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Salvador Mungia graduated from Georgetown University Law Center in 1984 with honors. After clerking for a Washington Supreme Court Justice in 1984-1985 and a federal district court judge in 1985-1986, he began private practice with Gordon, Thomas, Honeywell where he has practiced from 1986 to the present. He has tried cases in federal and state courts throughout Washington State and has argued appeals at all levels of state and federal appellate courts.


Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 40%
    30 years, 40 cases
  2. Litigation: 35%
    30 years, 100 cases
  3. Wrongful Death: 10%
    29 years, 10 cases
  4. Aviation: 10%
    24 years, 10 cases
  5. Appeals: 5%
    29 years, 20 cases

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  • James Walter Beck

    Sal is an astute and skilled trial lawyer. I endorse this lawyer.


    James Beck Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Karen Kathryn Koehler

    Sal has the highest respect of his peers for being an excellent attorney and human being. Even though he mainly practices defense work (and I'm a plaintiff lawyer), I have nothing but good things to say about Sal.


    Karen Koehler Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Gordon, Thomas, Honeywell, Malanca, Peterson & Daheim

Wells Fargo Plaza, 1201
Pacific Avenue, Suite 2100
Tacoma, WA, 98402-4314


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerGordon, Thomas, Honeywell1986 - Present
Judicial Clerk to Honorable Carolyn DimmickU.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington1985 - 1986
Judicial Clerk to Honorable Fred DoreWashington State Supreme Court1984 - 1989
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Bar AssociationPresident2009 - Present
Litigation Counsel of AmericaFellow2007 - Present
Legal Aid for WashingtonLifetime Board Member2005 - Present
Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association, Editorial BoardMember2000 - Present
GLBT Bar Association of WashingtonMemberN/A
Asian Bar Association of WashingtonMemberN/A
American Board of Trial AdvocatesMemberN/A
Litigation Counsel of AmericaMemberN/A
Pierce County Minority Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Latina/o Bar Association of WashingtonMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice SectionMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionMemberN/A
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationPresident-Elect2008 - 2009
Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association, Judicial Evaluation CommitteeCo-chair2007 - 2008
Washington State Bar AssociationBoard of Governors2005 - 2008
Legal Aid for WashingtonBoard Member2004 - 2005
Legal Aid for WashingtonPresident2002 - 2003
Washington State Bar Association, President's Task Force - Proud to be a LawyerMember2000 - 2001
Tacoma Pierce County Bar AssociationPresident1999 - 1999
Washington State Bar Association, Bar Leaders ConferenceChair1999 - 1999
Legal Aid for WashingtonBoard Member1992 - 2000
Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionTrustee1987 - 1989
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Pacific Lutheran UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
WSBA New Lawyer Education SeminarBeing a Member of the Legal Profession: Conduct Befitting of a Professional2009
WSBA Access to Justice ConferencePay Day Lending in Washington State2009
National Business InstituteLitigating to Win Through Advanced Trial Advocacy: Opening Statements2009
Law Society of British ColumbiaWashington State Bar Association’s Disciplinary System: An Overview2009
Clallam County Bar AssociationLincoln and Professionalism2009