Jeffery Wheat, Esq. LLB LLM

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Jeff was born and raised in Garland, TX and has been around the world twenty times without losing his Texas roots. At age 22, he joined the Army and was stationed at Ft. Stewart, GA where he served as a combat medic in the 3rd Infantry Division. Later, he obtained his first law degree from the University of South Africa and bought a house with his beautiful wife Nicole. Today, he lives on Mercer Island with his family. He is fanatical about the game of chess and loves Shakespeare, the Simpsons, and Linux.

Admissions

Washington State

United States District Court for the Western District of Washington

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Education

University of Washington School of Law Master of Laws - LLM

University of South Africa/Universiteit van Suid-Afrika Bachelor of Laws - LLB, Law

Organizations

**NEW** King County Judiciary and Litigation Committee - Member

American Bar Association - Washington State Bar Association

King County Bar Association

Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce

National LGBT Bar Association - QLaw

Washington State Veterans Bar Association

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Experience

Wheat Legal PLLC - Managing Member est. December 2018 - Seattle, WA

Casey & Casey PS - Trial Counsel January 2020 - present Port Orchard, WA

NLA Legal Inc - Associate Attorney January 2016 - February 2017 Johannesburg, South Africa

Geo Isserow & Friedman - Candidate Attorney August 2014 - December 2015 Johannesburg, South Africa

Ashur Group - Business Development Manager April 2012 - August 2014 Johannesburg, South Africa

US Army - Combat Medic August 2005 - November 2011 Fort Stewart, GA