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Vanessa J Firnhaber-Oslund

Mesothelioma and asbestos Attorney at Seattle, WA

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also known as Vanessa J Firnhaber Oslund, Vanessa J Oslund

  • State Years
    Oregon - OR 7 years
    Washington - WA 17 years
  • Licensed for 7 years
    State OR
    Acquired 2017
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 17 years
    State WA
    Acquired 2006
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Vanessa

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Vanessa J. Firnhaber Oslund is a partner at the firm. She has been fighting for justice for asbestos victims for over a decade. Vanessa takes equal pride in her zealous advocacy in the courtroom and her compassion for her clients. She takes a special interest in helping victims of “take-home” asbestos exposure who were exposed to asbestos through their parents’ or spouse’s work clothes.

Over her career, she has represented hundreds of mesothelioma victims and their families, achieving many victories for her clients, including many multi-million-dollar settlements and verdicts. She is passionate about obtaining justice for her clients in the legal system and holding corporations responsible for putting profits over people. She understands that bringing an asbestos claim is often her clients’ first contact with the legal system and can be intimidating. Accordingly, she takes special care to keep her clients informed and to ensure their interests are protected every step of the way.
Prior to representing asbestos victims, Vanessa served as counsel to the Washington State Senate advising senators on law and policy regarding consumer protection and insurance issues.


Vanessa J Firnhaber-Oslund
821 2nd Ave.
Suite 2100
Seattle, WA, 98104
Bergman Draper Oslund Udo
900 SW 5th Ave
Suite 2000
Portland, OR, 97204
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Posted by David | April 25, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
Simply the best
Vanessa J Firnhaber-Osland represented my wife and I, in a Mesothelioma lawsuit. The results of the suits were favorable.. however my wife died as a result of the asbestos related disease that ravaged her. Vanessa is a tough lady... but knowing her we found her to be...Caring, efficient, intelligent, filled with integrity, fair, always available....AND... puts the client first. She is one heck of a lady.
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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes


AVVO RATING 6.9 (Good)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Bergman Draper Oslund
  • 2016 - Present
  • Associate Attorney
  • Bergman Draper Ladenburg
  • 2008 - 2015
  • Staff Counsel
  • Washington State Legislature
  • 2006 - 2008


  • Seattle University School of Law
  • J.D. summa cum laude
  • 2006
  • DePaul University
  • B.A. with Honors
  • 2000

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Everson v. Lone Star Industries
  • $4.25M Verdict for Plaintiff Everson
  • Hammett v. Residual Enterprises (successor to Sea-Land)
  • $1.45 Million verdict for Plaintiffs


  • Pierce County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • Washington State Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • Oregon State Bar
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Seattle University Law Review
  • Editor
  • 2005 - 2006
  • Seattle University Law Review
  • Member
  • 2004 - 2005
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Year End Acheivement Award
  • Seattle University
  • 2005
  • Year End Acheivement Award
  • Seattle University
  • 2004

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Seattle Mesothelioma and asbestos Lawyer Vanessa J Firnhaber-Oslund
Vanessa J Firnhaber-Oslund
Mesothelioma and asbestos Attorney
Seattle, WA
Licensed for 17 years
Free Consultation