Kevin Coluccio

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Seattle, WA

Coluccio Law
 | 2025 First Avenue, Suite 1130
Seattle, WA 98121
Phone: 206-826-8200
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

For nearly 30 years, Kevin Coluccio has been protecting seriously injured people and families of wrongful death victims.  

Coluccio has earned over $80 million dollars in trial verdicts and case settlements for injury and death claims in Washington and Oregon.

Coluccio Law takes a hands-on and personal approach with clients and their families during a difficult time, and offers a free consultation.

He is listed in Best Lawyers In America, and has an AV® PreeminentTM Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, as well as the highest rating from AVVO. Coluccio is a member of:

  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • The Federal Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ - EAGLE)
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA)
  • International Association of Machinist and Aerospace Workers District Lodge 19
  • The Maritime Law Association of the United States
  • Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys (founding member)
  • Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College (graduate)

 

 
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About Kevin Coluccio

Admitted 1986, Washington

Professional Webpage: http://www.coluccio-law.com/kevin-coluccio/

Honors and Awards:

  • Best Law Firms  -  U.S News & World Report and Best Lawyers, 2015
  • Top 100 Litigation Lawyer, Washington - American Society of Legal Advocates, 2015
  • Super Lawyers Top 100 - Washington, 2003-2015
  • Best Lawyers in America -  Personal Injury Litigation, Plaintiffs 2010 - 2014
  • AV® PreeminentTM Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell 
  • Certificate of Achievement, American Bar Association, 2002
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Advocate, American Association for Justice, 2006
  • Guardian of Civil Justice, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, 2009
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers in America, 2009
  • Top Lawyer, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, 2010
  • Top 100 Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2010
  • Guardian of Civil Justice, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, 2010
  • Guardians Club, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, 2010
  • Fellowship, Litigation Counsel of America, 2010
  • Top Lawyer, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, 2011
  • Top 100 Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2011
  • Top Lawyer, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, 2012
  • Top Lawyer, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, 2013
  • Best in the Business, Seattle Magazine, 2013
  • Million Dollar Advocates

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State Bar of Oregon, 2002
  • State Bar of Washington, 1986
  • Board of Governors, Washington State Association for Justice, 1998 – 2006
  • International Association of Machinist & Aerospace Workers, District 19, Designated Counsel/FELA Claims, 1994 – 2010
  • Member, American Association for Justice - Traumatic Brain Injury Group, 2011–present
  • Maritime Section Chairperson, Washington State Association for Justice, 1996–1998
  • Member, Washington State Bar Association, 1986–present
  • Member, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1986–present
  • Member, Federal Court - Western District of Washington, 1986–present
  • Member, Federal Court - Eastern District of Washington, 1986–present
  • Member, Federal Bar Association, 1986–present
  • Founding Member, American Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys, 1989–present
  • Proctor, Maritime Law Association of the United States, 1994–present
  • Member, Public Justice, 1997–present
  • Sustaining Member, American Association of Justice, 1998–present
  • Member, American Bar Association, 2000–present
  • Senior Counsel, The College of Master Advocates & Barristers, 2002–present
  • Guardians Club, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, 2002–present
  • Stalwart, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, 2002–present
  • Member, Oregon State Bar, 2002–present
  • Member, National Crime Victim Bar Association, 2002–present
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2002–present
  • Member, American College of Barristers, 2002–present
  • Member, American Bar Association, Litigation Section, 2002–present
  • Member, Western Trial Lawyers Association, 2005–present
  • Member, Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association, 2006–present
  • Member, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2006–present
  • Member, American Association for Justice, Leaders Forum, 2006–present
  • Advocate, American Association for Justice, 2006–present
  • Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2007–present
  • Leaders Forum, American Association for Justice, 2007–present
  • Member, The Verdict Club, 2008–present
  • Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, 2009–present
  • National Board Member, Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, 2009–present
  • Member, American Association for Justice, Nursing Homes Litigation Group, 2010–present
  • Member, The National Brain Injury Trial Lawyers Association, 2011–present
  • Member, Multnomah Bar Association, 2011–present
  • Member, Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association, 2011–present
  • Member, Railroad Accident Trial Lawyers Association, 2012–present
  • Proctor, Maritime Law Association of the United States
  • Sustaining Member, American Association of Justice (formerly ATLA)
  • Federal Bar Association, Western District Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
  • Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Governors, 1998 - present

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Washington Brain Injury Association, 2009–present
  • Member, The Brain Injury Association of Oregon, 2009–present
  • Member, Headstrong for Life, 2012–present
  • Member, Brain Injury Alliance of Oregon, 2012–present

