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Paul Lester Stritmatter

Paul Lester Stritmatter

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Car Accidents, Workplace injuries, Premises liability, Wrongful Death

Paul Stritmatter

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1969

  1. Wrongful Death: 20%
  2. Premises liability: 20%
  3. Workplace injuries: 20%
  4. Car Accidents: 20%
  5. Personal Injury: 20%

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Bradford James Fulton

    Paul is in the top 1% of his profession. Having worked with him in the past on cases, I can say from first-hand experience that they don't come much better than Paul. If I was in a courtroom fight, I want Paul on my side! He deserves his "10" rating! Brad Fulton, fellow lawyer, Everett, Washington.


    Bradford Fulton Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Karen Kathryn Koehler

    Paul Stritmatter is the gold standard. You cannot find a more respected and experienced personal injury lawyer in the state. He ranks among the top in the nation. It has been an honor to be his law partner.


    Karen Koehler Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Stritmatter Kessler Whelan Coluccio

200 2nd Ave W
Seattle, WA, 98119-4204

Stritmatter Kessler Whelan Coluccio

413 8th Street

Hoquiam, WA, 98550-3607




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Who’s Who Among Outstanding Americans (1994-2007)Who’s Who Among Outstanding Americans 2007
Who’s Who in American Law (1986-2007)Who’s Who in American Law2007
Top 40 Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Super Lawyers (2006-2007)N/A2007
One of the 500 Leading Litigants in AmericaN/A2006
Top 10 Super LawyersN/A2005
Trial Lawyer of the Year AwardAmerican Board of Trial Advocates, Washington Chapter2005
Top 100 Super Lawyers (2002-2004)N/A2004
Pursuit of Justice AwardN/A2003
Award of MeritN/A1995
Distinguished Alumni Award in LawWillamette University1994
Small Town Lawyer Made GoodPoulsbo Bar Association1990
The Best Lawyers in AmericaN/A1989
Trial Lawyer of the YearN/A1987
Rated AVN/A1975

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Founder, PartnerStritmatter Kessler Whelan Coluccio1970 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Trial Lawyers for Public JusticePresident2002 - 2003
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Directors2000 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationPresident1993 - 1994
Washington State Head Injury FoundationMember1990 - 1993
American Association for JusticeBoard of Governors1990 - 1993
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident1984 - 1985
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Judicature SocietyMemberN/A

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Willamette University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1969
University of WashingtonEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1966