Everett Attorney Bradford J. Fulton Named
President of Washington State Association for Justice
EVERETT - August 18, 2009 - Everett-based attorney Bradford J. Fulton was recently elected as President of the Washington State Association for Justice (formerly, the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association) at the association's Annual Convention held at Suncadia Resort July 29-August 2, 2009. Fulton practices with Everett native Donald W. Carter as Carter & Fulton, P.S. in Everett, and is the first attorney from Everett to hold the Association's highest office. WSAJ, originally founded under another name in 1953, is a 2,400 member association of attorneys who represent individuals and families who have been injured or harmed due to the negligence of others.
"It is an honor to serve as President of this great organization, especially given all of the great names who have come before me," Fulton said. "I will do my very best to honor the great tradition of this organization, and to serve the organization well."
Fulton has practiced personal injury law for more than 20 years, spending the majority of his career securing justice for families who have experienced serious injuries or the deaths of love ones due to negligence. He has been a member of the WSTLA/WSAJ Board of Governors since 1995, and in 2007 was awarded the WSTLA President's Award by then-President Deborah Nelson "in recognition of your tireless efforts, generous support and passionate commitment to WSTLA and to the preservation of the civil justice system." Fulton has also been named by his peers as a "Rising Star" or "Super Lawyer" by Washington Law & Politics magazine every year since 1999, and in 2004, 2007 and 2008 was named among Washington's Top 40 Personal Injury Lawyers by the publication.
During his tenure of service to the organization, Fulton has chaired multiple WSAJ committees, including Legislative Affairs, Publications, Finance, CLE and Membership, and also served as editor of the Trial News, WSAJ's monthly publication. Fulton has also spoken on more than 30 occasions to other lawyers at CLE programs, not only in Washington, but also in the states of Oregon, Idaho, New Mexico and in Quebec, Canada. He has also written extensively in the areas of automobile accident and insurance litigation, having served as primary editor of, and multiple chapter author for, the WSTLA Automobile Accident Litigation Deskbook published in 2000, as well as co-editor and contributor to the WSTLA Pleadings and Motions Practice CD-ROM Handbook published in 2003. Both publications are sold to attorneys all over the state of Washington. Fulton has also published more than 40 articles in the WSAJ Trial News on a variety of automobile accident, insurance and organizational-related topics.
Mr. Fulton earned a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Washington State University, cum laude/Phi Beta Kappa, in 1985, and his law degree from the University of Washington School of Law in 1988. Fulton is married, and he and wife Danielle have two children, Hunter (15) and Lauren (13).
His practice will continue to emphasize the handling of significant automobile and truck accident claims, as well as wrongful death, catastrophic head and spinal injury claims as well as product liability claims.
For more information, please visit the Washington State Association of Justice press release or read a letter from the new President, Brad Fulton.