James Ware



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Shareholder James P. Ware represents clients in complex litigation, before appellate courts, and in challenges to federal and state tax assessments before Washington’s Department of Revenue, the Board of Tax Appeals, and the United States Tax Court. His clientele generally consists of business owners and their companies in a variety of industries, ranging from moving companies to technology firms.

With nearly a decade of legal experience, James’s practice includes a wide range of legal issues that businesses and their owners confront. James believes that his role as an advocate is to focus on his clients’ goals and develop a strategy aimed at achieving those goals in a cost-efficient and timely manner.

In addition to his litigation experience, James has also obtained favorable results in numerous appeals before Washington's Court of Appeals, the Washington State Board of Tax Appeals, and Washington’s Department of Revenue, Appeals Division.

Areas of Law and Practice

Areas of Law Areas of Practice
Administrative Law Administrative Adjudications, Administrative Agency Practice, Administrative Hearings and Appeals, Administrative Litigation, Federal Administrative Law, Judicial Review, Professional Licensing, Professional Licensing Regulation
Alternative Dispute Resolution Arbitration, Mediation
Appellate Practice Civil Appeals
Fraud Civil Fraud
Labor and Employment Covenants Not To Compete, Employee Rights, Employer Intentional Torts, Employer Liability, Employer Rights, Employment Arbitration, Employment at Will, Employment Breach of Contract, Employment Claims, Employment Contracts, Employment Defense, Employment Law, Employment Litigation, Employment Mediation, Employment Practices Liability Insurance, Employment Rights, Employment Termination, Executive Employment Law, Executive Severance Contracts, Executive Transfers, Fair Employment Practices, Human Resources Law, Management Employment Law, Noncompete Litigation, Noncompetition and Non-Solicitation, Agreements, Outsourcing, Restrictive Covenants, Retaliatory Discharge, Sexual Harassment, Wage and Hour Law, Wrongful Termination, Wrongful Termination Defense
Litigation Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Complex and Multi-District Litigation, Complex Litigation, Defense Litigation, E-Discovery, Federal Civil Litigation, Federal Litigation, International Litigation, Long-Arm Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation, Trial Practice
Securities Law Blue Sky Law, Broker-Dealer Arbitration, FINRA Arbitration, Mortgage Backed Securities, Private Placement, Private Placement Syndication, Public Offerings, Securities Arbitration, Securities Consumer Arbitration, Securities Fraud, Securities Fraud Arbitration, Securities Fraud Class Actions, Securities Investor Protection Act, Securities Litigation, Shareholder Agreements, Shareholder Derivative Actions, Shareholder Disputes, Shareholder Rights, Shareholders Law, Tax Exempt Securities
Trade Secrets Theft of Trade Secrets, Trade Secret Misappropriation


  • Federal
  • Washington

Employment History

  • Shareholder | MDK Law

    2007 -


  • Juris Doctor (JD) | University of Denver Sturm College of Law

    2003 - 2005

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  • Bellevue, Washington, King County

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