James G. Fick

Founding Member

About Jim

Mr. Fick's practice focuses on commercial litigation. Mr. Fick has defended a large number of cases ranging from personal injury and product liability to title/escrow. His litigation work includes representing manufacturers, developers, and companies in a wide variety of commercial disputes. Some of these matters include, but are not limited to: commercial career liability, product failure claims, roof/structural collapse, trade secret litigation, fire loss, title and escrow negligence, defect claims, toxic torts and personal injury. Mr. Fick has also assisted clients with commercial and residential real estate transactions, including condominium and multi–family development.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mr. Fick worked in the construction industry, real estate sale and development and the timber industry. Mr. Fick grew up on his family's livestock ranch near Eugene, Oregon where they raised pure bred cattle and champion cutting horses. While at the University of Oregon, Jim played football his freshman year. In his free time, Jim enjoys participating in a wide range of outdoor activities and spending time with his wife and three children on the family farm where they raise horses, goats, chickens turkeys and bees. They also have a few dogs and cats running about.

Licensed Courts

  • Washington
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Washington

Education

  • Willamette University, College of Law, 1997, J.D.
  • University of Oregon, 1992, B.S.

Professional & Civic Memberships

  • Member, Family of Korean War Veterans Council of Rangers
  • King County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association

Speaker and Lecturer

  • Speaker, "Is the Mold Rush the New Litigation Gold Rush?" (2001)
  • Author/Speaker, "Emerging Issues in Washington Indoor Air Quality and Toxic Mold Litigation," National Business Institute (2002)
  • Author "Attention Washington Property Owners and Developers: You may be a General Contractor Without Knowing It"
  • Author "Recent Washington Cases Make LLC Dissolution a Potential Trap"