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Jeffrey Dean Boyd

Car accident Attorney at Seattle, WA

5.0   1 review
  • State Years
    Washington - WA 14 years
    Ohio - OH 41 years
  • Licensed for 14 years
    State WA
    Acquired 2009
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 41 years
    State OH
    Acquired 1982
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Jeffrey

Learn Jeffrey’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Car accident
    20%
    Bicycle Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents, Trucking Accidents

    42 years

  2. Ethics and professional responsibility
    20%
    Legal/Lawyer Malpractice

  3. Insurance
    20%
    Insurance Coverage, Denied Claims, Insurance Disputes, Insurance Bad Faith

  4. Motorcycle accident
    20%

    42 years

  5. Wrongful death
    20%

    42 years

Jeffrey D. Boyd has tried over 100 civil jury trials throughout the course of his career. His approach to law has always been based on digging into the details and data of a case in order to see the larger picture more clearly, requiring personal interaction with clients and an understanding, working relationship. President of Boyd Trial Consulting, he has served as a trial consultant throughout the United States for over 15 years, assisting other lawyers with their cases. 

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Location

Jeffrey Dean Boyd
601 University Street
Suite 2600
Seattle, WA, 98101

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Posted by Michael | February 16, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Building brighter tomorrows
Love this team! From day one they were on top of every aspect. Filings, documents, discovery.... It made it easier to start the healing, not having to worry about the legal aspect of all this. Very professional and assertive towards getting a positive resolution for me. Deborah, Jeff, and the entire staff were a pleasure to work with and I'm honored to call them friends. If there is a way to help you, they will give it full measure!
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Cost

Rates
  • Contingency 33%-40%

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Adjunct Professor
  • University Of Washington School Of Law, Trial Advocacy
  • 2012 - Present
  • Partner
  • Nelson Boyd, PLLC
  • 2009 - Present
  • Partner
  • Boyd Trial Consulting
  • 2009 - Present
  • Executive Director
  • Ohio Association for Justice
  • 2007 - 2009
  • Attorney
  • The Boyd Law Firm and Boyd Trial Consulting
  • 1998 - 2009
  • Partner
  • Mccarthy, Palmer, Volkema, Boyd & Thomas
  • 1989 - 1998
  • Associate
  • Lane, Alton & Horst, & Zonak, Poulos, & Hunter
  • 1982 - 1989
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Education

  • Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1982
  • Kent State University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1979

Associations

  • Washington State Association for Justice
  • Eagle Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Jefferson County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Melvin M. Belli Society
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Clallam County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • Washington Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • American Society of Trial Consultants
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • Public Justice
  • Member
  • 1995 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 1989 - Present
  • Central Ohio Association for Justice
  • Past President
  • 1989 - Present
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1982 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • Washington Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • Washington Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • Washington Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2012
  • Wiedemann and Wysocki National Finance Counsel Award
  • American Association for Justice
  • 2008
  • President's Award
  • Ohio Association for Justice
  • 2008
  • Distinguished Service Award
  • Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • 1995
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Publications

