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Troy Young Nelson

Troy Young Nelson

Practice areas:

Litigation, Lawsuits & Disputes, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Insurance, Employment & Labor

About Me

Mr. Nelson is a trial lawyer whose practice focuses on defending individuals and businesses in civil court cases.  He also represents individuals in personal injury cases and employment law cases.  Over the years, he has developed experience in complex commercial litigation, personal injury litigation, medical malpractice defense, legal malpractice defense, employment litigation, insurance litigation, class action defense and agriculture litigation.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1997

  1. Litigation: 30%
    17 years, 400 cases
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
  3. Lawsuits & Disputes: 20%
    17 years, 200 cases
  4. Employment & Labor: 10%
  5. Other: 20%
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Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

13 total 

  • Diana Nicole Ruff

    I had a case against Troy, and found him to be professional, courteous, and well prepared. It was refreshing to have the opportunity to work with a litigation professional who can advocate for his client without denigrating opposing parties.

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    Diana Ruff
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Matthew Thomas Ries

    I endorse Troy to anyone looking for a commercial litigation attorney. I have worked on cases with Troy in the past, and found him to be professional and a skillful litigator.

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    Matthew Ries Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Randall Danskin PS

601 West Riverside Ave.
Suite 1500
Spokane, WA, 99201

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
IDAuthorized to practice law199807/14/2015
WAActive199707/05/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Washington Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2015
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Superb RatingAvvo2015
Washngton Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2014
Superb RatingAvvo2014
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Spokane's Top LawyersSpokane Coeur d'Alene Living Magazine2014
Spokane's Top LawyersSpokane Coeur d'Alene Living Magazine2013
Superb RatingAvvo2013
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Superb RatingAvvo2012
Exceptional Law Firm of the Year AwardVolunteer Lawyers Program of Spokane County2012
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Best AnswerAvvo2012
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Exceptional Law Firm of the Year AwardVolunteer Lawyers Program of Spokane County2011
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbel2008
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
Linden Cup Best OralistGonzaga University School of Law1997
Articles EditorGonzaga Law Review1997
Linden Cup Best BriefGonzaga University School of Law1997
Cum LaudeGonzaga University1997
Regional Quarter finalistNational Moot Court1997

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerRandall | Danskin, PS2010 - Present
PartnerPaine Hamblen, LLP2002 - 2010
AssociatePaine Hamblen, LLP1997 - 2002
Public School TeacherClark County School District (Nevada)1990 - 1994
High School Athletic Coach (Football and Wrestling)Clark County School District (Nevada)1990 - 1994

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Spokane County Bar Judicial Ranking CommitteeMemeber2010 - 2011
US Supreme Court BarMember2001 - Present
Wishing Star FoundationBoard of Directors2000 - Present
Kootenai County Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
US District Court of IdahoMember1998 - Present
Defense Research InstituteMember1998 - 2009
Washington Defense Trial LawyersFormer Representaive of Eastern Washington1998 - 2009
U.S. District Court of Eastern WashingtonMember1997 - Present
US District Court of Western WashingtonMember1997 - Present
Washington Defense Trial LawyersEastern Washington Representative 2000-20011997 - 2009
Spokane County Bar AssociationN/A1997 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Construction Managment v. Assurance Company of AmericaDefense verdict at trial court level, affirmed by Idaho Supreme Court
McAdams v. MontgomeryDefense verdict
Johnson v. RubinDefense verdict

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Team Blaze SeminarRules of the Road: Your Rights and Duties as a Cyclist2015
Spokane County Bar Association Evidence CLEEvidence CLE written material2014
Defense Research Institute (DRI) Quarterly NewsletterService of Process Defenses in Washington2007
In-House Defense Quarterly (DRI, Defense Research Institute)Defenses Available to Trucking Companies in Washington2004
West's Education Law ReporterDo Clothes Make the Student: Free Speech and School Uniforms1997

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
State University of New York, College at FredoniaEducationBS - Bachelor of Science1990

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Team Blaze SeminarRules of the Road: Your Rights and Dutiesas a Cyclist2015
SCBA Evidence CLEER 703, 904 and 8012014
Benton County Superior CourtCivil Trial - Slip and Fall2012
Advanced Trial AdvocacyTips from A Civil Litigator Practitioner2012
Wishing Star Annual MeetingLegal Issues Associated with Volunteering for Wishing Star (Auto, personal liability and vicarious liability)2010
Annual MeetingBicycling and the Law2010
Wishing Star Annual MeetingLegal Issues Associated with Volunteering for Wishing Star (Auto, personal liability and vicarious liability)2009
Adjuster Training SeminarFirst Party UIM, UM and PIP Claims2009
Adjuster Training SeminarClaim Handling from Accident to Trial (video presentation)2009
Wishing Star Annual MeetingLegal Issues Associated with Volunteering for Wishing Star (Auto, personal liability and vicarious liability)2008
Annual Education SeminarDistrict Court or Mandatory Arbitration2008
Wishing Star Annual MeetingLegal Issues Associated with Volunteering for Wishing Star (Auto, personal liability and vicarious liability)2007
Wishing Star Annual MeetingLegal Issues Associated with Volunteering for Wishing Star (Auto, personal liability and vicarious liability)2006
Spokane Adjusters Association Annual ConferenceStatute of Limitation in Personal Injury Cases2006
Wishing Star Annual MeetingLegal Issues Associated with Volunteering for Wishing Star (Auto, personal liability and vicarious liability)2005
Litigation 101Managing a Litigation Practice2005
Education SeminarRules of the Road2003
Annual Education SeminarImpact of Mahler on Insurance Subrogation2002
Advanced Legal Research and WritingAppelate Briefing2002
Spokane Adjusters Association Annual SeminarUIM Claims2001