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James S. Rogers

James Rogers

Law Offices of James S. Rogers
1500 Fourth Avenue, Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone 206-621-8525
Fax 206-223-8224


Selected To Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2015

Historical data is only available from 2003
Selected to Super Lawyers for 13 years bottom-image

Practice Areas

Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (50%)
Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%)


James S. Rogers is consistently ranked among the top lawyers in Washington State. He has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers since its inception.  In personal injury law, Mr. Rogers takes great pride in representing the rights and interests of people who have become victims of injuries caused by the negligence or wrongful acts of other people or entities.

At the Law Offices of James S. Rogers, each client is treated with compassion and understanding as Mr. Rogers pursues timely justice for people who have suffered catastrophic injuries or the wrongful death of a loved one.

Serving clients throughout the Northwest, Mr. Rogers has been a practicing trial lawyer based in Seattle, Washington for 39 years. He has been named "Outstanding Plaintiff's Trial Lawyer of the Year" by the Washington Defense Trial Lawyers and "Trial Lawyer of the Year" by the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association (now WSAJ) along with numerous other awards and honors.

Mr. Rogers is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, and the International Society of Barristers,  and  a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates — distinguished organizations with membership consisting of highly accomplished trial lawyers by invitation only.

Mr. Rogers has held leadership positions as president of the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, the Western Trial Lawyers Association and the Washington Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and as a member of the Board of Governors of the American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA).

Mr. Rogers has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 1983. 

Mr. Rogers is certified as a civil trial advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. and regularly speaks at seminars sponsored by state and national trial lawyer associations.

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About James Rogers

Law School: The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law

Admitted: 1973, Washington

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Honors and Awards:

  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2003 – 2013.
  • President's Award for his contribution to the civil justice system, WSTLA, 2002
  • AVVO "10" Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell "AV" Rated, 1979 - Present
  • "Best Lawyers", Puget Sound Business Journal, 2009 and 2010
  • "Top Lawyers", Seattle Magazine, 2003, 2005 and 2007 editions (Seattle Magazine has not published its "Top Lawyers" lists since 2007)
  • Trial Lawyer of the Year, Washington State Trial Lawyers (now WSAJ), 1998
  • Outstanding Plaintiff’s Trial Lawyer of the Year, Washington Defense Trial Lawyers, 2010

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • President, American Board of Trial Advocates, Washington Chapter, 2007
  • Washington State Bar, 1973
  • Fellow, the international Society of Barristers.
  • Past President, Western Trial Lawyers Association, 1991 - 1992
  • Member, Board of Governors, American Association for Justice, 1992 - 2000
  • President, Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, 1991 - 1992
  • Board of Directors, International Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2010 - Present
  • Board of Directors, Attorney's Information Exchange Group (AIEG)
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • "Identifying the Automotive Product Liability Case within the Automobile Collision Case", 2010
  • Co-Author, "Trying the Case" Handling Motor Vehicle Accident Cases, Callaghan Press
  • "Claims Involving Faulty or Defective Equipment - Is there a Companion Product Liability Claim?" Automobile Accident Litigation Deskbook, WSAJ
  • National Trial Lawyer
  • The Practical Litigator
  • WSTLA's Trial News
  • AAJ's Trial Magazine
  • Co-Moderator, Anatomy of a Personal Injury Lawsuit: The Video Series
  • Editor-in-Chief, Anatomy of a Personal Injury Lawsuit, 3rd Edition, AAJ Press

Educational Background:

  • University of Washington
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