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Philip Matthew deMaine

Philip Matthew deMaine

Practice areas:

Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Licensing

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Medical Malpractice: 60%
    17 years
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    17 years, 300 cases
  3. Licensing: 15%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Philip. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jane Elizabeth Clark

    I have known Phil for several years and he is an excellent attorney. He is a strong advocate for his clients and achieves great results for them while remaining professional and courteous with opposing counsel., It is a pleasure working with Phil and I would highly recommend him.


    Jane Clark Medical Malpractice Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

2115 N 30th St Ste 101
Tacoma, WA, 98403-3396




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2012
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2011
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2004
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2003

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerJohnson, Graffe, Keay, Moniz & Wick, LLP2008 - Present
AssociateJohnson, Graffe, Keay, Moniz & Wick, LLP1998 - 2007


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington State Society of Health Care AttorneysN/A2012 - Present
Defense Research InstituteMedical Liability and Health Care Law2011 - Present
Washington State Healthcare Risk Management SocietyImmediate Past President2008 - 2009
Washington Health Care Risk Management SocietyPresident2007 - 2008
Oregon State BarMember2006 - Present
Washington Health Care Risk Management SocietyPresident-Elect2006 - 2007
PrimerusMember2006 - Present
Defense Research InstituteMember2005 - Present
American Inns of CourtMember2001 - 2003
American Bar AssociationMember2000 - 2006
Washington Health Care Risk Management SocietyMember2000 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeMember2000 - Present
United States District Court for the Western District of WashingtonAdmitted to Practice1999 - Present
Washington Defense Trial LawyersMember1999 - Present
Tacoma Pierce County Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Simpson v. Thorslund, 151 Wn. App. 276, 287, 211 P.3d 469 (2009).Client prevailed at trial and on appeal.
Bolan v. BuckDefense verdict for Mr. deMaine's client
Baker v. NguyenDefense verdict for Mr. deMaine's client

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Willamette University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor- cum laude1998
University of WashingtonN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1995

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Radio InterviewMedical Malpractice2014
Annual MeetingDental Malpractice Claims2011
King County Dental Association Educational MeetingEmployment Law2008
WHCRMS Annual ConferenceLegislative Update2007
Annual Northwest Dental ConventionEmployment Litigation2007
WHCRMS Monthly MeetingTrial Consultants: Privileged Information?2006