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  1. Medical Malpractice: 70%
  2. Health Care: 15%
  3. Litigation: 10%
  4. Appeals: 5%

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    Jen is an outstanding individual. Unmatched intelligence, creativity, and dedication to her clients and her craft. If you are looking for one of the best litigation associates in Seattle, look no further.

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Bennett Bigelow & Leedom P.S.

601 Union Street
Suite 1500
Seattle, WA, 98101

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200407/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2012
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2011
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
Presidential ScholarSeattle University School of Law2003
Presidential ScholarSeattle University School of Law2002
Presidential ScholarSeattle University School of Law2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
DirectorBennett Bigelow & Leedom, P.S.2015 - Present
Senior AssociateBennett Bigelow & Leedom P.S.2010 - 2014
AssociateWilliams Kastner2004 - 2010
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association of Seattle ("MAMAS")Member2008 - Present
Washington Defense Trial LawyersN/A2005 - Present
King County Bar AssociationN/A2004 - Present
Admitted to Practice, U.S. District Court, Western District of WashingtonN/AN/A
Admitted to Practice, Ninth Circuit Court of AppealsN/AN/A
Admitted to Practice, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of WashingtonN/AN/A
International Association of Defense CounselParticipant, IADC Trial Academy2007 - 2007
Defense Research InstituteYoung Lawyers - Steering Committee member2006 - 2012
Washington Athletic ClubN/A2004 - 2010
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Salama v. Overlake HospitalDefense Verdict
Thomas v. Sacred Heart Medical Center et al.Defense Verdict
Eilertsen v. OverlakeDefense Verdict
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Client AlertWashington Supreme Court issues two decisions adverse to providers; (1) evidence of prior settlements inadmissible; (2) physician's initial credentialing applications and reasons for limiting privileges discoverable.2012
Client AlertCourt of Appeals' Decision Requires Hospital to Search its Quality Assurance Database to Respond to Discovery Requests2011
Punitive Damages Compendium (Defense Research Institute)Contributing Editor, Washington Chapter2009
Washington Health Care NewsPoliner v. Texas Health Systems: Confirming Peer Review Immunity2009
For The Defense (Defense Research Institute)Attorney-Client and Work Product: Past and Upcoming Changes to the Federal Rules2008
Neurology TodayYour Obligations to Patients Who Speak Limited English (Cited)2007
Tort Law Desk Reference: A Fifty State CompendiumContributing Editor, Washington Chapter, 2005 — present2005
For The Defense (Defense Research Institute)Meaningful Access to All: Health Care and Limited English Proficiency Patients2005
For The Defense (Defense Research Institute)Pediatric Suicide and Antidepressants: An Overview of Regulatory Actions2005
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of WashingtonN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Singapore University School of LawStudy Abroad ProgramN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
American College of Physicians - College of Young PhysiciansTips & Legal Trends in Washington2011
Medical Records Law in WashingtonResponding to Subpoenas and Law Enforcement2007
Legal Issues in Behavioral HealthSupoenas for Mental Health Records2007