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Gordon Charles Webb

Gordon Charles Webb

Practice areas:

Admiralty & Maritime, Bankruptcy & Debt

About Me

Gordon Charles Webb was born in Seattle and raised in the greater Puget Sound area.  In his youth he raced A-Stock hydroplanes with Seattle Outboard Association competeting in the Seafair Greenlake Regattas and the Sammamish Slough Race.  He also became licensed to fly single engine aircraft, and enjoys piloting seaplanes.  Following high school he worked as a commercial fisherman aboard tuna boats fishing in the South Pacific.   He returned to Seattle to study marine construction and design at Gomper's School of Boat Building and Design before launching Frontier Boat Corporation, manufactures of fishing boats for the Alaskan commercial fishing industry throughout the Aleutian Islands.  After selling the company to a Danish Corporation, Gordon decided  to go to law school.


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Gordon Charles Webb is the principal founding member of Webb Law Firm, a full service firm with offices in Bellevue and Seattle at Fisherman's Terminal.  Gordon is a Seattle-Bellevue based attorney practicing in all State and Federal Courts of the State of Washington.  Gordon holds a Master’s Degree in Law from Tulane University Law School.  He has represented hundreds of people in personal injury, wage claims, bankruptcy claims and other matters involving litigation, trials, arbitration and mediations of cases arising in Alaska, Washington, California, the East Coast and other interesting venues around the world.

In addition to his extensive litigation practice, Gordon has been recognized by the Washington State Bar Association and the Canadian Consulate General for his Pro Bono and Public Service Work assisting low income families and governmental entities.


 


Gordon was admitted to the bar in 1993, Washington, and he is licensed to practice in the following courts:   U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Washington; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Washington; The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  He has practiced pro hace vice in federal courts of California, Massachusetts and Maine.


 


Education: Seattle University (B.A., Cum Laude, 1987); University of Idaho (J.D., 1992); Tulane University Law School (Master of Laws in Admiralty 1993 - Tulane Maritme Law Journal).


 


Member: Tulane Maritime Law Review.  Washington State Trial Lawyers Association (Eagle Member); Florida State Trial Lawyers Association; Maritime Law Association of the United States; Washington State Bar Association; King County Bar Association.


 


PRACTICE AREAS: Personal Injury; Maritime Injuries-nationwide; Motor Vehicle Accidents; Cruise Ship Injuries - nationwide; Wrongful Death; Vessel Arrests; Personal and Business Bankruptcy; Maritime Wage Claims - nationwide; Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Wage Claims-nationwide;  Jones Act Claims - nationwide.


 

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Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1993

  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 50%
    24 years
  2. Admiralty & Maritime: 50%
    24 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($350-450/hour), Contingent (25-40%), Free Consultation (25 minutes)

Payment Types:

Check

Attorney Endorsements

10 total 

  • Christian K. Lassen

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

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    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael Owen Smith

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Michael Smith Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Seattle Maritime Attorneys

4005 20th Avenue West
Suite 110
Seattle, WA, 98199-1290

Gordon Charles Webb

Attorneys at Law
225 106th Avenue N.E.
Bellevue, WA, 98004-5715

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive199306/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certified Attorney of 9th CircuitUS Court Appeals 9th Circuit2008
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2004
Certifcate of Merit - Pro Bono PublicoThe Canadian Consulate General1993
Tulane Maritime Law Journal - Associate MemberTulane Law School1993
Bar AdmissionWashington State Bar Association1993
Cum LaudeSeattle University1987

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneySeattle Maritime Attorneys2010 - Present
PartnerWEBB LAW FIRM1995 - Present
AssociateBauer Moynihan1993 - 1995
AttorneyWebb Coporation1993 - Present
N/AIrwin Myklebust & Savage1991 - 1992
Consumer Protection DivisionWashington State Attorney General's Office1987 - 1987
N/ACity of Seattle Law Department1986 - 1987
N/ASeattle King County Public Defenders Association1986 - 1986
CEOFrontier Boat Corporation1980 - 1983

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Maritime Law Association of the United States, Recreational Boating CommitteeVoting Member2010 - Present
Maritime Law Association of the United States, Marine Torts and Casualties CommitteeVoting Member2010 - Present
Maritime Law Association of the United States, Cruise Lines and Passenger Ships CommitteeVoting Member2010 - Present
Bellevue High School Women's Soccer Booster ClubBoard Member2009 - 2012
United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth CircuitAttorney and Counselor of Law2008 - Present
Bellevue High School Men's Baseball ClubBoard of Directors2004 - 2008
East King County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2002 - Present
Florida State Trial Lawyers AssociationAttorney Member2001 - Present
Federal Bar Association, Federal Litigation SectionMember2000 - Present
Bellevue West Little LeagueBoard of Directors1999 - 2002
United States District Court for the Eastern District of WashingtonMember1995 - Present
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationAttorney Member1995 - Present
Seattle King County Bar AssociationAttorney Member1995 - Present
Maritime Law Association of the United StatesAttorney Member1994 - Present
United States District Court for the Western District of WashingtonAttorney Member1993 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationAttorney and Counselor of Law1993 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Gloria K. Owen, Et. Al., v. Cruise West and Alaska Sightseeing and Cruise West Travel, Inc., Et Al, 2004 AMC 2828, December 12,$2.25 Million Award For Plaintiffs
Geneva McCarthy v. F/T SEAFREEZE ALASKA, Et Al., 2004 AMC 2107, August 9, 2004.Confidential Settlement
OCEAN RESOURCES, INC., v. BANK OF AMERICA et al.$2.3 Million Dollar Recovery for Client

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
The News TribuneOlympia man suing Veterans Administration after he contracted MRSA2014
Maritime Lawyer BlogFishing Vessel Elohim Capsized in PortValdez2014
King County Superior CourtArbitration Decision in Douglas v. Oh2005
Washington State Association for JusticeEnhanced Injury Doctrine Adopted into the General Maritime Law2003
Washington State Association for JusticeLooking For A Lawyer in the West Indies2003
Canadian Consulate General - Trade Commisioners OfficeU.S. Documentation of Canadian Built Vessels1993
Tulane Maritime Law JournalMember1993
Tulane Maritime Law JournalMember1992

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tulane University Law SchoolAdmiralty LawLL.M - Master of Laws1993
University of Idaho College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Seattle UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1987

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Ivar's Maritime Meeting of Maritime LawyersCruise Ship Passenger Injury Claims2013
Documentation of U.S. Built VesselsCabatoge Statutes2000