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Lara A Wilcox

Lara A Wilcox

Otorowski Morrow & Golden, PLLC
  • Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Abuse, Personal Injury ...
  • Idaho, Washington
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Biography

Lara is an experienced medical malpractice and personal injury attorney who has dedicated her life to helping injured people. Lara earned her Bachelor of Arts from Western Washington University in 2002, where she was a member of the WWU Policy Debate Team and interned for the Whatcom County Public Defender. She went on to attend Gonzaga University School of Law in Spokane, Washington and earned her Juris Doctor in 2009. During law school, she earned the highest grade in Appellate Writing, interned for the Spokane County Prosecutor, and represented indigent clients in various matters as a Rule 9 Intern for Gonzaga University Legal Assistance Clinic.

Lara represents clients in matters related to medical malpractice; nursing home neglect; automobile, bicycle, and pedestrian collisions; injuries from defective and dangerous products; construction site injuries; and injuries on land known as premises liability claims including traumatic brain injuries and wrongful death. She has handled multiple matters through trial and appeal, including arguing before the Washington State Supreme Court in her first year of practice.

Lara is admitted to practice in the states of Washington and Idaho, as well as the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Washington. She is a member of the American Association of Justice, and an Eagle Member of the Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ) where she serves on the CLE Committee and as a member of Women of WSAJ.

Lara is an avid sailor, scuba diver, and skier. In their spare time, Lara and her husband Jon enjoy exploring the Salish Sea and Vancouver Island above and below the water.

Practice Areas
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Nursing Home Abuse
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Idaho
Idaho State Bar
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Washington
Washington State Bar Association
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney
Otorowski Morrow & Golden, PLLC
- Current
Attorney
Ledger Law Firm
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Attorney
GLP Attorneys, P.S., Inc.
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Associate Attorney
Craig Swapp & Associates
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Associate Attorney
Kirkpatrick & Startzel, P.S.
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Paralegal/Associate
Law Office of Joseph E. Blumel, III, P.S.
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Attorney
Law Office of Lara A. Strandberg
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Rule 9 Intern
Gonzaga University Legal Assistance
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Legal Assistant
Luvera Law Firm
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Education
Gonzaga University
J.D. (2010) | Law
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Honors: CALI Award for the highest grade in Appellate Writing Phi Delta Phi Member
Activities: LRW Research Assistant Rule 9 Intern - Gonzaga University Legal Assistance Program
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Western Washington University
B.A. (2002) | Communication, Spanish
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Activities: WWU Policy Debate Team Intern - Whatcom County Public Defender
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Awards
CALI Award - Legal Research & Writing
The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction
Award for the highest grade in Legal Research & Writing II - Appellate Writing
Professional Associations
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
Attorney Member
- Current
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Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association
Attorney Member
- Current
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Kitsap County Bar Association
Attorney Member
- Current
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American Association for Justice
Attorney Member
- Current
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Idaho State Bar  # 9731
Attorney Member
- Current
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Washington State Association for Justice
Attorney Member
- Current
Activities: Woman of WSAJ, CLE Committee
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U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
Attorney Member
- Current
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Washington State Bar Association  # 43229
Attorney Member
- Current
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Spokane County Bar Association
Attorney Member
- Current
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SCBA Solo and Small Practice Section
Vice Chair
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King County Bar Association
Attorney Member
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SCBA Young Lawyers Division
Trustee
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Publications
Articles & Publications
A Prescription for Safety: Consultant Pharmacists' Role in Preventing Harmful Mistakes
WSAJ Trial News
Speaking Engagements
Deposition Abuses and How to Deal With Them, WSAJ Winter Conference, Seattle, WA
Washington State Association for Justice
Basics of Wrongful Death and Survival Actions, WSAJ Getting Started Series, Seattle, WA
Washington State Association for Justice
Shielding New Lawyers from Conflict Cases, New Admittee CLE, Spokane, Washington
SCBA Young Lawyers Division
Conflicts of Interest - Lateral Hires, Spokane Courts New Admittee CLE, Spokane, Washington
SCBA Young Lawyers Division
Defending Debt Collection Actions, Military Justice Project Training, Fairchild AFB, Spokane, Washington
Washington Rules of Professional Conduct 1.1 and 1.3, Intro to the Courts CLE, Spokane, Washington
SCBA Young Lawyers Division
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Otorowski, Morrow & Golden, PLLC
298 Winslow Way W
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
Telephone: (206) 842-1000
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed