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Robert B. Kornfeld

About me

Rob Kornfeld,
senior partner, of Kornfeld, Trudell, Bowen and Lingenbrink, PLLC has
been practicing personal injury law over the last thirty (30)
years. Mr. Kornfeld’s law firm represents clients who have cases
involving major personal injury such as medical malpractice,
construction site injuries, wrongful death, motor vehicle collisions,
maritime accidents, nursing home or elder abuse, and other serious
injury claims.


As an attorney who has personally experienced the pain, anxiety, and
distress of a personal injury
(see Rob’s story), I assure you that I
understand the challenges you and your family may now face. For more
than 30 years I have been helping people just like you navigate the
legal system
to recover the compensation you deserve and to recover
reimbursement of medical bills, lost wages and other compensation.


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Photos and videos

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Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 45%
    36 years
  2. Car Accident: 35%
    36 years
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
    36 years



Contingent (33-34%), Fixed (never)

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

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


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  • Jeffrey Schwab

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Kornfeld is very, very knowledgeable, and aggressive for the benefit of his clients. Any client will be confident in knowing that they have an excellent attorney who will fight for their interests when choosing Mr. Kornfeld to represent them.


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Contact info

Robert Kornfeld Attorney at Law

3724 Lake Washington Blvd. N.E
Kirkland, WA, 98033

Robert Kornfeld Attorney at Law

2520 Colby Avenue
Everett, WA, 98201



AZActive 201503/31/2016
NYCurrently registered 198603/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
Top Personal Injury Lawyer Seattle King County WashingtonSeattle Metropolitan Magazine2010
Master Trial AdvocateNational Institute of Trial AdvocacyN/A
Eagle MemberWashington State Association of JusticeN/A
graduateNational Institute of Trial AdvocacyN/A
Member since inceptionKing County Bar AssociationN/A
MemberAssociation of Trial Lawyer of AmericaN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior and Founding PartnerKornfeld, Trudell, Bowen and Lingenbrink, LLC2006 - Present
OwnerLaw Office of Robert Kornfeld, Inc. P.S.1982 - 2006
AssociateLaw Office of Gary East1980 - 1982
Association namePosition nameDuration
King County Bar AssociationN/A1981 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeN/AN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Salas v. Hi-TechPlaintiff is granted a new trial from Washington State Supreme Court. Mr. Kornfeld won the case at that level for Mr. Salas. He was granted a new trial. Admission of immigration status was prejudicial.
Salas v. HiTechNew Trial
Salas v. Hi-Tech ErectorsTrial Verdict, see photos for more info
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Publication nameTitleDate
Trial NewsSalas v. Hi-Tech Erectors Revisited2015
Trial NewsBrain Aneurysm Failure to Timely Diagnose2011
Trial News (Washington State Trial Lawyers Association)Salas – Washington State Supreme Court Orders New Tria2010
Trial NewsEsophageal Perforation Case Settles on the Verge of I-330 Vote2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
University of VermontEuropean StudiesOther - Bachelors1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
SUCCESSFUL MEDICAL MALPRACTICE SUITSAssessment and Evaluation of The Medical Malpractice Case (Plaintiff’s Perspective).2007
AUTO CASES: THE ROAD TO SUCCESSPreserving and Protecting the Evidence2004
Washington State Association of JusticeLitigation of Traumatic Brain Injuries1996