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Michael E. Ramsden

Michael E. Ramsden

Practice areas:

Medical Malpractice, Litigation, Insurance, Business, Civil Rights

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About Me

Mr. Ramsden has over twenty years of experience as trial and appellate counsel in civil litigation in both state and federal courts in Washington and Idaho. Areas of practice include business litigation, medical negligence defense, products liability defense, personal injury law, governmental tort and civil rights issues, insurance law and professional malpractice defense.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1979

  1. Medical Malpractice: 50%
    21 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
    36 years
  3. Insurance: 15%
    36 years
  4. Business: 10%
    36 years
  5. Civil Rights: 5%
    21 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Patrick Francois Delfino

    Mike is a worthy adversary, a valuable ally and a very smart man. He taught me a few things about the value of hard work in defending your client and in pursuing justice.


    Patrick Delfino Mediation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info



IDAuthorized to practice law197908/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Mountain States Super LawyersSuper LawyersN/A
The Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Best Lawyers in AmericaN/A
A.M. Best's Recommended Insurance AttorneysA.M. Best CompanyN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerRamsden & Lyons, LLP1994 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Idaho State BarN/AN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Kootenai County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American College of Trial LawyersN/AN/A
Defense Research InstituteN/AN/A
International Association of Defense CounselN/AN/A
Spokane Adjusters AssociationN/AN/A
Litigation Counsel of AmericaN/AN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
Idaho Law ReviewWorker's Compensation: The Continuing Dilemma of Third-Party Actions1985


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Idaho College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
University of Washington -SeattleN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Arts1976

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
2010 Winter Education SeminarSpokane Adjusters Association2010