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Robert N. Anderton

Robert N. Anderton

also known as Bob Anderton

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Litigation, Motorcycle Accident, Wrongful Death

Robert Anderton

About Me

Bob is the founding attorney at Washington Bike Law.  He primarily represents bicyclists and pedestrians, but he also represents other seriously injured people, including drivers. He is an arbitrator in King County.  Bob also serves as a court-appointed settlement guardian ad litem where he reviews settlements proposed for minors and people with disabilities for fairness and ensures that these are actually in people's best interests.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Personal Injury: 86%
    23 years
  2. Litigation: 10%
    23 years
  3. Wrongful Death: 2%
    0 years
  4. Motorcycle Accident: 2%
    0 years

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-40%), Free Consultation (120 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Christian K. Lassen

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.

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    Christian Lassen
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Anderton Law Office-Washington Bike Law

705 Second Avenue
Suite 1000
Seattle, WA, 98104-1715

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive199205/05/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Bicycle Friendy BusinessLeague of American Bicyclists2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Bicycle Friendy BusinessLeague of American Bicyclists2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Bicycle Friendy BusinessLeague of American Bicyclists2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Bicycle Friendy BusinessLeague of American Bicyclists2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Bicycle Friendy BusinessLeague of American Bicycclists2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Bicycle Friendy BusinessLeague of American Bicyclists2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
Pro Bono PublicoN/A2006
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
Volunteer of the MonthN/A2001

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Bar Bulletin EditorKing County Bar Association2001 - 2005
Founding AttorneyAnderton Law Office-Washington Bike Law2000 - Present
ArbitratorKing County Superior Court1999 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington State Association for JusticeMember2008 - Present
Washington BikesMember2007 - Present
League of American BicyclistsMember2007 - Present
Bike WorksRisk Management Committee2007 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
King County Bar AssociationBar Bulletin Editor2001 - 2005
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationSeattle Roundtable Co-Chair1998 - 1999
Cascade Bicycle ClubMember1997 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1992 - 2007
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1992 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
King County Bar BulletinBike Law: Takin' it to the Streets2012
King County Bar BulletinThe Battle for City Streets2011
King County Bar BulletinCity Cycling vs. Recreational Use Immunity2007
Bar BulletinOn the Road with Bikes and the Law2006
King County Bar BulletinAnd Let Slip the Dogs of Law2005
Iowa Law ReviewJust Say No to Judicial Review: The Impact of Oregon v. Smith on the Free Exercise Clause1991

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Iowa College of LawN/AJD with Distinction1992
University of IowaJournalism and Mass CommunicationN/A1989

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
2014 National Bike Summit, Washington DCRules of the Road for Bicyclists: Too Complicated to Enforce?2014
Bridging the GapBikes and Barks: Finding Your Ideal Niche Practice2012
Washington State Bar Association CLEGetting Rolling with Bike Law2011
2011 Mandatory Settlement Guardian ad Litem TrainingCoverage Issues and Adequate Damages2011
SGaL Mandatory TrainingOverview and Reports2004
Litigation PracticeWorking up the Case2004