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Kathleen Garvin

Kathleen Garvin

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect, Brain Injury, Defective and Dangerous Products, Wrongful Death, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Slip and Fall Accident

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1980

  1. Car Accidents: 40%
    28 years
  2. Wrongful Death: 10%
    28 years
  3. Defective and Dangerous Products: 10%
    28 years
  4. Brain Injury: 10%
    28 years
  5. Other: 30%
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Contact Info

315 5th Ave S Ste 1000
Seattle, WA, 98104-2682



Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2006
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2005
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2004
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2003
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2002
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2001

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
N/ALaw Offices of Kathleen Garvin1996 - Present
N/AJohnson and Garvin1991 - 1996
N/AGibson Dunn and Crutcher1986 - 1991
Senior Trial AttorneySnohomish County Public Defender Association1980 - 1986
AttorneyUnited States House of Representatives1979 - 1980

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Association for JusticeMember2006 - 2007
American Board of Trial AdvocatesExecutive Committee2005 - 2007
Gerry Spence Trial Lawyer College RegionalMember2005 - 2007
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2003 - 2007
American Board of Trial Advocates (Top 5%)Member2002 - 2007
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2001 - 2006
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A1995 - 2007
Federal Bar Association WWDTrustee1995 - 1997
N/AN/A1986 - 1987
Gonzaga University Law SchoolPresident, Student Bar Association1978 - 1979
Seattle King County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington Women LawyersMemberN/A

Publication NameTitleDate
Trial News Washington State Trial LawyersThe Learned Intermediary DoctrineN/A

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of WashingtonProfessional Mediation Skills TrainingN/A1996
Gonzaga University School of LawN/AJD/MBA - Juris Doctorate and MBA1979
University of WashingtonN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts with Honors1974

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Auto Cases: A Crash CourseEvidentiary Issue In Auto Cases2007
Masters in Trial ProgramDirect and Cross of Plaintiff2006
Trial StarsOpening StatementsN/A
Trial PracticeJury SelectionN/A
Anatomy of a Motor Vehicle CasePresenting the Damages CaseN/A