John P. Winbauer

Areas of Practice

Litigation; Real Estate; Estate Planning; Probate; Family Law; Collections; Business Law; Personal Injury; General Practice


Since starting the practice of law in 1985, John has handled boundary and easement disputes, real estate purchases and sales, unlawful detainers, real property foreclosures, representation of ownership associations, contract rights, construction disputes, business formation, dissolution of marriage, estate planning and probate, probate litigation, personal injury and criminal litigation.

Admitted to Practice

State of North Dakota, 1983; State of Washington, 1984

U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, 1985

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington, 1987

Law School

J.D. University of North Dakota School of Law, 1983


B.A., University of Minnesota, 1980

Professional Affiliations

Washington State Bar Association

Kittitas County Bar Association

Prior Legal Experience

Lathrop, Winbauer, Harrel, Slothower & Denison, 1987-present

Donais, Burns and Associates; Auburn, Washington, 1985-1987

Professional and Civic Activities

Clymer Museum of Art; Board member, 1990-1994 (President, 1992)

Economic Development Group of Kittitas County, Board member, 2002-2004


Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory rating of BV


Born in 1958 in North Dakota. Married, no children.