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Everyone Matters or Nobody Matters - Damages for the Elderly, Profit Before Patients: Corporate Neglect of Vulnerable Adults, 2013
  • Injuries at Sea: Establishing Liability, Trial News (Washington State Trial Lawyers Association), 1998
  • Vessels "In Navigation": Determining Admiralty Jurisdiction, Trial News (Washington State Trial Lawyers Association), 1997
  • Trucking Law, Transportation Torts, 2009
  • The Defense Medical Examination, Plaintiff's Practice
  • Evidence, Best of WSTLA, 1996
  • Federal Liens, Subrogation, 1997
  • Damages, Maritime Personal Injury, 1998
  • Presenting Damages, Auto Cases, 1999
  • Tort Law, Tort Law Update, 2000
  • Personal Injury Practice, Convention, 2001
  • Reciprocity, Oregon Reciprocity, 2001
  • Trial Presentation, Convention, 2002
  • Expert Witnesses, Experts, 2002
  • Personal Injury General, Nuts & Bolts of Personal Injury, 2003
  • Discovery, Nuts & Bolts of Personal Injury Practice, 2003
  • Civil Procedure/Trial Rules, Civil Procedure/Rules, 2004
  • Defense Medical Examination, Defense Medical Examination, 2004
  • Discovery/Depositions, Discovery/Deposition, 2004
  • Insurance Law update Washington, Insurance Law Update, 2004
  • The Jury Bias Phenomenon, Jury Bias, 2004
  • Defense Medical Examinations, Defense Medical Examinations, 2005
  • Insurance Law, Insurance Law Update, 2005
  • General Practice and Procedure, Washington State Bar Association, 2006
  • Trucking Litigation, Trucking Litigation and D.O.T. Regulations, 2007
  • Obtaining Fair Settlements, Obtaining Fair Settlements, 2008
  • Nursing Home Litigation, Betrayers of Trust, 2009
  • Corporation Structure, Nursing Home Litigation, 2009
  • Co-Chair, Traumatic Brain Injuries, 2009
  • Hammer or Be Hammer, Trying UIM and PIP Cases, 2011
  • Mastering the Art of Pleading Your Case and Propounding Discovery, All the Right Moves in Tort Litigation: Learn from the Masters of the Game, 2012
  • How to Manage a Large Value Case from Start to Finish, High Value Personal Injury, 2013
  • Washington and Oregon Law, Rules for the Unwary, 2013
  • Status: Defining a Seaman, Trial News (Washington State Trial Lawyers Association), 1997
  • Maritime Damages, Trial News (Washington State Trial Lawyers Association), 1998
  • Application of Maritime Law Provides Basis for Settlement, Trial News Washington State Trial Lawyers, 1998
  • Seaman's Rights, Trial News (Washington State Trial Lawyers Association), 1998
  • Seaworthiness, Trial News (Washington State Trial Lawyers Association), 1999
  • Navigable Waters, Trial News (Washington State Trial Lawyers Association), 1999
  • Negligent Supervision of Parolees, Victim Advocate, 2001
  • Free Your Client From The Liability Release, AAJ Trial, 2004
  • Tips for Proving Non-Obvious Injuries, AAJ Trial, 2013
  • Proper Speed and a Safe Following Distance - Two Rules too Often Broken, The Lawyer's Log Book, 2013
  • Everybody Matters or Nobody Matters - Injuries to our Older Clients, The Lawyer's Log Book, 2013
  • Everyone Matters or Nobody Matters - Death of our Older Clients, The Lawyer's Log Book, 2013
  • Every Counts: Death of our Older Clients, Trial News (Washington State Trial Lawyers Association), 2014

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • $2,100,000 policy limits partial settlement for a child who sustained permanent brain damage in a pedestrian accident after being hit by a van.
  • $1,525,000 settlement for a child with a closed head injury from a truck crash.
  • $3,000,000 result for a woman severely burned by a post-crash gasoline fire in an auto accident.
  • $2,940,000 judgment and settlement, including interest, attorney fees and bad faith damages, for wrongful death case after a woman was hit by a runaway dump truck trailer.
  • $2,250,000 settlement for a seriously injured pedestrian, struck by a vehicle in a crosswalk. 
  • Confidential Settlement for railroad injury, the largest known in-service settlement for a Burlington Northern worker at the time
  • $7,000,000 policy limits settlement for the quadriplegic spinal cord injury of a worker paralyzed on a job site. 
  • $2,000,000 settlement against the manufacturer and school district for defects in a goalpost that fell on a student, resulting in significant traumatic brain injury.
  • $1,500,000 policy limits settlement for a college student who suffered a closed head injury in an auto crash.
  • $3,225,000 settlement for permanent spinal cord injuries sustained in a single engine plane crash, caused by failure to maintain the carburetor.
  • $1,033,000 trial verdict for a client with who sustained a permanent, severe foot injury from a structure collapse.
  • $2,400,000 settlement for a construction accident injury, when a laborer had his right leg amputated below the knee because the general contractor failed to provide guardrails for the scaffolding.
  • $8,500,000 settlement for a brain injury caused by anesthesia during an outpatient surgery.

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Became the youngest lawyer to ever be designated Of Counsel by a union when he was appointed such by the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers, Railroad Division, 1994

Educational Background:

  • Seattle University, B.A., 1982
  • Trial Lawyers College, Warrior, 2010

Industry Groups

  • Boat Accidents
  • Brain Injury
  • Child Safety Issues
  • Elder Abuse
  • Maritime And Admiralty Law
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Railroad/FELA Claims
  • Train Accidents
  • Office Location for Kevin Coluccio

    2025 First Avenue
    Suite 1130
    Seattle, WA 98121

    Phone: 206-826-8200

     

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