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Kristine Grelish
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Kristine Grelish

also known as Tini Grelish

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Insurance, Wrongful Death

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Personal Injury: 40%
    9 years
  2. Car Accidents: 40%
    9 years
  3. Insurance: 15%
    6 years
  4. Wrongful Death: 5%
    7 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($275-300/hour), Contingent (33-40%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

19 total 

  • Lee Stewart Thomas

    I first met Tini when she was helping to teach products liability law at Seattle University. She knows her stuff and packs a punch. You can have the utmost confidence in her for your case.

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    Lee Thomas Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jacob W Gent

    Tini is an outstanding attorney. She is a passionate and caring advocate for her clients and extremely knowledgeable about personal injury and insurance bad faith issues. It is an honor & privilege to know Tini.

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    Jacob Gent Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Grelish Law PLLC

1218 Third Ave, Suite 1000
Seattle, WA, 98101

402 W Nob Hill Boulevard
Yakima, WA, 98902

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200507/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 40 under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Top 40 Under 40The National Trial Lawyers2014
Top 40 Under 40The National Trial Lawyer2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarWashington Super Lawyers2012
Selected to membership in National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 402011
Rising StarWashington Super Lawyers2011
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
Dean's ListSeattle University2005
Dean's ListSeattle University School of Law2004
CALI Award, Administrative LawSeattle University School of LawN/A
CALI Award, RemediesSeattle Univeristy School of LawN/A
CALI Award, Trust and EstatesSeattle University School of LawN/A
CALI Award, Family LawSeattle University School of LawN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Member and FounderGrelish Law PLLC2015 - Present
PartnerOlive|Bearb|Grelish & Gilbert2014 - 2015
Adjunct ProfessorSeattle University School Of Law2013 - 2013
PartnerOlive|Bearb & Grelish PLLC2012 - 2014
PartnerGordon Edmunds Grelish PLLC2011 - 2012
AssociateGordon Edmunds Elder PLLC2006 - 2010
Judicial Law ClerkWashington State Court of Appeals2005 - 2006
Citizenship Unit Legal InternNorthwest Immigrant's Rights Project2005 - 2005
Legal InternUnemployment Law Project2004 - 2004
Juvenile Diversion Court Accountability Board MemberWashington State Juvenile Court2003 - 2004
Summer legal InternBritish Columbia Crown Counsel2003 - 2003

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington State Association for Justice, Legislative Steering CommitteeCommittee Member2011 - Present
WSBA Future of the Law InstituteCommittee Member2011 - 2012
Lawyer's Helping Hungry ChildrenMember2010 - 2012
Trial Lawyer's CollegeRanch Club Member2010 - Present
Washington State Association for Justice, CLE CommitteeCommitee Member2009 - Present
American Association for JusticeNLD Board of Govenors2009 - 2010
Washington State Association for JusticeNew Member Committee2007 - 2010
Washington State Association for JusticeEagle Member2006 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Trial News (Washington State Trial Lawyers Association)Eastern District of Washington breathing life into the third front of the Insurance Fair Conduct Act ("IFCA"): IFCA claims based upon Washington Administrative Code ("WAC") violations2015
Trial News (Washington State Trial Lawyers Association)IFCA: A Flicker of Light in the Federal Courts2013
Trial News (Washington State Trial Lawyers Association)The Plain Meaning of IFCA: Why is There Even a Debate?2012
WSAJAutomobile Litigation Deskbook, IFCA/Bad Faith chapter2010
Trial News (Washington State Trial Lawyers Association)Playground bullies and things they don't teach you in law school2009
NBIUsing Direct Examination to Win Your Case2007

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor, summa cum laude2005
University of British ColumbiaReligion and Literature and PhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts2000

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
WSAJ 35th Annual Insurance Law SeminarGetting Burned: Examinations Under Oath are more dangerous than you think, Hot Topics in Insurance Law2015
WSAJ Annual Convention, New Lawyer SeminarHow to Prepare for and Cross any Expert2014
Washington State Association for Justice Downtown Seattle RoundtableIFCA Update: Auto Cases, USAA Claims and more,2014
36th Annual WSAJ Insurance Law Seminar, Winning Your IFCA BattleWhat Are We Fighting Over? Where are the IFCA Debates Now? Damages? Coverage Denials? Delays?,2014
WSAJ Bringing Home the Winning Verdict Seminar, Part 3 of the So You Want to Be a Winning Trial Lawyer!? SeriesJury Instructions: Drafting Within WPI; Drafting Outside the WPI;2013
Washington State Association for Justice, Kitsap Roundtable LuncheonIFCA2013
Washington State Association for Justice Olympia RoundtableReports from the IFCA Frontline2013
WSAJ brown bag seriesGetting Started in the Plaintiffs Practice: Insurance Basics2012
Begin Your Case with the End in MindBegin Your Case with the End in Mind2012
WSAJ New Member Brown Bag seriesInsurance Basics2011
SU School of Law, guest lecturer, Remedies class sessionInsurance Fair Conduct Act2011
SU School of Law, guest lecturer, Products Liablity Class sessionWorking Up Your First Products Liability Case2011
Insurance Basics CLEThe Floor Plan- Finding Insurance Coverage2011
SU School of Law, guest lecturer, Remedies Class sessionThe Insurance Fair Conduct Act (IFCA)2010
Motor Vehicle Litigation SeminarBad Faith & Insurance Fair Conduct Act Litigation2010
Insurance Law Primer: Understanding the Essential ComponentsOur State's FIrst IFCA Trial2010
32nd Annual Insurance Law SeminarOur First IFCA Case2010
SU School of Law, guest lecturer, Products Liability Class sessionMy First Products Liability Case2009
Building Client ConfidenceModerator of Building Client Confidence2008
Direct and Cross Examination for Civil LitigatorsUsing Direct Examination to Win Your Case2007