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We have provided vigorous, enthusiastic legal representation for our clients since 1997.  We bring extensive experience, sound familiarity with the law, and talented advocacy to help you with your legal needs.  Call today at (206) 216-1665 for a free consultation.  


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    19 years
  2. Car Accident: 35%
    19 years
  3. Slip and Fall: 5%
    19 years
  4. Trucking Accident: 5%
    19 years
  5. Motorcycle Accident: 5%
    19 years



Hourly ($425/hour), contingent (33%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes), Pro bono (2%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

R. D. Kelly Law Firm, P.L.L.C.

1420 Fifth Avenue.
Suite 2200
Seattle, WA, 98101


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certificate of AppreciationKing County Bar Association1999
Dean's ListUniversity of Idaho College of Law1997
Dean't ListHawaii Pacific University1994
Dean's ListHawaii Pacific University1993
Dean's ListHawaii Pacific University1992
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney & Counselor at LawR. D. Kelly Law Firm, P.L.L.C.1998 - Present
volunteervarious organizations1997 - 2013
Legal InternWhitman County Prosecuting Attorney1995 - 1997
sailorUnited States Navy1987 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
U. S. District Court for the Western District of Washingtonadmitted1999 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Stan K.Six figure settlement.
Shole A.Jury verdict for clients, affirmed on appeal.
Chris B.Six figure recovery.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Law/TechnologyDecision Support Systems for the Legal Profession1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Idaho College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu, HIInformation SystemsMS - Master of Science1994
University of WashingtonEnglish CompositionBA - Bachelor of Arts1978