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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 75%
    5 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
    5 years



Fixed (always)

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Attorney endorsements

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    John is an excellent attorney with a strong attention to detail. He is very knowledgeable and will work hard to protect your interests.


    Sasha Lazarevich-Sinnott
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Amanda Rae Uphaus

    John is a wonderful attorney, and I highly recommend him for anyone seeking immigration advice. He is smart, efficient, and truly cares about his clients.


    Amanda Uphaus Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

John L. Wheaton, Attorney at Law

1001 4th Avenue Plaza
Suite 3200
Seattle, WA, 98154


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certificate of Appreciation - New Members DivisionAmerican Immigration Lawyers Association (Washington)2013
Certificate of Appreciation - Pro Bono CommitteeAmerican Immigration Lawyers Association (Washington)2012
HonorsUniversity of Washington School of Law2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyJohn L. Wheaton, Attorney at Law2013 - Present
Associate AttorneyGlobal Justice Law Group2012 - 2012
Associate AttorneyCarney & Marchi Attorneys At Law2011 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2013 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2011 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association - WA - New Members DivisionCo-chair2012 - 2013
American Immigration Lawyers Association - WA - Pro Bono CommitteeVice Chair2011 - 2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
Stanford UniversityEnglish, PhysicsBA / BS2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
American Immigration Lawyers Association (WA) - Asylum ChatAsylum Law2014