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Benjamin Nivison

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Seattle, WA

Rossi Vucinovich, P.C.
1000 Second Avenue, Suite 1780
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 425-646-8003
Fax: 425-646-8004
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2021
Licensed in Washington Since: 2007
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%), Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%), Consumer Law (20%), Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Benjamin Nivison is an attorney with Rossi Vucinovich PC law firm, which has law offices in Seattle, Washington, and Denver, Colorado. Working primarily out of the firm's Seattle office, Mr. Nivison provides unmatched counsel and support to clients throughout the state who have legal needs involving any of the following:

  • FELA and railroad injury cases
  • Construction accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Other personal injury and wrongful death claims

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Nivison has achieved remarkable success advocating on behalf of those injured on the job as well as those who suffered serious injuries from another party's negligence or wrongdoing. From his efforts, he has secured millions of dollars in total compensation for his plaintiff clients, including many multi-million-dollar awards.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Nivison has earned a Top 100 Trial Lawyer ranking from The National Trial Lawyers along with a Top 10 Attorneys Under 40 ranking from the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys. He has also received a Top One Percent designation from the National Association of Distinguished Counsel and many other accolades and endorsements from his peers. He has also received "Superb" client ratings on Avvo as well as dozens of testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 2004 cum laude graduate of the University of Southern California, Mr. Nivison obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 2007 with a concentration in civil litigation. He holds his admission to practice before all Washington state courts as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Western and Eastern Districts of Washington, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

He has also received pro hac vice admissions to various courts throughout the country, and he has written extensively and conducted lectures and seminars on a variety of legal topics. He has also served as an instructor of various courses involving personal injury, legal ethics and other subjects.

Practice Areas
  • 30%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 20%Consumer Law
  • 20%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Consumer Protection, Fraud, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical

Selections

10 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2012 - 2021

About Benjamin Nivison

First Admitted: 2007, Washington

Professional Webpage: https://railroad-injuries.com/lawyer/benjamin-nivison/

Honors/Awards

  • Washington Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2012-2019
  • Top One Percent, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015
  • Top 10 Attorneys Under 40, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2015-2018
  • Top 40 Lawyers Under 40, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2013-2018
  • Rated 10.0 out of 10, avvo.com

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Bar Association, Washington Membership Chair (2012-2015)
  • Multiple Pro Hac Vice admissions
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • United States Court of Federal Claims
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Washington
  • United States District Court, Western District of Washington
  • Washington State Courts
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • American Bar Association, Tort & Insurance Practice Section

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Washington State Bar Association, Pro Bono and Public Service Committee, WYLD, Chair (2011-2012)
  • USC Northwest Alumni Association
  • Friends of Waterfront Seattle, Ambassadors Board (2015-present)
  • King County Bar Association, Neighborhood Legal Clinic Volunteer Attorney
  • King County Bar Association, Pro Bono Committee
  • Washington State Bar Association, Pro Bono Legal Aid Committee (2008-2009)
  • Washington State Bar Association, Pro Bono and Public Service Committee, WYLD, Chair-Elect (2010-2011)

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Instructor, Advanced Business Contracts: Recent Developments in Judicial Interpretation and Enforcement (NBI CLE Course, 2015)
  • “Personal Injury from A to Z” (Liens and Subrogation Made Simple, 2018)
  • “A Battle of Microscopic Proportions: How Article XXXV of the California Constitution Has Become the New Bioethics Battleground” (Note Topic, Summer 2006)
  • “SLAPP Some Sense into Uncle Sam: The Call for a Federal Uniform Anti-SLAPP Statute” (Seminar Thesis, Fall 2007)
  • “New Law Has Major Liability Implications For Product Manufacturers and Sellers Doing Business in Washington” (De Novo, WSBA YLD Bulletin, July 2008)
  • “It’s a Small World, All Right – Now How Do I Sue? International Service of Process under the Hague Convention” (KCBA Bar Bulletin, August 2008)
  • “Ensure a Jolly Holiday Gathering” (Puget Sound Business Journal, December 2008)
  • “Punitive Damages in Claims for Maintenance & Cure” (Client Update, July 2009)
  • “Federal Judges Provide Guidance to King County Young Lawyers” (De Novo, WSBA YLD Bulletin, April 2010)
  • Doing Business in Washington Deskbook, Chapter 4: “Distribution Alternatives” (WSBA and Washington Department of Commerce, Joint Publication, August 2010) (Co-author)
  • Instructor, Ethics of Pro Bono Practice (Lorman National CLE Course, 2011)
  • Instructor, The Intersection of Law & Nursing (Seattle University CLE / MCE Course, 2012)
  • Instructor, The Affordable Care Act & Personal Injury Litigation (NBI CLE Course, 2014)

Educational Background

  • The University of Southern California, (B.A., 2004, cum laude)

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Kellogg vs. Ralph’s Concrete Pumping, Inc.
  • McGuire v. BNSF Railway Co.
  • Guzman v. Archer Atlantic, LLC
  • United States ex. rel. Wittenberg v. PUD No. 1 of Skamania County
  • Hallstrom; Levanen v. Johnston

Industry Groups

  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Railroad
  • Union Members
  • Whistleblowers
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Office Location for Benjamin Nivison

1000 Second Avenue
Suite 1780
Seattle, WA 98104

Phone: 425-646-8003

Fax: 425-646-8004

Last Updated: 11/24/2021

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