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Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas

Licensed

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

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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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.

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    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.

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    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

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive201108/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
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
Associations
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
Education
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