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Hanson Baker Ludlow Drumheller P.S.
2229 - 112th Avenue NE, Suite 200
Bellevue, Washington 98004-2936
Phone: 425.454.3374
Fax: 425.454.0087
hbld@hansonbaker.com

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Joseph Calmes

JOSEPH C. CALMES

Phone:  425.454.3374
Fax: 425.454.0087
Email: jcalmes@hansonbaker.com

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Joseph C. Calmes

PRACTICE EMPHASIS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Construction
               Contract Negotiation and Drafting
               Dispute Avoidance and Resolution
               Construction Liens and Claims against Bonds and Retainage
               Surety Bonds
  • Dispute Avoidance and Resolution 
               Litigation in Washington State and Federal Courts
               Appeals
               Arbitration
               Mediation


Joe has over 40 years' of experience as a lawyer focusing on the construction and real estate industries, including dispute resolution, in the Pacific Northwest.  He represents owners, general contractors, sureties, subcontractors and suppliers in the construction industry as well as developers, brokers, buyers and sellers in the real estate industry.  His extensive experience includes litigation, arbitration, mediation, and serving on several panels acting as a neutral evaluator on troubled construction projects.

REPRESENTATIVE APPELLATE CASES

Pegasus Constr. Corp. v. Turner Constr. Co., 84 Wn. App. 744, 929 P.2d 1200 (1997)
Tanner Electric v. Puget Sd. Power, 128 Wn.2d 656, 911 P.2d 1301 (1996)
3A Industries v. Turner Constr. Co., 71 Wn. App. 407, 569 P.2d 65 (1993)

EDUCATION

J.D., University of Washington
   Articles Editor, Washington Law Review
B.A., Dartmouth College

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

Joe has extensive experience in contract drafting and negotiation, including the contracts for demolition of the Kingdome, construction of Seahawks Stadium, 2200 Westlake Project, Seattle Aquarium, 909 Fifth Avenue Project, Sacred Heart Medical Center in Eugene and renovation of PG&E Park in Portland.

HONORS / AWARDS / UNIQUE RECOGNITION

Joe is "AV" rated by Martindale-Hubbell*, the highest rating obtainable by members of the legal community.
He was named a Super Lawyer (for Construction Law) in 2007 by Washington Law & Politics.

PROFESSIONAL AND CIVIC INVOLVEMENT

East King County Bar Association, Member
King County Bar Association, Member
Washington State Bar Association, Member
Associated General Contractors of Washington, Member
Dartmouth Lawyers Association, Member

BAR / COURT ADMISSIONS

Admitted to Washington
Admitted to Federal District Courts in Washington

MILITARY EXPERIENCE

Joe served three years as a Regular Army Commissioned Officer, including Army Ranger School and a tour in Vietnam.

*AV is a registered certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.