Jim helps business clients gain competitive positioning within their markets through strategic, well-thought-out plans designed around each company's specific goals and needs.
Clients ranging from closely held companies to public corporations turn to Jim for general counsel services focusing on corporate law, commercial transactions, as well as advice on technology, telecommunications and real estate matters. Jim has extensive experience in a variety of industries, including telecommunications, Internet retail, health care, manufacturing and distribution, and agriculture. Jim served as the firm's Managing Shareholder and Executive Committee member from 1995-2001 and is currently the head of the firm's Business group.
Licensed since 1985
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Top-Rated Lawyer in Intellectual Property||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Managing Partner||Stokes Lawrence||1995 - 2001|
|Shareholder||StokesLawrence, P.S.||1988 - Present|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Washington State Bar Association||N/A||1985 - Present|
|King County Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|King County Bar Association Business Assistance Panel||N/A||N/A|
|King County Bar Association Foreclosure Assistance Panel||N/A||N/A|
|Seattle youth baseball league||Founding Member, Director and Past President||N/A|
|Youth soccer club||Treasurer||N/A|
|Northwestern University School of Law||Law||N/A||1985|
|Miami University of Ohio||Accountancy||BS - Bachelor of Science||1979|