Mr. Matthew N Menzer

Mr. Matthew N Menzer: Attorney with Menzer Law Firm, PLLC AV stamp icon
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Matt Menzer is an award-winning attorney who combines his large law firm experience with personalized service to deliver exemplary results.

He has represented individuals in serious personal injury, medical malpractice, and wrongful death cases for more than 30 years, learning the finer points of personal injury law and trial practice at large law firms.

Matt established Menzer Law firm in 2002 to provide high-quality service and individual attention to each client in a small firm environment, where Matt and his team personally see through each case from the first consultation to a successful conclusion.

Matt’s deep experience extends to all phases of the litigation process, from case investigation, to complex discovery and pretrial motions, trial, and settlement. Additionally, Matt is one of only four attorneys in Washington state admitted and qualified as an attorney and counselor of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims to represent people injured by certain vaccines.

In addition to his clients, members of the bar and the judiciary have recognized Matt’s passion for justice and excellence. Matt has received four 10.0 "Superb" peer review ratings through Avvo, and the highest rating of “AV” from Martindale-Hubbell since 2004. This rating is based upon the evaluations submitted by the firm’s peers. The “A” signifies the highest level of legal ability, and the “V” denotes “very high” adherence to the professional standards of conduct, ethics, reliability, and diligence.

Menzer Law Firm is also a member of Primerus, an international society of the world’s finest independent boutique law firms, and is the only personal injury law firm in Washington state selected by Primerus to join its society. Matt is admitted to practice law in the states of Washington, California and Hawaii.

Matt graduated from Brown University (A.B., Honors, 1981) and received his law degree in 1987 from Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California at Berkeley (J.D., 1987).

He served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Nina Gershon, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1987-1988 and the Honorable Alan C. Kay, U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii, 1989-1990. He received admission to the bar in California (1988), Hawaii (1990), and Washington (1992).

He practiced law with prominent law firms in New York, Hawaii and Seattle, Washington. Before opening Menzer Law Firm, Matt was a partner with the Seattle litigation firm of McNaul Ebel Nawrot Helgren and Vance.

Areas of Practice (52)

  • Medical Negligence
  • Trust and Guardianship Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Federal Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Accidents
  • Aquatic Injuries
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Bodily Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Dog Bites
  • Electrical Injury
  • Head Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Neurolaw
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Personal Injury Arbitration
  • Personal Injury Mediation
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Psychological Injury
  • Severe Burns
  • Spinal Injury
  • Third Party Wrongful Death
  • Wrongful Death
  • Whiplash
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Chiropractors Malpractice
  • Gynecology Malpractice
  • Medical Liability
  • Nursing Malpractice
  • Nursing Liability
  • Orthopedic Malpractice
  • Pediatric Malpractice
  • Podiatric Malpractice
  • Surgeons Liability
  • Physicians Professional Liability
  • Obstetric Malpractice
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Estate Litigation
  • Trust Litigation
  • Elder Abuse
  • Guardianship
  • Adult Guardianship
  • Dependent Adult Abuse
  • Hospital Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
888-704-6420  Phone
206-903-1818  Phone
206-903-1821  Fax
University Attended:
Brown University, A.B., 1981
Law School Attended:
Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California at Berkeley, J.D., 1987
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington; U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1988, California; 1992, Washington; 1990, Hawaii
King County Bar Association; Washington State Bar Association; Washington State Association for Justice; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Birth Information:
Santa Monica, California, 1959
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates

Peer Reviews

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

*Peer Reviews provided before April 15, 2008 are not displayed.

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