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Ryan Beaudoin is a commercial litigator, a partner and a member of the Board of Directors of Witherspoon Kelley, P.S.  He handles all aspects of commercial litigation including banking and finance matters, professional liability defense, healthcare, real estate and construction litigation. 


Mr. Beaudoin is the current Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Community Health Association of Spokane which employs more than 350 people and operates 7 health care clinics in eastern Washington.  He is also the President-Elect of the Washington Defense Trial Lawyers which is a statewide organization of approximately 800 civil defense attorneys, and he has been elected to the Spokane County Bar Association Board of Trustees where he currently serves as its Treasurer. 


Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 50%
  2. Litigation: 35%
  3. Business: 15%
    6 years



Hourly ($190-250/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

Witherspoon Kelley

422 W Riverside Ave
Suite 1100
Spokane, WA, 99201-0300


IDAuthorized to practice law200407/12/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarWashington Law and Politics2013
Top 100 AttorneysSpokane Coeur d'Alene Living Magazine2012
Rising StarWashington Law and Politics2012
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2011
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
Top 100 AttorneysSpokane Coeur d'Alene Living Magazine2010
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Shareholder, Member of the Board of DirectorsWitherspoon Kelley, P.S.2000 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Community Health Association of SpokaneBoard of Directors, current Chairman2009 - Present
Spokane County Bar AssociationBoard of Trustees, current President2008 - Present
Volunteer Lawyers ProgramBoard of Trustees, current President2008 - Present
Washington Defense Trial LawyersBoard of Trustees, current President2006 - Present
Inland Northwest Chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis SocietyBoard of Trustees2003 - 2008
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Sterling Savings Bank v. Air Wisconsin Airlines Corp.N/A
Mohr v. SpindlerN/A
U.S. v. 3.6 Acres of LandN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Defense News, Washington Defense Trial Lawyers"Physicians May Lose Their Ability to Practice Medicine Based on their Testimony as Expert Witnesses"2004
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation JournalReprint with permission, "Federal Ownership of America's Public Lands Through Land Exchanges"2001
Great Plains Natural Resources Journal"Federal Ownership and Management of America's Public Lands Through Land Exchanges"2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
University of WyomingBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Risk Managment SeminarLegal Aspects of Documentation and Patient Falls2013
Washington Defense Trial Lawyers and Idaho Association of Defense CounselJoint Idaho/Washington Trial Practice2008
Spokane County Bar Association"Notice Requirements in Construction Defect Litigation and Legislative Update on Homeowner's Bill of Rights"2008
Spokane County Bar AssociationBusiness and Commercial Litigation CLE2008
Physician's InsuranceRisk Management Seminar2008
Physician's InsuranceRisk Management Seminar2007
Physician's InsuranceRisk Management Seminar2006
Physician's InsuranceRisk Management Seminar2005
Physician's InsuranceRisk Management Seminar2001
Lorman Education ServicesConfidentiality of Medical Records - Informed Consent2001