Tort Liability2007
Shidler Journal of Law Commerce & TechnologyThe Union Workplace Meets Big Brother: Advising Clients on Employer Conduct with Regard to Hidden Surveillance2006
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Seattle UniversityMass Communication / JournalismBA - Bachelor of Arts2004
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Social Networking And Legal EthicsLegal Ethics & Social Media2011
Harnessing The Power of the InternetLegal Ethics & Social Media2010
Bridging the GapLegal Research2009