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Joseph R. Kopta

Joseph R. Kopta

Practice areas:

Insurance, Arbitration, Litigation

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About Me

I have been in private practice since 1988 and have extensive background and experience in all phases of insurance defense litigation. I am currently a member of the Washington State Bar Association, Tacoma/Pierce County Bar Association, Washington Defense Trial Lawyers Association and the Seattle Claims Adjusters Association. I also regularly serve as an arbitrator in MAR and UIM arbitrations.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1988

  1. Insurance: 80%
    27 years
  2. Litigation: 10%
    27 years
  3. Arbitration: 10%
    22 years

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Ronald E. Thompson

    Joe concentrates his practice primarily on defense cases. He is a good litigator, and can be counted upon to do his very best in behalf of his clients. He is highly professional in his contacts with his peers.

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    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

5801 Soundview Dr Ste 258
Gig Harbor, WA, 98335-2200

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive198807/05/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyKopta & Macpherson2001 - Present
AttorneyKeating, Bucklin & McCormack1988 - 1997

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Tacoma/Pierce County Bar AssociationMember1997 - 2007
Washington Defense Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1988 - 2007
Seattle Claims Adjusters AssociationMember1988 - 2007
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1988 - 2007

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of WashingtonPolitical ScienceBA1984