Native Peoples Law, Contracts & Agreements, Debt Settlement, Probate, Child Abuse
Primary practice is Native American Rights. Current focus is assisting individual tribal members in removing liens placed on IIM accounts, often through predatory lending practices. Also negotiate contracts using IIM account as collateral.
-Some work representing tribal members who are victims of childhood sexual abuse/domestic violence.
-When not saving the world I like to ski, golf, climb, play clarinet (not a specialty) and spend time with my wife at the ocean.
Licensed since 1990
Contingent (10-35%), Fixed (Sometimes), Pro Bono (10%)
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I endorse this lawyer. I had many cases in which John was opposing counsel. John is passionate about advocating for his clients. If I were looking for an attorney to represent me, passionate advocacy is exactly the character trait I would seek out. I have and will continue to recommend John.
Kevin Conner Personal Injury Attorney
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.
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|Judge||Northwest Intertribal Court System||1995 - Present|
|Instructor||Central Washington University||1990 - 1995|
|Lawyer||Quinault Indian Nation||1989 - Present|
|N/A||Crab/Salmon Fisherman||1977 - 1981|
|N/A||Poker Player (Hi-Lo)||1970 - 1977|
|University of Washington||Public Law||Masters||1990|
|University of Washington School of Law||Indian Law||Juris Doctor/3.55 GPA||1990|
|Roosevelt/Garfield/Redmond High School||Sking/Music/Girls||N/A||1976|
|Montlake Elementary/Meany Middle School||N/A||N/A||N/A|