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Richard B. Kilpatrick

Practice areas:

Insurance, Personal Injury, Litigation, Ethics & Professional Responsibility

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1976

  1. Personal Injury: 35%
    39 years, 100 cases
  2. Insurance: 35%
    39 years, 90 cases
  3. Litigation: 25%
    35 years, 75 cases
  4. Ethics & Professional Responsibility: 5%
    15 years, 25 cases



Hourly ($325-425/hour), Contingent (30-45%), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Richard. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Karen J. Zimmer

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Kilpatrick is highly regarded in the legal community for his ethics and knowledge in the areas of insurance, personal injury, bad faith claims and litigation. I highly recommend him.


    Karen Zimmer Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

1750 112th Ave NE Ste D155
Bellevue, WA, 98004-3727




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Washington Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
Washington Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2009
Washington Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington State Bar AssociationDisciplinary Board Chair1999 - 2000
Washington State Bar AssociationDisciplinary Board member1997 - 2000
Washington State Association for JusticeEagle - former Director, Chair of Insurance Section1977 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Woo v. Fireman's Fund (Washington Supreme Court)Plaintiff victory
Woo v. Fireman's Fund (Court of Appeals)Plaintiff prevailed and claim manual became public

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Montana State University, BozemanHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1970

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Insurance Law: Current Topics and Strategies“Collusion” in Reasonableness Hearings & Subrogation2010
Real World Ethics in the PI PracticeAvoiding Mistakes in Practice2009