Mr. Barokas' practice is focused toward complex civil litigation between private, public and governmental entities. He has served as trial counsel in cases in Washington, Oregon, California and Alaska. The cases involved breach of contract with an emphasis on construction litigation, business torts, unfair competition, real estate, partnership, shareholder and other business disputes.
In addition, Mr. Barokas has a substantial transactional practice which includes real estate financing, business entity planning and formation. Notable cases in which Mr. Barokas was involved as counsel include securities fraud litigation with Nova Inc., the Washington State Trade and Convention Center, Trident Submarine Base, Terror Lake Hydroelectric System, Hyundai Microship Plant, Sea-Tac Towers, Hop Brokers price fixing investigation, Trammel Crow Residential rehab projects.
Admitted to the Bar: Washington 1963
Washington State Court of Appeals, Division 1
U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington 1965
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
U.S. Court of Federal Claims 1992
U.S. Tax Court 1978
U.S. Supreme Court 197l
University of Washington Undergraduate BA, 1960
University of Washington School of Law, LLB, 1963
Professional Associations & Memberships
Alternate Dispute Resolution, American Arbitration Association, served as Arbitrator and Mediator, Washington State Bar Association, American Bar Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Utility Contractors Association, Association of General Contractors, Insurance and Surety Commission; Tort Trial and Insurance, Section of American Bar Association, Insurance Coverage, Fidelity and Surety Law Sections Super Lawyer 2000-2004 Law and Politics.