Meet
Michael Pfau

Giving a Voice to Sexual Abuse Survivors

Michael has practiced law for more than 22 years. During that time he has obtained multiple verdicts in excess of $1 million and he has recovered tens of millions of dollars in settlements for his clients. For the past several years, he has focused on helping victims of childhood sexual abuse in their quest to obtain accountability and closure. Read More >

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Darrell Cochran

Holding the Government
and Big Business Accountable

Over the past 21 years, Darrell has dedicated his practice to representing clients who have been injured or damaged as a result of abuse of power. Most of his cases involve abuses by the government or large corporations. He has obtained some of the largest verdicts in Washington history and his cases have led to important changes in Washington law. Read More >

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Thomas Vertetis

Helping Victims of Medical Negligence

After years defending medical malpractice claims, Tom decided his community would be better served if he helped the victims of medical negligence. His unique experience on both sides of the law, combined with years of work as a criminal prosecutor, has enabled him to hold many doctors and healthcare providers accountable for the severe injuries they have caused to his clients. Read More >

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Jason Amala

Standing Up to the Abuse of Power

Jason focuses on helping individuals and businesses who have been victimized by others. Although he still handles complex cases against the government and large corporations, Jason devotes a substantial amount of his practice to helping victims of childhood sexual abuse. He takes great pride in holding powerful institutions accountable for what they have done to others. Read More >

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Pursuing Justice
Making a Difference
Changing Lives

Our attorneys have dedicated their lives to helping people and businesses who have been severely injured or damaged by others. More often than not, those injuries and damages have been caused by defendants who have abused their power or have been reckless in their disregard of others. We leverage our experience in specific areas of the law to hold those defendants accountable and to assist those who are most in need.

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NEWS UPDATES

Olympia School District Data Breach

It was reported on April 13, 2016 that an employee of the Olympia School District sent a file containing sensitive information about Olympia School District employees to an unknown person outside the district.

The hacker employed a scheme often referred …

Seattle Archdiocese Settles Eight Sexual Abuse Cases for $9,150,000

(Mt. Vernon, Bellingham, Seattle) — The Seattle Archdiocese has paid $9,150,000 to settle the claims of eight women who were sexually abused as young girls by parish priest Father Michael Cody. Documentary evidence demonstrates that the Archdiocese knew that Cody …

Children’s Jewelry Toxic Metal Class Action Lawsuit

PCVA is investigating a potential class action lawsuit against JC Penney, Dillard’s, Kohl’s or any other vendor where jewelry containing higher-than-accepted levels of toxic metals is sold.  If you have purchased any of the dresses mentioned in this article, we …

RECENT CASE RESULTS

J.N., et al. v. Boy Scouts of America, et al. – Confidential Settlement

Four men have settled their claims against the Boy Scouts of America for sexual abuse they suffered as young boys between 1979 and 1986 at Fire Mountain Boy Scout Camp by the camp’s Aquatics Director, Charles S. Grewe. Since at

R.R. v State of Washington DSHS – $3,000,000 Settlement

Great result for our client, R.R. $3,000,000 settlement with DSHS for years of repeated rape and child sexual abuse at the hands of her abuser, the father of her 2 children. CPS had many chances to intervene in her horror

McLean v. City of Kelso – $375,000 Settlement

PCVA attorneys settled with 4 public agencies over the wrongful death of confidential police informant, Jeremy McLean. Jeremy was an undercover operative for law enforcement in Southwest Washington. After a successful sting netted one of the area’s biggest heroin dealers,

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