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31 years, 50 cases
42 years, 750 cases
42 years, 50 cases
Thank you for your interest in our firm, for your legal representation. Since 1985 I have limited my practice to representing people who have been seriously injured, or who have suffered the death of a family member, as a result of negligence of another person or corporation, including cases involving plane crashes or other aviation related accidents, dangerous products, automobile collisions, and construction site injuries.
A major portion of my practice since 1993 has involved representation of individuals and families who have sustained injuries and losses as a result of AVIATION ACCIDENTS, including major airline crashes, private airplanes, helicopters, and experimental aircraft. Our firm enjoys a national reputation among the best aviation attorneys throughout the country and we are regularly associated by other law firms to assist them in the prosecution of aviation cases in Washington State. In addition, we have been retained by clients on aviation matters occurring throughout the country and in many foreign countries. Our firm has represented victims or families of victims in well over 300 aviation crashes or other aviation related incidents. In conjunction with my work in the aviation field, I am proud to have participated in Trial Lawyers Care, which provided free representation to the families of the 9/11 victims in pursuing claims with the Victims Compensation Fund.
In addition to my work in the aviation field, I have represented hudreds of individuals who have sustained serious injuries, or the death of a family member in a wide variety of negligence cases, and at our firm we pride ourselves on being ever aware that our clients have suffered tragedy, and are entitled to not only excellent legal representation and fair compensation for their losses, but also caring and personal service.
As for my personal background, I am a Seattle native and grew up and attended High School, College, and Law School in Seattle, graduating from the University of Washington School of Law in 1977. My undergraduate degree is from Seattle University, graduating with honors and receiving the award for outstanding student in the field of my major. I was also a member, and captain, of our Division I soccer team at Seattle U.
Prior to entering private practice, I worked as a public defender in order to obtain trial experience. During my three years as a public defender I handled literally hundreds of cases, including the trial of two murder cases, before I had been an attorney for three full years. Shortly after leaving the public defender's office I was involved in a celebrated local case involving the wrongful conviction of any innocent man. Working with a local reporter who later won the Pulitzer Prize for his reporting, we were able to obtain a new trial for our client, who was later exonerated when our investigation led to the arrest of the true perpetrator of the crime. This extensive experience in the courtroom has proved invaluable during my subsequent carreer advocating on behalf of our injured clients.
I currently live in Seattle with my wife of 37 years. We have two two grown children who are pursuing careers out of state.