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David J McAuliff

David J McAuliff

Practice areas:

Workers Compensation, Social Security

About Me

David represents injured workers in the greater Seattle area and throughout Washington State. He grew up on the east coast in New York and Philadelphia. In the past he has represented employers and insurance companies; he's also served as a judge pro tem for two years at the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Workers Compensation: 95%
  2. Social Security: 5%



Contingent (15-30%)

Attorney Endorsements

19 total 

  • Eric Cameron Hoort

    David is a highly skilled attorney who works tirelessly for his clients. I highly recommend David.


    Eric Hoort Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Adam Joseph Yanasak

    I endorse this lawyer. David does very good work. He is smart and works hard for his clients to get great outcomes.


    Adam Yanasak Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

McAuliff Law Firm

14205 SE 36th St., #100
Bellevue, WA, 98006


CANot eligible to practice law (Not Entitled)199502/26/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Z-Star Outstanding EmployeeZenith Insurance Company2007

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyComprehensive Risk Management2007 - 2011
Senior Trial AttorneyZenith Insurance Co.2003 - 2007
AssociateLaughlin Falbo Levy & Moresi1998 - 2003
AssociateHanna, Brophy1996 - 1998

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2013 - Present
Snohomish County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Workers' Compensation Appeals BoardJudge Pro Tem2004 - 2006
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1995 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Zenith Ins. Co. v. Workers' Comp. Appeals Bd. (Azizi) 153 Cal.App.4th 461Decision in favor of Zenith; award annulled.

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Publication NameTitleDate
Zenith Insurance Co. Training ManualHow To Use The Medical Provider Network And Utilization Review2005

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
San Francisco Law SchLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Univ of MiamiLiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts1990

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Health and Safety For High Tech WorkersL&I Claims For Occupational Disease2013
Zenith Insurance Seminar on MPNs and U.R.Medical Provider Networks and Utilization Review2005
Hanna Brophy Legal SeminarGood Faith Personnel Action1996