Alex Thomason

Experience of a big city law firm, right in your back yard.
  • Business Law, Personal Injury, Real Estate Law...
  • Washington
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Summary

Alex grew up on his family’s apple farm in Brewster, Washington. He learned every trade required to run a farm, but specialized in being the certified “gopher.” Alex graduated from high school ranked 2nd in the nation and top 25 in the World for his age in downhill ski racing. Alex studied at Jerusalem University in Israel, completed undergraduate studies from Seattle Pacific University, and finished his legal education at Seattle University School of Law where he was the Graduation Speaker. Alex learned trial skills by working as a Prosecutor for King County, and in 2006 he became a member of a large downtown Seattle law firm. Alex has been appointed as Special Counsel to a United States Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee. He has also been repeatedly named a Rising Star with Super Lawyers Magazine and is an AVVO-rated "Superb 10.0" lawyer.” He also worked for Bryant Christie and the US Apple Association in Washington, D.C. But he is also known for appearing on Donald Trump’s television show, the Apprentice, where Alex finished in the final four. Alex is currently founder of Thomason Law & Justice with offices in Brewster and Seattle.

Education
Seattle University School of Law
J.D. (2004)
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Honors: Commencement Speaker 2004 Board of Trustees Scholarship
Activities: King County Spanish Legal Clinic, volunteer, 2002-04 Federalist Society, President, 2003-04; Vice President, 2002-03 Defender Association, research assistant, 2002-03
Seattle Pacific University
B.A. (2000) | Theology and Latin
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Honors: Seattle Pacific University Fellow The Falcon, weekly columnist, 1998-00 Young Alum Council Board Member, 2002-05
Activities: Member, Falcon Crew Team, 2000
Jerusalem University
Archaeology Certificate (1998) | Archaeology
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Professional Experience
Founder
Thomason Law & Justice, PS
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Manage busy practice with two attorneys consisting of a variety of matters for business and individuals. Litigation counsel for construction, real estate, insurance, business, and family matters. Agriculture matters such as L&I compliance, leases, contracts, water rights, adverse possession, risk management, acquisitions and sales. Will drafting, probate administration, and transfer of real property. Personal injury for wrongful death and catastrophic injuries. Misdemeanor and Felony Criminal defense.
Business, Commercial, and Construction Litigation
Ashbaugh Beal, LLP, Seattle, WA
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Special emphasis on business collection, prejudgment remedies, alter ego, corporate disregard, and Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act. Practice philosophy is directed at uncovering the proper strategic leverage that compels or encourages compliance and resolution. Special Counsel to United States Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee and currently pursuing claims against corporate and individual debtors for fraudulent transfers. Areas of practice generally include commercial, real property, construction, bankruptcy adversary proceedings and contract disputes.
Special Deputy Assistant Prosecutor, Criminal Division
King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, Seattle, WA
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Prosecuted misdemeanor jury trials, bench trials, and co-chaired felony murder trials; managed cases from arraignment to sentencing, including Superior and District Court motions calendars, bail hearings, felony plea hearings, in-custody motions, and sentencing & arraignment calendars. Assisted in trial and trial prep for re-prosecution of defendants affected by In re Andress, which overturned felony murder convictions predicated on assault. Tracked and located over 175 witnesses in cases up to 30 years old, residing in 18 U.S states & Mexico; directed all out-of-state witness subpoenas. Taught two WSBA accredited CLEs for King County Prosecutors, and wrote guide for prosecutors and paralegals detailing witness tracking and location techniques.
“Final Four” Candidate
“The Apprentice 3” NBC, Donald Trump; New York, NY
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Selected to compete for a job with Donald Trump out of more than 1 million interviewees; given 14 business-related tasks and access to limited resources in changing, fast-paced environments. Finished in the final four.
Executive/Staff assistant
US Apple Association, Washington, D.C., Jan. - June 200
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Coordinated USDA’s purchase of apples for inclusion in humanitarian food aid programs by resolving technical concerns in shipping logistics, protocols and export standards.
Publications
Articles & Publications
Mastering Commercial Collection
Rossdale Group
Collecting and Recovering Assets & Judgments 101 CLE
Rossdale Group
Enforcing Judgments
Rossdale Group
Keeping Litigation On The Plus Side Of Your Balance Sheet
Ashbaugh Beal
Speaking Engagements
If You Ain't Fallin', You Ain't Learnin', Seattle Pacific University
Business Interview Techniques, University of Washington, School of Business
Certifications
Airman Certification--Helicopter Pilot
Federal Aviation Administration
Awards
Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
Washington State Bar
Rising Star
Super Lawyers Magazine
Rising Star
Super Lawyers Magazine
Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
Washington State Bar
Rising Star
Super Lawyers Magazine
Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
Washington State Bar
Rising Star
Super Lawyers Magazine
Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
Washington State Bar
Rising Star
Super Lawyers Magazine
Super Lawyer Rising Star
Washington Law & Politics Magazine
Innovative Employee Award
King County Prosecutors
Honorary Opening Pitch
Seattle Mariners
Law School Graduation Speaker
Seattle University School of Law
National Collegiate Media Competition Award
National Collegiate Competitions
U.S. Ski Team Outstanding Achievement Award
United States Ski Team
Professional Associations
Washington Defender Association
Member
- Current
Washington State Association for Justice
Eagle Member
- Current
Real Property, Probate and Trust, WSBA
Member
- Current
Washington State Bar Association, Creditor-Debtor Section
Member
- Current
United States District Court for the Western District of Washington
Admitted
- Current
Washington State Bar Association # 35975
Member
- Current
Seattle Pacific University, YAC Board
President
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King Co. Bar Assn. Spanish Legal Clinic
Volunteer Attorney
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King Co. Bar Assn. Homeless Legal Clinic
Volunteer
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Liberty Fund
Colloquium Conferee
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Washington
Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate Law
  • Agricultural Law
  • Criminal Law
Languages
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Main Office
201 S. Bridge Street
Brewster, WA 98812
USA
Telephone: (509) 689-3471
Fax: (509) 689-3472
Columbia Tower
701 5th Avenue Suite 4200
Seattle, WA 98104
USA
Telephone: (206) 262-7900
Fax: (206) 262-8001