John Lutgens has been practicing law in Southwest Washington and the Portland metropolitan area since 1992. After graduating from Willamette University, College of Law in 1992, he joined the Portland firm of Sims & Sims. While at Sims & Sims he practiced in criminal defense, personal injury, estate planning & probate, real estate law, commercial fishing law, business transactions, and litigation. Since 1994, when John Lutgens opened his firm in Vancouver, Washington, he has practiced in multiple areas, including plaintiff’s personal injury, criminal defense, estate planning & probate, business formation and transaction, family law, bankruptcy, and real property law. John Lutgens is licensed to practice law in Washington and Oregon, with his practice emphasizing Personal Injury Accident claims, Estate Planning and Probate, Consumer Bankruptcy Law, and business formation & acquisitions. He is admitted to the Washington and Oregon State Courts, and Federal Western District Court for Washington. John Lutgens has appeared in the Federal District Court for Western Washington; Superior and District Courts for Clark County, Cowlitz County, and Skamania County; the Circuit Courts for Clackamas County, Marion County, Multnomah County, Washington County; and the Municipal Courts for Battle Ground, Camas, Kalama, La Center, Ridgefield, Stevenson, Vancouver, Washougal and Woodland, Washington, and Lake Oswego, Oregon.