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About me

I've done a lot of things in my life.  I worked construction, farming and forestry before going to law school.  I graduated when I was 35. These life experiences make me a better lawyer because I understand my clients' needs when they are injured and in a jam. One of the greatest pleasures in my life is making multi-billion dollar insurance companies do what is right by my clients. I fight for my clients' rights everyday. Let me fight for you.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Car Accident: 45%
    29 years
  2. Medical Malpractice: 15%
    29 years
  3. Defective Products: 15%
  4. Brain Injury: 15%
  5. Dog Bite: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-40%)

Attorney endorsements

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  • Melissa D Carter

    Jeff is a remarkable lawyer who brings compassion and experience to every case he takes on. I have been opposing counsel to him on multiple cases and found him to be extremely professional, a zealous advocate for his clients and a class act. I would recommend Jeff without hesitation.

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    Melissa Carter Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • James Stephen Sorrels

    I've known Jeff for over 20 years. Our offices were next door to one another for some years, constantly comparing notes and sharing ideas on how best to help our clients who had been injured by someone else. We have stayed in close contact and confer on many cases. He is a very capable lawyer who respects his clients, and a good man with a great family. I'm proud to say he's a friend of mine. James S. Sorrels

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    James Sorrels Car accident Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

8318 196th St Sw Fl 1
Edmonds, WA, 98026-6434

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive198707/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Alvin AndersonWSAJ1995
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerDonchez Law Firm1987 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association for JusticeMember1989 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeN/A1987 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeBoard of Directors2001 - 2002
Washington State Association for JusticeBoard of Directors1990 - 1993
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Propane Explosion$1.475m
logging accident1.5m
elevator injury$700k
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Puget Sound School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Western Washington UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1984