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  • As a trial attorney for more than a decade, Mr. Reich has represented the interests of victims throughout the Northwest. As lead counsel, he has successfully litigated dozens of jury trials to verdict. Mr. Reich’s practice group has represented hundreds of adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse against religious and secular organizations, resulting in tens of millions of dollars in settlements and judgments for victims.

  • Reported cases include Jane Doe v. Corporation of The President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 141 Wn. App. 407, (2007); Mincey v. Bremerton, 38 Fed. Appx. 402 (9th Cir. 2002); Jackson v. Bremerton, 268 F.3d 646 (9th Cir. 2001); Orin v. Barclay, 272 F.3d 1207 (9th Cir. 2001).

  • When not working, Mr. Reich enjoys spending time with his wife, Jody Reich, and their sons Hunter and Brody.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Personal Injury: 90%
  2. Commercial Real Estate: 10%

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  • William L Dixon

    I have had the privilege of knowing Steve for the past ten years. He is a hardworking, excellent attorney who consistently displays integrity and commitment to his clients and the practice.

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Contact info

Pfau Cochran Vertetis Amala, PLLC

403 Columbia Street
Suite 500
Seattle, WA, 98104

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
IDAuthorized to practice law199507/12/2016
WAActive199507/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Washington Super LawyersWashington Law & Politics Magazine2015
Washington Super LawyerWashington Super Lawyers2014
BV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2005
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerPfau Cochran Vertetis Amala, PLLC2013 - Present
PartnerGordon, Thomas, Honeywell, Malanca, Peterson & Daheimll, Malanca, Peterson & Daheim2000 - 2013
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States District Court for the Eastern District of WashingtonN/A2008 - Present
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2005 - Present
United States Supreme CourtMember2000 - Present
United States District Court for the Western District of WashingtonMember1999 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth CircuitMember1999 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
Idaho State Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Harvey v. Mirage Homes, Inc.$3.5 million settlement found reasonable
Anne C. et. al, v. Mountain View Assembly of God Church$2 million settlement found reasonable.
J.M. v. Northwest District Council for Assemblies of God, et. al.Confidential settlement
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Washington State Bar Association DeskbookCivil Rule 37 Chapter2014
Washington State Bar Association Civil Procedure DeskbookChapter 37 Supplement2006
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Clarion University of PennsylvaniaBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
JuST ConferenceFighting BackPage and Winning2014
Idaho Trial Lawyers AssociationRepresentation of Childhood Sexual Abuse Victims2007