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Dan has over 25 years experience handling virtually every kind of personal injury and malpractice claim, including car, bicycle, motorcycle, product defects, trip and fall and wrongful death. He has successfully recovered millions of dollars for his clients. Dan's goal is to achieve the maximum recovery possible for his clients as quickly as possible. Please visit my website: to learn more about his firm.




Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 35%
  2. Car Accident: 20%
  3. Wrongful Death: 20%
  4. Medical Malpractice: 20%
  5. Defective Products: 5%



Contingent (33-40%)

Payment types:

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Contact info

Davidson & Kilpatric, P.L.L.C

520 Kirkland Way Suite 400
Kirkland, WA, 98083


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association 2013, 20142013
Washington Super Lawyer 2005,2006 & 2007N/A2007
Best Trial LawyerSeattle Metropolitan MagazineN/A
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerDavidson & Kilpatric1979 - Present
Felony AttorneySeattle King County Public Defender1976 - 1979
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Institute for Trial AdvocacyInstructor1979 - Present
American Civil Liberties UnionBoard of DirectorsN/A
King County Bar AssociationTrustee2010 - 2013
Eastside Legal Assistant ProgramVice President2006 - 2007
King County Bar Association Drug Policy Task ForceChair of Committee on Insurance2004 - 2005
National Institute for Trial Advocacy--Deposition ProgramFaculty2004 - 2006
Eastside Lawyers For JusticeChairman2001 - 2007
Eastside Lawyers For JusticeChair2000 - 2010
National Institute for Trial Advocacy--Trial Training ProgramFaculty1983 - 2007
American Association for JusticeMember1981 - 2007
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1981 - 2007
Publication nameTitleDate
UnknownAutomobile Insurance2006
UnknownUninsured and Underinsured Motorist Law in Washington2004
UnknownSettlement of Minors and Incapacitated Persons ClaimsN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
Georgetown University Law CenterTrial Advocacy Training ProgramN/A1975
Stanford UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1972
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Continuing Legal Education SeminarAutomobile Insurance2006
Continuing Legal Education SeminarUninsured and Underinsured Motorist Law in Washington State2004
Continuing Legal Education SeminarThe Federal Tort Claims ActN/A
Continuing Legal Education SeminarMinor SettlementsN/A