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  1. Litigation: 25%
  2. Environmental: 25%
  3. Construction: 25%
  4. Administrative Law: 25%

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Johannessen & Associates PS

5413 Meridian Ave N Ste B
Seattle, WA, 98103-6166


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding PartnerJohannessen & Associates P.S.1994 - Present
Environmental Practice Group LeaderFoster Pepper, PLLC1991 - 1994
AssociateWright & Moehrke, P.C.1986 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
Puget Sound Shipbuilders AssociationAssociate Member1998 - Present
Environmental Coalition of South Seattle (ECOSS)Member2000 - 2010
Washington Department of Ecology, Lender Liability Work GroupMember1993 - 1994
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Louie Ltd., Inc. v. Exxon Mobil Oil Corp.Case settled after successful liability rulings
Grey v. LeachSuccessfully represented appellants
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Publication nameTitleDate
Dredging '02: Key Technologies for Global ProsperityMiddle Waterway Sediment Remediation: A Case Study2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston College Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
University of Oregon School of LawPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Energy Exports in the NorthwestTransporting Coal to Terminal Facilities2013
Environmental Connection 2008The Erosion Control Consultant as Expert Witness2008
Clean Water and StormwaterCitizen Suits2005
Clean Water and StormwaterCitizen Suits2005
Clean Water and StormwaterCitizen Suits2004
Clean Water and StormwaterCitizen Suits2004
Third Specialty Conference on Dredging & Dredged Material DisposalMiddle Waterway Sediment Remediation2002
Clean Water and Stormwater ConferenceCitizen Suits2002
Clean Water Stormwater ConferenceCitizen Suits2001
Washington Water Law 1999Citizen Suits Under Clean Water Act and Endangered Species Act1999
Washington Clean Water ConferenceNPDES Liability & Citizen Suits1998
Washington WetlandsCitizen Suits1997
Washington Clean WaterNPDES Liability & Citizen Suits1997
Northwest Waste Information Expo '97Marinas & Boatyards: Avoiding Pitfalls of BMPs, Recycling and Storage1997
Citizen Suits in the Environmental ArenaCase Law Update1997
Regional Technical Conference & Trade ShowHow to Survive a Government Inspection1996
2nd Annual Conference on BiotechnologyEnvironmental & Occupational Safety Issues for Biotech Companies1995
The Science Behind Environmental LawAllocating Costs of Cleanup Under Superfund and Other Site Cleanup Laws1994
Hazardous Waste Cleanup: Litigation & Settlement BriefingSpecial Liability Issues Update1994
Remediation Technologies & Pollution PreventionA Regulatory Overview: Pollution Prevention Requirements1993
King County Bar AssociationTrustee & Estate Liability under Federal & State Superfund Laws1993
Hazardous Waste Cleanup: Litigation & Settlement BriefingSpecial Liability Issues Update1993
First Annual Clean Water Act ConferenceSludge Management & Other Solid Waste Issues1993
Environmental & Land Use Law Short Course SeriesPanelist: Hazardous Waste1993
9th Annual Land Use InstituteZoning & Land Use Developments for Environmentally Sensitive Areas1993
9th Annual Land Use InstituteHazardus Materials & Hazardous Waste1993
5th Annual Pacific Real Estate SymposiumTo Finance or Not to Finance: Lender Liability Under Superfund1993
Hazardous Waste Cleanup: Litigation & Settlement BriefingSpecial Issues Update1992
Civil Penalties & Criminal Enforcement of Environmental LawsThe Roles of the Environmental Consultant1992
Annual Real Estate & Land Use Update for Corporate CounselSuperfund Liability of Corporate Officers, Directors, Fiduciaries & Lenders1992
Annual Real Estate & Land Use Update for Corporate CounselIndoor Air Quality1992