Kevin Coluccio

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Seattle, WA

Coluccio Law
 | 2025 First Avenue, Suite 1130
Seattle, WA 98121
Phone: 206-826-8200
Fax: 206-673-8286
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

For more than 30 years, I’ve been working to protect seriously injured people and the families of those who have died. 

In that time, my work has earned over $300 million dollars for injury and death claims.

My firm, Coluccio Law, is dedicated to creating real and positive change in people’s lives. We take on a limited number of cases so that we can offer high-quality, personalized legal service — and get the best possible result for each client. 

Nearly all of our cases involve semi-truck crashes or car crashes. We represent people who have suffered significant personal injuries or traumatic brain injuries. Contact us for a free consultation.

If you are looking for a lawyer because you recently lost someone, it can be hard to read about the details of wrongful death claims. Please know that you can speak with me directly at 206-826-8200.

– Attorney Kevin Coluccio

 
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About Kevin Coluccio

Admitted: 1986, Washington

Professional Webpage: http://www.coluccio-law.com/kevin-coluccio/

Honors/Awards:

  • Million Dollar Advocates
  • Top 100 Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2011
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Fellowship, Litigation Counsel of America, 2010
  • Guardian of Civil Justice, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, 2010
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers in America, 2009
  • Certificate of Achievement, American Bar Association, 2002
  • Best in the Business, Seattle Magazine, 2013
  • Super Lawyers Top 100 - Washington, 2003-2018
  • Best Lawyers in America -  Personal Injury Litigation, Plaintiffs 2010 - 2016
  • Top 100 Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2010
  • Guardian of Civil Justice, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, 2009
  • AV® PreeminentTM Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell , 2018
  • Top Lawyer, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, 2013
  • Top 100 Litigation Lawyer, Washington - American Society of Legal Advocates, 2015
  • Top Lawyer, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, 2011
  • Guardians Club, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, 2010
  • Best Law Firms  -  U.S News & World Report and Best Lawyers, 2015
  • Top Lawyer, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, 2010
  • Advocate, American Association for Justice, 2006
  • Top Lawyer, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, 2012

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • International Association of Machinist & Aerospace Workers, District 19, Designated Counsel/FELA Claims, 1994 – 2010
  • Proctor, Maritime Law Association of the United States, 1994–present
  • National Board Member, Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, 2009–present
  • Member, The Verdict Club, 2008–present
  • Member, American College of Barristers, 2002–present
  • Guardians Club, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, 2002–present
  • Member, Oregon State Bar, 2002–present
  • Advocate, American Association for Justice, 2006–present
  • Member, Federal Bar Association, 1986–present
  • Member, American Bar Association, Litigation Section, 2002–present
  • Sustaining Member, American Association of Justice (formerly ATLA)
  • Member, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1986–present
  • Member, Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association, 2011–present
  • Proctor, Maritime Law Association of the United States
  • Member, Public Justice, 1997–present
  • Member, American Association for Justice, Nursing Homes Litigation Group, 2010–present
  • State Bar of Oregon, 2002
  • Member, American Bar Association, 2000–present
  • Stalwart, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, 2002–present
  • Member, National Crime Victim Bar Association, 2002–present
  • Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2007–present
  • Member, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2006–present
  • Member, Western Trial Lawyers Association, 2005–present
  • Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Governors, 1998 - present
  • Member, Federal Court - Western District of Washington, 1986–present
  • Member, American Association for Justice - Traumatic Brain Injury Group, 2011–present
  • Board of Governors, Washington State Association for Justice, 1998 – 2006
  • Sustaining Member, American Association of Justice, 1998–present
  • Member, The National Brain Injury Trial Lawyers Association, 2011–present
  • State Bar of Washington, 1986
  • Founding Member, American Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys, 1989–present
  • Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, 2009–present
  • Maritime Section Chairperson, Washington State Association for Justice, 1996–1998
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2002–present
  • Leaders Forum, American Association for Justice, 2007–present
  • Senior Counsel, The College of Master Advocates & Barristers, 2002–present
  • Member, Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association, 2006–present
  • Member, American Association for Justice, Leaders Forum, 2006–present
  • Member, Federal Court - Eastern District of Washington, 1986–present
  • Member, Railroad Accident Trial Lawyers Association, 2012–present
  • Federal Bar Association, Western District Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
  • Member, Washington State Bar Association, 1986–present
  • Member, Multnomah Bar Association, 2011–present

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Headstrong for Life, 2012–present
  • Member, Brain Injury Alliance of Oregon, 2012–present
  • Member, Washington Brain Injury Association, 2009–present
  • Member, The Brain Injury Association of Oregon, 2009–present

