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David A. Kulisch is a principal in the law firm of Randall | Danskin, P.S., in Spokane where he focuses his practice in the areas of insurance and coverage law, personal injury law, environmental law and coverage, construction law and litigation, commercial litigation and analysis of complicated, commercial insurance coverages.  Dave has previously lectured for several national firms on the subject of bad faith, fraud and insurance coverage issues, insurance defense and litigation issues, and before various business groups on insurance law, bad faith, business records and practices, and medical record confidentiality.


Dave is a member of the Spokane County and Washington State bar associations, the State Bar of California, the Washington State Association of Justice and the Defense Research Institute.  Dave earned his B.A. degree from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1976 and his J.D. degree from Western State University-Orange County in 1980.  He is a member of the Washington and California bars, admitted to practice in the Eastern and Western Districts of Washington, the Central District of California and the United States Court of Claims.


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 25%
    35 years, 500 cases
  2. Insurance: 25%
    35 years, 400 cases
  3. Commercial Real Estate: 25%
    26 years, 100 cases
  4. Insurance Fraud: 20%
    35 years, 250 cases
  5. Construction: 5%
    26 years, 60 cases



Contingent (25-40%)

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    I endorse attorney Kulisch. He has years of solid experience, is highly respected by other attorneys, has dozens of solid answers published to questions asked at and his entire law firm gives back to the community they live in. And that shows he know only knows the law but cares about people too. If you have a question about the law, he will know your answer. I recommend him to you.


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Contact info

Randall Danskin PS

1500 Bank of America Fin Ctr
601 W Riverside Ave, Suite 1500
Spokane, WA, 99201-0621


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AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
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Am Jur - TortsWestern State University School of Law1980
Am Jur - Workers CompensationWestern State University School of Law1979
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalRandall | Danskin, P.S.1993 - Present
AssociatePaine, Hamblen, Coffin, Brooke & Miller LLP1988 - 1993
AssociateMcHale & O'Connor1983 - 1988
AssociateAndrews & Moore1981 - 1983
Association namePosition nameDuration
Spokane County Bar FoundationSecretary2014 - Present
Spokane County Bar AssociationTrustee2012 - Present
Defense Research InstituteN/A1993 - Present
Washington State BarMember1988 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeMember1988 - Present
Spokane County Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
California Bar AssociationMember1981 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeCommittee Co-Chair - Ethics Seminar2010 - 2010
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Firestorm Class ActionConfidential settlement
Washington DNR v. Inland PowerDefense verdict for the client
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Publication nameTitleDate
National Business Institute SeminarClarifying Insurance Bad Faith2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
University of California - Los AngelesPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Damages in Personal InjuryPersonal Injury2015
Spokane County Bar AssociationWashington Evidence - Expert Witnesses2014
Bad Faith and Insurance LawInsurance Law and Bad Faith2013
Washington Civil ProcedureWashington Civil Procedure2011
End of Year CLEMultiple Topics2011
The Mechanics of Washington Civil ProcedureWashington Civil Procedure Update2010
SeminarThe Mechanics of Washington Civil Procedure2010
SeminarInsurance Bad Faith2006
SeminarConfidentiality of Medical Records in Washington1995
SeminarConfidentiality of Medical Records in Washington1994
SeminarConfidentiality of Medical Records in Washington1993
SeminarConfidentiality of Medical Records in Washington1992
SeminarConfidentiality of Medical Records in Washington1991