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John R. Shultz has been practicing law for 32 years. John has an extensive practice in personal injury, auto accidents, insurance claims, construction law, corporate and business law, governmental and municipal law, family law, insurance law, real estate and land use law, and wills and probate.


John graduated from the Gonzaga University School of Law in 1982, where he served on the Gonzaga Law Review. Prior to law school John served in the U.S. Air Force from 1968 to 1972, and was in Vietnam from 1972 to 1973. He attended Western Washington University from 1973 to 1974, University of California at Berkeley in 1975, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Washington in 1977, where he received his undergraduate degree in Environmental Design and Architecture. John practiced in architecture while completing his education.


After law school Mr. Shultz was employed by Winston & Cashett, Lawyers in Spokane, Washington from 1979-1982; Dolack, Hansler, Hulscher & Barline in Tacoma, Washington from 1982-1983; was Staff Attorney for the U.S. Veterans Administration in Seattle, Washington from 1983; Bannister, Bruhn & Clark, in Mount Vernon, Washington from 1984-1987; Law Offices of John R. Shultz in Mount Vernon, Washington from 1987-1999; Law Office of John R. Shultz in Burlington, Washington from 1999-2010; and Shultz Law Offices in Burlington from 2010-present. Mr. Shultz has resided in Mount Vernon since 1983.


Practice Areas


  1. Car Accidents: 35%
    26 years
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    26 years
  3. Insurance: 25%
    26 years
  4. Construction & Development: 10%
    26 years
  5. Slip and Fall Accident: 5%
    26 years



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Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • David Duane Lowell

    I endorse this lawyer. When I think of class, humble and quality lawyering - John's name rises first. John is an unsung star in Skagit Valley and has been doing wonderful quality work for several decades. Very experienced I recommend him highly. John is also a very nice person and I am sure you will enjoy have him represent you.


    David Lowell Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Justin Rylan Campbell

    John R. Shultz is a very well respected attorney in Skagit County. I endorse him to anyone who needs an attorney to handle a complex civil matter.


    Justin Campbell DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Shultz Law Offices

127 E. Fairhaven Avenue
Burlington, WA, 98233



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certificate of AppreciationSkagit County Commissioners2012
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyShultz Law Offices2010 - Present
AttorneyLaw Office of John R. Shultz1999 - 2010
AttorneyBannister, Bruhn & Clark1984 - 1987
Staff AttorneyU.S. Veterans Administration1983 - 1983
Associate AttorneyDolack, Hansler, Hulscher & Barline1982 - 1983
Law ClerkWinston & Cashett1979 - 1982
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Federal Bar AssociationMember1983 - Present
Skagit County Bar AssociationMember1982 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1982 - Present
Publication NameTitleDate
Gonzaga Law ReviewCooper's Mobile Homes v. Simmons, Volume 16:9471981
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
University of WashingtonEnvironmental Design and ArchitectureBA - Bachelor of Arts1977
Western Washington UniversityUndergraduateN/AN/A
University of California - BerkeleyUndergraduateN/AN/A
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Skagit County Legal Support ProfessionalsHomeowner's Litigation Legal Seminar1996
Daughters of American RevolutionFourth of July Speech1990