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • The Jury Bias Phenomenon, Jury Bias, 2004
  • Insurance Law update Washington, Insurance Law Update, 2004
  • Discovery/Depositions, Discovery/Deposition, 2004
  • Everyone Matters or Nobody Matters - Death of our Older Clients, The Lawyer's Log Book, 2013
  • Everybody Matters or Nobody Matters - Injuries to our Older Clients, The Lawyer's Log Book, 2013
  • Every Counts: Death of our Older Clients, Trial News (Washington State Trial Lawyers Association), 2014
  • Damages, Maritime Personal Injury, 1998
  • Federal Liens, Subrogation, 1997
  • Discovery, Nuts & Bolts of Personal Injury Practice, 2003
  • Personal Injury General, Nuts & Bolts of Personal Injury, 2003
  • Expert Witnesses, Experts, 2002
  • Trial Presentation, Convention, 2002
  • Evidence, Best of WSTLA, 1996
  • The Defense Medical Examination, Plaintiff's Practice
  • Reciprocity, Oregon Reciprocity, 2001
  • Personal Injury Practice, Convention, 2001
  • Tort Law, Tort Law Update, 2000
  • Proper Speed and a Safe Following Distance - Two Rules too Often Broken, The Lawyer's Log Book, 2013
  • Presenting Damages, Auto Cases, 1999
  • Tips for Proving Non-Obvious Injuries, AAJ Trial, 2013
  • Defense Medical Examination, Defense Medical Examination, 2004
  • Free Your Client From The Liability Release, AAJ Trial, 2004
  • Civil Procedure/Trial Rules, Civil Procedure/Rules, 2004
  • Everyone Matters or Nobody Matters - Damages for the Elderly, Profit Before Patients: Corporate Neglect of Vulnerable Adults, 2013
  • Negligent Supervision of Parolees, Victim Advocate, 2001
  • How to Manage a Large Value Case from Start to Finish, High Value Personal Injury, 2013
  • Navigable Waters, Trial News (Washington State Trial Lawyers Association), 1999
  • Mastering the Art of Pleading Your Case and Propounding Discovery, All the Right Moves in Tort Litigation: Learn from the Masters of the Game, 2012
  • Hammer or Be Hammer, Trying UIM and PIP Cases, 2011
  • Seaworthiness, Trial News (Washington State Trial Lawyers Association), 1999
  • Co-Chair, Traumatic Brain Injuries, 2009
  • Seaman's Rights, Trial News (Washington State Trial Lawyers Association), 1998
  • Trucking Law, Transportation Torts, 2009
  • Application of Maritime Law Provides Basis for Settlement, Trial News Washington State Trial Lawyers, 1998
  • Corporation Structure, Nursing Home Litigation, 2009
  • Maritime Damages, Trial News (Washington State Trial Lawyers Association), 1998
  • Nursing Home Litigation, Betrayers of Trust, 2009
  • Status: Defining a Seaman, Trial News (Washington State Trial Lawyers Association), 1997
  • Obtaining Fair Settlements, Obtaining Fair Settlements, 2008
  • Vessels "In Navigation": Determining Admiralty Jurisdiction, Trial News (Washington State Trial Lawyers Association), 1997
  • Trucking Litigation, Trucking Litigation and D.O.T. Regulations, 2007
  • Washington and Oregon Law, Rules for the Unwary, 2013
  • General Practice and Procedure, Washington State Bar Association, 2006
  • Injuries at Sea: Establishing Liability, Trial News (Washington State Trial Lawyers Association), 1998
  • A webinar introduction to handling a Plaintiff’s trucking tort case. , Presenter, Trucking Crash Cases: Gaining Knowledge and Pursuing Justice, Washington State Association for Justice, 2017
  • Insurance Law, Insurance Law Update, 2005
  • Understanding how "truck accidents" are defined by safety laws and by trucking industry groups helps plaintiff's attorneys explain the predictability and preventability of most crashes during discovery, and at trial.   , Presenter, Preventability - Discovery & Trial, AATA (Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys), 2017
  • Defense Medical Examinations, Defense Medical Examinations, 2005

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $4,675,000.00 for the care and damages of a permanently injured child who was not properly secured on a dangerous amateur zip line at a summer camp.

    , 2018
  • Confidential settlement for the children of a truck driver who died when he was run over by a semi-truck in Washington, while assisting another truck driver park her semi-truck. 

    , 2018
  • $34,250,000.00 with co-counsel for two wrongful death claims and survivor with a traumatic brain injury caused when a distracted semi-truck driver hit a car at full highway speed, including $11,250,000.00 for the parents of a 15-year-old passenger.

