Jim Nissing, JD
Jim. Nissing is a
Jim has a Juris Doctorate degree
from Seattle University School of Law and a BA degree from the
He has represented entities against Ford Motor Co, GMAC, Citibank, Chase, and the National Football League. His law firm represents corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, and individuals in their business-related matters, including business entity structuring, seed and primary equity offerings, valuation, incorporation, general corporate governance, intellectual property, technology, media, entertainment, contracts, mergers and acquisitions, and ongoing business-related legal advice.
He has been an advisor to the
University of Washington, US Department of Education, numerous real estate
syndications, numerous internet companies, West Wing Studios, and Global
Renewable Energy Services. He currently serves on the Board of Directors
of Global Renewable Energy Services, in
Jim has assisted individuals and businesses to determine their appropriate corporate structure, limit their liability, protect their assets, and advance their financial, real estate, and personal goals. He has published nine books on real estate investing, financial planning and other investments. In addition to setting up the corporate structure he has worked with private placement memorandums, valuation, stock allocation, negotiations with venture capitalists and business plans. His firm has formed and advised non profit corporations and have negotiated with the US Department of Education for federal indirect cost rates.
In the area of business law his firm has drafted and negotiated employment contracts, independent contractor agreements, consultant agreements, manufacturing agreements, license agreements, non disclosure agreements, sales agreements, assignments and sales of trademarks, copyrights and patents, and distribution agreements. His firm has secured copyrights, and trademarks and participated in patent litigation. He has worked with the formation of partnerships, limited partnerships and limited liability companies.
In the area of entertainment law his firm has represented independent film companies. He has negotiated literary purchase agreements, publishing agreements, screenplay employment agreements, producer's/director's agreements, performer's agreements, releases, option agreements, recording, screenplay, video and art licensing agreements, collaboration agreements, video production and sale agreements, broadcast agreements, trade show and consumer show agreements and work for hire and independent contractor agreements.
Jim has negotiated millions of dollars of real estate transactions, represented buyers and sellers, drafted purchase and sale agreements, closed many transactions, advised clients on various ways to hold real estate, and has analyzed commercial investments. He has structured and negotiated real property security instruments and real property financing with private and institutional lenders. He has litigated and settled real estate disputes.
Jim and his law firm represent investors, developers, and brokers. He has structured corporations, joint ventures, limited partnerships and limited liability companies for investors to participate in real estate transactions. He has advised developers and contractors on land use planning, review committees, zoning, and financing. He has negotiated commercial and residential construction contracts and subcontractor agreements. He has drafted commercial and residential leases and lease options, and worked with foreclosures and tax sales. He has filed evictions and specific performance actions. For real estate brokers he has drafted salesperson agreements, commercial and residential purchase and sale agreements and negotiated financing agreements.
Jim owns Northwest Real Estate Network, a real estate brokerage in
In the past 28 years Jim and his real estate development firms, have closed over $250,000,000 in transactions. The company has built new homes, and developed mobile home parks, rv parks, apartments and commercial office space. Also the company has managed several hundred properties, including mobile home parks, rv parks, apartments, and office buildings.
He and his family enjoy living in the Northwest and taking advantage of all that it offers.