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About me

My practice focuses on advising emerging companies, entrepreneurs, and creative professionals on matters ranging from business structuring and formation, to capital raising, licensing, and copyright. I work closely with each client to help manage the predictable and unpredictable legal issues that any venture encounters in the business and regulatory environment. 


When not working on client matters, I like to spend my time exploring Seattle, drinking coffee and trying to keep up on my philosophy and urban design reading.


Practice areas


  1. Business: 50%
    8 years
  2. General Practice: 25%
    8 years
  3. Securities Offerings: 25%
    8 years



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Autumn T Johnson

    Joe is a knowledgeable, experienced, and passionate attorney. He believes in his clients and is invested in bettering the community. He has a reputation for being a great securities lawyer within the Seattle legal community. I am happy to endorse him.


    Autumn Johnson Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Ezekiel Vermillion

    Joe is a real lawyer's lawyer, and one of the finest securities lawyers with whom I have had the privilege of working. Full disclosure: he is also my partner in practice.


    Ezekiel Vermillion Business Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Adler Vermillion & Skocilich LLP

2125 Western Avenue, Ste 208
Seattle, WA, 98121


NYCurrently registered 200703/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Distinguished Service AwardVillanova Law Review2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerAdler Vermillion & Skocilich LLP2011 - Present
AttorneyPerkins Coie2010 - 2011
AssociateWHITE & CASE2006 - 2009
Clinical StudentVillanova Civil Justice Clinic2006 - 2006
Judicial ExternU.S. District Court in the E.D. of PA2006 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Bar Association, Business Law SectionN/A2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
www.northwesthub.comSeattle's Early Design Guidance Process: Greenwood Fred Meyer Case Study2009
www.northwesthub.comUpdating the Multifamily Code: Fixing the Lowrise Zones2009
Villanova Law ReviewNarrower Is Better–The Third Circuit’s Latest Word on Conscious Parallelism and the Problem of Plus Factors: In re Flat Glass2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Villanova University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Florida State UniversityPolitical Science/PhilosophyBS - Bachelor of Science2003