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Jason M. Whalen

Jason Whalen is a business and litigation attorney with substantial experience in real estate transactions and real estate litigation, business and employment disputes and related commercial litigation, as well as serious personal injury matters.  Jason represents individual and corporate clients on real estate purchase and sale transactions, commercial leasing, property management and landlord/tenant issues, construction contract disputes, misrepresentation and boundary litigation.  With over two decades of litigation experience, coupled with his collaborative approach to problem solving, Jason also serves as an independent neutral for mediation or arbitration assignments in his areas of practice.  Prior to co-founding Ledger Square Law, Jason was a partner with Eisenhower & Carlson, PLLC.

  • He represents individual and corporate clients with emphasis on real estate purchases and sales transactions, commercial leasing, construction, contract disputes, misrepresentation, and boundary dispute litigation, as well as commercial and residential landlord/tenant issues.
  • He also provides representation to individuals and business owners, with emphasis on creditor’s rights, tort defense, and personal injury.
  • In addition, he possesses special expertise in alternative forms of dispute resolution, including arbitration and mediation.
  • Mr. Whalen’s involvement in community affairs is extensive and, in addition to the above-noted civic activities, he is a past Commissioner of the Pierce County Charter Review Commission, a former board member for the Lakewood Family YMCA and the Tacoma Chapter of the American Red Cross, and a current member of the American Inns of Court, Honorable Robert J. Bryan Chapter.
  • His prior affiliations include service as Law Clerk to the Honorable Richard P. Guy, Washington State Supreme Court, 1992-1993, and was an officer in the U.S. Army Field Artillery, 1985-1989.
  • He is admitted to practice in all Washington State Courts, as well as U.S. District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Washington and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
PRACTICE AREAS >

Appellate Practice
Arbitration & Mediation
Commercial Litigation
Employment Law
Personal Injury
Real Estate & Land Use

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE IN >

All Washington Courts
U.S. District Courts for Western and Eastern Districts of Washington
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

EDUCATION >

J.D., magna cum laude, Gonzaga University School of Law, 1992
Honors B.A., magna cum laude, Gonzaga University, 1985

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS >

Washington State Bar Association

COMMUNITY & CIVIC ACTIVITIES >

Deputy Mayor, City of Lakewood, 2013-current
Elected Member, Lakewood City Council, 2010-present
Board Member, Economic Development Board, for Tacoma-Pierce County, 2014-2016
Commissioner, Pierce County Charter Review Commission, 2006
Past Board Member, Northwest Sinfonietta, 2010-2012
Member, Lakewood Rotary
Senior Fellow, American Leadership Forum, Class IXX
Worship Team, St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Lakewood
Past Member, Board of Directors, Lakewood Family YMCA
Emeritus Member, American Inns of Court, Honorable Robert J. Bryan Chapter
Precinct Committee Officer (28-437 GOP), 2006 to 2008
Past Member, Judicial Qualifications Committee, Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association
Past Member, Board of Directors, Tacoma/Pierce County Chapter of American Red Cross

PRIOR AFFILIATIONS >

Law Clerk to the Honorable Richard P. Guy, Washington State Supreme Court (1992-1993)
Captain, U.S. Army, Field Artillery (1985-89)

Jason Whalen
Direct:  253.327.1701
Email:  Jason@LedgerSquareLaw.com

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