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Joanne Thomas Blackburn

Contact: (206) 676-7540
Experience:
Law School: University of Notre Dame
Jurisdictions: Alaska
California
Washington
9th Circuit
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington

OVERVIEW

Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Business Law
  • Construction Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • Products Liability
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alaska 
California 
Washington
9th Circuit 
U.S. District Court, Central District of California 
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington 
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California 
U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington 
Languages
 SpokenWritten
English  
Professional Experience
Partner, Gordon Thomas Honeywell LLP
-Current
Senior Partner, Jackson & Wallace LLP
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Member, Garvey, Schubert & Barer
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Education
University of Notre DameJ.D.
University of California - BerkeleyB.A.
Awards
AV Preeminent Womens Lawyers, Martindale Hubbell
Super Lawyer, Washington Super Lawyers
From 2004-2014
AVVO Top Contracts/Agreements Lawyer, Washington CEO Magazine
AV Rating, Martindale Hubbell
Speaking Engagements
  • Duty to Defend in Construction Defect Claims in the Northwest, 2014 West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Seminar
  • Defenses/Summary Judgment Motions Regarding HOA Claims for CPA Violations, Fraud, and Misrepresentation Claims Under Washington Condominium Act, 2013 Washington Defense Trial Lawyers (WDTL) Annual Construction Law Update
  • Green Construction & Leed – A Primer for Counsel, 011 Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC) Winter Meeting
  • Declaratory Judgment Actions, 2011 Washington Defense Trial Lawyers (WDTL) Annual Insurance Seminar Law Seminar
  • Current Issues and Views from the Bench, 2010 Washington Defense Trial Lawyers (WDTL) Annual Insurance Law Seminar
    Moderator of Judicial Panel Discussion
  • Keepin’ it Covered: Practice Pointers for Defending “Mixed” and Complex Civil Claims from the Coverage Perspective, 2010 Washington Defense Trial Lawyers (WDTL) Annual Construction Law Seminar
  • A Road Map – Stipulated Judgments and Covenants Not to Execute for Insurance Coverage, Construction, Insurance Industry and Reinsurance, Excess and Surplus Lines Sections, 2010 Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC) Winter Meeting
Professional Associations
Member, Washington State Bar # 21541
Current
Member, American Bar Association
Current
Member, King County Bar Association
Current
Member, Alaska Bar Association
Current
Member, Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
-Current
Activities: Chair, Construction Committee, 2007-10; Member, Membership Development and Retention Committee, 2014-present
State Representative for Washington, Defense Research Institute
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Activities: Regional Board Member for the Northwest Region from 2008-2011
Member, Board of Directors, Washington Defense Lawyers
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Activities: President, 2003

PUBLICATIONS

Articles & Publications
  • 2010 Insurance Bad Faith
    DRI Publications
  • FDCC Deposition Manual, First Edition

WEBSITES & BLOGS

Website: Joanne Thomas Blackburn's Website Profile
Website: Gordon Thomas Honeywell Website

SOCIAL MEDIA

CONTACT & MAP

One Union Square
600 University St
#2100
Seattle, WA 98101
USA
Telephone: (206) 676-7540