Matthew King

Wershow & Ritter, Inc. P.S.

Attorneys in Firm – 4
Matthew King was born Kansas City, Missouri, on December 15, 1975. He attended the University of Washington where he received his Bachelor of Arts in English and Comparative Literature in 1998. He is fluent in Spanish. He received his Juris Doctor from Seattle University School of Law in 2001. He is admitted to practice in Washington State. He is an active member of the Washington State Bar Association and the King County Bar Association. Mr. King practices in the areas of insurance defense litigation, construction defect litigation, environmental litigation, and land use law. He has experience in both state and federal environmental law and has assisted in obtaining permits as well as toxic waste cleanups. Mr. King is a published author of the Environmental Law and Practice volumes of the Washington Practice series. In addition, he has written the following articles for the King County Bar Bulletin: + The Outer Limits of Personal Jurisdiction, E-mail and Purposeful Availment + Attorney Salaries in the New Economy + Cleaning Out Your Inbox + Tolerance of Hate Speech - A Defense to "Bad Words" + Washington Bad Faith Law + Requests for Proposals: How to Look Good in a Beauty Contest + Home is Where the Heart Is: Construction Defects + Just Add Water: Mold Claims (Link) + Reservation of Rights In Washington + Violence Aganst Evidence Spoliation + Regulatory Takings: How Far is Too Far? (Forthcoming) Mr. King and his wife, Kristine, who is a transaction manager in a Washington based thrift, live in Sammamish, Washington. They are avid golfers and enjoy running on the trails near their home
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Areas of Practice

  • Administrative Law
  • Admiralty Law
  • Appeals and Writs
  • Aviation Law
  • Banking Law
  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Business Law
  • Civil Rights Law
  • Computer & Technology Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Construction Law
  • Consumer Law
  • Credit, Debt and Collections Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Disability Discrimination (ADA)
  • Drunk Driving & DUI Law
  • Education Law
  • Elder Law
  • Entertainment & Sport Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law, Divorce & Custody
  • Family Medical Leave Act
  • Federal Tort Claims Act Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Health Care Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • Investment Law
  • Juvenile Dependency
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Landlord & Tenants
  • Legal Ethics & Responsibility
  • Legal Malpractice Law
  • Mediation
  • Medical Malpractice Law
  • Military Law
  • Native American Law
  • Other Discrimination Law
  • Personal Injury Law and Tort Law
  • Probate, Trusts, Wills & Estates
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate and Real Property
  • Securities Law
  • Sexual Harassment Law
  • Social Security Law
  • Tax and Taxation Law
  • Telecommunications Law
  • Traffic Law
  • Veterans Law
  • Workers' Compensation Law

States of Practice

  • Washington