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James Wesley McCormick

James Wesley McCormick

also known as Jamey

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About me

I live in Tacoma, Washington with my wife and our daughters.  I grew up driving tractors and picking fruit in Yakima on an apple and pear orchard.


When I'm not trying injury cases, I love to spend time in the mountains skiing and riding off road motorcycles.  


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 100%
    11 years



Contingent (33-40%)

Attorney endorsements

7 total 

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    I've known Jamey for several years and we've worked together on a number of personal injury cases. He is a great lawyer who knows all the ins and outs of personal injury litigation. I highly recommend him.


    Andrew Green Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Daniel Garrett Wilmot

    I know Jamey to be an outstanding attorney and tireless advocate for his clients. He is held in high regard by his colleagues and others in the legal community. Jamey is a lawyer's lawyer. He has the combination of personality, wit and creativity together with the savvy of a keen legal technician. I endorse Jamey without hesitation.


    Daniel Wilmot Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Evergreen Personal Injury Counsel

5316 Orchard Street West
Tacoma, WA, 98467-3633


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Liberty Bell AwardTacoma Pierce County Bar Association, Young Lawyers2015
Distinguished Service AwardTacoma Pierce County Bar Association2014
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2014
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2014
Outstanding Community ServiceNational Association of Legal Staff (NALS)2014
Outstanding Service AwardTacoma Pierce County Bar Association2014
Foundation Special AwardTacoma Pierce County Bar Foundation2013
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2013
Pro Bono Honor RollWSBA2013
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2013
keynote speaker, Annual Volunteer Awards BreakfastThurston County Bar Association2011
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2010
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2009
Thomas Nevill Pro Bono AwardWashington State Bar Association2008
Rising StarN/A2006
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationN/A2005
Volunteer Attorney of the Year AwardThurston County2004
Emmett C. Anglund AwardWashington State Bar Association2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Trial Attorney, PartnerEvergreen Personal Injury Counsel2015 - Present
Trial Attorney, PartnerMessina Bulzomi Christensen2004 - 2015
Assistant Attorney GeneralWashington State Attorney General's Office Labor & Industries Division2002 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Tacoma Pierce County Bar AssociationTrustee, Board Member2014 - Present
American Society of Legan AdvocatesMember2013 - Present
American Association for JusticeNursing Home Litigation Group2010 - Present
Tacoma Pierce County Bar AssociationJudicial Qualifications Committee2010 - Present
Tacoma Pierce County Bar AssociationFoundation Board, Vice President2010 - Present
United Way of Pierce CountyBoard Member, President Elect2007 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2004 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeEagle Member2004 - Present
Pierce County Volunteer Legal Services CommitteeMemberN/A
Young Lawyers DivisionMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Rucshner v. ADT, Sec. Systems, Inc. 149 Wash.App. 665, 204 P.3d 271 (Wash.App. Div. 2,2009)Division 2, Washington Court of Appeals, granted our appeal and sent the case back to the trial court. The case settled before trial.
Pupo v. Albertons Inc.,reversal for new trial
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Publication nameTitleDate
WSAJ Nursing Home Litigation DeskbookWashington's Vulnerable Adult Statute2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Montana School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
University of MontanaPublic AdministrationN/A2002
University of WashingtonPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association Annual ConventionEthical Considerations in Pro Bono Service2015
United Way Community CelebrationKeynote2014
Slips Trips and FallsDiscovery and Evidence in Premises Liability Cases2014
New Lawyers CLEIntroduction to the Practice of Law2014
Campaign Kickoff BreakfastPierce County Law Firm Campaign2014
Training eventSpotting Third Party Cases2013
Thurston County Volunteer Legal ServicesInspirational Aspects of Volunteering, Ethics of Pro Bono Service2013
Pierce County Bar Foundation BreakfastPierce County Law Firm Campaign2013
Complex Lien Resolution in Personal Injury SettlementsResolving Labor and Industries Liens in Personal Injury Cases2013
Annual ConventionVolunteer Legal Services2013
Advanced Workers CompensationThird Party Cases, Advanced Workers Compensation2013
Trying Auto Cases in Trying TimesBeyond the Crash, Highway design, dram shop, corrections, product liability in auto cases2012
Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association Tort Law CLENursing Home Litigation2012
Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association Annual ConventionIntroduction to Volunteer Legal Services2012
Advance Workers CompensationAdvanced Workers Compensation: Third Party Litigation2012
WSAJ Annual ConventionEarly Motions in Limine2011
roundtablePremises Liability in Recreational Activities2011
Pro Bono Clinic Basic TrainingVolunteer Legal Clinics2011
Continuing Legal EducationBeyond the Crash2011
Annual ConventionPretrial Motions2011
Advanced Workers' CompensationThird Party Litigation2011
Advanced Workers CompensationThird Party Issues and Exclusive Remedy2011
Tort Law II SeminarPre-Injury Releases in Personal Injury Cases2010
Baseball and the LawPersonal Injury Cases and Baseball2010
RoundtableNursing Home Litigation2009
Betrayers of Trust, Nursing Home LitigationNursing Home Litigation2009
Washington Personal Injury Practice for ParalegalsInvestigate and Evaluate Personal Injury Cases2008
Personal Injury Cases: Calculating and Proving DamagesCalculating and Proving Damages2008
Litigating the Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist ClaimEvaluating the Case and Pre-Litigation Activity2008
Advanced Auto Accident LitigationBeyond the Crash: Finding and Focusing on Other Potential Tortfeasors2008
Personal Injury Cases: Calculating and Proving DamagesCalculating and Proving Damages2007
Gaining the Best Settlement in Auto Injury CasesGaining the Best Settlement in Auto Injury Cases2007
Employment Law Update in WashingtonCoping with Leave Laws2007
How to Get Evidence and Expert Testimony Admitted Into CourtEvidence, Experts and Hearsay in the Courtroom2006
Thurston County Volunteer Legal ClinicContinuing Legal EducationN/A
Safeplace Volunteer Legal Clinic for Domestic ViolenceContinuing Legal EducationN/A