John A. Maxwell, Jr.

230 S. Second Street

P.O. Box 22680

Yakima, WA 98907

Email: maxwell@mftlaw.com       Tel: (509) 575-8500                        Fax: (509) 575-4676                            

Mr. Maxwell graduated from the University of Washington in 1984 with an undergraduate degree in economics. In 1987 he graduated Cum Laude from the University of Puget Sound Law School (now Seattle University). He is a member of the Washington State and Federal Bar Associations. He is also authorized to practice in the Yakama Nations Tribal Court.   Mr. Maxwell coaches youth ice hockey and inline hockey and has been a past board member and president of the Montessorri Society of Yakima. 

About Mr. Maxwell
 
Appellate Advocacy
 
Washington Supreme Court

  • State v. Smith, 119 Wn.2d 675 (1992)

  • Cowiche Canyon Conservancy v. Bosley, 118 Wn.2d 801 (1992)

Washington Court of Appeals

  • Aspen Grove, LLC v. Aer-Ex, Inc., 117 Wn. App. 1061 (2003) (unpublished)

  • Johnson v. Coffman, 58 Wn. App. 1005 (1990) (unpublished)

  • Weinheimer v. Weinheimer, 146 Wn. App. 1018 (2008)

  • City of Yakima v. Mollett, 115 Wn. App. 604 (2003)

  • Herwander v. Herwander, 110 Wn. App. 1085 (2002) (unpublished)

  • Iorio v. Everson, 110 Wn. App. 1028 (2002) (unpublished)

  • In re Marriage of Vander Houwen, 87 Wn. App. 1082 (1997) (unpublished)

  • City of Yakima v. Irwin, 70 Wn. App. 1 (1993)

  • Bosley v. American Motorist Ins. Co., 66 Wn. App. 698 (1992)

  • State v. Smith, 61 Wn. App. 482 (1991)

 

  • Cowiche Canyon Concervancy v. Bosley, 118 Wn. 2d 801, P.2d 549 (1992)

  • Burksfield v. Sali, 194 Wn. App. 1052 (2016)

 

United States Supreme Court

 

  • Sanchez-Garcia v. United States, 543 U.S. 1115 (2005)

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

  • U.S. v. Sanchez-Garcia, 139 Fed. Appx. 911 (2005)

  • U.S. v. Negrete-Gonzales, 966 F.2d 1277 (1992) 

  • U.S. v. Harris, 65 F.3d 177 (1995) (unpublished)

Areas of Practice

 

Commercial Litigation

Indian Law

Construction Law

​Family Law

Mediation - Domestic & Civil

Appellate Practice

Education

University of Washington, B.A. - Economics, 1984



University of Puget Sound, J.D. 1987

  • ​Cum Laude

 

Admitted to Practice

State Courts

  • Washington

Federal Trial Courts

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington

  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington

Federal Courts of Appeal

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

  • United States Supreme Court

Tribal Courts 

  • Yakama Tribal Court

 

 

 

2010 - present

2010 - present

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