GARY N. GOSANKO

PARTNER

At Gosanko & O’Halloran, our personal injury lawyers serve clients in every community in the State of Washington.  It is not uncommon for us to pursue cases in Skagit County, Benton County, Mason County, Kitsap County, Island County, Grant County, and Spokane County, in addition to representing many clients in Seattle, Bellevue, Everett and Tacoma.

Areas of Practice:

  • Car Accidents
  • Bad Faith Insurance
  • Brain Injuries
  • Bus and Taxi Cab Accidents
  • Catastrophic Injuries
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Dog Bite & Animal Attacks
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Nursing Home Negligence, Abuse & Neglect
  • Premises Liability
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Worksite & Construction Accidents
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Wrongful Death

Bar Admissions:

  • Washington, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2000
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2015

Education:

  • University of Puget Sound School of Law (now Seattle University School of Law), Tacoma, Washington, 1983
  • Juris Doctorate
    Honors: Manga Cum Laude
    Honors: Graduated Top 3% of Class
  • Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, 1977Bachelor of Arts in Economics
    Honors: Cum Laude
    Honors: Mortar Board National Honorary
    Honors: Rally Squad
    Honors: Gymnastics Scholarship and Letterman

 

Awards

  • Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in the State of Washington / American Society of Legal Advocates / 2016
  • Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in the State of Washington / American Society of Legal Advocates  / 2014
  • Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in the State of Washington / American Society of Legal Advocates  / 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Lifetime Charter Member / Best attorneys / Rue Ratings’ Best Attorneys of America
  • Eagle Member – Washington State Association for Justice
  • Member – American Association for Justice
  • Panel Member – King Count Mandatory Arbitration
  • Million Dollar Advocate – Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Rule 6 Law Clerk Mentor – Washington State Bar Association
  • Member of Nation’s Top One Percent of Lawyers – National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • Member – Esteemed Lawyers of America
  • Member – American Bar Association / Judicial Division

Clerkship:

Law Clerk for Hon. Herbert A. Swanson, Washington State Court of Appeals, 1983-1985

 

Hobbies/Interests:

Spending time with family, vintage car racing, boating, golfing, attending sporting events, traveling, and reading.