Rodney K. Nelson

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  • 1102 West Yakima Avenue, Yakima, WA 98902
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Attorney Awards


Order of the Coif. Member, Moot Court Honor Board. Named as Super Lawyer, Washington Law & Politics, 2001—. Contributing Author, Chapter, "Discovery in Auto Cases - Practical Tips," in WSTLA Automobile Accident Litigation Deskbook, Vol. II, Washington State Trial Lawyers Association. Judge Pro Tem, Yakima County Superior Court, 1992—. Volunteer Attorney, Yakima's Volunteer Attorney Services.

Areas of Practice (13)

  • Plaintiff's Personal Injury
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Auto Accidents
  • Products Liability
  • School Injuries
  • Nursing Home Neglect
  • Work Place Injuries
  • Premises Liability
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
  • Torts
  • Wildland Fire Claims

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
509-654-9194  Phone
(509) 575-1588  Phone
University Attended:
University of Washington, B.A., magna cum laude, 1975
Law School Attended:
University of Washington, J.D., 1978
Year of First Admission:
1980, U.S. District, Eastern District of Washington; 1978, Alaska; 1979, Washington; 1978, U.S. District Court, District of Alaska and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Yakima County (Vice President, 2004-2005; President, 2005-2006), Washington State and Alaska Bar Associations; Washington State Trial Lawyers Association (Member, Board of Governors, 1992-2000; Vice-President: CLE, 1995-1997; Membership, 1997); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; John Gavin Inn of Court.
Birth Information:
Paola, Kansas, August 11, 1953
Reported Cases:
Wilmot v. Kaiser Aluminum, 118 Wn. 2d, 46 821, P.2d 18 (1991); Kaynor v. Farline, 117 Wash., App. 575, 72 P.3d 262 (2003).

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