Terry Harvey

Terry Harvey brings significant experience to Fallon, McKinley & Wakefield. After serving in the United States military Terry obtained his B.A. in Finance from the University of North Texas in 1972. He then began working for Safeco Insurance Company as an adjuster. He rose to an area claims manager before returning to school at Pepperdine University where he obtained his law degree in 1978. After graduation he returned to Safeco where he served as a trial attorney and senior attorney and handled the training and supervision of trial attorneys and legal staff as well as being involved in litigation matters in numerous state courts. Terry has also served as a Judge Pro Temp and arbitrator in the state of Washington for the past 20 years. Terry retired from Safeco in 2003 and joined Fallon, McKinley & Wakefield soon thereafter. He brings a wealth of knowledge to the firm regarding insurance claims handling and trial advocacy. In addition to advising young attorneys on the intricacy of the law Terry enjoys baseball, world travel, and use of his Cantonese language skills.


Ph.D in Law, 1978, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California
B.A. in Finance, 1972, University of Texas North, Denton, Texas
Certificate in Chinese Cantonese, 1968, The Language Institute, Monterey, California
1964 to 1966, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois


California State Bar Association
Washington State Bar Association
King County Bar Association
United States Supreme Court Bar

Legal Experience / Credentials

Fallon, McKinley & Wakefield, PLLC 2003 to Present
Seattle, Washington
Civil Trial Attorney

Safeco Insurance Company 1972 to 2003
Seattle, Washington
Held various positions within the company including claims adjuster, claims management, trial attorney for 20 years, and a senior attorney for 10 years. Involved in litigation in numerous state courts. Handled training and supervision of trial attorneys and legal staff, teaching and speaking at seminars on various legal topics for both legal and non legal personnel.

United States Military 1966 to 1970

Terry Harvey served as Judge and Arbitrator for the State of Washington for 18 years on a volunteer basis.



Recent News

Fallon & McKinley and Todd & Wakefield have merged as of December 2015. If there are any questions regarding the firm merger, feel free to contact us. Our new URL is www.fmwlegal.com. Our new email domain is @fmwlegal.com. Please update your browsers and contact lists accordingly. We look forward to hearing from you!


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