Patrick A. Trudell

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Kirkland, Washington

Patrick A. Trudell, P.A.
Patrick A. Trudell
Patrick A. Trudell, P.A.

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Insurance Coverage

Licensed in Washington since: 1980

Education: Gonzaga University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010, 2016 - 2023

Patrick A. Trudell, P.A.

4055 Lake Washington Blvd NE
Suite 240
Kirkland, WA 98033 Phone: 425-822-2200 Email: Patrick A. Trudell Visit website


I am dedicated to obtaining fairness for my injured clients which often means filing case and taking it through trial.

First Admitted: 1980, Washington

Professional Webpage:

White Papers:
  • Pat Trudell's Blog where various topics including "Beyond the Reptilian Brain," "How I Practice Law," "Personal Injury as Tragedy," and "Stanislavski in the Courtroom," are discussed., Blog, Personal Blog
  • 1980-1982-Law Clerk for Chief Judge James A. von der Heydt  United States Federal District Court for the District of Alaska. 1982-1985- Associate Attorney, Livengood Silvernale Carter & Tjossem (Kirkland, Washington). 1986-2000-Partner, Trudell & Bowen (Kirkland, Washington). 2000-2006-Partner, Trudell Bowen & Lingenbrink (Kirkland, Washington). 2006-Present- Partner, Kornfeld Trudell Bowen & Lingenbrink PLLC (Kirkland Washington).  (Initially my law practice concentrated on Family Law. I tried countless divorce bench trials at the King County Superior Court. Approximately 15 years ago I changed my emphasis to Personal Injury Law. I now try jury trial cases in King and Snohomish Counties. I have two quality legal assistants who work with me in the representation of injured people to obtain fairness which often involves filing the case and taking it through trial. I continue to study human behavior and learn from trial masters. When I stop growing as an attorney I will retire which will take me into old age).
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Deadman's Statute in Washington 15 Gonz. L. Rev. 501 (1980); Federal Practice in Alaska Local Rules and Related Matters 11 UCLA-Alaska Law Rev. 1 (1981); Frequent CLE Speaker in field of Personal Injury; WSBA Automobile Law Desk Book (2010 chapter author)
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • WSBA Pro Bono award 2007
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Washington State Trial Lawyers Association Eagle Member
  • Co-Editor WSBA Automobile Law Desk Book 2010
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Licensed to practice in Washington and Alaska. Licensed in Ninth Circuit and Federal District Court for Washington Western District
  • Graduate Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College, July, 2012
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Charter President Rotary Club of Kirkland Downtown, 2006
  • VERDICTS (See reports in West Publishing) Horse Trainer Collects 122k for Collision on Highway 2 (May 16, 2008); Baggage Handler Collects 104.6k for South King County Intersection Collision (May 14, 2009); Motorist Collects 110k for Aurora Rear-Ender (May 14, 2009).  SETTLEMENTS (All cases were filed) 625k for 70 year old man in head-on collision who sustained loss of sense of smell (July 28, 2008); 525k for 52 year old man rear-ended on 405 who sustained low back injury leading to lumbar fusion (November 18, 2009); 250k for temporary worker at Kinkisharyo Light Rail Plant in Everett who lost most of right index finger (December 21, 2009).   DISCLAIMER: All cases are unique. You should not allow prior results to create an expectation in your case, 2008
Educational Background:
  • Graduate Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College-July, 2012
  • University of Washington BA History 1974; Gonzaga School of Law JD cum laude (1980) (Editor-in-Chief, 15 Gonzaga Law Review (1979-80)
Industry Groups:
  • Washington State Association For Justice (Eagle Member)

Office location for Patrick A. Trudell

4055 Lake Washington Blvd NE
Suite 240
Kirkland, WA 98033


9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2010, 2016 - 2023

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