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Benjamin T G Nivison

Benjamin T G Nivison

also known as Ben Nivison

Practice areas:

Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Defective and Dangerous Products, Appeals

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Litigation: 25%
  2. Defective and Dangerous Products: 20%
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
  4. Medical Malpractice: 20%
  5. Appeals: 15%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($300/hour), Contingent (30-40%), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Helsell Fetterman, LLP

1001 Fourth Avenue
Suite 4200
Seattle, WA, 98154

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200707/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Top 10 Attorneys Under 40National Academy Of Personal Injury Attorneys2015
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyHelsell Fetterman, LLP2011 - Present
AttorneySchwabe Williamson & Wyatt2007 - 2011
Summer AssociateSchwabe Williamson & Wyatt2006 - 2006
Law ClerkArnold & Porter, LLP2004 - 2004

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationChair, Washington Membership2012 - 2015
Washington State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Pro Bono CommitteeChair2011 - 2012
King County Bar Association, Pro Bono CommitteeMember2011 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Pro Bono CommitteeChair Elect2010 - 2011
Washington Defense Trial LawyersN/A2008 - Present
King County Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Pro Bono and Legal Aid CommitteeMember2008 - 2009
Washington State Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2005 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Catastrophic Construction InjurySettlement for client: $2,900,000 (contractor) + Confidential (product manufacturer)
General Contractor Breach of ContractTrial - Jury verdict in client's favor
Birth Injury Medical MalpracticeSettlement: $1,500,000 for client

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Doing Business in Washington: WSBA DeskbookDistribution and Alternatives2011
The Whisper (DRI, Defense Research Institute)MySpace Is LinkedIn to My Facebook's Blogspot: Managing Your Online Persona as a Young Lawyer2009
Puget Sound Business JournalEnsure a Jolly Holiday Gathering2008
King County Bar BulletinIt's a Small World All Right - Now How Do I Sue?: International Service of Process under the Hague Convention2008
De NovoNew Law Has Major Liability Implications for Product Manufacturers and Sellers Doing Business in Washington2008

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawCivil LitigationJ.D.2007
University of Southern CaliforniaInternational RelationsB.A.2004

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Advanced Business Contracts: Strategically Draft & Negotiate Key ClausesRecent Developments in Judicial Interpretation and Enforcement2015
Affordable Care Act: Impact on Injury SettlementsAffordable Care Act & Personal Injury Litigation2014
The Intersection of Law and NursingElectronic Medical Records: Friend or Foe?2012
Pro Bono Practice: Ethical and Loss Prevention ConcernsEthics of Pro Bono Practice2011