Angela strives to serve all clients with care and integrity. Clients have described Angela’s work as “diligent,” “compassionate,” “attentive,” and “tenacious.” She tries to live up to these words each day. Before becoming a lawyer, she worked as a nurse, manager, and researcher in long-term care settings. She spent a decade representing individuals in medical negligence claims before joining STIB and focusing her practice to elder law, disability planning, and estate planning.
Angela graduated with honors from Seattle University School of Law in 2006, where she was Article Editor for the Seattle Journal for Social Justice. She earned degrees in Nursing and Health Administration from the University of Washington in 1999 and 2001. She a past member of the King County Bar Association (KCBA) Young Lawyers Division Board of Trustees, and currently serves on the KCBA Judiciary and Litigation Committee. She is peer-rated AV (Preeminent) by Martindale-Hubble and is rated 10.0/Superb by the online service Avvo.com. She is a 2017 “Super Lawyer”, was a Super Lawyer Rising Star for several years, and received the WSAJ Outstanding New Lawyer award in 2010. Angela has served on the Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ) Board of Governors, and has led various WSAJ sections and roundtables. She is co-editor and chapter author of the Washington State Medical Negligence Deskbook.
Seattle University School of Law, cum laude, 2003
University of Washington (Bachelors of Science in Nursing 1999, Masters of Nursing and Health Administration 2001)
Current Professional Associations:
Washington State Association for Justice, CLE Committee
Washington State Association of Nurse Attorneys
Awards and Honors
“AV Preeminent” rating by Marindale Hubbell
Super Lawyer, 2017
Avvo Rated 10.0 “Superb”