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About Me

JON M. ZIMMERMAN is an attorney in Seattle whose primary focus is the zealous representation of people who have been cited for traffic offenses in the State of Washington. Prior to opening his practice, Mr. Zimmerman worked as an attorney in both large and small law firms. He has also practiced family law and other areas of civil litigation.


Languages Spoken: French

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Practice Areas


  1. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 90%
    10 years, 2.5 thousand cases
  2. Lawsuits & Disputes: 5%
    10 years
  3. Family: 5%
    10 years



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Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

41 total 

  • Alexander F Savojni

    Jon will never take the easy way out for a client. He will fight tooth and nail to get the best result. Exceptionally intelligent and highly skilled above and beyond the level of a typical traffic attorney.


    Alexander Savojni Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Stacey M. Washington

    Mr. Zimmerman is very experienced in speeding and traffic ticket defense. He is hard working and respected by both clients and peers. Call him to get that ticket dismissed. I endorse this lawyer.


    Stacey Washington DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Offices of Jon M. Zimmerman

801 2nd Avenue.
Suite 800
Seattle, WA, 98104



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2013
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2012
Level 14 ContributorAvvo2011
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2011
Level 6 ContributorAvvo2009
Pro Bono Publico AwardWashington State Bar Association2006
President's AwardSeattle University School of Law Student Bar Association2003
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offices of Jon M. Zimmerman2006 - Present
Judge Pro TemporeFederal Way Municipal Court2007 - 2009
AttorneyPreston Gates & Ellis2005 - 2006
Legal ExternU.S. Coast Guard2003 - 2004
Legal AssistantSkadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP2000 - 2001
Staff AssistantU.S. Chemical Safety & Hazard Investigation Board1998 - 1998
White House InternExecutive Office of the President, The White House1998 - 1998
Legislative InternOffice of the Honorable Barbara Bailey Kennelly1997 - 1997
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Cardozo Society of Washington StateJudicial Evaluation Committee, Member2011 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth CircuitAdmitted to Practice2010 - Present
J-ProBoard of Directors2009 - Present
Seattle University School of LawVolunteer Legal Writing II Judge2008 - 2008
Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2008 - Present
Cardozo Society of Washington StateExecutive Committee2008 - 2011
University of Washington School of LawVolunteer Moot Court Judge2007 - 2007
U.S. District Court for the Western District of WashingtonAdmitted to Practice2006 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Family Law Legal Clinic, KCBAVolunteer Attorney2005 - 2007
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Washington State Trial Lawyers Association/Washington State Association for JusticeMember2004 - 2010
Seattle Journal for Social JusticeStaff Member2002 - 2004
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Seattle v. Stefanie J.Prevailed - Not Committed after Trial
Seattle v. Elefant (King County Sup. 2010)Prevailed - Reversed on RALJ appeal.
Hudson v. Haight, Washington Department of Licensing (Grays Harbor County Sup. 2012)Prevailed - Awarded Writs of Mandamus and Prohibition against DOL and its Director, mandating a hearing and prohibiting the license revocation from taking effect.
See all Legal Cases 
Publication NameTitleDate
Washington Traffic Law BlogCan I Get Video Of My Seattle Traffic Stop? Not Quickly.2012
Washington Traffic Law BlogOh No, HTO! What To Do With That Habitual Traffic Offender Letter2012
Washington Traffic Law BlogHow Seattle And Other Cities Live Off Speeding Tickets2011
Washington Traffic Law BlogDriving With a Handheld Cell Phone: The New Primary Offense in the State of Washington2010
Washington Traffic Law BlogWashington State Patrol To Issue More Construction Zone Tickets2009
Washington Traffic Law BlogMore Red Light Cameras (or How Elected Officials Piss Off Their Constituents) in Issaquah, Seattle, and Fife, Among Other Cities2009
SpeedingTicketBlog.comFirst Steps When the Police Pull You Over2007
SpeedingTicketBlog.comWhat To Do When You Get a Ticket2007
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJ.D.2004
George Washington UniversityPolitical ScienceB.A.2000
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Law Library Staff In-Service TrainingEducating Library Patrons About Civil Infractions and Other Violations2013
APR 8(g) Judge Advocate General CLE - Joint Base Lewis-McChordDemolishing Traffic Offenses In Washington2013
Judge Advocate General CLE - Naval Station KitsapPulled Over: Navigating Traffic Offenses in Washington2012
Presentation to The Defender AssociationPulled Over: Pathways and Pitfalls of Washington Infraction Cases2010
YJP MeetingThe Do's and Don'ts of Traffic Stops: What To Do During and After a Traffic Stop2009
WSTLA RoundtableOpening Your Own Practice2008