Michael Kittleson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Renton, WA

Edward K. Le, PLLC
135 Park Avenue North
Renton, WA 98057
Phone: 425-428-5972
Fax: 425-901-0182
Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2015
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%), Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%), Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

An attorney at Edward K. Le, PLLC, Michael Kittleson focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. His firm is in Renton, Washington, and he provides representation to clients throughout the state. Mr. Kittleson has been admitted to practice law before all Washington state courts since 2015.

Mr. Kittleson’s clients are people who have suffered harm due to the negligence or recklessness of other parties. He has worked on cases arising out of motor vehicle crashes, construction site and other workplace accidents, defective products, and medical malpractice, and he has been able to get his clients millions of dollars in compensation through jury awards and negotiated settlements. Some of his representative results have included a $1.5 million settlement in a car crash case and a $600,000 settlement on behalf of a bicyclist who was struck by an automobile. These and other successful outcomes have not gone unnoticed by his fellow members of the bar, and they have earned him a place in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40.

Mr. Kittleson majored in political science and communications at Bradley University in Illinois, and in 2012, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude. He, then, went on to attend the University of Washington School of Law in Seattle, and while he was there, he served externships with the Washington Supreme Court and the criminal division of the Seattle City Attorney’s Office before receiving his Juris Doctor in 2015. After he graduated, Mr. Kittleson was an attorney at area law firms before joining his present firm. His professional memberships include the Washington State Association for Justice.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability

Selections

2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021

About Michael Kittleson

Admitted: 2015, Washington

Professional Webpage: https://www.edwardkle.com/attorney/kittleson-mike/

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Washington State Bar Association 
  • American Association for Justice
  • Washington State Association for Justice
  • Spoke at 2019 Ethics in Civil Litigation seminar sponsored by the Washington State Bar Association. Presented on common ethical issues when representing clients, 2019

Educational Background

  • Bradley University, Honors: summa cum laude, Honors: Political Science, Honors: Communications

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Settlement of $250,000 for motor vehicle collision case involving spine injury, 2018
  • Settlement of $175,000 for motor vehicle collision case involving traumatic brain injury and spinal injury, 2017
  • Settlement of $600,000 for bicycle versus motor vehicle collision involving traumatic brain injury and spinal injury, 2019
  • Settlement of $1 million in construction site fall case resulting in traumatic brain injury, 2018
  • Settlement of $1.5 million for motor vehicle collision case involving traumatic brain injury, spinal injury, 2019
  • Settlement of $172,500 for motor vehicle collision case involving spinal injury, 2018
  • Settlement of $1.5 million for motor vehicle collision involving traumatic brain injury, spine injury, 2019
  • Settlement of $350,000 policy limits for motor vehicle versus bicycle collision involving head injury, back and neck injuries, 2018
  • Settlement for policy limits of $100,000 in motor vehicle collision involving shoulder injury, 2018
  • Settlement of $983,000 in motor vehicle collision case involving traumatic brain injury, 2019

Honors/Awards

  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is a professional organization composed of the top trial lawyers from each state or region who are under the age of 40. Membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only and is extended exclusively to those trial lawyers practicing civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense law. For more information, visit: https://www.thenationaltriallawyers.org/ntl-groups/top-40-under-40/, Top 40 Under 40 - Civil Plaintiff, The National Trial Lawyers, 2019
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Office Location for Michael Kittleson

135 Park Avenue North
Renton, WA 98057

Phone: 425-428-5972

Fax: 425-901-0182

Last Updated: 4/15/2021

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