Matthew Wurdeman

Matthew Wurdeman

Civil Attorney for Connelly Law Offices
  • Civil Rights, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice...
  • Washington
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Summary

Matt’s practice focuses primarily on cases involving medical malpractice, civil rights, personal injury, and wrongful death. Before joining Connelly Law Offices, Matt worked as a law clerk for Chief Justice Madsen of the Washington Supreme Court and the Honorable John C. Coughenour at the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Matt worked with developmentally disabled adults in San Diego, was a hiking and sea kayak guide in Alaska, taught English in Mexico and Korea, was a mountain bike instructor and camp director in Switzerland, and taught high school science and math in Bellingham. He also founded a theatre company in Korea.

Education
University of Washington School of Law
J.D. (2015)
Activities: Order of the Coif, Order of the Barristers, Commencement Speaker, Washington Law Review, Moot Court Honor Board, AAJ National Mock Trial Team, Innocence Project NW President
Publications
Articles & Publications
It Needs to Be Done: Representing a Refugee
Trial News
Loss-of-Chance Doctrine in Washington: From Herskovits to Mohr and the need for clarification, 89 Wash. L. Rev. 603 (2014)
Awards
Community Service Award
Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association
Professional Associations
Washington State Bar Association # 49940
Member
Current
Foundation of Washington State Courts
Board Member
Current
University of Washington Moot Court Honor Board Alumni Advisory Board
Board Member
Current
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
Providing pro bono attorney representation to detained asylum seekers
Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Washington
Washington State Bar Association
Practice Areas
  • Civil Rights
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Nursing Home Abuse
Additional Practice Areas
  • Discrimination
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Premises Liability
  • Government Negligence
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
Websites & Blogs
Website
Connelly Law Offices
Contact & Map
Connelly Law Offices
2301 North 30th Street
Tacoma, WA 98403
USA
Telephone: (253) 593-5100