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Mark joined Scott, Kinney, Fjelstad, and Mack in 2014 after 10 years advocating for people in many types of matters including insurance bad faith, unfair and deceptive practices, and personal injury. Over the course of his career including a five year stint in Olypmia, Mark spent significant time in volunteer legal services and other community work on various boards including: the Housing Justice Project a program of Thurston County Volunteer Legal Services, Seattle Neighborhood Legal Clinics, and at the Union Gospel Mission in Seattle. He also served on the board of the Olympia Historical Society and was a member of the Olympia Planning Commission from 2010-2012.

He studied history and Russian at the University of Utah and graduated with honors from Seattle University's School of Law where he participated in the Jessup International Moot Court Competition, International Law Society and the Russian Legal Society. In his free time he enjoys reading and writing law, history, philosophy and social theory. 



Languages spoken: Russian

Practice areas


  1. Employment: 30%
    11 years
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    11 years
  3. Workers Compensation: 20%
  4. Lawsuits & Disputes: 20%
    11 years



Hourly ($200-250/hour), contingent (10-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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    Mr. Derricott is an excellent attorney who has exceptional knowledge of the law and unparalleled proficiency with court rules I endorse this lawyer.


    Chuan-Yi Su General practice Attorney
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  • Paul Anthony Strophy

    I endorse this lawyer. Mark knows how to be an advocate for his clients while at the same time being respectful towards opposing counsel and parties. It is this careful balance that makes him such an effective litigator.


    Paul Strophy Criminal defense Attorney
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Contact info

Emerald Law Group, PLLC

811 First Avenue
Suite 510
Seattle, WA, 98104


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyEmerald Law Group, PLLC2016 - Present
AttorneyScott, Kinney, Fjelstad & Mack PLLC2014 - 2016
AttorneyThurston County Volunteer Legal Services2009 - 2011
Of CounselFunke, P.S.2007 - 2015
AttorneyDerricott, pllc2005 - 2014
AttorneyUnion Gospel Mission2005 - 2006
Staff AttorneyBarBri of Washington2005 - 2005
Lawyer InternArbitrazhnii Court of The Primorsky Krai, Russia2004 - 2004
AttorneyKing County Bar Association, Neighborhood Legal Clinic2004 - 2006
Lawyer Summer TraineeLinklaters2002 - 2002
Regional Account ManagerThomson Reuters1999 - 2001
Supervisor Starwood Preferred GuestStarwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.1996 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Association for JusticeEditorial Board2015 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeEagle Member2014 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionN/A2014 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeMember2005 - Present
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesMember2012 - 2014
PARC FoundationBoard Member2011 - 2013
Olympia Historical SocietyBoard Member2010 - 2013
Olympia Planning CommissionPlanning Commissioner2010 - 2012
King County Bar AssociationMember2005 - 2006
Washington State Bar Association, International Practice SectionSecretary2005 - 2007
American Bar AssociationMember2004 - 2006
Operational Emergency CenterBoard Member2004 - 2007
Jessup International Moot Court CompetitionParticipant2003 - 2003
International Law SocietyMember, Seattle Univeristy2002 - 2004
Russian Law SocietyMember2002 - 2004
Publication nameTitleDate
Olympia Long Term Planning BlogNotes on the State of Olympia2012
Olympia Historical Society NewsletterApplied Historiography: Olympia’s Capitol Lake2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of LawHistory/RussianBA - Bachelor of Arts1999