John’s diverse legal background includes over two decades of experience as corporate/general counsel for a range of established and start-up companies, including Securite Gun Club, Develapp, BudLink, JaK’s Grill, Sunset Alehouse, El 42 Cantina, Sumerian Brewing Co., goldRush Rally, and Mischief – home of the Mischief Automotive Movie Series (mischief.tv). He received his B.A. in Business Administration with a focus on Finance from Washington State University in 1994 and his J.D. from Seattle University School of Law in 1997.
John has extensive experience in LLC/corporate formation, corporate governance, contracts, asset purchases, contracts, commercial leases, real estate transactions and disputes, commercial litigation, intellectual property (trademark disputes), vendor agreements, civil and criminal traffic matters, felony criminal matters, and experience with corporate finance, securities, and mergers/acquisitions. He also oversaw the acquisition of Dicom Imaging Systems by Reality Networks, Inc., as Interim Sole Officer and Director, reviewing all documents filed with the Securities Exchange Commission, drafting and reviewing the PPM, and maximizing shareholder return on investment.
John is a certified gearhead and an enthusiast of all things motoring. When he’s not in the office, boardroom, or courtroom, you’ll find him behind the wheel of an exotic sports car, whether it’s at the race track or on road rallies like Players Run, goldRush Rally, and the Joy Ride Rally. He also appeared on Season 1 of the popular SPIKE/SpeedTV BULLRUN rally television series as well as several DVD movies based on car rallies and released by Mischief (mischief.tv).