John Weaver

John Weaver

Professor Emeritus

 Sullivan Hall 430


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  • Basic and Advanced Real Estate
  • Legal Drafting
  • Professional Responsibility
  • Real Property Remedies


  • A.B., Dartmouth College, 1966
  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Michigan Law School, 1969


Professor Weaver practiced law in Indianapolis with the firm that is now Barnes and Thornburgh. He is a founding member of the faculty of the School of Law and has twice served as associate dean for academic affairs. He was a visitor at Western New England School of Law 1979-80. He writes in the area of future interests and easements and has prepared material for the Washington Bar Association Deskbooks in Property and Commercial Transactions. He is the co-author, with William Stoebuck, of the Real Property Volumes of West Publishing Company’s Washington Practice Service.



  • Washington Practice Manual Real Property (2nd ed., 2004-2005 update) (co-authored with Stoebuck).

Book Chapters

  • Present & Future Estates in Land, in Washington Real Property Deskbook. (2d ed. 1986); Chapter 8 (3d ed. 1997 & 2000 supplement).
  • Concurrent estates, in Washington Real Property Deskbook (2d ed. 1986); Chapter 9 (3d ed. 1997 & 2000 supplement).
  • Plain Language Laws and Plain Language Drafting, in Washington Commercial Law Deskbook. (Washington State Bar Association 1995 Revision) (with Virginia Weaver).
  • 'Plain Language' Drafting, in Washington Commercial Law Deskbook. (1982).

Book Contributions

  • Technologies for Teaching Law (1999).