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Cindy G. Flynn is an attorney with the law firm of Carney Badley Spellman, P.S. in Seattle, Washington. Ms.
Flynn's practice emphasizes civil litigation, insurance injury
, construction and commercial litigation,
complex and class
action litigation
. Her litigation experience includes in part, products liability,
automobile and premises personal injury, construction, traumatic and brain
injury cases, and health care.


Before joining Carney, Ms. Flynn was an Army JAG captain. While in the
military, Ms. Flynn prosecuted as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, was chief
of the litigation branch defending medical malpractice and injury claims, and
was defense counsel for soldiers at courts-martial.


Ms. Flynn has been named a Washington state Super
for the years 2007-2010 by Washington Law and Politics magazine. She had previously been named a Washington state 2002 Rising Star by
the publication.  She has been honored by Law & Politics in their September/October 2009 and 2010 issues of Super Lawyers — Corporate Counsel Edition as being among the top attorneys in civil and criminal litigation in America. 


Practice areas


  1. Insurance: 33%
  2. Litigation: 33%
  3. Construction: 24%
  4. Personal Injury: 10%

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    Cindy Flynn is a tough, practical, efficient, smart litigator. She is very focused on her clients' needs and works hard to find the most economical, efficient solution for them. I can't recommend her highly enough.


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Contact info

Carney Badley Spellman, P.S.

701 Fifth Avenue
Suite 3600
Seattle, WA, 98104-7010


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2016
Super LawyerSuperLawyers.com2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Womens Edition2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Business Edition2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Business Edition2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Womens Edition2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Super Lawyer - LitigationSuper Lawyer, Corporate Counsel Edition2011
Best Recommended Insurance AttorneyA.M. Best Company - Recommended Insurance Attorneys2011
Best Recommended Insurance AttorneyA.M. Best Company - Recommended Insurance Attorneys2010
Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel EditionLaw and Politics2010
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
Best Recommended Insurance AttorneyA.M. Best Company - Recommended Insurance Attorneys2009
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel EditionLaw and Politics2009
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
Best Recommended Insurance AttorneyA.M. Best Company - Recommended Insurance Attorneys2008
Rising StarN/A2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Director of LitigationCarney Badley Spellman, P.S.2012 - Present
PrincipalCarney Badley Spellman, P.S.1996 - Present
JAG CaptainUS Army1990 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
Oregon State Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Idaho State Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Utah State BarMember2007 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1990 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Injury Attorneys of WashingtonFrequently Asked Questions About Personal Injury Cases2009
Washington Motor Vehicle Accident Deskbook (2d ed. 2001 plus 2009 Supplement)Chapter 1 General Standards for Imposing Liability2009
UnknownChanges in the Civil Rules Allow Videotaping of IMEs2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Santa Clara University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Santa Clara UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
ACIC Annual General Counsel SeminarWA cannabis regulations and Insurance2016