Deborah M Nelson

Deborah M Nelson

  • Consumer Law, Insurance Claims, Legal Malpractice...
  • Washington
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Education
University of Cincinnati College of Law
J.D. / Law
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Honors: Dean's List, The Order of Barristers, Moot Court Honor Board
University System of Georgia - Armstrong Atlantic State University
B.A. / American History
Honors: Magna cum laude, first Armstrong graduate to receive "special honors" in History, Dean's List, Phi Alpha Theta (international history honor society), internship with the Georgia Historical Society
Publications
Articles & Publications
Broken Promises, a review of “Delay Deny Defend: Why Insurance Companies Don’t Pay Claims and What You Can Do About It
Trial Magazine, AAJ
PIP Litigation – Getting the Bills Paid
WSAJ
Applying the Consumer Protection Act and Insurance Fair Conduct Act for Full Recovery of Extra Contractual Damages
Trial News, WSAJ
New Eagles Fly In From Out of State
Trial News, WSAJ
The Importance of Using Lay Witnesses in Proving the Effect that Traumatic Brain Injuries Have on Your Client’s Life
Trial Magazine, AAJ
A New Year, A New Name, A New Place
Trial News, WSTLA
Help Our Clients Help Others
Trial News, WSTLA
Law Day: A Lawyer’s Holiday
Trial News, WSTLA
Louis Brandeis, Legal Hero
Trial News, WSTLA
Preserving Our System of Justice
Trial News, WSTLA
Privileged to Lead
Trial News, WSTLA
Proud to be a Trial Lawyer
Trial News, WSTLA
Wow! What a Year
Trial News, WSTLA
A Season of Thankfulness
Trial News, WSTLA
Deborah’s Excellent Adventure in Washington, D.C. - Why You Should Join ALTA
Trial News, WSTLA
Family Law Attorneys are Trial Lawyers Too
Trial News, WSTLA
Making Insurers Pay for Wrongful Denial of PIP Benefits
Trial News, WSTLA
New Campaign May Take Tort Reform To Ballot
Trial News, WSTLA
Pleading and Motion Practice Handbook
WSTLA
PIP Litigation – Getting the Bills Paid
WSTLA
State Farm Found in Bad Faith for Cutting of PIP Benefits
Trial News, WSTLA
Speaking Engagements
Discovering and Utilizing Jurors’ Pre-Trial Beliefs, AAJ Annual Conv."Knowledge & Networking:A Winning Combination", Los Angeles, CA
AAJ
Using Focus Groups Effectively, Jury Bias "A Day at the Races", Nashville, TN
AAJ
Legal Malpractice, S. King Co. Roundtable, Renton
WSAJ
Multilayered Approach - applying IFCA to Auto Cases, Auto Cases Seminar, Seattle
WSAJ
Case and Client Selection, New Lawyers Seminar "How to Survive & Thrive", Seattle
WSAJ
The Power Balance; Taking care of yourself So You Can Take Care of Others, WOW Symposium, Seattle
WSAJ
Observations from the Catbird Seat: The 5 Jurors I See in Every Focus Group, Multnomah County Bar Assoc., PDX Bar Association
Tips for Keeping the Medical Insurer from Mucking Up Your Liability Case, Ski Seminar, Lake Tahoe, CA
WTLA
Awards
Super Lawyer
Washington Law & Politics
Super Lawyer
Washington Law & Politics
Super Lawyer
Washington Law & Politics
Notable Alumni
Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, Georgia
Super Lawyer
Washington Law & Politics
Super Lawyer
Washington Law & Politics
Super Lawyer
Washington Law & Politics
Super Lawyer
Washington Law & Politics
Super Lawyer
Washington Law & Politics
President
Washington State Association for Justice
Woman of Distinction
Soroptimist International Port Angeles
Super Lawyer
Washington Law & Politics
Super Lawyer
Washington Law & Politics
Best Lawyer in Clallam County
Peninsula Daily News readers’ poll
Super Lawyer
Washington Law & Politics
Best Lawyer in Clallam County
Peninsula Daily News readers’ poll
Super Lawyer
Washington Law & Politics
Best Lawyer in Clallam County
Peninsula Daily News readers’ poll
Alvin Anderson Award
Washington State Association for Justice
Distinguished Service Award
Clallam County Pro Bono Lawyers
Professional Associations
National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA)
Faculty Member
Current
American Association for Justice
Member, Convention Planning Commitee
Current
American Association for Justice
Member, Exchange Advisory Committee
Current
American Association for Justice
Member, Membership Task Force
Current
American Association for Justice
Member, Section Leaders Council
Current
American Association for Justice
Member, State Affairs Committee
Current
American Association for Justice
State Delegate
Current
American Association for Justice
Secretary, Insurance Law Section
Current
American Association for Justice
Vice Chair, Insurance Law Section
Current
American Association for Justice
Chair, Insurance Law Section
Current
Melvin Belli Society
Fellow
Current
Melvin Belli Society
Board Member
Current
WSAJ
Vice President, Continuing Legal Education
Current
WSAJ
2nd Vice President, Continuing Legal Education
Current
WSAJ
Vice President, Development
Current
WSAJ
Vice President, Finance
Current
WSAJ
Vice President, Legislative Steering
Current
WSAJ
2nd Vice President, Legislative Steering
Current
WSAJ
Vice President, Publications
Current
Lawyers Association Trust (LAT)
Board Member
Current
WSAJ
Eagle Member
Current
WSAJ
Member, Awards Committee
Current
WSAJ
Member, Executive Committee
Current
WSAJ
Member, Nominations Committee
Current
WSAJ
Member, Strategic Planning Committee
Current
Washington Trial Attorney’s Political Forum (PAC)
Member
Current
WSTLA’s Annual Law Day Dinner, Seattle, WA
Co-Chair
Current
American Association for Justice
Section Leaders Council
Current
Western Trial Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
National Trial Lawyers
Member
- Current
Melvin Belli Society
Board Member
- Current
Melvin Belli Society
Fellow
- Current
Jefferson County Bar Association
Member
- Current
Lawyers Association Trust
Board Member
- Current
Washington State Trial Lawyers Association
Board Member
- Current
Washington State Association for Justice
Eagle Member
- Current
Clallam County Bar Association
Member
- Current
Washington State Bar Association
Member
- Current
American Association for Justice
Member
- Current
American Association for Justice
Executive Committee
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American Association for Justice
President, Council of Presidents
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American Association for Justice
Member, Executive Committee
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Washington State Association for Justice
President
-
Washington Association for Justice
President
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WSTLA’s Annual Law Day Dinner, Seattle, WA
Chair
-
Washington State Trial Lawyers Association
President-Elect
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Soroptimist International Port Angeles
Member
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WSTLA’s Annual Convention, Skamania, WA
Co-Chair
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Washington
9th Circuit
Practice Areas
  • Consumer Law
  • Insurance Claims
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
  • Personal Injury
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Blog
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Contact & Map
411 University Street
Suite 1200
Seattle, WA 98101
USA
Telephone: (206) 971-7601