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Eric Brian Johnson

Litigation Attorney at Seattle, WA

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  • State Years
    California - CA 33 years
    Washington - WA 34 years
    Minnesota - MN 39 years
  • Licensed for 33 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1990
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 34 years
    State WA
    Acquired 1990
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 39 years
    State MN
    Acquired 1985
    Status
    Inactive No misconduct found

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Eric Johnson has practiced law throughout Washington, California and Minnesota for over thirty years specializing in civil litigation. He has tried over fifty cases to jury verdict(s) in civil and criminal cases and is a top rated trial attorney by peer review and leading legal service directories.

Eric's firm specializes in both defending and prosecuting civil actions in all courts in Washington, California and Minnesota in the following kinds of cases:

Construction: Construction defect claims involving custom homes, multi-family housing and commercial structures; claims concerning work of developers, general contractors and/or subcontractors/specialty trades; construction contract and insurance issues. Mr. Johnson has extensive experience in construction damages caused by expansive soils, earthquake, landslides, soil subsidence and water intrusion.

Personal Injury/Wrongful Death: Claims concerning personal injury or death caused by alleged negligence; cases involving issues of product defect(s) (e.g., in motor vehicles, industrial tools, food, drugs); premises liability (e.g., claims alleging dangerous conditions on residential, commercial, or government property); civil rights violations (e.g., police excessive force); construction site accidents; and claims arising in the context of sport, recreational activities and related equipment.

Professional Liability: Claims alleging malpractice by attorneys, architects and engineers, accountants, medical doctors or other licensed professionals.

Employment Law: Claims alleging age and/or disability discrimination. 

Subrogation: Insurance subrogation actions arising from damages caused by fire, explosion, or other catastrophic events.

The firm’s client list and references include many large insurers and companies; as well as small businesses and individuals.

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Location

Law Offices of Eric Brian Johnson, PC
1201 Second Avenue, Suite 900
Seattle, WA, 98101

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Resume

AVVO RATING 9.8 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Law Offices of Eric Brian Johnson
  • 2001 - Present
  • Counsel to the Firm
  • Lane Powell
  • 1997 - 2001
  • Attorney
  • Berger Kahn
  • 1991 - 1997
  • Attorney
  • Kinkle, Rodiger & Spriggs, PA
  • 1990 - 1991
  • Judge Advocate and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney
  • United States Air Force
  • 1986 - 1990
  • Judicial Law Clerk
  • Hennepin County District Court
  • 1985 - 1986
  • Law Clerk
  • Briggs & Morgan
  • 1983 - 1985
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Education

  • William Mitchell College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1985
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • B.A.
  • 1978
  • Universite Jean Moulin Faculte de Droit
  • N/A
  • Cambridge College
  • N/A
  • St. Olaf College
  • N/A
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • N/A
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Sample of Legal Cases

  • Aurdal v. Sprint; Huntingford dba Out R Way Farm
  • Obtained defense verdict in 10 day jury trial in Jefferson County Superior Court.
  • Clark v. Allaway
  • Prevailed in 14 day jury trial
  • Jaeger v. Cleaver Construction, Inc.
  • Favorable Verdict in 21 day jury trial

Associations

  • Washington Defense Trial Lawyers
  • 1998 - Present
  • State Bar of California
  • 1990 - Present
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 1990 - Present
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • 1985 - Present
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Honors and Awards

  • BV
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2021
  • BV
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2020
  • Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2020
  • BV
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2019
  • Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2019
  • Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2018
  • BV
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2018
  • BV
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2017
  • Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2017
  • Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2016
  • BV
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • WSBA
  • 2015
  • BV
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • WSBA
  • 2014
  • BV
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • BV
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
  • Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2012
  • BV
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2012
  • Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2011
  • BV
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2011
  • BV
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2010
  • Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2010
  • BV
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2009
  • Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2009
  • BV
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2008
  • Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2008
  • Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2007
  • BV
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2007
  • BV
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2006
  • BV
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2005
  • BV
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2004
  • BV
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2003
  • BV
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2002
  • BV
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2001
  • BV
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2000
  • BV
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 1999
  • BV
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 1998
  • The Air Force Commendation Medal
  • United States Air Force (JAG)
  • 1990
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Publications

  • CLE in WA
  • Prevention of Legal Malpractice Claims
  • 1999
  • Mealey's Publications
  • Faces of Fraud: New Trends in Casualty/Liability Insurance
  • 1995
  • CLE in MN
  • Municipal Antitrust Liability
  • 1985

Speaking Engagements

  • 2017 HCMP 1L APPELLATE ADVOCACY COMPETITION
  • Appellate Advocacy
  • 2017
  • 2017 Floyd, Pflueger & Ringer 1L Mock Trial Competition
  • Trial Advocacy
  • 2017
  • HCMP 1L 2016 Appellate Advocacy Competition
  • Appellate Advocacy
  • 2016
  • 1L Mock Trial Competition
  • Trial Advocacy
  • 2015
  • ABA Regional Client Counseling Competition
  • Client Counseling
  • 2013
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Seattle Litigation Lawyer Eric Brian Johnson
Eric Brian Johnson
Litigation Attorney
Seattle, WA
Licensed for 39 years