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Daniel John Hess

Daniel John Hess

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Personal Injury

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About Me

If you have been injured because of the negligence of another, you should contact a legal professional to discuss your case! Attorney Daniel Hess is the founding partner of the Hess Law Office, PLLC. He graduated in the top 10% of his class with a J.D. from Willamette University. He is admitted to practice law in all courts in the State of Washington as well as all courts in the State of Oregon. Attorney Hess is a former board member of the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association and a board member for the Walla Walla School District #140. He is able to handle cases ranging from car accidents to dog bites to motorcycle accidents to truck accidents. He offers a free initial consultation so that you can let him know the details of your specific case. You can contact his firm at any time or visit his website to learn more! 


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Personal Injury: 100%
    34 years



Contingent (33-40%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Peter J Hess

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Peter Hess Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

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    I endorse this lawyer's work. I've worked with Mr. Hess on various matters over the past few years. I've found his legal analysis to be sound. He is well experienced in all kinds of injury cases. He is unflappable, with sound judgment. He cares about his clients and his community. He is tenacious and hard working.


    Jay Leipham Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Hess Law Office, PLLC

415 North 2nd Avenue.
Walla Walla, WA, 99362




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
20 Year EAGLE MemberWashington State Association for Justice2011
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Cum Laude (top 10% of class)Willamette University College of Law1981

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Founding PartnerHess Law Office, PLLC1998 - Present
PartnerMinnick Hayner, Attorneys at Law, PS1986 - 1998


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Walla Walla School BoardBoard of Directors2010 - 2014
Walla Walla County Bar AssociationPresident2001 - Present
Blue Mountain Action Council Pro Bono ProgramChairman of the Advisory Council1995 - 2001
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Directors1993 - 2001
Washington State Association for JusticeEAGLE Member1991 - Present
Walla Walla School BoardPresident1991 - 1992
Walla Walla School BoardBoard of Directors1985 - 1993
Walla Walla Mental Health CenterTreasurer1985 - 1991
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1983 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1983 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1981 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
Washington State Trial Lawyers Association Automobile Accident DeskbookIdentifying and Handling Conflicts of Interest2000


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Willamette University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
University of MiamiPsychologyMS - Master of Science1974
Seattle Pacific UniversityChemistryBA - Bachelor of Arts1972

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Luvera SeminarClient Selection1996
2nd Annual Insurance Law BasicsHow to Get the Client's Medical Expenses Paid1994
Westlaw CLE in Pasco, WAJury Selection1991