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Languages Spoken: Russian

Practice Areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    29 years
  2. Car Accidents: 50%
    29 years



Contingent (25-40%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

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


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  • Richard D. Granvold

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Contact Info

Law Offices Of Briggs & Briggs

10222 Gravelly Lake Drive SW
Lakewood, WA, 98499-5005



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2012
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2011
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2010
Top 100 Trial LawyersAmerican Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA)2009
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe American Trial Lawyers Association2008
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2006
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2005
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2004
FellowNational Board of Trial Advocacy2003
Life MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum1996
GraduateNational Institute for Trial Advocacy1988
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerLaw Offices of Briggs & Briggs1986 - Present
N/AClerkship for Judge J. Kelley Arnold1985 - 1986
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaChair of Small Office Section2002 - 2003
Tacoma Pierce County Bar AssociationChair-Madatory Arbitration Committee1996 - 2009
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaSustaining Member1995 - Present
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationEAGLE member1990 - Present
Tacoma Pierce County Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Puget Sound School of LawLawCum Laude1986
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
WSAJ RoundtableSettlements for Minors2015
WSTLA SeminarCutting Edge Settlement PresentationsN/A
WSTLA SeminarAttorney LiensN/A
WSTLA SeminarDemonstrative Evidence in Auto Accident CasesN/A
WSTLA SeminarMandatory ArbitrationN/A
WSTLA SeminarSettlements for MinorsN/A
WSTLA ConventionVisual Presentations at MediationN/A
ATLA ConventionTrial Skills-Demonstrative EvidenceN/A
ATLA Winter ConventionPractice Management--Employee CompensationN/A