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Marie A Docter

Marie A Docter

Practice areas:

Personal Injury

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Personal Injury: 100%
    15 years

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Celia Marie Rivera

    I endorse this lawyer. Marie is one the best and brightest personal injury attorney's around. Her litigation skills and knowledge of the law is superb! I highly recommend Marie to anyone who needs a personal injury attorney.


    Celia Rivera Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Shawn B. Briggs

    I endorse this lawyer's work.


    Shawn Briggs Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Supervised lawyer

Contact Info

10222 Gravelly Lake Dr Sw
Tacoma, WA, 98499-5005




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Life MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2011
Cali Award - Worker's CompensationSeattle University School of Law1999
Cali Award - Wills & TrustsSeattle University School of Law1999
Mediation and NegotiationUniversity of Puget Sound Law School1997

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Settlement Conference JudgeThurston County District Court2010 - Present
ArbitratorVarious Counties2008 - Present
AttorneyBriggs & Briggs2000 - Present
In House Claims Manager/Human ResourcesVarious Fishing Companies1988 - 2000


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Million Dollar Advocates ForumLifetime Member2011 - Present
Tacoma Pierce County Bar AssociationJudicial Liason Position2009 - 2010
Washington State Bar AssociationLoan Repayment Assistance Program Committe Member2007 - 2010
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Pierce County Bar AssociaionMember2000 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2000 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaStudent Member1998 - 2000
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Federal Bar Association (Eastern District of Washington chapter)MemberN/A
Federal Bar Association (Western District of Washington chapter)MemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Lancaster v. Crowell, State of WASettlement in excess of 2 million
Sulzer Hip Implant Recall Class ActionClass Action Settlement

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
The Master's CollegeEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1988

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
The Legal Branch of GovernmentRoles of Government2009
How Laws are enacted or MadeRole of Legal Branch of Government2008
Law WeekHow laws are enacted and changed2007
Law WeekHow laws are enacted and changed2006
Law WeekBecca Bill2004
Law WeekHow laws are enacted and changed2004
Law WeekMediation2004
Continuing EducationUse of Expert Witnesses/Depositions2004