Tyler Firkins

Van Siclen Stocks Firkins
721 45Th St Ne
Auburn, WA 98002
(253) 859-8899
www.vansiclen.com


EDUCATION

Seattle University School of Law, J.D., 1991
University of Washington, B.S., 1985

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Washington Association of Justice (WSAJ) EAGLE
Washington Employment Lawyers Association (WELA)
King County Bar Association (KCBA)
Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association (TPBA)

AFFILIATIONS AND COURTS ADMITTED

Admitted to practice, 1991, Washington State Bar
Admitted in Federal Courts, U.S. District Courts for both the Western District of Washington and the Eastern District of Washington
Admitted to practice before the U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, Ninth Circuit
Admitted to practice before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

PROFESSIONAL PROFILES

Avvo
Superlawyers
Lawyers.com
Findlaw
LinkedIn
Martindale.com

PRIMARY AREAS OF PRACTICE

Catastrophic Injury, Wrongful Death, Government Liability, Civil Rights, Medical Malpractice, Commercial Litigation, Education Law, Constitutional Law

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Tyler's practice emphasizes representation of individuals against corporations and governmental entities in the areas of wrongful death, personal injury, claims against Child Protective Services, medical malpractice, class actions, and employment law. Tyler has handled countless high-profile and landmark cases, including Durant v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 419 P.3d 400 (2018); Federal Way School Dist. No. 210 v. Vinson, 172 Wn.2d 756 (2011) and Bellevue John Does 1-11 v. Bellevue School Dist. #405,164 Wn.2d 199 (2008). Tyler also successfully prosecuted a case in which the largest award of sanctions in state history was affirmed on appeal in Roberson v. Perez, 123 Wn.App. 320 (2004).

PERSONAL BACKGROUND

Tyler is married with three daughters. In his free time, Tyler enjoys skiing, dirt biking and wakeboarding. Tyler also plays the banjo.