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Kenneth Gorton is a litigation attorney in Washington.  He has recovered tens of millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements, and represented hundreds of clients in personal injury cases. He has dedicated his career to advocating for injured and disabled people.


 


Mr. Gorton receives the highest possible rating by AVVO, one of the best-known ranking services for lawyers, which rates him as 10 out of 10 (superb). He is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, which only admits trial attorneys who have demonstrated “superior results in complex cases” exceeding one million dollars.


 


Please visit our website at www.GortonLaw.net for more information.


 


EACH CASE IS DIFFERENT AND EACH OUTCOME IS DIFFERENT.  PAST PERFORMANCE DOES NOT GUARANTEE FUTURE PERFORMANCE OR OUTCOME.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Litigation: 50%
  2. Personal Injury: 50%

Payment

Fees:

Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Kenneth. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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Contact info

Gorton Law

4113 Bridgeport Way West
Suite D
University Place, WA, 98466

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200607/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
2013 Client's Choice AwardAVVO2013
Certificate of Professionalism / Four Week Jury TrialPierce County Superior Court2013
Life MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2011
Certificate of AppreciationAmerican Bar Association2003
Certificate of Appreciation (Nat'l Campaign for Tolerance)Southern Poverty Law Center2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Litigation AttorneyPrivate Civil Practice2007 - Present
Deputy Prosecuting AttorneyThurston County Deputy Prosecutor2006 - 2006
ClerkshipAidikoff & Uhl2005 - 2005
Judicial Law ClerkFederal Court (Western District of Washington)2005 - 2006
ClerkshipFinra (F/K/A Nasd, Inc.)2004 - 2004
ClerkshipSteptoe & Johnson (London)2003 - 2003
EditorStudent Editor American Bar Association Student Journal2003 - 2004
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeEagle MemberN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington Court of AppealsMemberN/A
United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth CircuitMemberN/A
United States District Court for the Western District of WashingtonMemberN/A
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Motor vehicle collision - Thurston County$300,000.00
Injury at school - Thurston County$325,000.00
Motor vehicle collision - Thurston County$300,000.00
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
PIABA Bar JournalArbitrating Securities Claims2006
Mediate.comInternational Commercial Arbitration2006
Federal JudgeAllen v. RBC Dain Rauscher, Inc.2006
Federal JudgeHansen v. Pierce County2006
Practicing Law Institute, Securities ArbitrationBrokerage Firms' Liability2005
Mediate.comAttribution Theory / Conflict Management2005
PIABA National Position PaperArbitration Contracts / NASD2005
-Please see website (above) for more publications.N/A
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pepperdine University School of LawLawDoctorate in Law2005
Pepperdine University School of LawNegotiation / Dispute ResolutionMaster's Degree2005
University of AlaskaPsychologyMaster's Degree1997
University of AlaskaPsychologyOther - Bachelors1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Seattle UniversityGuest Lecturer (Criminal Procedure)2014
Green River CollegeGuest Lecturer (Criminal Law)2014
Seattle UniversityGuest Lecturer (Criminal Procedure)2013
Seattle UniversityGuest Lecturer (Criminal Justice)2012
Brady-Gorton Legal HourFormer Radio Show Host (Attorney)2007