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ERIC FONG

Trial Lawyer. Educator. Advocate.

HONORS & RECOGNITION

  • Trial Lawyer of the Year WA State WSAJ 2022

  • Trial Lawyer of the Year WA State WDTL 2013

  • Trial Lawyer of the Year Trial Lawyers College 2003​
     

  • AVVO Perfect 10 rating

  • Instructor Trial Lawyers College 2006 – Present

  • National Trial Lawyer Top 100 2009 - Present

  • Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished Ability & Ethics

  • Seattle Clemency Project 2018 – 2020

  • Super Lawyer (top 5% of all lawyers) 2011 – Present
     

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer in America 2009 – Present​

LICENSES

  • Washington State

  • United States Supreme Court

  • US District Court Western WA

  • US District Court Eastern WA

  • US Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

  • US Tax Court

  • US District Court District of CO

LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

  • Board Public Justice 2021 - Present 

  • Board Trial Lawyers College 2008–2009

  • Board Western Trial Lawyers Assoc. 2021 - Present

  • Board WSAJ 2007–2012
     

  • Chair Criminal Law Section AAJ 2020 - 2024
     

  • Legislative Affairs Chamber of Commerce 2004 –08 
     

  • President Kitsap County Bar Assoc. 2011–12

  • President F-Warriors Club 2008–09

NATIONAL SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • Advocacy 360 Las Vegas

  • Alaska Criminal Defense Lawyers

  • American Association of Justice Atlanta, Seattle, Phoenix, New Orleans

  • Bob Chaloupka’s "Kick Ass Trial Seminar" Nebraska

  • Chicago Federal Defenders

  • Connectinology 

  • Great Trials podcast

  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association

  • Justice Advocacy Africa Ugandan Law Society

  • National Trial Lawyers Miami

  • Montana Trial Lawyers Association Billings

  • National Business Institute

  • New Jersey Association of Justice Atlantic City

  • TBI Med Legal Los Angeles

  • Trial Guides

  • Trial Lawyers College Wyoming, Indiana, Washington, California, New Mexico, Georgia, Texas, 

  • Trial Lawyers University Las Vegas, Los Angeles

  • University of Washington

  • Washington State Association for Justice Seattle, Tacoma

  • Western Trial Lawyers Association Hawaii

  • Washington State Bar Association  Seattle

  • Washington State Trial Lawyers Association Seattle

STATES LITIGATED

  • Washington Truck accident, Med mal, Products liability, Murder, White collar crime 

  • California Copyright infringement, US Olympic sex abuse, Personal injury

  • Florida RICO 

  • Iowa Nursing home abuse

  • Colorado Traumatic brain injury, Civil rights, Med Mal

  • Nevada Personal injury

  • Idaho Sexual assault, Personal injury

  • Oregon Personal injury

  • Hawaii Business law

  • Alaska Insurance bad faith

  • Utah Civil rights

EDUCATION

  • Indiana University 1993 

  • Seattle University School of Law 1996​

  • Trial Lawyers College, Dubois, WY 2001

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