Kaitlin M. Roach

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Seattle, Washington

GLP Attorneys, P.S., Inc.
Kaitlin M. Roach
GLP Attorneys, P.S., Inc.

Practice Areas: Personal Injury

Licensed in Washington since: 2014

Education: Gonzaga University School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2024
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GLP Attorneys, P.S., Inc.

2601 4th Ave
6th Floor
Seattle, WA 98121 Phone: 206-448-1992 Email: Kaitlin M. Roach Visit website

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Kaitlin M. Roach is the firm’s Learning & Development Director and a Senior Associate Attorney in its Seattle office. 

Kaitlin is responsible for the overall design, development, and execution of the firm’s learning and development initiatives for legal and administrative professionals. She works with the firm’s legal teams, practice area leaders, and operational leadership to design, deliver, and evaluate innovative and effective learning solutions to build the technical skills and capabilities our professionals need at each stage of their career. This includes ownership and continual improvement of the learning and development (L&D) curriculum and end-to-end design, development, and delivery of blended-learning initiatives for all professionals. Kaitlin facilitates in-person and virtual training sessions statewide across all subject matters of the firm.

Kaitlin also leads the firm’s statewide Legal Internship Program and mentors the firm’s legal interns for the Seattle region. GLP Attorneys’ Internship Program exists to provide meaningful work experiences for students in law school that are interested in careers in the personal injury field. GLP Attorneys is proud to employ up to 13 legal Interns across Washington State each year. 

Kaitlin began her career at GLP Attorneys in January 2013 as a legal iIntern in the firm’s Spokane office while also attending Gonzaga University School of Law.  She then worked as an associate attorney in the firm’s Spokane and Tri-Cities offices from 2014 through 2017.  She transferred to GLP Attorneys’ Seattle office in 2018 to be closer to her family in Redmond, Washington. Kaitlin was promoted to Senior Associate Attorney in 2021. 

Since she began working for the firm as an attorney, Kaitlin has served her clients and contributed her knowledge and her enthusiasm to the entire GLP Attorneys team.  She used her passion to serve clients who have been injured to fight for their rights to be treated fairly by insurance companies and other powerful entities.  She has handled motor vehicle collision cases, trucking cases, Traumatic Brian Injury (TBI) cases, motorcycle cases, premises cases, and many other types of personal injury claims. She has obtained many successful results for her clients in cases both large and small. These days, she serves the employees of GLP Attorneys as her clients with the same knowledge and enthusiasm as the firm’s Learning & Development Director.

Kaitlin has been repeatedly named a Rising Star by Washington Super Lawyers for 6 consecutive years, an honor reserved for only the top 2.5% of attorneys in Washington State.

First Admitted: 2014, Washington

Professional Webpage: https://glpattorneys.com/attorneys/kaitlin-m-roach

Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • $500,000 settlement for a pedestrian who sustained a broken pelvis, broken tibia, and broken fibula after being struck by a car while crossing the street 
  • $325,000 settlement for a gentleman who sustained tearing in his shoulder requiring surgery after being forcefully rear-ended at highway speed
  • $220,000 settlement for a woman who underwent shoulder surgery and sustained other injuries after a significant rear-ended collision
  • $200,000 settlement co-counseling with another GLP attorney to represent the estate of a woman who passed away after enduring abuse and neglect in a nursing home
  • $100,000 settlement for a woman who was rear-ended and sustained a back injury that required surgery
Educational Background:
  • Gonzaga University School of Law, J.D.,, 2014
  • University of Washington, B.A. in Political Science and Law, Societies and Justice, 2010
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, 2018
  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys, Member, 2021 – Present, 2021
  • Legal Foundation of Washington - Associate Campaign for Equal Justice, Committee Member, 2022
  • Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ), Eagle Member, 2014
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington, Admitted to Practice, 2016
  • Washington State Bar Association, Admitted to Practice, 2014
Honors/Awards:
  • Highest rating by Avvo.com - 10.0, 10.0 Avvo Rating, Avvo.com, 2023
  • 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. , Washington Rising Star List, Super Lawyers, 2023
  • by Spokane Coeur d'Alene Living, 2016 - 2022, Top Lawyer, Spokane Coeur d'Alene Living, 2022
  • Awarded the 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 & 2022 Rising Star Super Lawyers Award, which is awarded to the top 2.5% of attorneys in the state., Rising Star, SuperLawyers

Office location for Kaitlin M. Roach

2601 4th Ave
6th Floor
Seattle, WA 98121

Selections

9 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2016 - 2024

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