Robert Kornfeld

Kornfeld, Trudell, Bowen & Lingenbrink
3724 Lake Washington Blvd. N.E
Kirkland, WA 98033

Rob Kornfeld graduated from the University of Vermont in 1976 with college honors in the area of European Studies. He attended law school at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wa, where he graduated in 1979. Mr. Kornfeld is a member of the Washington State Bar and is licensed to practice in federal court, e.g. the Western District of Washington at Seattle, and before the United States Supreme Court in Washington D. C. He is also a member of the New York Bar Association.

Mr. Kornfeld is a longstanding member of the Washington State Association for Justice, formerly the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. He is a Master Advocate of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, has served on the Washington State Trial Lawyers Editorial Board as Co-Senior Editor of Verdicts and Settlements, and written many articles and published in the WSTLA Trial News. Mr. Kornfeld has co-chaired many seminars for the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association and attended WSTLA seminars as a guest speaker, and has also spoken at other continuing legal education seminars sponsored by the Washington State Bar Association and other legal associations.

Robert Kornfeld is experienced in trials and settlements in both state and federal courts and has been licensed on a case by case basis to handle legal actions in other jurisdictions outside of Washington state, including Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, Oregon, New York, Massachusetts, and has assisted on cases in British Columbia, Canada.

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Civically-minded, Rob Kornfeld has served as past President or on committees and boards of various homeowner associations and on the board of the SnoKing Hockey Association. Rob has coached youth soccer and ice hockey, as well as participating in both as a player at various men's recreational association levels. He and his family are actively involved in sports and recreational pursuits, particularly outdoor sports such as climbing, hiking, downhill and cross country skiing, road and mountain biking, competitive ice hockey and other activities.

Rob is also serving on the Bellevue Police Foundation Board as a director. The Bellevue Police Foundation, aside from supporting law enforcement in Bellevue, financially supports the Bellevue K-9 dog, survival seminars for both physical and emotional support of officers and spouses, maintains Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) in patrol cars to assist in saving lives, forensic computers, fund awards and retirements of volunteers and does much, much more for the community.

Mr. Kornfeld has a working understanding of Spanish and is active in his assistance of Hispanic clients navigate the legal system. Rob lived in Chiapas, Mexico as an exchange student and his wife and boys support Hispanic cultural and other related causes. Rob has taken a special interest in the Hispanic community in the course of helping injured people recover compensation for their injuries and to recover reimbursement of unpaid medical bills and wage loss.

Further details of all of Mr. Kornfeld's professional accomplishments are available on request.

As an attorney who has personally experienced the pain, anxiety, and distress of a personal injury (see Rob's story), I assure you that I understand the challenges you and your family may now face. For more than 30 years I have been helping people just like you navigate the legal system to recover the compensation you deserve and to recover reimbursement of medical bills, lost wages and other compensation.