Jesse Johnson

Jesse Johnson


Direct: 206-470-7675

Main: 206.623.1745



Phone: 206.470.7680

Professional Overview

Jesse assists clients with a range of complex real estate transactions, including drafting purchase and sale agreements, leases, easements, CC&Rs, and entity formation and governance. Jesse’s clients include for-profit developers, nonprofit developers, community land trusts, health care institutions, and real estate joint ventures. Jesse’s pragmatic, detail-oriented approach delivers effective legal solutions to address the specific needs of his clients.

Jesse is also a novelist and visual poet. He is the author of the novels Yearbook and The King of Nothing Much, both published by Paul Dry Books.

  • J.D., University of Washington School of Law, 2023
  • Ph.D., English, University of California, Los Angeles
  • B.A., University of California, Berkeley


Jesse enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and two children. His interests include camping, hiking, mountain biking, CrossFit, chess, and guitar.

  • Spanish (fluent)
  • French (conversational)
  • Mandarin Chinese (basic knowledge)