Steve Fury

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Bellevue, WA

Fury Duarte PS
 | 1606 148th Ave SE, Suite 200
Bellevue, WA 98007
Phone: 425-643-1606
Fax: 425-643-2606
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1979
Education: Harvard Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

I am having the most fun in the law in my career.  As faculty at the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyer’s College and other teaching I get to not only pass on ideas about how to try a case.
I am most proud of having founded Justice Advocacy Africa in 2010 to establish programs teaching trial skills to African lawyers that has now trained about 750 African lawyers and 100 instructors.
Best Lawyers in America since 1996; Washington Law & Politics Super Lawyer since 1999.
American Constitution Society; ABOTA; WSAJ; ABA; Trial Lawyers College.
Stanford University (BA, with distinction, 1974); Harvard Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1979).
Married 30 years (this year); two daughters.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (70%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Products (30%): Products Liability

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Products Liability


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Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2019

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About Steve Fury

Admitted: 1979, Washington

Professional Webpage:


  • Pillar of Justice, Washington State Association for Justice, 2012
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 1997-present
  • Cum Laude, Harvard University, 1979
  • Best Lawyers in Seattle, 2006
  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiffs' Lawyers in America, 2006
  • Avvo Top Admiralty/MaritimeLawyer, Washington CEO Magazine, 2008
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2012
  • Best Law Firms, Best Lawyers in America, 2012

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Alaska, 1995
  • Washington, 1979
  • Graduate, Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College, 2006 Faculty, Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College, 2011 - present
  • Eagle Member, Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, 1987–present
  • Member, King County Bar Association, 1980–present
  • Instructor, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 1987–present
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates, 2000–present
  • President, Justice Advocacy Africa, 2010–present

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Founding president of Justice Advocacy Africa.  We support establishment of trial advocacy training programs in Africa., 2009

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Trial Advocacy, Trial Advocacy Training
  • Liability Experts, Expert Witnesses, 2006
  • Empty Chair Defendants, Pretrial Advocacy, 2007
  • Electronic Discovery, eTrial 1.0, 2008
  • Boats, Transportation Torts, 2008
  • Trial Advocacy, Trial Advocacy, 2008
  • Trial Advocacy, Trial Advocacy Workshop, 2008
  • Punitive Damages in Admiralty, Trial News, 1990
  • Injuries at Sea, Trial News, 1990
  • Maximizing Maintenance, Trial News, 1991
  • Creative Uses of Maritime Law, Trial News, 1991
  • Where's the Log?, Trial News, 1992
  • Maritime Passenger Cases, Trial News, 1992
  • Work Without Sleep, Trial News, 1993
  • Smoke, Mirrors and Worklife Expectancy, Trial News, 1995

Representative Clients:

  • Fisher v Yankee Doodle Corp., NITA Case File, 1985

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • President, Justice Advocacy Africa, which promotes respect for legal institutions in Africa by providing professional trial advocacy training in Botswana, Kenya and Uganda.  

Educational Background:

  • Stanford University, B.A., with distinction, 1974

Industry Groups

  • AAJ
  • ABA
  • Justice Advocacy Africa
  • Trial Lawyers College
  • WSAJ
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Office Location for Steve Fury

1606 148th Ave SE
Suite 200
Bellevue, WA 98007

Phone: 425-643-1606

Fax: 425-643-2606

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Last Updated: 1/14/2019

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