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Cheryl Farrish is an attorney with the Certa Law Group, P.C. in Seattle, where her practice focuses exclusively on representing injured individuals.  She handles a wide range of injury cases, from automobile accidents to complex construction injury cases.  Cheryl was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii.  As with many Hawaii natives, she was raised in a diverse family that includes Filipino, Scottish, Irish, and Native Hawaiian ancestry.  She relocated to Seattle in 1998 to attend Seattle University and pursue her dream of living in a “big city.” Cheryl graduated from Seattle University with a Bachelor of Criminal Justice (magna cum laude) in 2002 and from the Seattle University School of Law (magna cum laude) in 2009.

Currently, Cheryl represents clients at trial and arbitration in forums around Western Washington. She is passionate about representing the “little guy” against large corporations and insurance companies. She is also committed to increasing the diversity of the legal profession. Cheryl serves on the Board of Directors of the Filipino Lawyers of Washington and the Washington State Association for Justice, where she sits on both the Diversity and the New Member Committees. Cheryl is admitted to practice in Washington and before the United States District Court – Western District of Washington.   


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 35%
  2. Motorcycle Accident: 25%
  3. Car Accident: 25%
  4. Insurance: 15%



Contingent (25-40%), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Edward K. Le

    Cheryl exemplifies the epitome of what a great trial attorney is all about: 1) hardworking, 2) strong ethics, 3) passionate about her client's causes, 4) commitment to excellence and ongoing self-improvement. I recommend her without equivocation in the strongest terms.


    Edward Le Brain injury Attorney
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  • Drew Davis

    The most knowledgeable personal injury attorney I have ever met. I highly recommend Ms. Farrish.


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Contact info

Certa Law Group

320 Dayton Street
Suite 108
Edmonds, WA, 98020


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Dean's ListSeattle University School of Law2008
Law Scholars AwardKing County Bar Association2007
Trustee ScholarSeattle University School of Law2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyCerta Law Group2010 - Present
AttorneySemenea Law Offices2010 - 2011
Attorney / Law ClerkLaw Offices of George Kargianis2005 - 2010
ParalegalKargianis Werner, LLP, PS1999 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association for JusticeMember2012 - Present
Filipino Lawyers of WashingtonBoard of Directors2011 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeNew Member Committee2010 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeDiversity Committee2010 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association of SeattleMember2009 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeMember2005 - Present
Washington State Association for Justice, Women of WashingtonVice Chair, Seattle2010 - 2011
Publication nameTitleDate
Trial News (Washington State Trial Lawyers Association)Editorial Board2011
Trial News (Washington State Trial Lawyers Association)Editorial Board2010
Washington State Association for JusticeDatabase of online forms for Washington personal injury attorneys2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Seattle UniversityCriminologyBA - Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Washington State Bar Association, Litigation SectionFinding Difficult Witnesses2013
Depositions 101 - New Lawyer CommitteeDepositions2013
New Member Brown Bag SeriesMarketing: Putting Yourself on the Map to Bring New Clients in2011
Lawyer Assistance Program Annual ConferenceFostering Intergenerational Understanding2010