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Sims G Weymuller

Sims G Weymuller

Practice areas:

Medical Malpractice, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Defective and Dangerous Products, Personal Injury

Sims Weymuller

About Me

Sims is an attorney and shareholder at Schroeter, Goldmark and Bender where he litigates professional negligence, product liability and catastrophic injury cases in both state and federal courts. With a particular interest in birth injury and legal malpractice matters, Sims works closely with his clients to understand thier needs, investigate their case, and ardently advocate on their behalf.


 


Sims frequently writes and lectures on trial practice and legal ethics in civil litigation. Sims is an adjunct trial advocacy professor at U.W. Law School. He is the 2014-2015 chair of the WSBA Character and Fitness Board and is a former chair of the WSBA Lawyers Fund for Client Protection Board and the WSBA Professionalism Committee. While at U.W. Law, he served on the Moot Court Honor Board, was Executive Articles Editor on the Pacific Rim Law and Policy Journal, was President of GreenLaw, and was invited into the National Order of Barristers.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Medical Malpractice: 30%
  2. Defective and Dangerous Products: 25%
  3. Ethics & Professional Responsibility: 25%
  4. Personal Injury: 20%

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

13 total 

  • Briteney Ann Mercer

    Sims is an extrodinary advocate, orator and all around human being. Sims is passionate about his work and one of the most intelligent lawyers that I know. He is dedicated to his clients and goes above and beyond the call of duty. I am proud to refer clients to Sims.

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    Briteney Mercer DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael Schneider

    Sim's Weymuller has a well deserved reputation as an excellent litigator.

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    Michael Schneider Licensing Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Schroeter Goldmark & Bender, PS

810 Third Ave., Suite 500
Seattle, WA, 98104

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200205/05/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2014
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2013
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2012
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2011
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2007
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2006
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2005
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2005
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2004
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2003
Invited MemberNational Order of the Barristers2002
Outstanding AdvocateTYLA Regional Mock Trial Competition2002
FinalistU.W. Law School Mock Trial Competition2001
Finalist U.W. Law School First-Year Appellate Advocacy Competition2000
Diamond-Storing Memorial Prize in American PoliticsKenyon College, Department of Political Science1996
Hoag Sportsmanship AwardKenyon College, Football Team1995
Four Year Letter WinnerKenyon College, Football Team1995

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney and ShareholderSchroeter Goldmark & Bender, PS2015 - Present
Adjunct FacultyUniversity Of Washington School Of Law, Trial Advocacy2012 - Present
AttorneySchroeter Goldmark & Bender, PS2012 - 2015
AttorneyJohnson Flora, PLLC2002 - 2012
Legal ExternThe Honorable Marsha J. Pechman, U.S. Federal District Court Judge2001 - 2001
Johnson Flora, PLLC2001 - 2002
Advocate & Program Associate,U.S. Public Interest Research Group1997 - 1999
Canvass DirectorThe Fund for Public Interest Research1996 - 1997

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
WSBA, Character and Fitness BoardMember, Vice Chair (2013-2014)2012 - Present
WSBA Professionalism CommitteeMember, Chair (2010-2011)2007 - 2012
WSBA Lawyer's Fund for Client Protection CommitteeMember, Chair (2008-2009)2004 - 2012
WSBA Electronic Communications CommitteMember2004 - 2005
American Association for Justice (Formerly ATLA)Member2003 - Present
United States District Court for the Western District of WashingtonAdmitted to Practice2003 - Present
United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth CircuitAdmitted to Practice2003 - Present
Washington State Association for Justice (Formerly WSTLA)Member2003 - Present
GreenLaw, Student Environmental Litigation ProjectBoard Member2002 - 2007
The Center for Environmental Law and PolicyBoard Member2002 - 2007
WSBA Professional Development CommitteMember2002 - 2003
King County Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationAdmitted to Practice2002 - Present
U.W. Law School Moot Court Honor BoardMember, Committee Chair2000 - 2002
U.W. Law School Pacific Rim Law and Policy JournalExecutive Articles Editor, Editorial Staff2000 - 2002
GreenLaw, Student Environmental Litigation ProjectCo-Founder, Executive Director (1999-2001), Member1999 - 2002

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
WSAJ Product Liability DeskbookProduct Liability - Successor Liability Book Chapter2014
NWLawyerSunset to Sunrise: A New Dawn in Professionalism2014
Trial News Washington State Trial LawyersFight the Good, Clean Fight - Dealing with Bullies, Avoiding Bullying, and Understanding the Impact of Bullying on Diverse Populations2012
Washington State Bar Association Bar NewsProfessionalism: One Lawyer's View2011
WSTLA Trial News, Volume 43, Number 3Daubert and the differential diagnosis: how oily oysters may save your case2007
The Professional Lawyer, 2006 Symposium Issue, American Bar Association, Center for Professional ResponsibilityIrreconcilable Differences: The Duty of Undivided Loyalty Versus the Non-Client Duty of Care, with Mark Johnson2006
Pacific Rim Law & Policy JournalPhoenix from the Ashes: The 1999 Pacific Salmon Agreement2001

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawLawJuris Doctor2002
Kenyon CollegePolitical ScienceBachelor of Arts, with Honors1996
Oxford University, Lady Margaret HallInternational PoliticsStudy Abroad 1995N/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
WSAJ Product Liability CLEProduct Liability - Successor Liability2014
WSBA “Law of Lawyering ” ConferenceFees and Our Trust Accounts2013
WSBA Trial Advocacy ProjectAttorney-Client Relationships In Litigation2013
WSBA - Ethical Dilemmas for the Practicing LawyerChair and Moderator2013
WSBA - Solo & Small Practice ConventionDrawing the Line: Setting Boundaries to Preserve the Attorney-Client Relationship2012
WSBA - Best of CLE 2012 Encore of ExcellenceOnline moderator of WSBA live video replay CLE webinar and live speaker (Attorney-Client Relationship)2012
WSAJ – Navigating Ethics in the Third MillenniumCLE Co-Chair and Moderator2012
WSBA - NLE Preadmission SeminarSuccessful Communication Strategies for Professionals2011
UW Law School Professional Responsibility ClassLecture on Professionalism: Where the RPCs Leave Off2011
Sixth Annual Statewide Diversity ConcerenceCivility and Professionalism: A Practitioner's Guide2011
WSBA “Law of Lawyering ” ConferenceEthics in Legal Fees and Billing2010
U.W. Law School Professional Responsibility ClassLecture on Professionalism: Where the RPCs Leave Off2010
2010 Ethics in Civil LitigationOnline moderator of WSBA live video replay CLE webinar2010
The RPCs: a Year Later, Video ReplayOnline moderator of WSBA live video replay CLE webinar2009
Seattle University Law School Professional Responsibility ClassLecture on Professionalism: Where the RPCs Leave Off2009
U.W. Law School Professional Responsibility ClassLecture on Professionalism: Where the RPCs Leave Off2008
Evidence: Strategies for Findeing, Preserving and Using Evidence to Support Your CaseEffective Discovery Techniques: The Evidentiary Perspective2008
Service of Process and Procedural PerfectionService of Process and Government Claims Filing2007
Maintaining Client ConfidencesElectronic Ethics and Internet Malpractice: Confidentiality and Other Concerns2004
WSBA “Law of Lawyering ” ConferenceElectronic Ethics and Internet Malpractice2003