Mark Leemon

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Seattle, WA

Leemon + Royer, PLLC
 | 2505 2nd Avenue, Suite 610
Seattle, WA 98121
Phone: 206-269-1100
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2006, 2009 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1973
Education: Harvard Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Civil Rights (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Mark Leemon is a shareholder at the highly respected Seattle law firm Leemon + Royer, PLLC. At the firm, which he co-founded with his wife, he focuses his practice on protecting the rights of innocent victims living throughout Washington state's Puget Sound region and beyond by representing their interests in cases stemming from the following:

  • Government misconduct and negligence
  • Violent crimes
  • Premises liability
  • Medical malpractice
  • Sexual abuse and misconduct
  • Nursing home nglect
  • Wrongful death
  • Automoblie and Truck accidents
  • Defective and dangerous products

Mr. Leemon began his legal career in 1973 after earning his law degree from Harvard Law School and his admission to the Washington State Bar Association. In addition to his license to practice in all of Washington's state courts, he has been admitted to practice in Hawaii, and by the U.S. District Court for the Western and Eastern Districts of Washington, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Over the course of Mr. Leemon's 40-plus year legal career, he has secured countless settlements and jury verdicts for his clients, many of which resulted in multimillion-dollar awards. His long record of success in both negotiations and litigation has earned him the respect of both his clients and his peers, as evidenced by his selection as the 2009 statewide Washington Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Washington State Association for Justice.

Mr. Leemon is an active member of the legal community. He has been a member os several committees in both the washington State and King County Bar Associations, and has served the WSBA as  Special Disciplinary Counsel. In addition, he is a member of the National Crime Victim Bar Association, which he has served on the national advisory board.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (40%): Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (40%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

Civil Rights (20%)

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 13 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2006, 2009 - 2017

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About Mark Leemon

Admitted: 1973, Washington

Professional Webpage: http://www.leeroylaw.com/Attorney-Profiles/Mark-Leemon.shtml

Honors and Awards:

  • Trial Lawyer of the Year, Washington State Association for Justice, 2009

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Hawaii State Bar Association, 2015
  • Washington State Bar Association 1973
  • Seattle-King County Defender Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Washington State Trial Lawyers Association
  • MAR and UIM Arbitrations, Frequent Arbitrator
  • Seattle Municipal Court, Judge Pro Tempore
  • King County Superior Court, Mental Illness Calendar, Judge Pro Tempore
  • Advisory Board of the National Crime Victims Bar Association
  • King County Bar Association, Judicial Screening and Legislation Committees, Member
  • Washington State Bar Association, Corrections Committee, Funded Member
  • Washington State Bar Association, Special Disciplinary Counsel
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1979
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington, 1984

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • THS Drug Treatment Program, Member, Board of Directors

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Van Wijk v. State
  • Lewis v. Whatcom County, 149 P.3d 686 (Washington Court of Appeals 2007)
  • Taggart v. State, 822 P.2d 243 (Washington Supreme Court 1992)

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Appeared in CBS national news program 60 Minutes II

Educational Background:

  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan B.A, Honors: With Distinction, 1969

Industry Groups

  • AAJ
  • WSAJ
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    Office Location for Mark Leemon

    2505 2nd Avenue
    Suite 610
    Seattle, WA 98121

    Phone: 206-269-1100

     

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    Last Updated: 3/7/2017

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