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Derek Radtke

Derek Radtke

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  • Personal Injury, Insurance Claims, Maritime Law...
  • Washington
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Derek grew up in Edmonds, WA. After High School he attended Shoreline Community College, in Seattle, WA, earning an AA degree in Audio Engineering. He changed focus, attended the University of Washington, and graduated with a BA in English, with Writing Emphasis. He completed his Juris Doctorate at Gonzaga School of Law in 1997. He worked his entire way through college. Since being admitted to the Washington Bar in 1997 his focus has been on litigation of personal injury cases on behalf of injured parties. For the last 20 years, he worked as a trial attorney with two different mid-size firms that focused on personal injury. He has resolved approximately 1500 cases. He tried his first jury trial in 1999 and has tried cases regularly since. In October 2017 he opened this own firm.

Derek is admitted to practice in all Washington State Courts, in Federal Court for the Eastern and Western District of Washington, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Derek is an Eagle Member of the Washington State Association for Justice (formerly the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association). He is also an arbitrator in King and Snohomish Counties. Outside of law, he enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, hiking, travelling and attending Husky Football games.

Gonzaga University School of Law
J.D. (1997) | Law
University of Washington
B.A. (1993) | English
Professional Experience
Owner/Trial Attorney
Radtke Law Firm
- Current
Senior Trial Attorney
Phillips Law Firm
Trial Lawyer
Articles & Publications
A Squirrel Goes Into a Bar
WSTLA Trial News
Arbitration Cases you should Know
WSTLA Trial News
Negligent Driver and Defective Vehicle Cause Severe Leg Injury
WSTLA Trial News
Farmers Gets Hammered
WSTLA Trial News
State Encroachment into Tribal Sovereignty by means of the Assimilative Crimes Act 19 Whittier L. Rev. 665
Professional Associations
Washington State Bar Association # 27277
Who's Who in American Law
- Current
Washington State Association for Justice
- Current
WSAJ Public Affairs Committee
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
9th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
United States District Court Eastern District of Washington
United States District Court Western District of Washington
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Claims
  • Maritime Law
  • Medical Malpractice
Additional Practice Areas
  • Brain Injury
  • Motorcycle Collisions
  • Auto and Trucking Collisions
  • Slip and Trip and Fall
  • Workers Compensation--Third Party Actions
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Construction Injuries
  • Animal Attacks
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Radtke Law Firm
3721 Colby Avenue
Everett, WA 98201
Telephone: (425) 374-4907
Fax: (425) 669-8070