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John Tollefsen is a lawyer, educator, business person, and professional investigator with over forty-three years of experience as a lawyer. In addition to his career work, John maintains on-going education and training. His degrees in business and law make him uniquely qualified to represent entrepreneurs, to investigate, provide expert testimony, and litigate business-law-related cases. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner, a Certified Controls Specialist and has the highest peer reviewed rating with Martindale-Hubbell (AV) and (10). John has represented over one thousand small businesses and entrepreneurs. He is currently semi-retired, working on selected legal matters and teaching business law and tax at the University of Washington Business School at the Bothell campus.

John has the knowledge, experience, and expertise to investigate, litigate and provide opinions regarding business-related matters in certain aspects of the following areas of law: civil litigation including appellate practice, banking and commercial finance, securities, corporate and business organizations, contract law, business torts, consumer protection, financial fraud including qui tam, small business, real estate, whistleblower protection, international transactions, franchise, tax, and bankruptcy.