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Rocke Law Group

101 Yesler
Suite 603
Seattle, WA, 98104

Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 79%
    15 years, 300 cases
  2. Wrongful Death: 10%
    14 years
  3. Consumer Protection: 5%
    15 years
  4. Employment: 5%
    15 years
  5. Criminal Defense: 1%
    7 years, 3 cases



Hourly ($225-300/hour), contingent (33-40%)

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  • Valerie Semmes Bouffiou

    Eric Newman is an outstanding and aggressive attorney. His trial skills are excellent. I have often referred personal friends to his practice. I give him my highest endorsement.


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  • Cristine Beckwith

    Eric is a skilled litigator and an excellent negotiator. He gets outstanding results for his clients.


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2006
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Judge Pro TemKing County District Court2013 - Present
Panel MAR ArbitratorKing County Superior Court2008 - Present
Panel MAR ArbitratorSnohomish County Superior Court2008 - Present
Panel MAR ArbitratorPierce County Superior Court2007 - Present
PartnerMcDermott Newman, PLLC2007 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorSeattle University School of Law2003 - 2011
AssociateLee Smart Cook Martin & Patterson PS Inc.2001 - 2007
Rule 9 Legal InternOffice of Public Defender - Lakewood, Washington2001 - 2001
Legal InternLee Smart Cook Martin & Patterson PS Inc.2000 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Rotary Boys and Girls ClubBoard Member2014 - Present
William L. Dwyer American Inn of CourtMaster2013 - Present
Seattle RotaryMember2013 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Admiral Co-op PreschoolBoard Member2009 - 2010
Seattle University School of LawAdjunct Professor2003 - 2011
WDTLMember2002 - 2007
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Raab v. Procter & GambleConfidential settlement shortly after filing.
Singh v. Fuiva$225,000 Settlement
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of WashingtonPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NITA Trial Skills NorthwestTrial Skills2014
NITA Trial Skills DallasTrial Skills2014
NITA Developing Deposition SkillsDeposition Skills2014
NITA Trial Skills NorthwestTrial Skills2013
NITA Developing Deposition SkillsDeposition Skills2013
NITA Developing Deposition SkillsDeposition Skills2012
NITA Developing Deposition SkillsDeposition Skills2011
NITA Developing Deposition SkillsDeposition Skills2010
NITA Developing Deposition SkillsDeposition Training2009
NITA Developing Deposition SkillsNITA Deposition Training2008
Practical Trial Practice: Issues and AdvocacyOpening Statements2007
NBI - CLEWinning Your First Civil Trial in WA2007
WSBA - CLEThe Lawyer's Toolbox: Civil Litigation2006
WA AG Torts Division Quarterly MeetingTell Me a Story: Thoughts on Openings and Closings2006
NBI - CLEWinning Your First Civil Trial in WA2006
Annual Training for Naval Legal Service Office NWThe Nuts and Bolts of Civil Litigation2006