Nelson K. H. Lee

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Seattle, WA

Lee & Lee, PS
 | 1001 4th Avenue, Suite 4368
Seattle, WA 98154
Phone: 206-458-6986
Selected To Rising Stars: 2004
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Immigration: Business (30%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Chinese-Mandarin
Attorney Profile

Attorney Nelson K.H. Lee is the managing partner of Lee & Lee, PS, in Seattle, Washington. Mr. Lee practices criminal defense, immigration and personal injury law, as well as general civil litigation involving business disputes, employee-based employment issues and real estate law. He serves clients in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties, and throughout Western Washington.


Mr. Lee has litigated personal injury cases involving issues such as employment accidents, motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, premises liability and sexual abuse. His criminal defense practice encompasses both misdemeanors and felonies, and he also handles many areas of immigration law involving employment-based visas, petitions for family members and removal actions.


After earning a bachelor’s degree from Boston College, Mr. Lee obtained his law degree from Pepperdine University School of Law. He has been licensed to practice law since 1994. Prior to founding his practice, he spent many years at the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office as a senior deputy prosecutor.


Active in his professional community, Mr. Lee serves as a pro tempore judge for Lake Forest Park and Federal Way, and has lectured at the Japan’s Ministry of Justice. He previously taught trial advocacy at Seattle University and the University of Washington and has served as a legal adviser to the Hong Kong – Greater China Business Association of Washington.


Mr. Lee has sat on the boards of several organizations, including the Asian Bar Association of Washington, and continues to sit on the organization’s judicial evaluation committee. He is an active member of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association and volunteers with the international section of the King County Bar Association’s Neighborhood Legal Clinic.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Immigration (30%)

Criminal Defense (20%): Criminal Law

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Criminal Law


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Rising Stars: 2004

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About Nelson Lee

Admitted: 1994, Washington

Professional Webpage:


  • Rising Star of the Washington State Bar – Super Lawyers (2004)
  • Lecturer – Japanese Ministry of Justice; Tokyo, Japan (2004)
  • Best 40 Under 40, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, 2004

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member of the Asian Bar Association of Washington – Judicial Evaluation Committee
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Washington
  • National Asian Pacific Bar Association.
  • Washington
  • Legal Advisor, Hong Kong Association of Washington (HKAW)
  • Lecturer – King County Law Enforcement Personnel Conference (1999)
  •  Asian Bar Association of Washington, Past President and Board Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • International District Legal Clinic, Volunteer
  • Pro Tempore judge for the cities of Lake Forest Park and Federal Way.


  • State v. Charles Champion
  • State v. Tony Giles
  • State v. William Barber
  • State v. Lorraine Netherton

Educational Background:

  • B.A., from Boston College, 1990; Alpha Kappa Delta
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Office Location for Nelson K. H. Lee

1001 4th Avenue
Suite 4368
Seattle, WA 98154

Phone: 206-458-6986

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Last Updated: 11/5/2018

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