Maria S. Diamond

Maria S. Diamond

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Seattle, WA

Diamond~Massong PLLC
 | 1215 Fourth Avenue, Suite 1275
Seattle, WA 98161
Phone: 206-445-1258
Fax: 206-445-1257
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1983
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Greek
Attorney Profile

Maria Diamond has been a highly respected civil trial attorney for over 30 years.  She has obtained 7-figure verdicts and settlements in medical negligence, pharmaceutical and medical device product liability cases, and is a long-time member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.  Her practice focuses on medical products, medical negligence, serious personal injury and wrongful death cases.  She was President of the Washington State Association for Justice in 2000-2001.  She has served with distinction on WSAJ's Board of Governors since 1992.  She has served on the Board of Governors of the American Association for Justice since 2002 and serves on its Executive Committee.  She is a past chair of AAJ's Women's Trial Lawyers Caucus.  She is a past co-chair of the King County Bar Association's Judicial Screening Committee, and also served on the WSBA's Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Task Force and the Washington State Jury Commission, which was responsible for many important changes that we now take for granted in how jury trials are conducted in our state.  Her many professional achievements include selection to the National Order of the Barristers, an AV-rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the WSAJ President's Award, the WSAJ Alvin Anderson Award , a 3-time recipient of AAJ's Distinguished Service Award and a 5-time recipient of its Wiedemann-Wysocki Award.  She is a founding member of DiamondMassong in Seattle.

About Maria Diamond

Admitted: 1983, Washington

Professional Webpage: http://www.diamondmassong.com/who/diamond/

Honors/Awards:

  • NATIONAL ORDER OF THE BARRISTERS FOR EXCELLENCE AND HIGH HONORS IN COURTROOM ADVOCACY
  • DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD, AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE, 2010
  • Distinguished Service Award, American Association for Justice, 2012
  • Presented annually to members who have shown exceptional commitment in protecting the civil justice system through political outreach efforts and supporting AAJ's mission., Wiedemann Wysocki Award, AAJ, 2018
  • PRESIDENT'S AWARD, WASHINGTON STATE TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION
  • TOP 40 PLAINTIFFS PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEYS, WASHINGTON LAW & POLITICS, 2006
  • Awarded for leadership, professionalism, and commitment to seeking justice both at the state and national levels., Professionalism Award, WSAJ, 2015
  • WIEDEMANN-WYSOCKI AWARD (5-TIME RECIPIENT), AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
  • Honoring generosity of spirit, Alvin Anderson Award, Washington State Association for Justice, 2008
  • Distinguished Service Award (3-time recipient), American Association for Justice

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • WASHINGTON STATE JURY COMMISSION
  • AMERICAN BAR FOUNDATION, FELLOW
  • American Association for Justice, Executive Committee, 2015
  • American Association for Justice Executive Committee, 2018
  • WASHINGTON STATE BAR ASSOCIATION MANDATORY CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION TASK FORCE
  • CENTER FOR JUSTICE & DEMOCRACY, FELLOW AND FOUNDING MEMBER
  • American Association for Justice, Executive Committee, 2014
  • American Association for Justice Executive Committee, 2017
  • KING COUNTY JUDICIAL SCREENING COMMITTEE MEMBER AND CO-CHAIR
  • Chair, AAJ Women Trial Lawyers Caucus, 2011
  • Executive Committee, American Association for Justice, 2013

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • DANIELSON V. VIRGINIA MASON (ANESTHESIA MALPRACTICE, CARDIAC ARREST DURING KIDNEY TRANSPLANT); $1.6 MILLION VERDUCT
  • HENDRICKS V. THE EVERETT CLINIC (MEDICAL MALPRACTICE/WRONGFUL DEATH FOR FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE PULMONARY EMBOLISM); $1.25 MILLION VERDICT

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Best Lawyers in America, 2018
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2019
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2016
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2017
  • Who's Who in America
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2015
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum Member
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2014
  • AV RATING MARTINDALE-HUBBELL
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2013
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2012
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Office Location for Maria S. Diamond

1215 Fourth Avenue
Suite 1275
Seattle, WA 98161

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Last Updated: 1/30/2020

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