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Elizabeth has an extensive law background with expertise in numerous areas including worker’s compensation, personal injury and ERISA, plus additional experience from the corporate world. Prior to obtaining her law degree, Elizabeth worked for nearly a decade at the nation’s largest home improvement retailer, rising from entry level to management positions at a divisional corporate office of the company.


 


Elizabeth has successfully handled hundreds of cases, working closely with her clients to adjust the balance of power in the legal system - becoming a strong ally of injured workers - and making sure their voices are heard. She is the current Chair of the Workers’ Compensation Committee and works with the Department of Labor and Industries. During legislative sessions she can be found in Olympia lobbying for injured workers.


 


Elizabeth is actively involved with the Washington State Association of Justice and has been on the Board of Governors since 2009.  She has sat on the Legislative Steering Committee since 2008.  She has also served as Co-Chair the Women of WSAJ section, also known as WOW.


 


Elizabeth has also been named a 2014 and 2015 SuperLawyer Rising Star.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Workers Compensation: 50%
    8 years
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    8 years
  3. Employee Benefits: 10%
    8 years
  4. Insurance: 10%
    8 years

Payment

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Charlotte A. Weigel

    Liz is a smart and compassionate lawyer. She is responsive to her clients and I highly recommend her.

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    Charlotte Weigel Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Amie Christine Peters

    Elizabeth is a dedicated attorney. She has a good understanding of the business world, which she uses to help the little guy get the benefits and damages they deserve. I highly recommend Elizabeth.

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    Amie Peters Workers compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Nelson Blair Langer Engle

12055 15th Ave NE
Seattle, WA, 98125-5031

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200807/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyNelson Blair Langer Engle2015 - Present
Associate AttorneyMoschetto and Koplin2009 - 2015
Rule 9 Legal InternLePley Law Firm2005 - 2007
MultipleThe Home Depot1998 - 2006
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Association for JusticeWorkers' Compensation Section Chair2013 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeMember, Board of Governors2011 - Present
Washington State Bar AssocationN/A2008 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeN/A2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Terrie L. Williams v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, et alThe Court ruled that the long term disabilty Plan Administrator abused their discretion and did not engage in a deliberate and principled reasoning process.
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
WSAJ CLEPractice Tips at the Board in the Modern World: Discovery, Social Media, CR35s,2013
WSAJ CLEPI Basics and More, Just the Basics: Weeding Through Insurance Coverage2009
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Western Washington UniversityBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Washington State Bar Association CLEPI Bootcamp2012
WSAJ CLEPI Basics2009