Jon is an aggressive, outcome-oriented civil litigator who focuses his practice on complex commercial disputes, personal injury, employment, and medical and legal malpractice. He advises small to mid-sized companies, organizations, and individuals in risk management, and he represents them in a broad range of disputes in both state and federal court. In addition, he has successfully represented clients in appeals heard by all levels of the Washington appellate courts and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Super Lawyers Magazine has recognized him as a Rising Star every year since 2012.
While in law school, Jon served on the editorial board of the Seattle University Law Review. Following graduation, he spent two years clerking for the Honorable Marywave Van Deren at Division Two of the Washington Court of Appeals.
Jon is a native of Georgia and moved to the Pacific Northwest after college.
Licensed since 2009
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I have known Jon for many years. He is one of the most driven, forthright, professional, and intelligent lawyers I know. His legal acumen and instinct is impressive, and I have always valued and sought his opinion. I fully endorse Jon.
Kevin Hastings Personal Injury Attorney
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Associate||Lee Smart Cook Martin & Patterson, PS, Inc.||2010 - 2012|
|Judicial Law Clerk||Washington State Court Of Appeals Division Two||2008 - 2010|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Washington Defense Trial Lawyers||N/A||2011 - Present|
|King County Bar Association||N/A||2011 - Present|
|Banchero Disability Partners||Board Member||2010 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association||N/A||2009 - Present|
|Principal Leadership Magazine||Friday Night Lights||2015|
|Principal Leadership Magazine||The Limits of Free Speech||2014|
|Seattle University Law Review||Your Licensor Has a License to Kill and It May Be Yours: Why the Ninth Circuit Should Resist Bankruptcy Law That Threatens Intellectual Property Licensing Rights, 31 Seattle U. L. Rev. 107 (2007)||2007|
|Seattle University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|Emory University||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2003|
|The Rules of Evidence: A Practical Toolkit||Handling Email, Social Media, and Other Electronically Stored Information||2015|
|Employment Law Breakfast Presentation||Marijuana/Cannabis Issues in the Workplace||2014|
|Employment Law Breakfast Presentation||Employment Law Updates||2013|
|Education Law Association Annual Conference||Disability Discrimination||2013|