Attorney Profile:

Brian H. Krikorian

Brian H. Krikorian: Attorney with Law Offices of Brian H. Krikorian

Biography

Upon being admitted to practice in California in 1986, Brian H. Krikorian was associated with the AV-rated firm of Nemecek & Cole, located in Los Angeles, California. Mr. Krikorian was made a partner of the firm in January 1993. Mr. Krikorian was admitted to practice in the State of Washington in 1998. In 1998, Mr. Krikorian left Nemecek & Cole to form Krikorian & Krikorian in Seattle, Washington.

During his career, Mr. Krikorian has been involved in a wide variety of complex commercial and business litigation issues in the areas of:

Commercial creditor and debtor disputes

Contract and business tort litigation

Legal malpractice and legal ethics

Employment and wrongful discharge prosecution and defense

Real estate transactions and disputes

Corporate and partnership disputes and transaction litigation

Errors and omissions and insurance litigation

Appellate practice

Mr. Krikorian practices in state and federal, trial and appellate courts. Mr. Krikorian has experienced a consistent record of success in all aspects of litigation from pre-complaint settlement negotiations to post-trial appellate work. Mr. Krikorian has significant trial experience including solo jury trials, and large commercial arbitration matters.

Mr. Krikorian is formerly a part-time faculty at Edmonds Community College, teaching in its paralegal certification program.

Lectures and Articles

Lecturer - "Insurance Bad Faith," Lorman Education Services, (Los Angeles - 1998)

Lecturer - "Washington Legal Ethics - Ethical Considerations in Attorney-Client Business Transactions," Lorman Education Services, (Seattle - January, 2002)

Lecturer - "CLE Boot Camp - Ethical Considerations in Fees and Fees Transactions," The Seminar Group, (Seattle - January, 2002)

Lecturer - "Choice of Business Entity in Washington: How to Do It Right - Ethical Considerations," National Business Institute, (Bellevue - March, 2002)

Lecturer - "Managing Attorney Client Privilege and Work Product Doctrine," National Business Institute, (Seattle - June, 2002)

Lecturer - "Washington Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Court," National Business Institute, (Seattle - October, 2002)

Lecturer - "CLE Boot Camp - Ethical Considerations in Fees and Fees Transactions and the Attorney-Client Privilege," The Seminar Group, (Seattle - December, 2002)

Lecturer - "Managing Attorney Client Privilege and Work Product Doctrine," National Business Institute, (Seattle - October, 2003)

Lecturer - "CLE Boot Camp - Ethical Considerations in Fees and Fees Transactions and the Attorney-Client Privilege," The Seminar Group, (Seattle - December, 2003)

Lecturer - "Dealing with Destruction: Spoliation of Evidence in Washington," National Business Institute, (Seattle - February, 2004)

Lecturer - "Interpreting Financial Records for Use in Your Case in Washington, § IV- Legal Ethics" National Business Institute, (Seattle - October, 2004)

Lecturer - "Managing Attorney Client Privilege," West Legal Ed Center, Webcast (Seattle - November, 2004)

Lecturer - "Managing Attorney Client Privilege and Work Product Doctrine," National Business Institute, (Seattle - November, 2004)

Lecturer - "Expert Witness: Procedures, Discovery and Trial Issues in Washington," Lorman Education Services, (Seattle - March 2005)

Lecturer - "The Law of Adjoining Properties," Ethical Issues Washington State Bar Association (Seattle/Tacoma - 2006)

Lecturer - "Legal Ethics In Washington," Lorman Education Services, (Seattle - November, 2007)

Lecturer - "Legal Ethics In Washington," Lorman Education Services, (Seattle - November, 2008)

Lecturer - "Managing Attorney Client Privilege and Work Product Doctrine," National Business Institute, (Seattle - November, 2008)

Lecturer - "Legal Ethics In Washington," Lorman Education Services, (Seattle - November, 2009)

Lecturer - "Small Office Management for the Legal Professional," National Business Institute, (Seattle - April, 2010)

Lecturer - "Legal Ethics In Washington," Lorman Education Services, (Seattle - November, 2010)

Lecturer - "Tax Exempt Organizations from Start to Finish," National Business Institute, (Seattle - December, 2010)

Lecturer - "Discovery Skills for Legal Professionals in Washington," National Business Institute, (Seattle - May, 2011)

Lecturer – “Intellectual Property Fundamentals for the Business and Transactional Attorney,” Washington State Bar Association, (Seattle – September, 2012)

Lecturer – “Attorney's Guide to Managing Clients,” National Business Institute, (Seattle – November, 2012)

Lecturer – “Illustrated Ethics – Cases Studies to Avoid Malpractice,” National Business Institute, (Seattle – December, 2013)

Author - "Seattle Anti-Discrimination Ordinance Faces Challenge on Constitutional Grounds," Washington State Trial Lawyer Trial News, January 1, 2001, Vol. 36-5

Author – “Confidentiality: Concerns for Lawyers in a Modern World”, King County Bar Association, Bar Bulletin, January 1, 2014, Vol. 32, Issue 5

Professional Associations

Admitted to practice in California: 1986; Washington: 1998

Admitted to all districts of the United States District Court of California, Western and Eastern Districts of Washington and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

Los Angeles County Bar Association Fee Arbitrator, 1997 to 1998

Part-time Faculty, Edmonds Community College

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Professional Errors/Omissions
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Employment Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
206-596-2220  Phone
206-629-9419  Fax
www.bhklaw.com
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1238, Issaquah, WA 98027
University Attended:
University of California at Los Angeles, B.A., English, 1983
Law School Attended:
Southwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1986
Year of First admission:
1986
Admission:
1986, California; 1998, Washington; U.S. District Court, Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of California; U.S. District Court, Western and Eastern Districts of Washington; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Memberships:
Los Angeles County Bar Association; State Bar of California.
Birth Information:
Inglewood, California, February 17, 1962
Reported Cases:
Continental Casualty Company v. Robsac Industries, Inc., 947 F2d. 1367 (9th Cir. 1991); In Re: Parentage of L.B., 155 Wash.2d 679, 122 P.3d 161, Wash., Nov 03, 2005; Cotton v. Kronenberg, 44 P.3d 878, 111 Wash.App. 258, (April 2002); Mt. Hawley Insurance Company v. FSLIC, 695 F. Supp. 469 (CD CA 1987); Turner v. Imperial Stores, 161 F.R.D. 89 (SD CA, 1995); In Re Hathaway, 401 B.R. 477 (USBC, W.D. WA 2009).
ISLN:
905732310

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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