Lish Whitson
  • Seattle, WA
  • United States
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff Bean Sep 20, 2011. 1 Reply

Suggested changes.  I think they are obvious, but let me know if you have questions.  I move the sentence having to do with members from the beginning of 7.1 to 7.2 and clarified the reference to the…Continue

 

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Profile Information

Title/Position
Attorney/Mediator/Arbitrator
Company/Employer
Lish Whitson PLLC
Services Provided
Legal Advice & Counsel, Advocacy, Arbitrator, Litigation, Mediator
Practice Areas
Business, Class Action, Consumer Law, Employment (Non-Union), Labor (Union), Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury
Bio
Lish Whitson is a very successful Mediator and Arbitrator with more than 25 years of experience. He also serves as an arbitrator and mediator with the American Arbitration Association, the National Mediation and Arbitration Service and has been a 39.1 mediator for the US District Court for the Western District of Washington. He presently serves on the Executive Committee of the Washington State Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Section.
Lish has been a trial lawyer for more than 35 years. He has tried more than 50 jury trials and successfully argued many others cases to a judge without a jury. He has also settled hundreds of cases out of court on behalf of his clients. Lish has been recognized for his ability as a trial attorney with his nomination and election to membership in the American College of Trial Lawyers, Litigation Counsel of America and in the American Board of Trial Advocates. He has also been voted one of the top “Super Lawyers” by his peers every year for the last decade as reported in Washington Law and Politics.
In addition,
Lish's practice has emphasized both litigation and mediation/arbitration in Commercial, Medical Malpractice, Health Care, Construction, Employment, Product Liability, Consumer Class Action and Personal Injury law. He has also litigated matters involving intellectual property, administrative, antitrust, criminal, defamation, environmental, insurance, consumer class action, probate and real property law.
The King County Bar Association awarded Lish its Outstanding Lawyer Award in 2000. In 1993, he received the King County Bar's Pro Bono Award for his work representing women seeking treatment for breast cancer. He is a past Trustee of the King County Bar and a past Governor of the Washington State Bar Association.
His community involvement includes being past President of the Boards of Allied Arts of Seattle, the Defender Association, the Downtown Emergency Service Center (the largest shelter and advocacy organization for the homeless in the Northwest), Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center (providing horse therapy to special needs individuals) and for several years he chaired the committee that put on the Marrowstone Summer Music Festival (part of the Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras).
He has lectured and written extensively on trial practice, evidence, ethics and professionalism and he has taught on the faculty of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA) Northwest Regional programs in Trial Advocacy and Deposition Practice and on the national faculty of the Trial Skills Session at Louisville, Colorado.He is also a part-time lecturer in trial advocacy at the University of Washington School of Law.
Lish is a member of the Washington State, Oregon State, Federal, American and King County Bar Associations as well as the American Judicature Society. He is admitted to practice in the state courts of Washington and Oregon and is also admitted to the U.S. District Court for Western Washington; the U.S. District Court for Eastern Washington; the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals; and the United States Supreme Court.
Phone
(206) 892-2164
Email
lish.whitson@whitsonlaw.com
Website
http://www.whitsonlaw.com

Title/Position:

Attorney-Mediator-Arbitrator

Firm:

Lish Whitson PLLC

Practice Areas:

Civil Trials, Business Disputes, Employment, Medical Negligence, Catastropic Personal Injuries, Health and Disability Disputes

Phone:

(206) 892-2164

Email:

lish.whitson@whitsonlaw.com

Website:

www.whitsonlaw.com

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At 8:18pm on April 21, 2010, David H. Black said…
Hi Lish,

Yes, that was me who honked the other day :-) I see you have not joined the ExCom group yet. Please do at your earliest convenience so you can get EVotes.
 
 
 

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