Joe Gehrke is a civil litigation attorney, an experienced dispute resolution practitioner, and a tireless advocate. Joe represents clients in matters involving bad faith insurance, consumer litigation, contract disputes, discrimination, employment litigation, premises liability, and administrative law.
Prior to joining Seattle Litigation Group, Mr. Gehrke’s civil litigation practice focused on plaintiff personal injury matters, insurance defense, education law, construction disputes, and real estate litigation.
Graduating from Seton Hall University School of Law, Joe was selected for the Juvenile Justice Clinic representing indigent juvenile defendants accused of a wide range of crimes, including homicide. In recognition of his exceptional skill and dedication to his clients, Mr. Gehrke was honored with the prestigious Juvenile Justice Clinician’s Award, the annual award for the most outstanding contribution made in service to the clinic. He was a Judicial Intern to The Honorable Garrett E. Brown, Jr., U.S.D.J., Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey; an Executive Intern with the Office of the New Jersey State Attorney General, Division of Consumer Affairs, Alternative Dispute Resolution Unit; and a Research Assistant to Professor Kevin B. Kelly of the Center for Social Justice at Seton Hall University School of Law.
Admitted to practice in Washington, New York, and the District of Columbia, Mr. Gehrke has also been admitted to the Eastern and Northern District Courts of New York, the Eastern and Western District Courts of Washington, and both the Second and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeal.
Joe is a member of the Washington State Bar Association Disciplinary Board, the Washington State Association for Justice Judicial Relations Committee, and the King County Bar Association Judicial Candidate Evaluation Committee. He volunteers as a pro bono attorney with the King County Bar Association’s Housing Justice Project representing tenants faced with eviction and homelessness and he volunteers with the Boy Scouts of America.
Contact Joseph directly:
Phone: (206) 407-3300