  • The Bulletin, South Carolina Association for Justice
  • Using Focus Groups to Discover and Meet the Needs of the Jury
  • 2019
  • Trial Trends (MTLA)
  • Lessons Learned from Listening to Real People
  • 2019
  • The Prairie Barrister, Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Insurance Bad Faith – What Jurors Think About Insurance,”
  • 2018
  • Trial, American Association for Justice
  • What’s on Jurors’ Minds?
  • 2017
  • Trial Lawyer, Oregon Trial Lawyers Ass’n
  • Learning from Real People–Knowledge is Power
  • 2017
  • Trial News, WSAJ
  • Insurance Bad Faith - What Jurors Think About Insurance
  • 2016
  • Trial News, WSAJ
  • Preparing for Voir Dire
  • 2015
  • Trial News, WSAJ
  • Getting to Know Judge Ramseyer
  • 2014
  • Trial News, WSAJ
  • Critical Thinking About Critical Thinking
  • 2014
  • Trial News, WSAJ
  • No
  • 2014
  • Trial News, WSAJ
  • In Praise of Rubbing Shoulders
  • 2014
  • Trial News, WSAJ
  • Them vs. US
  • 2014
  • Trial News, WSAJ
  • "Accidents” Don’t Happen
  • 2013
  • American Association for Justice Trial
  • Focus Groups and Juror Perspective
  • 2013
  • Trial News, WSAJ
  • Trial News, Your portal to your Practice
  • 2013
  • Trial News, WSAJ
  • You are Not so Smart (and Neither am I)!
  • 2013
  • Trial News, WSAJ
  • The Challenges of the Modest Case
  • 2013
  • Trial News, WSAJ
  • Personal Responsibility “Am I my Brother’s Keeper?
  • 2013
  • Trial News, WSAJ
  • Using Focus Groups to Discover and Meet the Needs of the Jury
  • 2012
  • Trial News, WSAJ
  • Fighting to Protect Cancer Victims Outside the Courtroom
  • 2011
  • Trial News, WSAJ
  • Psychological Science in the Courtroom, Consensus and Controversy
  • 2010
  • Tort Law Journal of Ohio
  • Sanctions in the Era of Zealous-less Advocacy
  • 2007
  • Ohio Trial
  • How To Try A Personal Injury Case Without Medical Testimony
  • 1999
  • Wiley Law Publications Expert Witness Update
  • Reclaiming the Courtroom: How to Use Expert Witnesses Most Effectively
  • 1998
  • OSBA Bar Briefs
  • How to Efficiently and Effectively Conduct a Rule 103 Arbitration
  • 1996
  • Ohio Trial
  • The First Eight in the Box
  • 1995
  • Ohio Trial
  • Stopping the Drunken Driver: A Matter of Conscience
  • 1993
  • Ohio Trial
  • Getting Medical Records, Bills and Opinions into Evidence at Trial
  • 1991
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Speaking Engagements

