Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Seattle, WashingtonGLP Attorneys, P.S., Inc.
Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Elder Law, Insurance Coverage
Licensed in Washington since: 2008
Education: Seattle University School of Law
Alex serves as one of the managing shareholders of GLP Attorneys, manages the firm’s complex litigation cases, and also manages the firm’s motions and appellate practice department.
Alex has litigated hundreds of cases throughout Washington State, including cases involving wrongful death, maritime injury, nursing home abuse and neglect, construction site injury, insurance bad faith, logging accidents, work place injury, product liability, premises liability, medical malpractice, disclosure of medical information, shootings, explosions, airplane crash and injury, sexual abuse, motor vehicle collisions, semi-truck collisions, collisions involving pedestrians and bicyclists, dog bites, injuries caused by farm and domestic animals, traumatic brain injury, school injuries, injuries due to improper roadway design, and injuries caused by state, city, and municipal entities, including police.
Alex started working in personal injury in 2004. He joined GLP Attorneys as a legal intern in 2006, became an associate attorney in 2008, and a shareholder in 2016. In 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019, Alex was awarded the Rising Star Super Lawyers Award, which is awarded to the top 2.5% of attorneys in the state. Alex is also an Eagle Member of the Washington State Association for Justice. He co-authored an article with GLP Shareholder James Gooding entitled Punitive Damages in Nursing Home (and other) Cases, WSAJ Trial News, March 2013.
Alex has helped to shape and change the law in a Washington Court of Appeals insurance bad faith decision Leahy v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., and in a Washington Supreme Court case, Kim, et. al. v. Lakeside Adult Family Home, et. al., creating civil liability for mandatory reporters who fail to report abuse and neglect of vulnerable adults.
First Admitted: 2008, Washington
Professional Webpage: http://www.glpattorneys.com/attorneys/j-alex-french/
- U.S. Disctrict Court, Western District of Washington, 2014
- Washington State Bar Association, 2008
- American Association for Justice (AAJ), 2017
- Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ), Eagle Member
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington, 2014
- Seattle University School of Law, Seattle, WA, J.D., 2007
- University of Washington, Seattle, WA, B.A., Communications and Sociology, 2004
- Punitive Damages in Nursing Home (and other) Cases, WSAJ Trial News, March 2013. Co-authored with James Gooding , Co-Author, Punitive Damages in Nursing Home (and other) Cases, WSAJ Trial News, 2013
- , Washington Super Lawyers List, Super Lawyers, 2023
- , Washington Super Lawyers List, Super Lawyers, 2021
- , Washington Super Lawyers List, Super Lawyers, 2022
- 10.0 Rated, Avvo.com, 2017
- Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. No more than 2.5% are names to the Rising Stars list. , 2015-2020 Washington Rising Star List, Super Lawyers
- $7 million for a playground accident resulting in serious injuries to a child.
- $3.5 million for wrongful death of nursing home patient.
- $3 million for injuries to two construction workers injured by a wall collapse
- $2 million for victim of small plane crash.
- $1.87 million for medical malpractice wrongful death of an adult child.
- $1.25 million for a bicyclist struck by a vehicle in a crosswalk resulting in serious ankle fractures.
- $1 million for the passenger of a semi-truck involved in a collision resulting in a serious arm degloving injury.
- $800,000 for victim of water ski accident resulting in multiple leg and arm fractures.
- $500,000 for victim of car accident resulting in thoracic outlet syndrome.
- Elder Abuse
- Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023
- Rising Stars: 2015 - 2020