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We protect our clients' rights and maximize their recovery so they can focus on healing.We have handled auto accident cases from both sides. This helps us get great results for our clientsInjuries due to the fault of others are stressful. We protect your rights and maximize your claim.We handle wage claims and represent victims of sexual harassment and discrimination.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation||Washington State Bar Association||2008|
|FIRST PLACE -- Moot Court Competition||University of Washington School of Law||1996|
|Attorney||Buri Funston Mumford, PLLC||2005 - Present|
|Adjunct Lecturer||Whatcom Community College||2005 - Present|
|Attorney||Zender Thurson, PS||2002 - 2005|
|Attorney||Wingo and Rinehardt||2001 - 2002|
|International Trade Specialist||US International Trade Administration||2000 - 2001|
|Adjunct Lecturer||University of Washington -- Bothell||1998 - 1999|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Washington State Association for Justice||Eagle Member||2009 - Present|
|National Association of Consumer Advocates||Member||2009 - Present|
|Law Advocates of Whatcom County||Board Member||2002 - Present|
|Utah State Bar||Member||2001 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association||Member||1998 - Present|
|Whatcom County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Weyland v. Prescott||Multiple Six Figure Settlement|
|Mace v. Denney||Tenants prevailed at trial and on appeal with attorney's fees awarded to tenants|
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|Antitrust Bulletin||Does predatory pricing exist? Economic theory and the courts after Brooke Group.(Special Issue: Essays in Memory of Professors Areeda and Turner)||1996|
|University of Washington School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1998|
|University of Washington||N/A||M.P.A||1998|
|Washington State University||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1994|
|Landlord/Tenant Law Training Seminar||Landlord/Tenant Law||2009|
|Law Advocates Of Whatcom County Spanish Outreach Program||10 Most Common Legal Mistake & How To Avoid Them||2005|
|Whatcom County Street Law 101||Courts of Limited Jurisdiction||2004|
Posted by Patrick
I was the victim of a hit and run while jogging near my home in Blaine WA. After being left in the roadway with a bad limp and in a lot of pain, I called the police. I was lucky that the CBSA caught the driver returning to Canada (always get a plate!) and gave me their contact and insurance information. Not knowing what to do to get ICBC to pay for my medical bills and time off I would need (I have to be able to walk at work) it became very apparent to me I needed help.
After clicking around on the internet for a bit and going over several attorneys websites I decided Tom was going to be my first call. He came off as a no nonsense type of guy and seemed very experienced. After meeting with him and verifying the above, I also learned he is an avid bike rider and would personally appreciate how stressful not being able to run is for me.
Tom handled everything with the insurance company so I could focus on getting better. Either himself or his assistant Kris (who is also awesome!) always answered any questions I had. When it got to the point where my doctor said I just needed to continue to let it heal, Tom reached a settlement that not only covered all my medical expenses and time off, but compensated me for well over a year that my life was turned upside down. I would not hesitate to recommend Tom to anyone, you can tell he genuinely cares about his clients.
Posted by Gloria
I was injured at a property that was in disrepair, and found Mr. Mumford after meeting with several other attorneys. From the beginning, he was very friendly and helpful. I felt like I could trust him.
Throughout the process, he explained my case and always took the time to return my calls if I had any questions or concerns. He even took the time to visit the location of my fall to evaluate the property in person.
I would highly recommend Mr. Mumford for any personal injury case.
Posted by sharyn
Following my May, 2011 car accident, I was injured very badly. I got nowhere with the insurance companies, but did not want to hire an attorney, I thought I could handle it. I could not. They ended up calling my house at least twice a day, wanting taped interviews, trying to trick me and putting words in my mouth about the accident. It was especially disappointing to discover that the lady that rear-ended me had minimal insurance and it was clear that I was going to need surgery on my spine as well as lengthy future care. My OWN insurance company (with whom I had underinsured motorists) did not want to honor the full policy. I hired Tom and I'll NEVER regret the decision I made. Tom Mumford handled the other partie's insurance company with the utmost of care and skilled negotiating tactics, especially for my situation. I had a very special one, I have cancer. He honored my request to try and settle this without going to court. For me, going to depositions and court would be devestating because I was so sick. Not only did Tom handle problems inside the scope of the accident, but also helped me by handling things that came up from the accident that were not required of him. I did not have to ask, ever...he volunteered. Tom successfully got the insurance company from the other side to pay out maximum policy limits to me.
Following this, he went for my "underinsured motorist" on my own policy. It was a substantial policy and I needed it badly for spinal surgery, future care, etc. My own company offered half. Tom successfully put the case together, sent off the package to my insurance company, making a final demand for the monies. SIX DAYS LATER I had an answer. They paid the policy limit in full. Tom and his team (office staff) had put everything together under Tom's direction, in such a professional way that the insurance company had NO CHOICE but to PAY OUT POLICY LIMITS IN FULL. No more worrying for me.
I can't say enough about Tom. If you are "on the fence" about hiring an attorney, I can't say enough good things about Tom and his law firm.
Most important to me, is communication. If a lawyer won't call you back, if you can't talk and I mean REALLY TALK to your lawyer, there is no case. I could depend on Tom for anything and everything on this case and more. Tom NEVER ignored my calls, always took them if he was in, always responded to my emails, every time. We sat down in his office and talked about everything in this case. I was never rushed, never felt like just a number. Tom answered all my questions and took the fear out of dealing with the aftermath of a car accident.
I HIGHLY recommend Tom and his office staff. The BEST OF THE BEST. Such a hard worker, stopping at nothing to get the job done, to get the highest settlement possible for you on everything. He listens and never ever was I rushed in any way. He personalized every phone call, every visit and I felt like I was part of the team on my own lawsuit.
Tom went out of his way to keep me informed by calling me every time he spoke to anyone about this lawsuit and had any news at all.
TOM MUMFORD IS A GEM OF A LAWYER and if I ever need a lawyer again, I don't even have to think about going to anyone other than Tom Mumford.
Aaron Lukoff, Criminal defense Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
I have known and seen Tom Mumford practice law for seven years. I am a fellow lawyer in the community. In my opinion, Tom is a wonderful attorney with great insight into the practice of Tort law. Tom has empathy and understanding for his client's suffering and plight. If I had a Tort law issue, I would not hesitate a moment to hire Tom to advocate for me. Tom is a true gentleman and yet a fierce and zealous advocate in the courtroom. I would endorse Tom Mumford to handle any Tort or Contract law issue anywhere in the State of Washington.
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