Joseph Edward Pendergast III

Joseph Edward Pendergast III

Car / Auto Accident Lawyer
Renton, WA




No Misconduct



About Me

Joseph "J.P." Pendergast, Managing Partner, has focused on personal injury law since joining the firm in 1998. He has successfully handled thousands of personal injury cases, resulting in millions of dollars in compensation for his clients. As a former King County deputy prosecuting attorney he has extensive trial and appellate court experience. While working in the Prosecuting Attorneys...

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Contingent (33%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Client Reviews

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Wonderful, empathetic, no-nonsense attorney!

Posted by: Jay almost 2 years ago.

Joseph, aka "J.P." from the minute I walked into the fim was friendly but direct. He eased my mind and emotions by telling me what to expect through...

car accident client

Posted by: Brent over 2 years ago.

I hired Mr. Pendergast to represent me after I was in a bad car accident last year. He and his staff are wonderful. They took all of the stress of...
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Showing 2 of 11 peer endorsements

William Coats
William Coats

Bellingham, WA

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I've known JP for over 20 years and would highly recommend him. He has a proven track record of great results for his clients and, more importantly,...
Rhonda Lee Laumann
Rhonda Laumann

Seattle, WA

About 5 years ago

Relationship: Other

As a mediator, I meet many different types of lawyers. JP is the kind of lawyer any person injured in an accident would want on his or her side - he...
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1993 License Status: Active for the state of Washington.
Last updated by Avvo: 03/10/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1998 – present

Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S.


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1993 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of Oregon School of Law


Showing 1 of 34 awards

2015 Top 100 Trial Lawyers

National Trial Lawyers


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1998- present Member

American Association for Justice

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Showing 2 of 7 publications

2009 What should you do when you have a car accident?

Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S.

2009 What you should know about wrongful death claims

Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S.

Speaking Engagements

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2002 Effectively Preparing Your Client For Arbitration

at Arbitration: Winning with the New Law

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