Daniel R. Kirkpatrick


Dan Kirkpatrick obtained his J.D. in 2006. Dan clerked at the Washington State Court of Appeals for the Honorable H. Joseph Coleman and the Honorable Linda Lau.  As a civil litigator, Dan has worked on construction defect claims, personal injury lawsuits, commercial disputes, insurance agent malpractice lawsuits, and premises liability claims. He has written successful summary judgment motions and has argued at the Superior Court and Appellate levels. With Scott Wakefield, Dan helped try a slip and fall case that resulted in a defense verdict and a declaratory judgment action about an automobile policy that resulted in a favorable appellate ruling. In August 2017, Dan obtained a defense verdict in a jury trial on a insurance agent negligence case.

Dan serves as an arbitrator under the Mandatory Arbitration program. Dan also provides will and other estate planning services.


  • University of Washington, J.D., 2006
    Honors: Notes-Comments Editor, Washington Law Review 2005-2006; Author-Note, “Zoned Secular: Seattle’s Prohibition of New Religious Facilities in Industrial Zones Violates The Religious Land Use and-Institutionalized Persons Act’s ‘Equal Terms’ Rule” – 81 Wash. Law Rev. 191 (2006)
  • University of Washington, B.A., 2002
    Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

Washington State Bar Association, King County Bar Association

Email: dkirkpatrick@fmwlegal.com


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