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Jon has been a strong advocate for his clients in the areas of Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury, since joining the firm in 1998. In 2005, Washington Law Magazine's extremely competitive Rising Stars program recognized Jon as one of the state's brightest young lawyers in the field of workers' compensation. He has also been honored with the chairmanship of the Washington State Bar Association's Trial Advocacy Program for three consecutive years, helping dozens of young attorneys gain experience representing clients in the courtroom. A member of the Washington State Bar Association, the King County Bar Association, Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, and National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives, he received his J.D. from Seattle University in 1998. In addition to a passion for personal injury law, Jon enjoys an active outdoor lifestyle with his wife and four children.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
  2. Workers Compensation: 50%

Attorney endorsements

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  • Jordan Lee Couch

    Jon is a brilliant lawyer and a pleasure to work with. Not only is he dedicated to helping his clients, but he also works to better the legal profession generally.


    Jordan Couch Workers compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Steven L Shaw

    Jon's great. He's personable and tough, if that's even possible. I've watched him in action at trial, and he is a rare talent when it comes to connecting with others in the courtroom. A tireless advocate with a wealth of experience and knowledge about Workers Compensation, Disability, and Personal Injury cases.


    Steven Shaw Car accident Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

The Walthew Law Firm

3000 1st Ave
Seattle, WA, 98121


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2009
Rising StarSuperLawyers2007
Rising StarSuperLawyers2006
Rising StarWashington Law Magazine2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerThe Walthew Law Firm1998 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Bar Association, Trial Advocacy ProgramChairman2007 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
King County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
National Organization of Social Security Claimants RepresentativesMemberN/A
Washington State Bar Association's Trial Advocacy ProgramChairmanship2013 - 2015
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998