A member of the firm's aviation department, Mr. Bingham has represented clients in litigation involving aviation accidents occurring in various jurisdictions throughout the United States, Canada and Europe, and has been admitted to practice law and try aviation cases in various jurisdictions throughout the United States. He is a past president of the Aviation Section of the King County Bar Association.
Mr. Bingham obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from Whitman College and graduated from the University of Washington School of Law in 1977. He is a member of the King County Bar Association, the Washington State Bar Association, the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association and the American Trial Lawyers Association, and is frequently invited to lecture in the area of Aviation Law.
Mr. Jones limits his practice to representation of injured persons, including aviation, construction injury, wrongful death, complex product liability, maritime, professional negligence and other personal injury claims. Mr. Jones has a particular interest in representing persons with brain injuries, and is a consultant to a local rehabilitation facility for brain-injured individuals. He is the past Co-Chair of the Aviation Section of the King county Bar Association.
Mr. Jones graduated magna cum laude from Seattle University in 1974, and earned his law degree from the University of Washington School of Law in 1977. He is a member of the Washington State Bar Association, the East King County Bar Association, the King County Bar Association, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association.
Mr. Jones is a frequent lecturer on matters of trial practice, is a contributing author to the Washington State Bar Association Auto Accident Desk Book, and has frequently been asked to serve in the capacity of arbitrator and judge pro tempore.
A founding member of the law firm prior to his retirement, Mr. Krutch practiced extensively in the area of aviation accident and wrongful death claims. He has been responsible for litigation in 19 major air carrier crashes and more than 100 civilian aircraft accidents. His practice took him to England, Australia, Germany, Kenya, the Netherlands, Italy, Australia, Hong Kong, Canada and Mexico. Mr. Krutch is an expert in conflicts, choice of law and forum non conveniens issues and has been appointed by the courts to the discovery panels in several multi-district cases.
Mr. Krutch graduated from the University of Washington School of Law in 1955. He is a member of the King County, Washington State and American Bar Associations, as well as the American College of Trial Lawyers. Mr. Krutch is a founding member of the King County Bar Association Aviation Section and has frequently lectured on aviation related legal matters.
Mr. Lindell was also a recognized expert in the area of insurance company insolvency, and was appointed to represent the State of Washington as Special Attorney General in receiverships of several insolvent insurance companies. His vast experience in the insurance area extends to regulatory issues, as well as the activities and workings of Insurance Guaranty Associations throughout the nation.
Mr. Lindell graduated from the University of Washington School of Law in 1955. He is a member of the King County, Washington State and American Bar Associations and is a former Washington State legislator.
Mr. Petrie has focused his practice in the areas of contracts, commercial transactions and litigation, construction litigation, real estate transactions and litigation, corporate law, estate planning and probate. He also has extensive experience in the areas of employee benefits, including ERISA work, and appraisal, architect and engineer malpractice defense.
Mr. Petrie obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1973, and his Law Degree from Boston University School of Law in 1976. He is a member of the King County and Washington State Bar Associations. He is also a member of the Public Contract Sections of the Washington State Bar Association, the Real Property, Probate and Trust Sections of the Washington State Bar Association and the Estate Planning Council of Seattle.
Mr. Petrie has extensive experience in commercial and construction litigation matters. He is the chapter author of "The Role of Bonding on the Construction Project" in Legal Handbook for Architects, Engineers and Contractors, and served for many years as an instructor of Essential Construction Law in courses sponsored by the Associated General Contractors.
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