Education / Admissions

John M. Casey


John M. Casey

John is a principal of the firm. He has 29 years of experience as a real estate and business attorney. His practice involves litigation and alternative dispute resolution of real estate disputes, as well as transactional work such as drafting real estate purchase and sale agreements, leases, and title reviews, and he provides counsel in a wide variety of real estate and business matters. He serves as a mediator and arbitrator for a range of civil litigation disputes.

Professional and Community Involvement

Arbitrator, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and King County Civil Arbitration program

Member, King County Bar Association Judicial Candidate Evaluation Committee

Volunteer attorney, King County Bar Association Neighborhood Legal Clinic

Former member and Past-President, Washington Council of School Attorneys

Former member, City of Kent Lodging Tax Advisory Committee

Former member of the Board of Directors, United Way of King County


  • J.D., cum laude, Seattle University, 1994
  • B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1985

Bar / Court Admissions

  • Admitted to Washington State Bar
  • Admitted to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington

Presentations & Publications

  • Presenter, “How Did I Ever Get Into This Mess: Legal Pitfalls of Real Estate Investing”, sponsored by Newberry Realty (2005 - 2009)
  • Presenter, “Basics of School Law for Board Members”, Washington State School Directors Association Annual Conference (2005 & 2007)
  • Presenter, “Preadmission Education Program”, Washington State Bar Association (2006)
  • Presenter, “Nuts & Bolts of Civil Litigation” for newly-admitted attorneys, Washington State Bar Association, (2002 – 2005)