Jeff has served as the lead trial attorney in several cases on behalf of disadvantaged citizens against the State of Washington, local counties, and insurance companies. In 2013, Jeff was honored to receive The National Trial Lawyers "Top 100 Trial Lawyers" award. In 2014, Jeff once again received this distinguishing award.
In 2009, Jeff was honored by The International Academy of Trial Lawyers with an Award for Advocacy for distinguished achievement in the art and science of advocacy. In 2011, Jeff received the American Bar Association Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section Trial Academy Scholarship.
Jeff is an active legal speaker in the Auburn community on estate planning and has been a featured speaker at events such as the Aging Successfully Expo hosted by the Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce.