John Barton is an Associate in Tyson and Mendes’ Seattle office. His practice area focuses primarily on general liability and personal injury cases.
Mr. Barton has represented homeowner and condominium associations across western Washington. He has successfully recovered hundreds of thousands of dollars in delinquent assessments for his clients. Earlier in his career, Mr. Barton worked as a staff attorney for the Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Trustee for the Seattle area of the Western District of Washington, where he represented the Trustee in bankruptcy court to ensure debtor compliance with the Bankruptcy Code. Mr. Barton has given presentations to homeowner and condominium associations regarding collection actions and compliance with the bankruptcy code.
Mr. Barton is licensed to practice in Washington State and the United States District Court of Western Washington. He received his J.D. in 2012 from Charlotte School of Law where he was Senior Articles Editor of the Charlotte Law Review and graduated with high honors. Mr. Barton was awarded the Charlotte Law Scholar award for publishing an article regarding the effects of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act on reduction in force cases. He received his B.A. in Sociology and a second major in Criminal Justice from Washington State University, where he was a member of the Alpha Kappa Delta honor society.
In his free time, Mr. Barton enjoys spending time with his family and is an avid runner. He and his wife also like to travel, having visited six countries in the past three years.