James S. Rogers is the principal lawyer in Seattle’s Law Offices of James S. Rogers. His practice is limited to serious personal injury, wrongful death, and product liability litigation.
Mr. Rogers is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (Washington State Committee), a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (Board of Directors), a Fellow of the International Society of Barristers, and a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (President, 2007, Washington State Chapter). Mr. Rogers has been selected for inclusion in the 2003-2015 editions of “The Best Lawyers in America” (Personal Injury and Product Liability).
Mr. Rogers has been named Best Lawyers’ 2015 Seattle Product Liability Litigation Plaintiffs’ “Lawyer of the Year.”
Mr. Rogers was honored by the Washington Defense Trial Lawyers as 2010 Outstanding Plaintiff’s Trial Lawyer of the Year.
Mr. Rogers was the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association’s 1998 Trial Lawyer of the Year. In May 2002, he was honored with WSTLA’s President’s Award for his contribution to the civil justice system.
Mr. Rogers was the subject of a profile by Todd W. Gardner in the May 2011 King County Bar Bulletin:
The Law Offices of James S. Rogers was selected a Tier 1 law firm in the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers’ 2014 Best Law Firms. Mr. Rogers is listed in the “Top 100 Washington Super Lawyers” in Super Lawyers magazine, 2010-2015.
Mr. Rogers has served as president of the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association (WSAJ), and the Western Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Rogers was a nine-year member of Board of Governors of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (AAJ). Mr. Rogers is on the Board of Directors for the Attorney’s Information Exchange Group (AIEG), a national organization for attorneys handling automotive product liability litigation. Mr. Rogers is certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
Mr. Rogers has lectured at numerous legal seminars sponsored by state and national trial lawyer and bar associations. Mr. Rogers is Editor-in-Chief of Anatomy of a Personal Injury Lawsuit, 3rd Edition, published by ATLA Press, and was co-moderator of Anatomy of a Personal Injury Lawsuit: The Video Series. Articles by Mr. Rogers have appeared in many legal publications.
Mr. Rogers is on the Board of Directors of the Endowment for Equal Justice.
Licensed since 1973
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Lawyer of the Year- Product Liability Litigation||Best Lawyers||2015|
|Top 100||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Outstanding Plaintiff's Trial Lawyer of the Year||Washington Defense Trial Lawyers||2010|
|Best Lawyers in America||N/A||2003|
|Special President's Award||N/A||2002|
|Trial Lawyer of the Year||N/A||1998|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|American Board of Trial Advocates||President||2007 - Present|
|American College of Trial Lawyers||Fellow||N/A|
|International Academy of Trial Lawyers||Fellow||N/A|
|Washington State Trial Lawyers Association||Past President||N/A|
|Association of Trial Lawyers of America||Former Board of Governors||N/A|
|Western Trial Lawyers Association||Past President||N/A|
|Endowment for Equal Justice||Board of Directors||N/A|
|ATLA Press||Anatomy of a Personal Injury Lawsuit, 3rd Edition||N/A|
|University of Washington||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|University of Arizona College of Law||N/A||N/A||N/A|