Mr. Jasper graduated from Rocky Mountain College with a degree in Aeronautical Science, and obtained his Juris Doctorate from the University of Montana in 2013. He is admitted to practice law in the State of Montana and the State of Washington. Mr. Jasper has a practice emphasis in business, estate planning, real estate, employment, and probate law.
Mr. Jasper has experience working as a union representative under the Railway Labor Act, and has negotiated collective bargaining agreements and handled numerous union grievances and disciplinary matters. He is a member of the Business Law and the Real Property, Probate and Trust sections of the Washington State Bar Association. A former FAA pilot examiner and retired Army Reserve officer, he also holds a SECRET security clearance with the Department of Defense.
Mr. Jasper advises his business clients on a wide range of legal issues including drafting and reviewing contracts and commercial leases, structuring business transactions, and representing clients in day to day business matters. He is knowledgeable and experienced in the legal issues pertaining to corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and other business entities.
Mr. Jasper has assisted local nonprofit organizations through formation, application for and award of 501(c)(3) approval, contract negotiation and ongoing operations.
Mr. Jasper handles many aspects of real estate law and litigation with experience in boundary disputes, adverse possession claims, commercial and residential landlord/tenant claims, easement disputes, actions to quiet title, covenant disputes, contract disputes, and other real estate matters.
Mr. Jasper has experience representing the owners of both commercial and residential properties, as well as tenants. Residential and commercial landlord/tenant disputes are resolved using different bodies of law, and Mr. Jasper is experienced in both.
Mr. Jasper has worked with several Homeowners Associations in Thurston and Lewis counties in a variety of matters, including amendment and enforcement of CCRs, assessment disputes, and liens and collections.
Mr. Jasper has experience with estate planning and with trust and probate administrations, including creating and terminating revocable and testamentary trusts.
If you own or operate a business, or are an employee or independent contractor of a business, then it is essential that you know your rights and responsibilities under Washington law. Discrimination is not something that occurs only during the hiring process, but may also occur relating to other issues of employment such as promotions, wrongful termination, benefits, and other situations. If you have questions or concerns regarding the interpretation or enforcement of an Employment Contract, or believe that discrimination in the work place has occurred, then it is important that your best interests are adequately represented and protected. Swanson Law Firm represents a wide variety of businesses, both large and small, in the South Puget Sound area for several decades. Additionally, Swanson Law Firm is regularly retained by independent contractors and employees of businesses to advise them and represent their interests in claims against their employers. Our firm is committed to fairness in the workplace, and therefore represents both employers and employees.