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  1. Personal Injury: 50%
  2. Appeals: 20%
  3. Car Accident: 20%
  4. Medical Malpractice: 10%

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  • Keith Leon Kessler

    Ray's comprehensive and very thorough approach to every case has made him a formidable plaintiff lawyer. His analytical skills in the field of personal injury law are unparalleled. Ray comes into every case fully armed and fully prepared.

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    Keith Kessler Personal injury Attorney
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  • Catherine Fleming

    Ray is in a class by himself. Anyone who meets him will recognize this immediately. He is not only a genius, he is perhaps one of the most genuine people I know. Recognized as one of the country's top lawyers, his down to earth attitude is refreshing in an industry known for large egos. I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer.

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    Catherine Fleming Class action Attorney
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Contact info

Stritmatter Kessler Whelan Koehler Moore Kahler

413 8th Street
Hoquiam, WA, 98550

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive199608/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerWashington Super Lawyers2016
Next Generation awardHoquiam Business Association2011
Rising StartWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington State Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Public JusticeMemberN/A
Grays Harbor County Bar AssociationPresident1999 - 2001
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationChairman1997 - 2002
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Wuthrich v. King CountySupreme Court held that governmental entities have a duty to maintain vegetation at intersections so that overgrown vegetation does not create a hazardous condition for motorists.
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Trial NewsElectrical Explosion Causes Severe Tinnitus and Hyperacusis2014
Washington State Association for Justice Product Liability DeskbookCommon Defenses2014
Washington State Association for Justice Automobile Litigation DeskbookEffective Voir Dire and Jury Selection2009
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of Puget SoundN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Tort Law CLESubrogation claims2012
Mastering the DepositionDepositions2012
Product LiabilityStrategies for attacking common defenses2011
Discovery StrategiesWritten Discovery2010
Insurance law SeminarERISA subrogation2009
Obtaining Fair SettlementsRecovering for medical expenses2008
Depositions CLEDepositions2006
Handling Death CasesWrongful Death2005
Defense Medical ExamsEnforcing the Limits of CR 352005
Damages CLEDamages in personal injury cases2005
Brain Injury SeminarEnforcing the Limits of CR 352003
Buildex ConferenceTort Liability Arising Out of Mold Exposure2001