James S. Rogers - Personal Injury Lawyer

James S. Rogers

Attorney
(206) 621-8525
jsr@jsrogerslaw.com

Areas of Practice

James S. Rogers, who has practiced personal injury law for 39 years, is one of Seattle’s most prominent trial lawyers. The founder of the Law Offices of James S. Rogers, Mr. Rogers represents individuals in civil litigation who have been seriously injured or killed due to the fault of other persons or corporate entities.

The May, 2011 King County Bar Bulletin published a profile of Mr. Rogers by Todd W. Gardner, a former WSAJ Trial Lawyer of the Year.

 

 

Admitted to Practice

  • Washington (1973)

Education

  • University of Washington
  • University of Arizona College Of Law
  • Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate, by the National Board of Trial Advocacy

Professional Associations

Awards & Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers® in America, personal injury and product liability (2002-2013 editions).
    Widely recognized as the most respected list of attorneys in practice selected by one’s peers
  • Washington Defense Trial Lawyers, Outstanding Plaintiff’s Trial Lawyer of the Year (2010)
  • Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, Trial Lawyer of the Year (1998)
  • Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, President’s Award (2002)
  • Named one of the “Top Lawyers” by Seattle magazine, (2003, 2005 and 2007)
    (Seattle magazine has not published its “Top Lawyers” lists since 2007)
  • Super Lawyer 2000-2012; Top 100 Super Lawyer (in state) (2010 – 2012)
  • Puget Sound Business Journal’s “Best Lawyers” listings (2009 and 2010)
  • Martindale-Hubbell “AV” rated (highest rating) (since 1979)
  • AVVO “10″ rating (highest rating)

Publications & Speaking Engagements

Mr. Rogers vigorously shares his passion for and knowledge of personal injury litigation with his colleagues. He has spoken at over 125 seminars sponsored by state and national trial lawyer associations.

  • Editor-In-Chief, “Anatomy of a Personal Injury Lawsuit”, 3rd Edition, ATLA Press
  • Author of chapter, “Identifying the Automotive Product Liability Case within the Automobile Collision Case”, 2010, Automobile Accident Litigation Deskbook
  • Author of chapter, “Claims Involving Faulty or Defective Equipment – Is There a Companion Product Liability Claim?”, Handling Motor Vehicle Accident Cases
  • Co-Moderator of Anatomy of a Personal Injury Lawsuit: The Video Series
  • AAJ’s Trial Magazine
  • WSAJ’s Trial News
  • The Practical Litigator
  • National Trial Lawyer
  • Annotated a chapter in Peter Perlman’s Opening Statements
  • Wrote a chapter entitled “Claims Involving Faulty or Defective Equipment – Is There a Companion Product Liability Claim?”, Automobile Accident Litigation Deskbook, (WSAJ, 2011)
  • Co-authored the chapter “Trying the Case” in Handling Motor Vehicle Accident Cases