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Jim Johanson provides a wide range of legal services and has a distinguished background. Jim grew up in the South Snohomish County area. He has been practicing law for more than 20 years and is a former Pierce and King County Deputy Prosecutor and assistant attorney for the City of Lynnwood who has taken hundreds of cases to trial. Jim was also a former member of the Washington State Legislature, where he served as vice chair of the House Judiciary Committee.

Prior to being an attorney, Jim sold real estate in the Puget Sound area for ten years. In the state of Washington, Jim has wide name recognition and knows many of the judges and bar members in the area. Accordingly, all of these factors will aid in the representation of clients. Jim's State and Federal practice includes extensive litigation experience with: Criminal Defense both Misdemeanor and Felony including DUI’s, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, Wrongful Death, Real Estate, Contracts, Business Law, Wills, Trusts and Estate planning and Probate. Jim has a wide knowledge of the law and the skills to adeptly handle a case as he has prosecuted, drafted, helped pass and defend the laws of our State. He is a member of the Washington State Association for Justice and the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Jim and his legal team have the knowledge and commitment to work hard on your behalf to ensure a sooth, consistent, professional experience for all of his clients.


Practice areas


  1. Commercial Real Estate: 25%
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
  3. Probate: 25%
  4. Criminal Defense: 25%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Autumn T Johnson

    I have worked for Jim as a contract attorney. He is experienced and knowledgeable about personal injury, administrative law, probate, and criminal defense.


    Autumn Johnson Business Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact info

Johanson Law Group, Inc.

7009 212th Street Southwest #203
Edmonds, WA, 98026-7742


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
2011 Eagle MemberWashington State Association for JusticeN/A
Association of Criminal Defense LawyersWashington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of Jim Johanson1995 - Present
AssociateCody, Hatch & Blanchard1992 - 1995
Vice Chair of House Judiciary CommitteeState Representative-44TH District1992 - 1994
AttorneyKing County Prosecutors Office1988 - 1989
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Snohomish County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
King County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
South Snohomish County Chamber of CommerceN/AN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of WashingtonN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1982
University of Puget Sound School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1982