About the Stritmatter Kessler
Koehler Moore Law Firm

At Stritmatter Law, we recognize that each case starts with a personal story. We take time to build relationships with clients and are passionate about finding fair results. 

Experienced in trial, our attorneys welcome tough, complex cases. Our verdicts and settlements have involved a wide range of cases: product liability, government liability, medical negligence, highway design, complex class actions, defective cars and trucks, major automobile accidents, maritime injuries and airplane accidents.

We’ve also won the respect of colleagues, judges and industry experts for our thorough research, preparation and willingness to stay in touch. Our firm has long been a leader in the legal community of the state of Washington and across the nation. Our attorneys have held many leadership roles and been the recipients of numerous awards for their activities and accomplishments. 

We welcome the chance to help you find justice. We are also proud of the firm’s long history of serving public interest causes, especially through our work with Public Justice.

Read a little about the history of our firm and some of its partners.

Partner Brad Moore (upper right), Karen Koehler (upper left), Keith Kessler (lower left), and Paul Stritmatter (lower right).

Partner Brad Moore (upper right), Karen Koehler (upper left), Keith Kessler (lower left), and Paul Stritmatter (lower right).

Awards, Recognitions & Achievements

Stritmatter Law was listed as a “First Tier” national law firm in US News and America’s Best Law Firms.

Our active involvement in legal associations helps us strengthen our craft and foster growth in others. We are proud of the accomplishments listed below and remain humble in our endeavors, despite the fact that few Pacific Northwest law firms can match this level of talent.

Over the years, our attorneys have earned local and national recognition for our success as trial lawyers and as fierce advocates for our personal injury clients. We appreciate the accolades. And we vow to continue fight for justice for those who have been wronged.

Associations

Our active involvement in legal associations helps us strengthen our craft and foster growth in others. We are proud of the accomplishments listed below and remain humble in our endeavors, despite the fact that few Pacific Northwest law firms can match this level of talent.

*This list includes our most notable awards and achievements. For an exhaustive list of awards for each attorney, please view our attorney profiles.

 
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American Bar Association

Paul Stritmatter was awarded the Pursuit of Justice Award from the ABA in 2012, Karen Koehler was awarded Top Trial Practice Blawg back to back years in 2011 and 2012.

American College of Trial Lawyers

Keith Kessler was awarded a Fellowship in the American College of Trial Lawyers (Top 1% of Trial Attorneys in the United States).

Public Justice

Paul Stritmatter was awarded the Champion of Justice Award, the highest award from Public Justice. Both Paul Stritmatter and Brad Moore served as national Presidents for Public Justice. Read more about our work with Public Justice here.

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American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)

Paul Stritmatter and Paul Whelan both received “Trial Lawyer of the Year” awards from the Washington chapter of ABOTA.

Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ)

Three of our attorneys were awarded “Trial Lawyer of the Year” from WSAJ including Karen Koehler (2003), Keith Kessler (1994), and Paul Stritmatter (1987). Paul Stritmatter was also awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009. All three have also served as Presidents of WSAJ.

Washington State Bar Association (WSBA)

Paul Stritmatter received the Award of Merit from WSBA in 1995. This award is the Bar's highest honor and is given to an individual for a recent, singular achievement. Three of our attorneys have served on leadership roles with WSBA, and one served as a past president.

Magazines and Publications

Our attorneys have been named “Top 10 Attorneys in Washington State” for a combined total of 9 years.

Our attorneys have been named “Top 10 Attorneys in Washington State” for a combined total of 9 years.

Our attorneys have been named as one of the top 500 Leading Lawyers in America a combined total of 11 years.

Our attorneys have been named as one of the top 500 Leading Lawyers in America a combined total of 11 years.

Our attorneys have been listed in “The Best Lawyers in America” a combined total of 82 years.

Our attorneys have been listed in “The Best Lawyers in America” a combined total of 82 years.

 
 

Our attorneys have excellent ratings on Avvo and from Martindale-Hubbell.

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