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Charles William Bailey

Charles William Bailey

also known as Bill Bailey

Practice areas:

Medical Malpractice, Defective and Dangerous Products, Arbitration, Insurance, Employment & Labor

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About Me

Bill Bailey is Of Counsel to the firm. Bill is a former shareholder of the firm and practiced law in Seattle from 1973 to 2008. He is an internationally recognized trial attorney and remains active in numerous professional and community organizations.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1973

  1. Employment & Labor: 20%
  2. Insurance: 20%
  3. Arbitration: 20%
  4. Defective and Dangerous Products: 20%
  5. Medical Malpractice: 20%

Attorney Endorsements

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  • Thomas Frank Paul

    C William "Bill" Bailey is a terrific lawyer. He is a pleasure to work with, even as an adversary. He represents his clients with vigor, innovation and great skill, and obtains first class results.

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    Thomas Paul Admiralty & Maritime Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

1000 2nd Ave Ste 3000
Seattle, WA, 98104-1064

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive197307/05/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2010
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2009
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2008
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2007
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2006
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2005
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2004
Washington Trial Lawyer of the YearAmerican Board of Trial Advocates2000

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Of CounselMills Meyers Swartling2008 - Present
ShareholderMills Meyers Swartling1997 - 2008
Senior PartnerLane Powell1975 - 1997
Deputy Prosecuting AttorneyKing County Prosecutor's Office1973 - 1975

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
William L. Dwyer American Inn of CourtMember2008 - Present
International Academy of Trial LawyersFellow2004 - Present
American College of Trial Lawyers (Washington State Chapter)Chair2003 - 2005
American College of Trial LawyersEmeritus1996 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Litigation SectionChair1993 - 1994
American Board of Trial AdvocatesEmeritus1991 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1973 - 2008
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1973 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Aba Sheikh vs. Choe, et al., 156 Wn.2d 441 (2006)N/A

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wayne State University Law SchoolN/AJ.D.1973
Yale UniversityN/AS.T.M.1967
Texas Christian UniversityN/AB.D.1966
Northwest Christian CollegeN/AB.A.1961

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
NBIAdvanced Trial Advocacy in Washington2004
NBIPractical Legal Ethics in Washington2000