J. Connor Rankin
Connor joined ELM in 2017 and serves primarily in the litigation and criminal defense arenas. He loves thinking outside of the box to create solutions for clients, and enjoys working collaboratively with the great team at ELM. While in law school, Connor interned for the Honorable Richard F. McDermott in King County Superior Court, and he spent time studying international law in Germany. In his final semester, he interned with the Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office – District Court Division.
Washington State Bar Association
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
Connor grew up in the Seattle area, and he is an avid Seattle sports fan. In law school, he served on the Seattle Youth Traffic Court and enjoyed training the next wave of lawyers. He also was a Student Member of the Hon. Robert J. Bryan American Inn of the Court. In his free time you can find him on the Eastside chasing his two children around a park, while also endeavoring to find quiet time with his wife at a local bookstore.
Northwest Nazarene University, B.A., History, 2010
Seattle University School of Law, J.D., 2017