Allen Ressler

Ressler & Tesh PLLC
821 2nd Ave
Penthouse Suite
Seattle, WA 98104-1540
206-388-0333
www.resslertesh.com


Perennially selected to Super Lawyers, Allen Ressler has been practicing criminal defense and personal injury law for almost four decades. His accomplishments in the field of personal injury include obtaining numerous verdicts and settlements in the seven-figure range. Mr. Ressler's criminal defense career has seen him successfully represent literally hundreds of persons charged with various crimes in state and federal courts. A large portion of his current practice is devoted to representing children who have suffered abuse as a result of the negligence of entities charged with protecting them. Allen and his partner, Tim Tesh, have obtained extraordinary results in these cases for these particularly vulnerable and deserving clients.

Practice Areas

       

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    • Personal Injury


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    • Childhood Sexual and Physical Abuse


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    • Elder Abuse


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    • Sexual Abuse


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    • Governmental Negligence


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    • Wrongful Death


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    • Automobile Accidents and Injuries


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    • Criminal Law


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    • Drug Crimes


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    • Felonies


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    • Homicide


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    • Misdemeanors


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    • Insurance Bad Faith


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  • Government Forfeiture

Admissions

       

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    • 1971, Missouri
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    • 1973, Washington


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    • 1974, U. S. District Court, Western District of Washington


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    • 1974, 9th Circuit


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    • 1977, U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington


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  • 1987, U.S. Supreme Court

Education

       

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    • American University, J.D., 1971


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  • City College of the City University of New York, B.B.A., 1968

Memberships/Attainments

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    • Washington State Bar Association


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    • Washington State Trial Lawyers Association


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    • Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers


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    • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America


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    • American Bar Association


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  • Selected "Super Lawyer," 2002-2008

Biography

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    • Former Member of Browne & Ressler


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    • Former Director Institutional Legal Services Project


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  • Former Deputy Director Evergreen Legal Services

Languages

       
  • French