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Jason Cruz

Jason Cruz
  • Owner


Practice Areas

  • Trademarks and Copyrights
  • Contracts and Agreements
  • Business
  • Sports and Entertainment
Avvo | Client's Choice 2013


Jason Cruz specializes in Copyright and Trademarks in Seattle, Washington. Cruz handles Business issues with an emphasis on corporate formation, contracts and nonprofits. He also has advised on business and legal issues in the combat sports industry.


  • University of Washington School of Law, Seattle, Washington
    • J.D.
  • University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
    • B.A. - 1996
    • Major: History

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, 1999
  • California, 2005

Professional Associations

  • Sports Lawyers Association, Member
  • WSBA Business Law Section, Past President
  • Washington State Lawyers for the Arts, Member

Published Works

  • University of Denver Law School’s Sports and Entertainment Journal, 17 U.Denv. Sports & Ent. L.J., 2015
  • The Marquette Sports Law Review in 2017, 27 Marq. Sports L. Rev. 355, 2017
  • The Battle over Fantasy Sports Surfaces in Washington, NWLawyer, March, 2016
  • Sport and Spectacle: Should MMA be protected under the First Amendment?, Sports Business Journal, August, 2015


  • Pro Bono Service Commendation - WSBA

Classes & Seminars

  • Legal Issues for Writers, PNW Writers Conference, 2014 to 2016
  • MMA and the First Amendment, Academy of Legal Studies in Business, 2014
  • Breaking into Sports and Entertainment Law, Penn State Law School, 2013
  • Best Practices for Nonprofit Board Governance, Filipino Lawyers Association, 2023
  • The Legal Implications of MMA, Sports Lawyers Association, 2023

Pro-Bono Activities

  • King County Housing Justice Project, Volunteer Attorney
  • WSBA’s Home Foreclosure Legal Aid Project, Volunteer Attorney
  • Wayfind (formerly the Washington Attorneys Assisting Community Organizations (WAACO)), Volunteer, Present
  • Member, Federal Bar Association of Washington where he serves as a volunteer with the Federal Bar’s Pro Bono Panel
  • Communities Rise Volunteer Attorney, 2012 to Present


  • English