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Clifford Lee Peterson

Clifford Lee Peterson

Practice areas:

Wills & Living Wills, Car Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Copyright Application

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Wills & Living Wills: 40%
    29 years, 150 cases
  2. Car Accidents: 30%
    32 years, 200 cases
  3. Medical Malpractice: 20%
    16 years, 50 cases
  4. Copyright Application: 10%
    20 years, 10 cases



Hourly ($175-200/hour), Contingent (33-40%), Fixed (Sometimes)

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Ronald E. Thompson

    Cliff is a highly skilled litigator that will work hard in behalf of his client to obtain the best possible results that he can.


    Ronald Thompson Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Clifford L. Peterson

3710 Grandview Street Suite 103
Gig Harbor, WA, 98335




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
President/"Optimist of the Year"West Tacoma Optimist Club2004

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerClifford L. Peterson, Attorney at Law1995 - Present
PartnerRosenow Hale & Johnson1990 - 1995
AttorneyWilliams Lanza Kastner & Gibbs1982 - 1989
Law ClerkWashington State Court Of Appeals, Div. Il1981 - 1982


Association NamePosition NameDuration
United States Supreme CourtAdmitted2010 - Present
American Inns of CourtProgram Chairman1995 - 1996
Washington Defense Trial LawyersCasenotes Co-Editor1992 - 1995
Tacoma-Pierce County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
King County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Car accident driver$179,000 total settlement
Toddler with burns$163,000 mediated settlement
$4 million probate litigationSuccessful resolution

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Willamette University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Washington State UniversityEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts, cum laude1977

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association Annual Convention"Transition from Private Practice to the Bench"2003