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As a bond attorney, Jon Jurich represents state and municipal issuers in a wide range of financings, and is an active community volunteer.

Jon Jurich concentrates his practice in public finance and general municipal law, with an emphasis on nonprofit and affordable housing issues (including LIHTC transactions). His practice includes experience with bond issues for school districts, cities, counties and special districts, as bond, disclosure, issuer, and underwriter’s counsel; Washington Administrative Code rule-making and state legislation; federal and state blue sky securities law; public records disclosure; and advising public entities.

Jon also has experience in matters relating to public-private partnerships, and has formed and advised nonprofit organizations on a variety of matters.

Jon is an active member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers (“NABL”), has earned his Novogradac Property Compliance Certification, and has served in a variety of volunteer capacities, including currently serving on the Board of Directors for the Seattle Public Library Foundation.

Prior to attending graduate school, Jon served as a leadership consultant for a college organization. He is an avid fan of most Chicago sports teams, and in his free time likes to cook, travel, enjoy the outdoors, and eat interesting food.

Bar Admissions:
  • Washington
  • Loyola Marymount University, B.A., English, Communications, magna cum laude (Dean’s List, Alpha Sigma Nu, Leonard Simon Blenkiron English Award)
  • Boston College: M.A., Irish Literature and Culture
  • University of Chicago, J.D., with honors (Chicago Journal of International Law, Editor-in-Chief)
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the field of Public Finance Law, 2024
  • Selected for Washington Rising Stars, 2013-2020
  • NABL, Bond Attorneys Workshop, Multifamily Housing – Chair, October 2021, 2022 and 2023; Panelist, September, 2018 and 2019
  • NABL, Bond Attorneys Workshop, Bank Direct Placements – Advanced Tax Topics, October 2017
  • ABA Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law, Bond Hot Topics, May, 2017
  • Kitsap-Olympic Local Government Academy, Funding for the Modern Era, November, 2014
  • Northeast Washington Local Government Academy, Filling Potholes After McCleary June, 2014
  • NABL: “Disaster Recovery Bond Financing – Considerations for Congress,” Contributor, September, 2018
  • “Tax-Exempt Bond Update: IRS Publishes Final Issue Price Regulations,” December, 2016
  • “Cyberwar and Customary International Law: The Potential of a “Bottom Up” Approach to an International Law of Information Operations,” 9.1 Chi. J. Int’l L. 275 (Summer 2008)
Community Involvement:
  • Seattle Public Library Foundation, Board Member 2020-Present; Secretary 2023
  • City of Seattle Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda Focus Group Member (Medium-Density Urban Villages), 2016
  • ArtsFund Associate, 2014-2015
  • ArtsEd Washington, Board Member 2012-2014, Secretary; Chair, Governance Committee
Professional Organizations:
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers, 2011–Present; Chair, NABLU The Workshop Multifamily Housing Panel, 2020-Present; Chair, General Law and Practice Committee, October 2022 – Present; Vice Chair, General Law and Practice Committee, October 2021 – October 2022
  • King County Bar Association
Representative Matters:
  • Served as bond counsel to a state-wide issuer on housing and nonprofit revenue issues, including publicly sold and privately placed bonds and notes, short-term cash-collateralized bonds, back-to-back loan programs, Freddie Mac Tax-Exempt Loan Program transactions, Fannie Mae M-TEM/M-TEB transactions, and senior-subordinate bond issues
  • Assisted multiple nonprofit organizations to incorporate and file for tax-exempt status