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I  represents people throughout the State of Washington and north Idaho.  Injuries result from various causes, and as a result, I handle various different types of cases.  For example: Motor Vehicle Crashes; Dangerous/Defective Products; Construction Site Accidents; Trucking Accidents; Pedestrian Injuries; Bicycle Injuries; Highway Design Defects and Roadway Maintenance; Dog Bite Injuries; Dangerous Premises; Over Service of Alcohol; Insurance Bad Faith and Insurance Misconduct; and Consumer Protection.


I am always happy to help people who are honest and who want to be treated fairly. Feel free to contact me at Layman Law Firm, PLLP whether you have a potential claim or just need to know what to do next after an injury.  You can schedule a free consultation with me by calling 1 (800) 377-8883 or send me a message via this Contact Form.




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Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 25%
  2. Brain Injury: 25%
  3. Defective Products: 20%
  4. Personal Injury: 20%
  5. Wrongful Death: 10%



Contingent (33-40%), Free consultation (60 minutes)

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  • Kent Neil Doll Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer. J.J. Thompson is an excellent advocate and works hard to achieve the best result for his client.


    Kent Doll Insurance Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Brandon Matthew Feldman

    J.J. knows the personal injury field inside and out. He's a fantastic attorney, has a breadth of knowledge that is second to none and he is someone I would like to handle my case if I was injured in an accident.


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Contact info

Layman Law Firm, PLLP

601 South Division Street
Spokane, WA, 99202


IDAuthorized to practice law201507/12/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Top LawyerSpokane Coeur d'Alene Living Magazine2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Spokane's Top LawyersSpokane Coeur d'Alene Living Magazine2013
Top LawyerSpokane Coeur d'Alene Living Magazine2012
Outstanding Affiliate Organization AwardWashington State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLayman Law Firm, PLLP2014 - Present
Associate AttorneyLayman, Layman & Robinson, PLLP2008 - 2011
Associate AttorneyLayman Law Firm, PLLP2008 - 2013
Law ClerkLayman, Layman & Robinson, PLLP2006 - 2008
Claims RepSafeco Insurance2004 - 2005
First ResponderTekoa Ambulance1998 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Idaho Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2016 - Present
Idaho State BarMember2015 - Present
Brain Injury Alliance of WashingtonPast President - Spokane Chapter2014 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeBoard of Governors2012 - Present
Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of WashingtonMember2009 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeEagle Member2008 - Present
Brain Injury Alliance of Washington (formerly Brain Injury Association), Spokane ChapterBoard Member2008 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2006 - Present
Spokane County Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionPresident2012 - 2013
Brain Injury Association of Washington, Spokane ChapterPresident2012 - 2014
Spokane County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2012 - 2013
Spokane County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers ProgramBoard of Directors2012 - 2013
Spokane County Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionPresident-Elect2011 - 2012
Washington State Association for JusticeSpokane CLE Co-Chair2011 - 2012
Brain Injury Association of Washington, Spokane ChapterVice President2010 - 2012
Washington State Association for JusticeRoundtable Co-Chair2010 - 2011
Spokane County Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionTreasurer2009 - 2011
Gonzaga Alumni Mentor ProgramMentor2009 - 2013
American Bar AssociationMember2008 - 2014
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2006 - 2008
Publication nameTitleDate
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA)Trial SkillsDiploma2011
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Washington State UniversityPolitical Science PreLawBA - Bachelor of Arts2004
Washington State UniversityMinor - Business LawN/AN/A
Washington State UniversityMinor - Criminal JusticeN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
SCBA CLEPersonal Injury Litigation - Case Law Update2014
Gonzaga Speakers PanelExpectations and Opportunities for Trial Lawyers2013
Spokane County Bar Association Personal Injury CLEMaximizing Your Client's Recovery2012
Law DayAssault2012
Annual Ethics CLEChairperson2011
Law DayFree Speech2010