In Memory


John Budlong

John Griffin Budlong, born on October 2, 1953, died at his home December 24, 2016 from glioblastoma, with his wife Starla at his side. He was graduated from Ingraham High School in 1971. He attended the University of Washington where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree, Masters Degree in International Studies, and then graduated UW Law School in 1982.
John practiced law at Stafford Frey (Mertel) Cooper, and in 1996 started the Budlong Law Firm. He was resolute in his advocacy for the rights of injured people and making new case law in the Washington Supreme Court.
John is survived by his wife of 24 years, Starla Hohbach, his sisters Carolyn Paulson and Maryann Budlong and cousins, Kathryn Peterson, Barbara Schwabe, Jim Peterson, and Laura Leady.
Gifts can be made to the UW Law School for the John Budlong Memorial Fund to honor his legacy of trial advocacy.

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