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About me

I am a licensed Washington, Oregon and Alaska attorney based out of Olympia, Washington.  I am also a member of the Guam Bar Association since 1997 and the Minnesota State Bar since 1999. 


My practice areas are related primarily related to construction, timber, and earth work issues.  I also do personal and property injury cases.  Prior to attending law school I worked as a design architect, construction critical path method scheduler, and as a superintendent/field engineer for a large international general contractor. 


Practice areas


  1. Construction: 40%
    19 years
  2. Insurance: 35%
    19 years
  3. Personal Injury: 15%
    19 years
  4. Constitutional: 10%
    12 years



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Attorney endorsements

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  • Matthew G Johnson

    I endorse this lawyer. I have been opposing counsel against Joe and his firm on a number of cases. He is an excellent lawyer. He is a strong advocate for his clients and gets results.


    Matthew Johnson Car accident Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

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    Joe Scuderi is not just a great attorney because he knows the law, he is great attorney because he truly cares for you as a person. I have worked with Joe for many years, and I can think of no better and zealous defender of my company’s legal rights. Joe not only thinks in-the-box, but also out-of-the-box to get you a good legal solution. I consider myself extremely lucky that I found Joe Scuderi to defend my company.


    Mark Langfan Real estate Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

924 Capital Way S
Olympia, WA, 98501

Cushman Law Offices, P.S.

924 Capitol Way South
Olympia, WA, 98501

924 Capitol Way South
Olympia, WA, 98501



AKActive Out of State200501/16/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Partner-AttorneyCushman Law Offices, PS in Olympia, WA2000 - Present
AttorneyKlemm Blair Sterling and Johnson, Guam, USA1996 - 2000
Project Engineer Construction Scheduler, Ismailia, EgyptPerini Corporation1991 - 1993
Construction SuperintendentMorris Companies1988 - 1990
Design ArchitectLindemon Winckelmann Martin Dupree1985 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States Supreme Court BarAttorney Member2011 - Present
American Bar AssociationConstruction Law Section Member2000 - Present
American Arbitration AssociationNeutral/Arbitrator, Commercial and Construction Cases2000 - Present
American Institute of ArchitectsAssociate Member2000 - Present
Ninth Judicial District Bar AssociationAttorney Member1997 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Construction Law SectionSection Chair2012 - 2013
Washington State Bar Association, Construction Law SectionChair Elect2011 - 2012
Rotary Club of Olympia, WABoard Member2010 - 2012
Washington State Bar Association Construction SectionExecutive Committee2008 - 2011
Associated General Contractor of WashingtonLegal Affairs Committee2001 - 2011
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Black, et al. v. Grange Insurance AssociationPlaintiffs prevailed at summary judgment
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis & Clark Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Lewis & Clark Law SchoolN/ACertificate in Environmental and Natural Resources Law1996
New Jersey Institute of TechnologyArchitectureOther - Bachelors1986