Brian M. Sullivan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Everett, WA

Sullivan Law Group, PLLC
 | 3209 Rockefeller Avenue, Everett, WA 98201
Phone: 425-322-1076
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (40%),
  • Criminal Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

As the founder of the Sullivan Law Group, PLLC, with offices located in Everett and Kirkland, Washington, Brian M. Sullivan dedicates his practice to personal injury, DUI and criminal defense matters. He serves clients throughout northwestern Washington, drawing on almost a decade of experience practicing law.

After receiving his Bachelor of Arts in communication from Santa Clara University in 2002, Mr. Sullivan earned his Juris Doctor cum laude from the Seattle University School of Law. While in law school, he served as an article editor for the Seattle Journal for Social Justice and earned the CALI Award for Criminal Law, given to the highest-scoring student in the class. Admitted to practice in Washington in 2006, Mr. Sullivan has since tried thousands of cases on both sides of the docket. Prior to entering private practice, he served as a clerk for Justice James M. Johnson of the Washington Supreme Court and as a deputy prosecutor with the Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.

Throughout his career, Mr. Sullivan has actively participated in several professional organizations, including the National College for DUI Defense, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Snohomish County Bar Association and the Washington State Association for Justice, where he is a member of its EAGLE program. He has earned several awards for his pro bono work from the Washington State Bar Association and regularly posts blog articles on his firm's website that provide information on a wide range of topics related to DUI law. Highly regarded by his peers, Mr. Sullivan has received Avvo's “Superb" rating and has also earned certification from the Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement program of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Brian loves to fight for the underdog: he doesn't represent corporations, just people in need of a good lawyer.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (40%): DUI/DWI

Criminal Defense (10%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI: DUI/DWI

Criminal Defense: Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

Rising Stars: 2013 - 2017

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About Brian Sullivan

Admitted: 2006, Washington

Professional Webpage: http://www.sullivanpllc.com/about/#BRIAN SULLIVAN

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement - formerly, Drugs that Impair Driving (non-legal certification; this is a class taken by many law enforcement officers), 2012
  • Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Student Course (non-legal certification; this is a class taken by many law enforcement officers), 2011

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, National College for DUI Defense, 2012
  • Voting Member, Citizens for Judicial Excellence
  • Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Eagle Member, Washington State Association for Justice
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Snohomish County Bar Association
  • Eagle Member, Washington State Trial Lawyers Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • 50+ Hours Pro Bono Work Completed, 2012
  • 50+ Hours Pro Bono Work Completed, 2011
  • 50+ Hours Pro Bono Work Completed, 2010
  • 50+ Hours Pro Bono Work Completed, 2009
  • 50+ Hours Pro Bono Work Completed, 2008

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Wrongful Death settled for confidential amount, 2012
  • State v. VG.  King County District Court, Seattle, Jury Trial, Judge Chow presiding.  DUI accusation, second in 7 years with a .14 BAC.  Jury acquitted., 2012
  • Dismissal of DUI charges for no probable cause to arrest. Client blew a .18. , 2012

Educational Background:

  • Santa Clara University, B.A. in Communication, 2002

Industry Groups

  • Eagle Member; Draeger Destroyers Litigation Group
  • Founding Member; DUI Defense Lawyers Association
  • Founding Member; National Assoc. Of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • Member; National College For DUI Defense
  • Member; Snohomish County Bar Association
  • Member; Washington Association For Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Washington State Association For Justice
  • Office Location for Brian M. Sullivan

    3209 Rockefeller Avenue
    Everett, WA 98201

    Phone: 425-322-1076

     

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    Last Updated: 1/20/2017

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