    , 2018
  • Insurance policy limits for the surviving son of a Seattle woman who was struck and killed by a drunk driver, while she was a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

    , 2018
  • 1,000,000.00 policy limits result for a woman who suffered a skull fracture and spinal cord injury from a five-vehicle crash caused by a semi-truck driver. , 2018
  • Confidential settlement for a young woman who died from carbon monoxide poisoning in a house where the furnace pipes were incorrectly installed., 2018
  • A full policy limits settlement for the spouse and two children of a young woman who was hit and killed in a Seattle crosswalk.

    , 2018
  • 500,000 for a Seattle woman who was severely burned after property managers failed to insulate dangerously hot exposed water pipes , 2018
  • $8,500,000.00 trial verdict with co-counsel for a man suffering permanent injuries after a doctor-in-training botched a urologic stent procedure., 2017
  • Full insurance policy limits settlement for a woman struck in a Portland, Oregon crosswalk. , 2017
  • Confidential settlement for the family of an Oregon man killed in a highway crash caused by a speeding driver of a semi tractor-trailer. , 2017
  • $1,500,000 policy limits for a passenger who lost his hand when the driver of the vehicle ran a red light and collided with a semi-truck. , 2017
  • Confidential settlement for the extended family of a man who was hit and killed by an extremely intoxicated driver in Bellingham, Washington. , 2017
  • A 900,000.00 result for a cyclist who suffered serious internal injuries from being struck by a freight truck. , 2017
  • $7,000,000 for a seriously burned student injured in a truck crash caused by a distracted driver, 2016
  • $2,835,000 settlement for a plumber who suffered injuries to his feet and ankles after a 40-foot drop through damaged, rotting floorboards on a dangerous job site., 2016
  • $1,500,000 policy limits settlement for a college student who suffered a closed head injury in an auto crash.
  • $1,525,000 settlement for a child with a closed head injury from a truck crash.
  • $1,025,000 policy limits for the death of a man when a truck driver ran into him in a dust storm.
  • Confidential Settlement for railroad injury, the largest known in-service settlement for a Burlington Northern worker at the time
  • $2,160,000 settlement for a seriously injured 69-year-old pedestrian, hit in a crosswalk where the warning lights were not working.
  • $1,033,000 trial verdict for a client with who sustained a permanent, severe foot injury from a structure collapse.
  • $3,225,000 settlement for permanent spinal cord injuries sustained in a single engine plane crash, caused by failure to maintain the carburetor.
  • $7,000,000 policy limits settlement for the quadriplegic spinal cord injury of a worker paralyzed on a job site. 
  • $1,009,000.00 policy limits payment for the serious injuries sustained by a motorcyclist after he was hit by a driver making an illegal turn. 
  • $1,009,000 policy limits for a motorcycle rider suffering leg fractures and a knee injury when he collided with a van turning in front of him.
  • $8,500,000 settlement for a brain injury caused by anesthesia during an outpatient surgery.
  • $2,700,000 settlement for the deaths of two children who were passengers in a vehicle that rear-ended a commercial truck that had stopped in the road.
  • $3,000,000 result for a woman severely burned by a post-crash gasoline fire in an auto accident.
  • $1,000,000 policy limits result for a child burned by fireworks that were improperly stored near an ignition source.
  • $2,100,000 policy limits partial settlement for a child pedestrian with permanent brain damage
  • $2,000,000 settlement against the manufacturer and school district for defects in a goalpost that fell on a student, resulting in significant traumatic brain injury.
  • $2,400,000 settlement for a construction worker who had his right leg amputated below the knee because the general contractor failed to provide guardrails for the scaffolding.
  • $3,150,000 settlement for a family injured when a semi-truck and double trailer crossed the center line and hit their vehicle head-on.
  • $2,250,000 settlement for a seriously injured pedestrian, struck by a vehicle in a crosswalk. 
  • $2,940,000 judgment and settlement, including interest, attorney fees and bad faith damages, for wrongful death case after a woman was hit by a runaway dump truck trailer.
  • $2,000,000 for a brain injury victim and his family after a car crash caused by an incorrectly installed semi-truck tire in which the commercial driver had failed to properly inspect during pre and post trip inspections.

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Became the youngest lawyer to ever be designated Of Counsel by a union when he was appointed such by the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers, Railroad Division, 1994

Educational Background:

  • Seattle University, B.A., 1982
  • Trial Lawyers College, Warrior, 2010

Industry Groups

  • Brain Injury
  • Child Safety Issues
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
Office Location for Kevin Coluccio

2025 First Avenue
Suite 1130
Seattle, WA 98121

Phone: 206-826-8200

Fax: 206-673-8286

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Last Updated: 3/5/2019

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