John H. Guin

Recognition and Awards

Best Lawyers in America®, 2013 – 2023

Washington Rising Star by SuperLawyers: 2008, 2009, 2011, and 2012

Washington SuperLawyer, 2013 – 2023

Resume of John H. Guin


  • Northwestern University, theater arts, 1990-1991
  • University of Washington, B.A. in History, 1994, magna cum laude
  • University of Oregon School of Law, J.D., 1996
  • Order of the Coif
  • Statement of Completion, Business Law Program

Admitted to Practice

  • Washington State Supreme Court
  • Idaho State Supreme Court
  • Montana State Supreme Court
  • California State Supreme Court
  • Oregon State Supreme Court
  • United States Courts of Appeal
    • Ninth Circuit
    • Federal Circuit
  • United States District Courts
    • Eastern District of Washington
    • Western District of Washington
    • District of Montana
    • District of Idaho
    • United States Court of Federal Claims
    • Central District of California
    • Eastern District of California
    • Northern District of California

Professional Associations, Activities, and Recognitions

  • Washington State Bar Association, including Construction Law Section and ADR Section
  • Idaho State Bar Association
  • Montana State Bar Association, including Construction Law Section
  • California State Bar Association
  • Oregon State Bar Association
  • Spokane County Bar Association
  • Executive Committee Member, Construction Law Section, Washington State Bar Association, 2005-2012
  • Leadership Spokane, Class of 2003
  • Past President, Leadership Spokane Alumni Association
  • American Bar Association, including the Forum on the Construction Industry, the Section of Public Contract Law, and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section

Specialized Training in Alternative Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management

  • 25th Annual Northwest Dispute Resolution Conference, 2019
  • 20th Annual Northwest Dispute Resolution Conference, 2013
  • AAA Advanced Mediator Training: Managing the Dynamics of a Multi-Party Case, 2012
  • AAA/ICDR Neutrals Conference, 2009
  • Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law, Mediating Construction Disputes, 2007
  • AAA Arbitration Awards: Safeguarding, Deciding & Writing Awards, 2006
  • AAA Construction Arbitrator II: Advanced Case Management Issues, 2005