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Jason M. Kettrick is a civil litigation attorney licensed in Washington and Montana with an emphasis in complex business and construction litigation and bankruptcy representation.


Practice areas


  1. Construction: 50%
    13 years
  2. Bankruptcy: 30%
    13 years
  3. Litigation: 20%
    13 years

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Carney Badley Spellman

701 Fifth Avenue
Suite 3600
Seattle, WA, 98104-7010


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Washington Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2012
Washington Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Washington Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Washington Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2009
AGC CST A and BAssociated General Contractors2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyCarney Badley Spellman2007 - Present
AttorneyWinston & Cashatt, Lawyers, A Professional Service Corporation2004 - 2007
Judicial Extern to the Hororable Judge John A. RossmeisslUnited States Bankruptcy Court (EDWA)2003 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Bar Association, Creditor-Debtor SectionN/A2006 - Present
Montana State BarMember2005 - Present
Bankruptcy Bar Asociation for the Eastern District of WashingtonN/A2005 - Present
WSBA Construction Law SectionMember2004 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationN/A2004 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re Willow Wind Organic Farms, Inc.Recovery of preference/fraudulent transfers
P.O.S. Development Company, Inc.Prosecuting developer's design defect claims
In re HoodAdequate protection/claim objection
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Publication nameTitleDate
Carney Badley Spellman EnewsChallenging Performance Evaluations as Claims Under the Contract Disputes Act2010
Construction Law (WSBA publication)What is the Anti-Subrogation Rule? Why Was My Claim Dismissed?2009
Construction Law (WSBA publication)When the Owner Bonds Around Your Mechanics' Lien, You Still Have to Litigate the Lien's Validity2008
Construction Law (WSBA publication)Attorneys Fees Recoverable in Performance Bond Coverage Litigation2007
Construction Law JournalWISHA Repeat Violations2007
Construction Law JournalCounterclaims Not Permitted During Summary Proceedings Under RCW 60.04.0812006
Construction Law JournalConstruction Defect Claims, Homeowners Required to Provide Prelitigation Notice of Construction Defects Only if Contractor Notifies Homeowner of the Requirement to Do So2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga UniversityN/AM.B.A.2005
Golden Gate University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of WashingtonForest ManagementBS - Bachelor of Science1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Cardinal ChangesConstruction Changes2007
Bankruptcy and the Lien LawsConstruction Liens2007
Construction Liens — Creation, Perfection, Priority & ForeclosureConstruction Liens2006
Construction Law UpdateConstruction Law2006