Jason W. Burnett is a member at Reed Longyear Malnati & Ahrens, PLLC. He is admitted to practice in the State of Washington, the United States Court of Federal Claims, and the Western District of the United States District Court. Jason primarily focuses his practice on litigation matters with an emphasis on probate, trust and will litigation. Jason also has significant experience in real estate litigation, fiduciary litigation and judgment collections. Jason has filed and won appeals in all three Washington appellate divisions, as well as the Washington Supreme Court.
An accomplished and practical litigator, Jason works to resolve clients’ legal problems from beginning to end. He applies creative problem-solving and hard-minded analysis to identify and maximize cost-effective and favorable resolutions. Litigation for Jason includes advising clients on how to avoid litigation, and he counsels clients on pre-litigation strategies and dispute resolution and helps them identify issues and analyze the risk of alternative courses of action.
Reed Longyear Malnati & Ahrens, PLLC is a long-time Seattle law firm originally established in 1956, with a combined experience of well over 100 years of practice. Reed Longyear represent individuals and businesses throughout Washington in a broad range of legal matters including business, estate planning, family law, intellectual property, litigation, employment law, personal injury, and real estate.
Jason graduated from the University of Washington in 1995 and earned his Juris Doctor from Seattle University in 2000.
Jason clerked for the Honorable Elaine Houghton on the Division II Court of Appeals and the Honorable Charles W. Johnson on the Washington Supreme Court. Jason is a member of the editorial board for the Washington State Real Property Desk Book Series, the 2020-2021 King County Bar Association Real Property, Probate and Trust Section Chair, and an author of a chapter in the forthcoming King County Bar Association Probate Policy and Procedure Manual. Jason is a regular speaker at the annual King County Probate Administration CLE.
Jason has been recognized as a Washington Super Lawyer every year from 2016 to 2021 and has a 10.0 AVVO rating. He attributes his success to “good luck, hard work, and having just enough brains and moxie to think he can do what needs to be done.”
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