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Mike Shaffer and the Gordon Thomas Honeywell Personal Injury Group represent injured persons in trial, including widely-recognized success in trials and settlements helping those injured by childhood sexual abuse.

Mr. Shaffer's practice also includes lawsuits and arbitrations for customers damaged by the negligence of their securities brokers and financial consultants.


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 70%
    31 years, 99 cases
  2. Arbitration: 30%
    29 years, 99 cases



Hourly ($250-325/hour), contingent (25-40%)

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Gordon, Thomas, Honeywell, Malanca, Peterson & Daheim

Wells Fargo Plaza, 1201
Pacific Avenue, Suite 2100
Tacoma, WA, 98402


GATerminated - Nonpayment of Dues198508/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rated "A-V" -Highest rating for trial skills and ethicsMartindale-Hubbell1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney - Plaintiffs' Product LiabilityMIddleton & Anderson1985 - 1988
Association namePosition nameDuration
Sexual Assault Center of Pierce CountyBoard Member2005 - Present
Medical Research Review - Franciscan Health SystemsBoard Member1993 - Present
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationEAGLE1992 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationAttorney1989 - Present
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationAttorney1989 - Present
Special OlympicsCoach1995 - 2003
American Association for JusticeAttorney1985 - 2007
Publication nameTitleDate
Trial MagazineHandicapping the Sophisticated User DefensesN/A
Trial MagazineCross Examination of the Annuity WitnessN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington and Lee University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1985
University of Notre DameJournalism and Mass CommunicationB.A. English1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Washington State Trial LawyersSecurities Fraud2007
Annual MeetingStockbroker Liability2007
Elder Law Section Annual MeetingProtecting the Vulnerable from Abuse and Injury2006
VariousTrials of Sexual Assault and Personal Injury cases2003