Attorney Simeon Osborn vigorously advocates for the injured in cases involving automobile accidents, defective products, professional negligence, medical malpractice and other complex matters. As a partner at Osborn Machler, P.L.L.C., he serves clients in Seattle and throughout King County, Washington.
In the course of his career, Mr. Osborn has argued dozens of cases before juries and helped obtain numerous favorable verdicts and out-of-court settlements for his clients. He once settled an excessive force lawsuit against King County for more than $11 million. Some of his cases have helped to change state law, spurring better safety measures and providing families with more protections after they have lost a loved one to someone else's negligence.
A graduate of Seattle University School of Law, Mr. Osborn is currently admitted to practice in Washington state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and other courts. He has been rated AV Preeminent* by the prominent peer-review service Martindale-Hubbell, its highest possible rating.
In addition to his law practice, Mr. Osborn often lectures on topics related to trial practice and preparation. He is involved in numerous professional organizations, including the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Western Trial Lawyers Association and the Washington State Association for Justice.
Mr. Osborn is also active in community organizations. He previously served on the board of trustees for Providence Hospital Foundation and the Make-A-Wish Foundation and is currently the president of the Kirkland Merchants Baseball Club. He has also been involved with the Seattle University Alumni Board of Governors, the Special Olympics, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and the Kirkland Boys & Girls Club.
*AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
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Last Updated: 2/21/2017