Education / Admissions

John M. Casey


John M. Casey

John is a principal of the firm. He has over 22 years of experience as an attorney practicing civil litigation. His practice involves litigation and alternative dispute resolution of real estate and business disputes. He also drafts agreements and provides counsel in real estate and business matters. A significant portion of his practice involves representing school districts, special purpose districts, and municipalities.

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Washington Council of School Attorneys, Member and Past-President
  • King County Bar Association Judicial Candidate Evaluation Committee, Co-Chair
  • King County Bar Association Neighborhood Legal Clinic, Kent Coordinator
  • City of Kent Lodging Tax Committee Member
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Arbitrator
  • United Way of King County, former member of Board of Directors


  • 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)