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Anne Melani Bremner

Anne Melani Bremner

Practice areas:

Litigation, Personal Injury, State, Local And Municipal Law

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About Me

Anne Bremner is a graduate of Stanford University (B.A. with honors, 1980) and University of Puget Sound School of Law (J.D., 1982) (accelerated program) (Moot Court Honor Board).


Among other professional activities, Anne Bremner is a member of the American, Washington State, and Seattle-King County Bar Associations, and is past Membership Chair and Trustee for the Washington Defense Trial Lawyers Association as well as the King County Councils of Law.  Ms. Bremner is a local and national faculty member for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy through the University of Notre Dame Law School since 1988.


Anne Bremner is the former Director of Media and Public Relations for Washington Women Lawyers.  She is a graduate of the National College of District Attorneys and the Jerry Spence Western Trial Advocacy College, Laramie, Wyoming.  She was a semi-finalist to be the United States Attorney for the Western District of Washington.  Ms. Bremner is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers (the top 1% of trial lawyers in North America) and was chosen to deliver the Inductee Response nationally in March, 2003.  In 2008 Ms. Bremner was inducted as a fellow the prestigious International Academy of Trial Lawyers.  Academy membership, limited to 500 Fellows from the U.S., is by invitation only.  A comprehensive screening process identifies the most distinguished members of the trial bar by means of both peer and their trial courts' judicial review.  Ms. Bremner, the only female lawyer from Washington State to be inducted, is one of only 14 Washington Lawyers to be honored with fellowship.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1983

  1. Litigation: 60%
    32 years, 180 cases
  2. State, Local And Municipal Law: 20%
    27 years
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
    27 years

Attorney Endorsements

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Contact Info

Anne Bremner, P.C.

1200 Fifth Avenue
Suite #1900
Seattle, WA, 98101

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive198307/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
The Power List: The 25 Most Influential People in SeattleN/A2004
Best of SeattleSeattle Weekly2004
Super LawyerN/A2004
One Of Seattle's Top 115 AttorneysN/A2003
Super LawyerN/A2003
Super LawyerN/A2002
Super LawyerN/A2001
One Of Seattle's 92 Best AttorneysN/A2001
Super LawyerN/A2000
Super LawyerN/A1999
Headliners and LegendsN/AN/A
Headliners and LegendsDeNovo MagazineN/A
Headliners and LegendsThe BarBulletinN/A
25 Smartest PeopleN/AN/A
Top Ten Women LawyersN/AN/A
AVN/AN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderStafford Frey Cooper1988 - Present
Deputy Prosecuting AttorneyKing County Prosecutor's Office1983 - 1988

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
International Academy of Trial LawyersFellow2008 - Present
Washington Defense Trial LawyersTrustee2005 - 2006
American Board of Trial AdvocatesMember2003 - Present
American College of Trial LawyersFellow2003 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
King County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of TrusteesN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Douglass v. City of Seattle, et al.Settlement far below demand, with $0 to client (AIG Excess).
Jane Does v. Seattle School DistrictAchieved Washington State's largest reported single-victim child student sex abuse recovery ($2.5 of total $3.05 million settlement).
Olympic Pipe Line Company V. Equilon Pipeline Company LLC, et al.Settlement.

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
UnknownEmerging issues in civil rights litigation in Washington1998

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Stanford UniversityMedieval HistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1980

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
WSBA Employment Law InstituteStrategies for Addressing the Civil and Criminal Implications for Employees who are Under Criminal Investigation or Indictment2007
Washington Appellate Judges Spring Judicial ConferenceEffects of Media on High Profile Cases2007
WSAMA ConferenceTips and Strategies for Dealing with High Profile Cases2006
Washington Women Lawyers Leadership SymposiumIncreasing Your Leadership, Professionalism, and Networking Skills2006
Washington State Attorney General CLECourtroom Persuasion–Voir Dire2006
T.R.A.D.E. ConferenceInstructor Liability2006
Puget Sound Chapter of Legal Nurse ConsultantsLessons Learned from Michael Jackson Trial2006
National Society of Claims Law AssociatesConferrment Address2006
National Institute of Trial AttorneysDemonstration of Opening Argument in a Civil Case2006
KFTOA Fire Training SeminarInstructor Liability2006
Chair, Civil Settlement StrategiesCivil Settlement Strategies2006
Washington Association of Legal Investigators Summer SeminarInvestigations and Creative Defense in Civil and Criminal Practice2005
Trial Lawyers' Greatest HitsLitigation Skills and Strategy2005
Port Administration Legal Issues SeminarLegal Issues facing Port Authorities in Light of 9/112005
WSBA Using Discovery at TrialInterrogatories and Requests for Production2004
Washington Defense Trial Lawyers Association Annual conventionLitigation Tactics2004
Washington Defense Trial Lawyers AssociationEvidence and Trial Preparation2004
National Business InstituteCriminal Trial from Start to Finish2004
Masters of TrialDemonstration by top Washington State Trial lawyers2004
Best of Continuing Legal Education SeminarsBest of Continuing Legal Education Seminars (resulting from highest ratings as a featured CLE speaker2004
American College Of Trial Lawyers' Greatest Hits - Big Cases, Big Lessons - Winning SkillsAmerican College Of Trial Lawyers' Greatest Hits - Big Cases, Big Lessons - Winning Skills2004
ACE*SCLA Claims ExhibitionMock Trial and Litigation2004
WSBA CLEEthics in Litigation2003