James S. Rogers

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Seattle, Washington

Law Offices of James S. Rogers
James S. Rogers
Law Offices of James S. Rogers

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Products Liability; view more

Licensed in Washington since: 1973

Education: The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2000 - 2023

Law Offices of James S. Rogers

1500 Fourth Avenue
Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98101 Visit website

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James S. Rogers was admitted to bar in 1973 in Washington State. He received his B.A. at the University of Washington (1969) and received his J.D. at the University of Arizona (1972). James S. Rogers is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, the International Society of Barristers, and a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (President, Washington Chapter, 2007).He was the 2020-2021 President of the Damage Attorneys Roundtable (DART).

James S. Rogers has been named Best Lawyers 2021 Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs “Lawyer of the Year” Seattle,  Best Lawyers 2020, 2018, and 2015 Product Liability Litigation-Plaintiffs “Lawyer of the Year” Seattle, Washington State Defense Trial Lawyers, Outstanding Plaintiff’s Trial Lawyer of the Year 2010, and Trial Lawyer of the Year by Washington State Trial Lawyers Association (1998).   Mr. Rogers has been included in  “The Best Lawyers in America” 2003-2022. James S. Rogers is a Trial Advocate certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.  Mr Rogers is a Past President (1991-1992) of the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, a member of the Board of Governors (1992-2000)of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (now AAJ), and Past President (1999-2001) of the Western Trial Lawyers. James S. Rogers received the 2002 President’s Award by the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association.   He is on the Board of Trustees of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Foundation.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

First Admitted: 1973, Washington

Professional Webpage: https://www.jsrogerslaw.com/james-s-rogers/

Honors/Awards:
  • , 2020, 2018, 2015 Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" Product Liability Litigation Seattle--Plaintiffs
  • , Super Lawyers 10 years on Top Lists, Washington
  • , 2021 Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" Personal Injury Litigation Seattle--Plaintiffs
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2003 – 2020., 1900
  • Trial Lawyer of the Year, Washington State Trial Lawyers (now WSAJ), 1998
  • Outstanding Plaintiff’s Trial Lawyer of the Year, Washington Defense Trial Lawyers, 2010
  • "Top Lawyers", Seattle Magazine, 2003, 2005 and 2007 editions (Seattle Magazine has not published its "Top Lawyers" lists since 2007)
  • President's Award for his contribution to the civil justice system, WSTLA, 2002
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy.
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • "Claims Involving Faulty or Defective Equipment - Is there a Companion Product Liability Claim?" Automobile Accident Litigation Deskbook, WSAJ
  • Co-Author, "Trying the Case" Handling Motor Vehicle Accident Cases, Callaghan Press
  • "Identifying the Automotive Product Liability Case within the Automobile Collision Case", 2010
  • Editor-in-Chief, Anatomy of a Personal Injury Lawsuit, 3rd Edition, AAJ Press
  • Co-Moderator, Anatomy of a Personal Injury Lawsuit: The Video Series
  • AAJ's Trial Magazine
  • WSTLA's Trial News
  • The Practical Litigator
  • National Trial Lawyer
Educational Background:
  • University of Washington
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Board of Trustees of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Foundation , 2020
  • Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • President, Damage Attorneys Roundtable (DART), 2020
  • Past President, Western Trial Lawyers Association, 1991 - 1992
  • Board of Directors, Attorney's Information Exchange Group (AIEG)
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • President, Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, 1991 - 1992
  • Member, Board of Governors, American Association for Justice, 1992 - 2000
  • Fellow, The international Society of Barristers.
  • Washington State Bar, 1973
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • President, American Board of Trial Advocates, Washington Chapter, 2007
  • Board of Directors, International Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2010 - Present
Industry Groups:
  • Personal Injury-Plaintiff
  • Product Liability-Plaintiff

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“Great lawyer and great man.”

Office location for James S. Rogers

1500 Fourth Avenue
Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98101

Phone: 206-621-8525

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