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Ralph Brindley, a member of the Luvera Law Firm since 1992, focuses primarily on plaintiff's work in medical malpractice and
personal injury cases. In 1999, Brindley helped obtain a $17.75
million verdict, one of the largest medical malpractice verdicts in
Oregon state history. His trial record includes multiple jury
awards in excess of $1 million.


Brindley has been listed in Best Lawyers in America and
was selected by Seattle Magazine as
a top lawyer in Seattle. Washington Law and
has recognized Brindley as a "Super Lawyer" in each of
its annual editions.


A past member of the Board of Governors for the Washington State
Trial Lawyers Association, Brindley also is an invited member of
the American Board of Trial Advocates and the Damage Attorneys
Round Table, comprised of the top five percent of trial attorneys
in Washington representing injured people. He is a fellow of the
American College of Trial Lawyers, which represents the top one
percent of lawyers in the state, and a member of the International
Academy of Trial Lawyers, whose membership is limited to the top
500 lawyers in the world. He is also a member of the International
Society of Barristers.


Prior to joining the Luvera Law Firm, Brindley handled defense
cases for 14 years at a large Seattle law firm, and taught for five years
at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy.


Brindley has also been selected by fellow lawyers in a 2004 state
wide survey as a Super Lawyer ©. The annual survey is conducted by
Washington Law and Politics. More then 20,000 ballots were mailed to
attorneys across Washington who were asked to vote for the best lawyers
they had personally observed in action.


Brindley earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from the
University of Washington, graduating with honors in 1972. After
graduation, Brindley was stationed in Germany for three years with
the United States Army. He went on to receive his law degree from
New York University in 1978.


Brindley was born and raised in Washington. He and his wife Kathy reside in
Seattle and Brindley has three children.


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
  2. Medical Malpractice: 50%

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Contact info

Luvera Law Firm

Columbia Center
701 5th Avenue., Suite 6700
Seattle, WA, 98104-7016


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Super LawyersWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2009
Outstanding Plaintiff's Trial Lawyer 2008Washington Defense Trial Lawyers2008
Top 100 Super LawyersWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2008
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2007
Top 100 Super LawyersWashington Law & Politics Magazine2007
Top 100 Super LawyersWashington Law & Politics Magazine2007
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2006
Top 100 Super LawyersWashington Law & Politics Magazine2006
Top 100 Super LawyersWashington Law & Politics Magazine2005
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2005
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2004
Top 100 Super LawyersWashington Law & Politics Magazine2004
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2003
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2002
Top LawyersSeattle Magazine2001
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Damage Attorney Round TableMember1999 - Present
American Board of Trial AdvocatesMember1995 - Present
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1994 - Present
American College of Trial LawyersMemberN/A
International Academy of Trial LawyersMemberN/A
International Society of BarristersMemberN/A
American Board of Trial AdvocatesMemberN/A
American Board of Trial AdvocatesPresident2009 - 2009
Damage Attorney Round TablePresident2009 - 2009
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Governors1995 - 1996
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawLawN/A1978
University of WashingtonAccountingBA - Bachelor of Arts1972