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About Our Firm

If a loved one, an acquaintance or yourself were injured in an accident (recreational, motor vehicle collision, slip and fall, defective products, etc.) or suffered from defamation (someone hindering your reputation, using your personally identifiable information, etc.), you can hold the liable parties responsible for your pain and suffering. Do not assume that your damages are minor. They may become worse after the accident. Some of the damages caused by accidents or by someone obtaining your personally identifiable information can negatively impact and alter your life. Without legal assistance, you will not know the valuable information needed to assess your rights nor what actions to take against an individual, company, or any third party to pursue the compensation you deserve. In personal injury claims, time is of the essence. While you are wondering what to do, the liable party is attempting to deceive you and settle for less than what you deserve.

Personal Injury Attorneys Serving Bellingham, Washington

Being in an accident can change the lives of people in a matter of seconds. At PNW Trial Lawyers, our devoted legal professionals are available for you in Bellingham, Mt. Vernon, Everett, Anacortes, and the surrounding areas of Snohomish County, Skagit County, and Whatcom County. We have successfully represented injured clients and their families since 1977. The combined experience, professionalism, and compassion of our legal professionals and assistants help us investigate, analyze, and build your case. We will keep you informed of the progress of your case at every stage.

Our legal assistants and attorneys want to know your story. We are here to listen, understand, and help you become better informed. We care about your case and value the time to work closely with you throughout the case. We want to be here for you and provide you with adequate representation from start to finish. You are entrusting us with your case, you and your families’ future well-being. At PNW Trial Lawyers, we are ready to fight for you.


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David B. Anderson has helped hundreds of marines to secure full and fair compensation for shipboard injuries. He has also represented the families of dozens of seamen who have perished in shipwrecks. David is licensed to practice in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. Alone and with local associate counsel, he has represented maritime clients in state and federal courts in Washing State, as well as in Alaska, Oregon, California, Hawaii, and Maryland.
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With nearly 40 years of experience, Gordon T. Carey, Jr. has proven himself time and time again as a savvy attorney and veteran of complex maritime cases. He currently serves as Partner at Anderson Carey Williams & Neidzwski, PLLC, a Pacific Northwest Maritime firm based in Washington and Oregon.
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Douglas R. Williams was raised in a military family. After retiring from the armed forces, his father sailed as the chief medical officer with many of the most popular cruise lines, including Holland America Line, Carnival Cruise Line, Disney Cruise Line, and Norwegian Cruise Line. When not in school, Doug spent a good part of his youth in the crew quarters sailing with his father on Alaskan, Hawaiian and Caribbean cruises. He developed a practical knowledge of the cruise industry from a young age.
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Nick Neidzwski is a trial attorney who handles maritime and personal injury litigation. Appearing for plaintiffs in state and federal courts throughout Washington, California, Oregon, Alaska, and other jurisdictions, Nick’s litigation experience includes the successful resolution of various Jones Act, general maritime, and product liability cases on behalf of many different individuals. Nick was named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers from 2016 through 2019.
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Adam Deitz is an attorney and licensed mariner who specializes in maritime personal injury matters. Raised on the water, Adam’s first job was dishwasher and deckhand on a commercial riverboat along the Tennessee River. Working his way up through the ranks (known as “hawsepiping”), he earned his Master endorsement in 2010. Since then, Adam has captained numerous commercial passenger vessels along the east coast, including vessels in the Tennessee Valley, Narragansett Bay, and Boston Harbor.
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Aysha Cromeenes has worked in various service industry roles throughout her career, and is passionate about helping people tell their stories. She studied Literature and American Cultural Studies at Western Washington University, in Bellingham, WA, before moving to San Francisco, CA to earn her Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing.
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Cher Raske has over ten years legal experience exclusively in maritime law. She works primarily with Douglas Williams, but provides support to the other members of the firm as well. Cher graduated from Whatcom Community College with a degree in Paralegal Studies and joined the firm in 2008.
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Rachel Schoenen has worked support and administrative roles in the U.K. within patent law and architecture firms. Rachel grew up in Southampton, England and immigrated to Washington in 2019. She joined Anderson Carey Williams & Neidzwski in 2020 as the firm’s receptionist and legal assistant providing support to the paralegals and attorneys. When she’s not busy helping our office run smoothly, she can be found exploring the U.S. with her husband and their dog Tex.
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