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Edward Cranston Harper

Edward Cranston Harper

also known as Ed Harper

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About Me

I have adopted the following statement of values as the basis for my
legal practice. Each statement is rooted in one or more of these
important principles: Respect, Responsibility and Relationship.


  1. As an attorney who is a Christian, I am guided by
    my faith. It is my goal to provide legal services in a skilled and
    experienced manner to people in need of assistance. It is our aim to
    provide the best possible customer service for personal injury clients.

  2. My
    staff and I place the needs of our clients at the forefront in
    advocating for their individual interests. We strive to treat all
    clients with compassion, understanding and respect.

  3. I
    speak honestly with my clients when advising and representing their
    interests. I feel strongly that my clients are entitled to high-quality
    legal advice. While I cannot guarantee any particular result, I am
    committed to providing each client with a thorough and accurate
    assessment of their case, based on my education and sixteen years of
    experience practicing law.

  4. It is my desire to
    establish long-lasting relationships with my clients. I strive to
    maintain these relationships in such a way that each client feels
    confident referring others who may require legal assistance to Harper
    Law, PLLC.

  5. I strive to set an example for my staff
    by taking responsibility for performing tasks correctly the first time.
    My staff and I strive to handle every claim as though each of us has a
    personal interest in the outcome.


Practice Areas


  1. Personal Injury: 90%
    25 years
  2. Mediation: 10%
    25 years



Hourly ($325-375/hour), Contingent (33-40%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Bruce Clement

    Outstanding personal injury attorney! Ed is very effective and aggressive for his clients, who always come first. Last year he had a multimillion dollar jury verdict in a very difficult case. I have no reservations recommending him, and have referred my own clients to him in the past.


    Bruce Clement Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    Ed is a lawyer of integrity who works hard and delivers the best for his clients. Though he focuses on personal injury, he represented my last company in a litigation matter and did an excellent job, acting efficently and getting the outcome we wanted.


    Curt Blake
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Harper Law PLLC

826 6th St S Ste 101
Kirkland, WA, 98033-6740



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Academic All-AmericanNCAA1986
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
N/AHarper Law, PLLC2005 - Present
N/AHarper Gibbs & Shismanian2002 - 2005
PartnerOlmstead Gibbs & Harper1995 - 2001
N/ALaw Offices of Donald Carstens1991 - 1994
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Boy Scouts of AmericaAsst. Scoutmaster2009 - Present
USA SwimmingOfficial2008 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeEagle Member2005 - Present
Bellevue Farmers MarketBoard Member2005 - Present
San Antonio Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1998 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1996 - 2002
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeMember1995 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1991 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Doe v. Martin$5.86 Million for Brain Injury
Lawrence v Trugreen LandcareVerdict for almost $1.4 million
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas Jefferson SOLLawJuris Doctor1991
Univ of Southern CalifHistory and International RelationsN/A1987
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Board of Directors MeetingCase Review of John Doe v. Martin2009
Annual ConventionPersonal Injury Practice and Using a Private Investigator2008
Seattle Pacific Univ.Ethics in the Field of Psychology2000