Kelly A. Ricke

Top rated Medical Malpractice attorney in Bainbridge Island, Washington

Otorowski Morrow & Golden, PLLC
Kelly A. Ricke
Otorowski Morrow & Golden, PLLC

Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in Washington since: 2014

Education: Washburn University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2020, 2023

Otorowski Morrow & Golden, PLLC

298 Winslow Way West
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110-2510 Visit website


A Washington-based attorney, Kelly A. Ricke is best known for representing and assisting clients facing issues involving medical malpractice or personal injury. She offers her service through the firm Otorowski Morrow & Golden, PLLC, in Bainbridge Island, to people across the state, particularly the residents of the Seattle Tacoma metro area. 

An alumnus of The University of Kansas, Ms. Ricke graduated in 1990, earning her bachelor’s degree in journalism. She earned her Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Washburn University School of Law in 1994. She was authorized to practice law in the state of Kansas the same year and in the subsequent years in Colorado (2008) and Washington (2014). 

Ms. Ricke began her legal career at the Kansas Attorney General’s Office, where she was an assistant attorney general. Later, she joined a well-established defense firm based out of Kansas, where she served in two positions for almost 19 years. Throughout her career as an attorney spanning close to three decades, she has represented and negotiated for a wide variety of clientele, including physicians, nursing homes and allied health centers. 

Whether be an error from an improper diagnosis or a surgery performed with the assistance of a robot, Ms. Ricke understands how even a minor mistake from the surgeon’s or hospital’s side changes the course of a patient forever. She knows how painful it can be for a victim, both physically and mentally, and fiercely advocates to secure justice and maximum compensation for them from the negligent party. She is rated “Good” on Avvo. 

Ms. Ricke is a fellow at the Litigation Counsel of America, an invitation-only network of trial lawyers. She also holds memberships in other organizations such as the International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy, the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association and the DRI. 

Practice areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Brain Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death

  • 90% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1994, Missouri

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Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Pro bono assignment in Jackson County, Missouri
  • 2009 to present, Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America Trial Lawyer Honorary Society, Litigation Counsel of America, 2022
  • Juris Doctor With Dean's Honors, 1994
  • Best Lawyers in America-Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants, 2013
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Admitted to Bar in Kansas (1994), Missouri (1995), Colorado (2008), Washington (2014).  , 2022
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • American Association for Justice (2022 to present) Washington State Association for Justice (2022 to present)  , 2022

Office location for Kelly A. Ricke

298 Winslow Way West
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110-2510

Phone: 206-842-1000


9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2020, 2023

Top Lists

Top 50: Women Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers: 2016

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