Douglas R. Soderland

Law Offices of Douglas R. Soderland
901 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3003
Seattle, Washington 98164



Telephone: 206-269-4438

Fax: 206-682-1551




Practice Areas:          Insurance; Insurance Defense; Railroad Law; Personal Injury; Automobile Accidents; Medical Malpractice; Products Liability; Wrongful Death


Biography:    Doug Soderland is a Seattle native.  He attended Reed College and graduated from Western Washington University (BA, magna cum laude).  While in college, he worked in construction and spent several seasons working as a commercial fisherman off the coasts of Washington and Oregon.  He attended law school at the University of Puget Sound, now Seattle University School of Law, graduating in 1986 (JD, cum laude).  Since that time, he has practiced as a trial attorney, emphasizing personal injury and insurance matters.


Mr. Soderland is rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer rating given, and this rating is based on comments by other lawyers and judges.  He has tried numerous jury trials as well as handling many arbitrations and mediations.  He is the author of the 1995 Supplement to Chapter 17, “Damages in Automobile Collision Cases,” Washington Motor Vehicle Accident Deskbook, Washington State Bar Association.  He is married with two children.  He enjoys camping, motorcycle touring, reading, and being on the water.