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Practice areas


  1. Insurance: 85%
    40 years, 90 cases
  2. Personal Injury: 5%
    40 years, 100 cases
  3. Litigation: 5%
    36 years, 75 cases
  4. Ethics: 5%
    16 years, 25 cases



Hourly ($325-425/hour), contingent (30-45%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Richard. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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  • Karen J. Zimmer

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Kilpatrick is highly regarded in the legal community for his ethics and knowledge in the areas of insurance, personal injury, bad faith claims and litigation. I highly recommend him.


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Contact info

1408 140th PL NE
Suite 150
Bellevue, WA, 98007


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Washington Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2015
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2015
Washington Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
Washington Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Association for JusticeEagle - former Director, Chair of Insurance Section1977 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationDisciplinary Board Chair1999 - 2000
Washington State Bar AssociationDisciplinary Board member1997 - 2000
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Woo v. Fireman's Fund (Washington Supreme Court)Plaintiff victory
Woo v. Fireman's Fund (Court of Appeals)Plaintiff prevailed and claim manual became public
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Montana State University, BozemanHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1970
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Insurance Law: Current Topics and Strategies“Collusion” in Reasonableness Hearings & Subrogation2010
Real World Ethics in the PI PracticeAvoiding Mistakes in Practice2009