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Ryan M. Best

Bringing the BEST legal services in Spokane, WA.

Ryan M. Best's practice includes civil litigation and commercial practice, including personal injury, car accidents, contract disputes, construction claims, "qai tam" federal fraud litigation, lien claims, medical malpractice, and insurance agent malpractice. He also serves as general counsel to several state and local businesses.

Ryan Best is the owner and founder of Best Law PLLC. Prior to founding Best Law PLLC, he spent nearly ten years working at Paine Hamblen LLP.
He is licensed in Washington, Idaho, Texas and the Federal District Courts for Eastern Washington and Idaho. He is also licensed in U.S. Tax Court.

Ryan is a graduate of Baylor Law School, a school nationally regarded as the "Marine Corp of Law Schools" particularly in the area of civil trials and evidence.

Prior to attending law school, Ryan learned about insurance claims and coverage first hand as an adjuster with Leader National Insurance Company (an AIG company) in Mountlake Terrace Washington.

Ryan studied history at Seattle Pacific University, graduating cum laude from the Honors Program. He is also was elected President and Executive Vice President of the Associated Students of Seattle Pacific managing all student programs and employees.


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Languages spoken: German

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 40%
    13 years
  2. Car Accidents: 35%
    13 years
  3. Discrimination: 10%
    6 years
  4. Insurance: 10%
    13 years
  5. Contracts & Agreements: 5%
    13 years



Hourly ($175-225/hour), contingent (33%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

6 total 

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  • Daniel J. Gibbons

    I have worked with Ryan in the past. He is an excellent litigator, and takes a practical approach to resolving cases. He is a very successful in negotiating with opposing counsel and insurance companies. I refer personal injury cases to Ryan without hesitation.


    Daniel Gibbons Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Brian Cameron

    Mr. Best represents his clients with determination and efficiency. He offers an exceptional command of the laws and procedures that deliver results for his clients. I wholeheartedly endorse this outstanding attorney.


    Brian Cameron Consumer Protection Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Best Law PLLC

905 W. Riverside Ave
Suite 409
Spokane, WA, 99201


IDAuthorized to practice law201205/07/2013
TXInactive 200210/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing AttorneyBest Law PLLC2012 - Present
AttorneyPaine Hamblen, LLP2003 - 2012
Insurance AdjusterLeader National Insurance Company1997 - 1999
PresidentAssociated Students of Seattle Pacific1996 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States Tax CourtMember2011 - Present
Liberty Park Child DevelopmentBoard Member2005 - 2009
Spokane City ForumBoard Member2005 - 2008
Spokane County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Doe v. NW BeddingSettlement
Doe v. Progressive InsuranceSettlement within 90 days of suit
Doe v. InsuranceSettlement tendering entire policy
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Publication nameTitleDate
ALFADram Shop Liability2010
American Law Firm Federation PublicationPunative Damages? in Washington2007
ALFA publicationConsumer Protection in Washington2006
ALFAComparative Negligence2005
Spokane Adjusters AssociationTerrorism Insurance2004
ALFA publicationBrain Injury Damages in WashingtonN/A
ALFA publicationWashington's Timber Trespass StatuteN/A
ALFA publicationDefamation damages and defensesN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Baylor University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Seattle Pacific UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Legal EthicsLegal Ethics2012
Spokane Adjusters Association"Terrorism Insurance"2006
Spokane Adjusters Association"Terrorism Insurance"2006
Spokane Adjusters Association"Terrorism Insurance"2005