Jim Jesernig

 

JIM JESERNIG

7615 Manning Ln NW, Olympia, WA

h/(360)866-6715 c/(360)951-0529

Email:  jimjesernig@aol.com

PUBLIC OFFICE

Director, Governor Gregoire’s Transition Team 2004-2005
Director, Washington State Department of Agriculture 1993-2001
National Association of State Departments of Agriculture 1993-2001

Auditing Committee

Natural Resources and Environment Committee

International Marketing and Trade Committee

Pesticide Regulations Committee

Western Association of State Departments of Agriculture 1993-2001
Western United States Agricultural Trade Association 1993-2001
State Senator, 8th District 1990-1993
Majority Floor Leader 1993
Committee Service
Ways and Means 1993
Rules 1993
Energy and Utilities 1991-1993
Higher Education 1991-1993
Select Committees and Task Force Memberships
State Personnel Resource Task Force 1993
Regulatory Reform Task Force 1993
Legislative Evaluation and Accountability Program 1993
State Representative, 8th District 1987-1990
Majority Whip 1989-1990
Assistant Majority Whip 1987-1988
Committee Service
Agriculture 1989-1990
Energy and Utilities 1987-1990
Higher Education 1987-1990
Environmental Affairs 1987-1988

CIVIC ACTIVITIES

Washington State University College of Agriculture and Home

Economics Advisory Council, member

1993-2001
Board of Trustees of the Washington Agriculture and Forestry

Education Foundation, member

 1994-2001
Board of Trustees of the Washington Trade

Advisory Council, member

1994-2001

 

EDUCATION

J.D., University of Washington School of Law

Order of Coif (top 10 class standing)

1982-1985 
B.A. Washington State University

Stood first in 1980 graduation class with a 4.0 G.P.A.

Dual degrees in Business and Economics; Foreign Lange

Rhodes Scholar Finalist

Three-time NCAA All-American winner for Track & Field

 1976-1980 

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Consultant/Lobbyist

Coyne, Jesernig, LLC

2002 – Present
Of Counsel

Perkins, Coie LLP – Olympia

2001-2002
Associate Attorney

Shea and Kuffel – Pasco

Oles, Morrison, Rinker, Stanislaw, and Ashbaugh

1986-19901985-1986
Washington State Bar Association, Member 1985 – Present

CURRENT CLIENTS

WashingtonState Potato Commission

Battelle, Pacific Northwest National Laboratories

PacificCoast Shellfish Growers Association

Century Link

Washington Association of Conservation Districts

WashingtonStateUniversity

Washington Association of Wheat Growers