Hi, I'm a Washington native with a BA from the UW, Juris Doctor, cum laude 1990 from... more
Hi, I'm a Washington native with a BA from the UW, Juris Doctor, cum laude 1990 from UPS Law, where I was an Associate Law Review Editor. AV rated, I've represented injured clients at Small, Snell, Weiss & Comfort since 1990. A frequent lecturer, I wrote for WSTLA’s Automobile Accident Litigation Deskbook and Pleadings and Practice Handbook. 2008-2009 VP/President Elect of Tacoma Pierce Count... view profile
I spent the last 24 years representing Washington state as a senior attorney at the... more
I spent the last 24 years representing Washington state as a senior attorney at the Attorney General's Office. In July 2014, my husband, Joe Lopez, and I opened our own law firm in Tacoma. I was the Chief Counsel to the Department of Labor and Industries for the last nine years, and now my main areas of practice involve workers' compensation and other L&I issues, such as audits and taxation.... view profile
I have represented injured people on personal injury matters of all sorts -... more
I have represented injured people on personal injury matters of all sorts - automobile collisioins, wrongful death claims, premises liability claims, products liability cases, construction site injuries, workers' compensation claims, and social security disability claims, exclusively since 1987. I take my work very seriously. I, and my fantastic office staff, take pride in our hands-on approach... view profile
If you are an employee who has been injured or disabled on the job, you may require the services of a workers' compensation lawyer. Usually administered at the state level, workers' compensation can include weekly wage payments, money for financial losses due to the injury, and paid medical expenses. If an employee is killed on the job, then his family can receive the workers' compensation. Workers' compensation lawyers interpret workers' compensation laws and can help if you have a job-related injury.