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Rico Jon Tessandore

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Animal & Dog Bites, Car Accidents, Insurance, Litigation, Sex Crime

About Me


 




Attorney Rico Tessandore has represented clients in superior and district courts throughout the state of Washington.  His trial experience includes personal injury cases, civil and criminal cases. In his legal career, Mr. Tessandore has handled over 1000 cases to resolution. Whether your case involves a personal injury accident or a criminal offense, Mr. Tessandore has the knowledge and experience to help you. Mr. Tessandore is the past President of the Snohomish County Bar Association.  He regularly serves as an arbitrator in Snohomish and Skagit County.  Rico has been appointed to serve as an Pro-Tem Judge in Superior, District and Municipal courts.




 




Rico grew up in rural King County, the son of a single parent.  He was the first person to graduate from college in his family.  He attended Seattle University for his undergraduate studies, before attending Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts, where he worked for Chief Federal Judge Joseph Tauro.




 




After graduating from law school in 1998, Rico served as a law clerk to the presiding judge of Snohomish County Superior Court.  Thereafter he worked for the Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office where he was nominated for Attorney of the Year.  Following his work at the Prosecutor’s Office, Mr. Tessandore moved into the civil arena working for the law firm of Hollenbeck Lancaster Miller and Andrews.  He now puts this unique knowledge to work for individuals and families. 




 


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Languages Spoken: Russian

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Litigation: 19%
  2. Insurance: 19%
  3. Car Accidents: 19%
  4. Animal & Dog Bites: 19%
  5. Other: 24%
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Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (20 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

23 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

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

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Valerie Semmes Bouffiou

    Rico is a skilled and intelligent attorney. I have sought his advice on personal injury matters and would not hesitate to refer a friend or client to his practice.

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    Valerie Bouffiou Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Offices of Rico Tessandore

3400 188th Street SW Suite 310
Lynnwood, WA, 98037

1200 Old Fairhaven Parkway
Suite 203
Bellingham, WA, 98225

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive199807/05/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorneythe Snohomish County Volunteer Guardian ad Litem Program2010 - 2012
Deputy Prosecuting AttorneySnohomish County Prosecutor's Office2000 - 2005

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington State Association for Justicemember2010 - Present
Whatcom County Bar Associationmember2009 - Present
Washington Defense Trial LawyersMember2006 - 2010
Snohomish County Bar AssociationPresident 20092004 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Snohomish County Bar AssociationPresident's Column2009

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northeastern University School of LawLAWJD - Juris Doctor1998

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Snohomish County Bar AssociationEthical issues: an appeal of a MAR award2011
Snohomish County Bar AssociationDistrict Court Rules2011
Vice President in charge of CLE's for the Snohomish County Bar AssociationCLE's2008