  • AAJ 2020 Annual Convention
  • Jury Bias Seminar
  • 2020
  • Annual Convention, Breckenridge, CO
  • Focus Groups: Feeling Good or Learning to Win
  • 2019
  • Annual Conference, San Diego, CA
  • You’ve Done Your Focus Groups, Now What?
  • 2019
  • Washington State Bar Association, Seattle, WA
  • Evidence
  • 2018
  • Washington Employment Lawyers Association, Seattle, WA
  • Winning Lessons from Focus Groups
  • 2018
  • Washington Employment Lawyers Association, Seattle, WA
  • Winning Lessons from Focus Groups
  • 2018
  • American Association for Justice, Annual Convention, Denver, CO
  • Jury Research: Focus Groups - Finding the Moral Tone That Resonates with Jurors
  • 2018
  • American Association for Justice, Annual Convention, Denver, CO
  • Jury Research: Focus Groups - Finding the Moral Tone That Resonates with Jurors
  • 2018
  • Advanced Trial Lawyer College, Atlanta, GA
  • How Jurors REALLY Think – A Live Focus Group Evaluates a Personal Injury Case
  • 2018
  • WTLA - Winter Seminar, Steamboat Springs, CO
  • What Focus Groups Tell Us About Medical Malpractice Cases
  • 2017
  • ITLA - 50th Anniversary Spring Seminar, Boise, ID
  • How much Medicine Does the Jury Need to Know?
  • 2017
  • WTLA - Winter Conference, Steamboat Springs, CO
  • D-I-S-C: Who's Your Jury Going to Be?
  • 2016
  • WSAJ - Understanding Medicine Seminar, Seattle, WA
  • How much Medicine Does the Jury Need to Know?
  • 2016
  • AAJ - Jury Bias - A Day at the Races Seminar, Louisville, KY
  • Using Focus Groups to Discover and Meet the Needs of the Jury
  • 2016
  • WTLA - Winter Conference, Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Bad Faith. Good Stuff.
  • 2015
  • WSAJ - Winning with Witnesses Seminar, Seattle, WA
  • Putting It All Together - What Focus Groups Tell Us About What Is Important
  • 2015
  • ITLA - Annual Conference, Sun Valley, ID
  • Juror Attitudes in Complex Cases: How Real People Think About Tough Trial Issues
  • 2015
  • WTLA - Winter Conference, Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Focus Groups And Juror Perspective in Premises Cases
  • 2014
  • Multnomah County Bar Association, Portland, OR
  • How Jurors Really Think; A Live Focus Group Evaluation of a Personal Injury Case
  • 2014
  • Inns of Court, Portland
  • Lawyers are from Mars. Jurors are from Venus. What Lawyers Can Learn from Focus Groups
  • 2014
  • Annual Convention, Skamania, WA
  • Focus Groups - Feeling Good or Learning How To Win?
  • 2014
  • Maui Conference
  • 4 Trial Tips You Can Start Using Today
  • 2013
  • Annual Convention
  • What Generation XYZ Expects from Your Association
  • 2013
  • Law Review CLE, Seattle
  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • 2012
  • Idaho Trial Lawyers Association, Couer d’Alene, ID
  • What Were They Thinking!?!
  • 2012
  • WSAJ Downtown Seattle Roundtable
  • 5 Tips That Will Improve Your Next Trial: Tested Techniques That Will Carry You From Voir Dire To Verdict
  • 2011
  • National CLE Conference, Vail, CO
  • Trial Tips
  • 2011
  • Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA
  • What Were They Thinking: Tips Learned from 12 Years of Doing Focus Groups, How They Work, and How They Can Improve Your Practice
  • 2010
  • Annual Convention
  • What Were They Thinking: Tips Learned from 12 Years of Doing Focus Groups
  • 2010
  • Ohio Attorney General's Seminar
  • Technical Tools for the Trial Advocate
  • 2004
  • Annual Convention
  • "Symbol" Coverage in Scott-Pontzer Litigation
  • 2003
  • Regional Seminars
  • A High Tech Mock Trial of a Scott-Pontzer Case
  • 2001
  • Regional Seminars
  • Using Focus Groups To Win
  • 1999
  • Annual Convention
  • Automobile Crashworthiness - GM, the Type III Door Latch, and the Seat-Belt-in-the-Door
  • 1997
  • Tort Reform Seminar
  • Alcohol, Drugs, Seatbelts
  • 1996
  • Insurance Law Seminar
  • Litigating a UM/UIM Case
  • 1996
  • Annual Convention, Boston, MA
  • Liquor Liability and the Underage Drinker
  • 1996
  • Annual Convention
  • Ethical Representation of Clients - Avoiding Mistakes
  • 1996
  • Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Tort Action Against the Drunk Driver: Post Cabe
  • 1995
  • Annual Convention
  • Scheduling and Trial of a Civil Suit: Plaintiff's Perspective
  • 1994
  • Regional Seminar
  • Punitive Damages and the Drunk Driver
  • 1993
  • Insurance Law Seminar
  • Bad Faith
  • 1990
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Attorney endorsements

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Given (1)
Endorse Jeffrey
Car accident Attorney | Jan 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"At first, you will be impressed with Jeff's credentials. Once you meet him, you will be even more impressed with the way he cares about his clients and with providing great legal services."
Car accident Attorney | Aug 04
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I highly endorse Jeff. Jeff is dedicated to providing his clients with the exceptional representation. He is experienced in this area of the law and seeks to obtain justice for his clients. Jeff is also experienced in consulting on jury issues and assists other lawyers with their cases."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 22
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have worked with Jeff as Co-Counsel, his insight and experience were invaluable. I have never met anyone more calm than Jeff. He exudes confidence and is such a genuine person. I have also worked with Jeff on Focus Groups, one of his passions. He has a real skill of getting folks to open up and offer candid thoughts. His work made a direct positive impact on the results on many of my cases. Through our professional work Jeff and I have become friends. This uniquely qualifies me because I have seen him in professional and social circles. He is always the consummate professional. I proudly endorse Jeff, he is one of the best and we are lucky to have him here in the Pacific Northwest."
Personal injury Attorney | Jul 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jeff gets my endorsement for his extensive trial experience, knowledge and excellent skills for meeting his clients needs. He has great experience and knowledge as a trial lawyer who understands juries from many different perspectives. Personal injury clients who retain Jeff can rest assured they have a very skilled attorney who puts his clients first and will get the best results for them. It is a pleasure to endorse Jeff."
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Seattle Car accident Lawyer Jeffrey Dean Boyd
Jeffrey Dean Boyd
Car accident Attorney
Seattle, WA
Licensed for 41 years