Mark D. Kamitomo

Top rated medical malpractice attorney in Spokane, Washington

Luvera Law Firm
Mark D. Kamitomo
Luvera Law Firm

Practice Areas: Medical malpractice, Products liability

Licensed in Washington since: 1989

Education: Gonzaga University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2000 - 2022

Luvera Law Firm

421 West Riverside Avenue
Suite 1060
Spokane, WA 99201-0406 Visit website

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A well-respected attorney throughout the United States and working as of counsel at Luvera Law firm, Mark D. Kamitomo represents clients in Spokane and elsewhere who have been victims of medical malpractice, nursing home negligence and defective products. Additionally, he handles matters pertaining to corporate wrongdoing, wrongful death, and insurance and government misconduct. 

An enthusiastic defender of personal injury victims, Mr. Kamitomo goes beyond what is needed to achieve the results his clients desire. He devises strategies uniquely suited to each individual and tackles every problem with the sheer determination to overcome them. The Washington State Association for Justice recognized him with its Trial Lawyer of the Year award in 2010, and he has been included on The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 list. He is rated Distinguished* through Martindale-Hubbell and holds a “Superb” rating on Avvo.

For more than 30 years, Mr. Kamitomo has helped secure numerous multimillion-dollar verdicts for his clients, including a $9.5 million verdict for an anesthesia error resulting in brain damage and a loss of an arm as well as a $16 million verdict for a high school football player who suffered damages due to a defective helmet. As a result, he is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Alberta, Mr. Kamitomo attended the Gonzaga University Law School and received his Juris Doctor degree in 1989. He is licensed to practice in Washington, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Texas, Oregon and Arizona. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th and 9th Circuits, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mr. Kamitomo is professionally affiliated with a plethora of prominent legal organizations, including the Washington State Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association and the Asian Bar Association. He is a former president of the Washington State Association for Justice and is on its board of governors, and he holds memberships in the Damage Attorney’s Round Table, the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and the American Board of Trial Advocates.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff, Personal injury - products: plaintiff
  • 80% Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff
  • 20% Personal injury - products: plaintiff

First Admitted: 1989, Washington

Professional Webpage: https://www.luveralawfirm.com/our-staff/attorneys/mark-kamit...

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Spokane Youth Sports Association, Past President
  • Spokane Youth Sports Association, Current Board Member
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • United States District Court for the District of Hawaii
  • Nevada
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100, Member
  • Oregon
  • Washington State Association for Justice, Board of Governors
  • Washington State Bar Association, Member
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Spokane County Bar Association, Member
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
  • Texas
  • The American Board of Trial Advocates, Member
  • Idaho
  •  The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
  • Arizona
  • Washington State Bar Association, Litigation Section, Board of Trustees
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers, Member
  • State of Washington
  • Asian Bar Association, Member
  • Hawaii
  • Damage Attorney's Round Table (DART), Member
  • Montana
  • Washington State Association for Justice, President, 2011-2012
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Washington State Association for Justice, Member
Honors/Awards:
  • “Super Lawyers”, Washington Law & Politics, 2014
  • 2014 Washington State Association of Justice Professionalism Award
  • “2010 Trial Lawyer of the Year”, Washington State Association for Justice 
  • “Best Medical Malpractice Attorney”, Spokane/Coeur d’ Alene Living magazine

Office location for Mark D. Kamitomo

421 West Riverside Avenue
Suite 1060
Spokane, WA 99201-0406

Phone: 509-703-4851

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23 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2000 - 2022

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