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George Joseph Schwab

George Joseph Schwab

also known as G Joe Schwab

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Workers Compensation

About Me

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1976

  1. Personal Injury: 60%
    34 years
  2. Workers Compensation: 40%
    34 years



Contingent (30-33%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Jeffrey Schwab

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Schwab is one of the best lawyers I have had the pleasure of working with. My skill as a lawyer is directly related to whatever amount of skill and knowledge I obtained in working with him. He is compassionate towards his clients, extremely knowledgeable and creative in his thinking, and aggressive for the benefit of each and every client. Any client will be fortunate to have him as their lawyer.


    Jeffrey Schwab Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Family member

  • J. Patrick Aylward

    I endorse this lawyer. Have known him for a lot of years. He is very knowledgeable and respected in the fields of L & I, Social Security and personal injury.


    J. Aylward Commercial Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Calbom & Schwab Attorneys At Law

1240 South Pioneer Way
P.O. Drawer 1429
Moses Lake, WA, 98837-0218




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
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AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2001
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2000
Distinguished CitizenState of Washington1985

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
President - Managing shareholderCalbom & Schwab, PSc1985 - Present
staff attorneyJohn E Calbom PSC1979 - 1985
In House Defense Trial Counsel for Personal Injury trialsSafeco Insurance Company1975 - 1978


Association NamePosition NameDuration
United States District Court for the Western District of WashingtonAttorney Member2006 - Present
Peoples Law School Washington State Association for Justice - Grant CountyDirector1990 - 1993
Chelan-Douglas County Bar AssociationN/A1987 - Present
Industrial Insurance Legislative Committee lay memberRepresented Washington State Trial Attorneys1985 - 1985
The American Association for Justice: Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMember1980 - Present
Washington State Association for Justice: Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1980 - Present
U.S. District Court of Eastern WashingtonAttorney Member1980 - Present
Grant County Bar AssociationMember1979 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1977 - Present
Washington Supreme CourtAttorney Member1976 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Hadley v. Maxwell, 144 Wash.2d 306, 27 P.3d 600, Wash., July 26, 2001 (NO. 69521-1Jury reaffirmed earlier decision in retrial
Hadley v. Maxwell, 120 Wash.App. 137, 84 P.3d 286favorable for our client

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pepperdine University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
University of California - BerkeleyN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1972

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Workers Compensation SeminarCross examination of Defense Medical Examiner1995
People's Law SchoolWorker's Compensation1991
Peoples law SchoolPersonal Injury Claims1990