About Jon

Jon M. Zimmerman is an attorney in Seattle whose primary focus is the representation of people who have been cited for traffic tickets and other traffic offenses.

Prior to opening his practice, Mr. Zimmerman worked as an attorney in small and large firms, including Preston Gates & Ellis, now known as K&L Gates.

As an attorney who focuses on traffic matters, which affect almost everyone involved in travel, Mr. Zimmerman enjoys advising a diverse clientele with different goals and objectives.

Mr. Zimmerman received his law degree from the Seattle University School of Law. He also holds a B.A. in Political Science from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

During law school, Mr. Zimmerman served as the Legal Extern to the Thirteenth District, United States Coast Guard, where he prepared enforcement cases against owners and operators of ships involved in the environmental violations of federal law and international treaties.

Prior to beginning a career as an attorney, Mr. Zimmerman worked in the litigation practice group at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, one of the world’s largest law firms. Mr. Zimmerman served in the Executive Office of the President, the White House Office of Presidential Scheduling. He also worked in the Office of the Honorable Barbara Bailey Kennelly, the Vice Chair of the Democratic Caucus in the 105th Congress. Later, Mr. Zimmerman was one of the first people to work at the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB).

In addition to his active membership in the Washington State Bar Association, Mr. Zimmerman is a member of the Bar of the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington and a member of the Bar of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He regularly speaks to groups about traffic offenses and he enjoys providing training to military lawyers in traffic matters

In his nonprofessional time, Mr. Zimmerman enjoys live music, traveling to new places, tennis, fencing, Colonials basketball, and playing guitar.