Christopher L. Otorowski

Christopher L. Otorowski: Attorney with Otorowski Morrow & Golden, PLLC AV stamp icon
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Chris has been exclusively representing injured individuals since graduating from the University of Denver with his law degree in 1977. Prior to attending law school he received his BSBA, cum laude, in 1974 and was awarded his Masters in Business in 1977, both from the University of Denver. After becoming licensed in Colorado, he relocated to Spokane where he served as Assistant Attorney General in the Labor and Industries Division.

Chris relocated to Seattle in 1979 and has been in private practice since that time. He has served as Chair of the Joint Medical-Legal Committee of the King County Medical Society and the King County Bar Association; Chair of the Medical Negligence Section and Board member of the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association. He has handled hundreds of medical negligence and serious injury claims to settlement and verdict along with significant court appellate decisions.

Chris has been elected as a Diplomat of the American College of Trial Lawyers and an Associate of the American Board of Trial Advocacy. His professional honors include a listing in Who's Who, a recognition by his peers with an AV rating in Martindale-Hubbell and long-time selection as a "Super Lawyer" by Washington Law and Politics.

Beta Gamma Sigma.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Civil Trial and Appellate Practice
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Negligence
  • Products and Drug Liability
  • Wrongful Death
  • Maritime
  • Medical Malpractice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
206-855-5074  Phone
206-842-1000  Phone
206-842-0797  Fax
University Attended:
University of Denver, B.S.B.A., cum laude, 1974; University of Denver, M.B.A., 1977
Law School Attended:
University of Denver, J.D., 1977
Year of First Admission:
1978, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington; 1977, Colorado; 1977, Washington; 1977, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
Washington State, Colorado and American Bar Associations; Federal Bar Association of the Western District of Washington (Secretary, 1979-1982; Trustee, 1990-1993); Washington State Trial Lawyers Association (Member, Board of Governor's, 1991-1993); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.
Birth Information:
Teaneck, New Jersey, November 20, 1953
Reported Cases:
Short v. Demopolis, 103 Wn. 2d S2 (1984); Scott v. PacWest 119 Wn. 2d 484 (1992); Seybold v. Flugstad, 104 Wn. App. 1055 (2001).
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation

Peer Reviews

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Bainbridge Island, Washington

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