James B. Parsons

james

Bellevue Office
jparsons@pblaw.biz
425-451-8036

Practice Emphasis:

  • Securities (Public and Private)
  • Public Company Representation
  • Corporate Law and Governance
  • Business Entity Formation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Franchising
  • Estate Planning and Probate

Jim Parsons has practiced law for more than 34 years, and concentrates in the areas of securities—both public filings and private company offerings—and general corporate law. He represents more than 15 public companies, and he prepares and files all SEC-related documents, including forms S-1, 10-K, 10-Q, Form 10, 8-K, 13, 14A, 10-F, S-4 and S-8. He assists companies in initial public offerings, secondary offerings and ongoing filing and compliance requirements. Jim also assists private companies in stock or debt offerings, with mergers and acquisitions, and with general corporate legal requirements.

Education:

  • Lewis and Clark Law School, J.D. 1980 (Moot Court Board)
  • University of Puget Sound, B.A., 1976

Admitted to:

  • Washington State Bar Association, 1982, Business Law Section, Securities Committee
  • Oregon State Bar Association 1980, inactive
  • Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Bar Association, 1990, inactive
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, District of Oregon, 1990
  • U.S. District Court, District of the N.M.I., 1990
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1985
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1990

Practice Emphasis:

  • Securities (Public and Private)
  • Public Company Representation
  • Corporate Law and Governance
  • Business Entity Formation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Franchising
  • Estate Planning and Probate

Professional and Civic Involvement:

  • Eastside Legal Assistance Program Board of Directors, 2001–2007, President 2005–2006
  • Committee of Bar Examiners, 1996–1998
  • Professional Responsibility Committee, 2002–2003
  • WSBA Securities Committee, 2009–Present
  • Northwest Securities Institute, Co-Chair, 2012 – 2013, Chair 2014

Achievements:

  • Washington Superlawyers, 2001
  • Martindale Hubbell rating: BV
  • Marquis Who’s Who in American Law, 1997–2014
  • Marquis Who’s Who in America more than 25 years