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I was licensed to practice law in Michigan from 1983 to 1991.  I then moved to Washington and spent a couple of years in non-profit administration before returning to the practice of law in 1995.  I have always been fascinated by the medical aspects of personal injury and disablity cases.  Learning how the body and mind work together, particularly in response to trauma.


Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 48%
    22 years, 350 cases
  2. Social Security: 48%
    7 years, 79 cases
  3. Personal Injury: 4%
    33 years, 252 cases



Contingent (15-30%)

Payment types:

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  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.


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  • Sylvia A Miller

    Ms. Holm is a brilliant person and an excellent workers' compensation attorney. She really knows this area of the law inside and out. She is a great trial lawyer and knows how to make the best use of the rules of evidence. I have also seen her compassion for clients. She is a great person and lawyer


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Contact info

947 Powell Ave Sw Ste 105
Renton, WA, 98057-2975


MINot authorized to practice-Administrative198308/04/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior Assistant City AttorneyCity of Seattle1998 - 2007
AssociateLaw Offices of Deborah Lazaldi1996 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Association for JusticeEagle2011 - Present
National Organization of Social Security Claimant's RepresentativesN/A2010 - Present
Washington Defense Trial LawyersBoard Member2003 - 2005
Washington Defense Trial LawyersEditor -- Defense Trial News2001 - 2004
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Divorced Surviving SpouseBenefits granted based on spouse's income
Karl BClaim allowed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wayne State University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
Lake Superior State UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Advanced Workers' CompensationHow to Prove and Occupational Disease Case2016
Workers' Compensation: The Settlement Process and HearingsPreparing your Case and Mediation Conference2014
Public Disclosure Act Meets CR 26Public Disclosure Act Meets CR 262005
WSIA meetingIntroduction to HIPPA for Workers Comp Prof2004
Sharing Counsel Table with the GovernmentSharing Counsel Table with the Government2004
Hot Topics in Independent Medical EvaluationsHot Topics in Independent Medical Evaluations2003