Kevin M. Hastings is a tenacious and talented attorney who has dedicated his life to... more
Kevin M. Hastings is a tenacious and talented attorney who has dedicated his life to helping those injured by the wrongful acts of others. Born and raised in a family of commercial fisherman, Kevin was inspired to become a lawyer when his uncle suffered catastrophic injury while fishing in the Bering Sea. His uncle’s injury has shaped many aspects of Kevin’s life, but perhaps most importantly, ... view profile
My practice focuses on all phases of civil litigation including trial and appellate... more
My practice focuses on all phases of civil litigation including trial and appellate advocacy. My clients include employees in wage and discrimination actions, businesses involved in commercial litigation, and consumers harmed by unfair, deceptive, or negligent practices. I have successfully tried cases and pursued appeals in both state and federal court, including the Ninth Circuit, the Washing... view profile
John R. (Jack) Connelly, Jr. has been practicing in Tacoma and Seattle since 1981. A... more
John R. (Jack) Connelly, Jr. has been practicing in Tacoma and Seattle since 1981. A graduate of Stanford University and Hastings Law School, Connelly, has been selected to membership in Best Lawyers in America, was honored as Washington's Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2000, is an elected member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and selected as Superlawyer and one of Washington's top 40 p... view profile
Ben F. Barcus is a trial lawyer whose firm emphasizes plaintiff's personal injury,... more
Ben F. Barcus is a trial lawyer whose firm emphasizes plaintiff's personal injury, wrongful death, civil rights and insurance matters. He has enjoyed both trial and appellate success. His is listed in the Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Lawyers, enjoys the highest peer-reviewed rating - AV, and has been named a "Super Lawyer."
Representative Cases/Transactions Joyce v. Department of Corrections,Pierce County... more
Representative Cases/Transactions Joyce v. Department of Corrections,Pierce County Superior Court Cause No.: 99-2-10179-6-Obtained $22.5 million jury verdict for a family estate of a woman killed by a dangerous parolee whom the state failed to supervise. Wright v. BCTI,Pierce County Superior Court Cause No.: 05-2-05763-2-Class action lawsuit against a vocational school that failed to provide ... view profile
My practice centers on the litigation of complex personal injury and wrongful death... more
My practice centers on the litigation of complex personal injury and wrongful death claims. Although I handle a wide variety of cases, I particularly enjoy representing individuals who have been harmed by corporate greed or government negligence, including children and vulnerable adults who have been abused or neglected and patients who have been the victims of our increasingly profit-driv... view profile
A civil rights attorney helps protect the personal rights granted to you by the government. When someone violates those rights, a civil rights attorney can help you make them stop these violations, or repay you for any damage they have done to you. Your civil rights are spelled out in federal and state constitutions and in discrimination laws. In fact, civil rights attorneys are sometimes called discrimination attorneys because they frequently handle cases involving a person being treated differently based on gender, age, ethnicity, or sexual orientation.