John G. Schultz


“Over 50 years of experience. I have spared no effort when obtaining the justice my clients deserve.”  – John Schultz

Throughout his career, he has spared no effort when obtaining the justice his clients deserve. Fervently working on their behalf, John has successfully achieved dozens of verdicts and settlements of more than several million dollars each. John’s commitment to the law has earned him the distinguished “AV” rating by Martindale Hubbell.

John has been a leader in the legal community for decades. He has served on the Washington State Bar Association Board of Examiners, Disciplinary Board, Resolutions Committee as Chair, as well as the State Board of Governors. John has authored several publications and taught numerous seminars regarding the impact of technology on the law. He has educated himself on the beneficial uses of technology and effectively utilizes this proficiency in and out of the courtroom.

John’s lifelong devotion to the profession and significant contributions to the pursuit of justice has earned him the reputation of a ‘leading litigator’ in Southeastern Washington, according to the Tri-City Herald. For more than 50 years, John’s cases have taken him to the air and to the farm – as he has extensive experience with both airplane and automobile crashes and widespread agricultural disasters.

John is recognized for his exceptional litigation skills and passion for the cause of his clients.

John Schultz joined the firm in 1964 after he had spent one year as a law clerk for Justice Robert T. Hunter at the Washington State Supreme Court.

Outside of the office, John enjoys teaching, traveling and the great outdoors.

WSBA #776
Martindale-Hubbull rating: AV

Areas of practice: 
  • Gonzaga University—B.A. (1962)
  • Gonzaga University School of Law—J.D. (5th in class standing) (1963)
Memberships & Associations: 
  • Benton Franklin County Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
  • The United States District Court for the Western District of Washington
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Supreme Court