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  1. Unspecified: 40%
  2. Litigation: 20%
    40 years
  3. Lawsuits & Disputes: 20%
    40 years
  4. Employment: 20%
    30 years

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Law Office of John C. Shaffer, Jr.

10290 Ne 12th St Ste 103
Bellevue, WA, 98004-4230


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Letter of Recognition and AppreciationSeattle Federal Executive Board2015
Rated AV Preeminent 35 YearsMartindale-Hubbell2014
Public Service RecognitionFederal Executive Board2014
Certification as Mentor MediatorWashington Mediation Association2013
Certified as Qualified in Employment and Insurance MediationWashington Mediation Association2008
Certificates of Appreciation Dispute Resolution NeutralLos Angeles Superior Court2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney, Litigation Support, Conflict Analysis and MediationLaw Offices of John C. Shaffer, Jr. dba Creative Settlements1969 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
The King County Office of Alternative Dispute ResolutionMediator and Facilitator2010 - Present
Seattle Federal Executive BoardMediator and Facilitator2009 - Present
City of Seattle Dispute Resolution ProgramMediator2009 - Present
Washington Mediation AssociationDirector2008 - 2011
Publication nameTitleDate
King County Bar BulletinClients Are People, Too2008
King County Bar BulletinRight Is Sometimes Wrong – Right … or Wrong?2008
King County Bar BulletinFudging the Truth as a Negotiation Tactic2006
King County Bar BulletinTaking Professional Stock with Atticus Finch2006
King County Bar BulletinGetting to the Heart of Employment Disputes2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pepperdine University School of LawDispute ResolutionLL.M - Master of Laws2008
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1968
Occidental CollegeDiplomacy and World Affairs with Dept. HonorsBA - Bachelor of Arts1965
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Scrivener's Dilemma: Advisory Opinion 2223Legal Futures and Dispute Resolution2016
King County Bar AssociationWhere Does Conflict Come from, How Does It Work, and How Should We Respond as Lawyers? Alternative Dispute Resolution Section2009
Mediating the Litigated CaseMediating the Litigated Case2008
King County Bar AssociationKeys to Success in Mediating Your Clients’ Disputes: Understanding the Ethics, Emotions, and Tensions of Fulfilling the Lawyer’s Role, Program Chair2008
Helping Your Clients Resolve Their ConflictsLitigation, Dispute Resolution and Mediation2008