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Joanne M. Hepburn

Joanne Hepburn focuses on high stakes intellectual property and commercial litigation in state and federal court. She has successfully tried cases to verdict, and has substantial experience in TRO/preliminary injunction proceedings. She also has significant mediation and arbitration experience.

Prior to attending law school, Joanne worked as a DJ at several radio stations in the Midwest. She was also a DJ on KEXP, 90.3FM, in Seattle. She was a summer associate at Preston Gates & Ellis LLP in 2001.

  • Recognized as a Washington “Rising Star” (2012).
  • Washington State Bar Association Pro Bono Award (2011).
  • Preston Gates & Ellis Jim Ellis Award (2005), awarded for outstanding pro bono service in the representation of a death row inmate.
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association of Seattle, Board Member, 2009-2013
  • Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association, U.S.A., Board Member, 2013-2017
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