Tacoma Personal Injury Attorneys

Experienced Tacoma car accident lawyers.

Rick Park

Tacoma Car Accident Attorney

Rick has practiced personal injury law for over 15 years in the Tacoma and surrounding areas. He started his practice in Tacoma at the Law Offices of William F. Dippolito as an intern in 1995. He handled all types of car accident cases. In 1999, he started his own practice with now partner Angel Chenaur. Rick and Angel have been friends since Junior High School and continue to share a friendship and symbiotic working relationship in the practice of Personal Injury law.

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Awesome experience! We received great service from Rick and his associates. Their communication was very timely and efficient. They prepared our case meticulously to allow us to get a great settlement. We highly recommend there services for anyone!
David

Angel Chenaur

Tacoma Car Crash Lawyer

Angel Chenaur is an experienced Tacoma Car Accident Lawyer whose specialty is reading medical records, reviewing and evaluating personal injury cases, and adding value to car accident cases by documentation and forensic evidence. She writes powerful and thoughtful demand letters which result in maximum settlement value to the client. Angel graduated from the University of Washington in 1994 with a B.S. in Political Science. She went to law school at Seattle University School of Law and graduated in 1998. In 1999, Angel joined lifelong friend Rick Park in 1999 to form personal injury firm Park Chenaur & Associates. Angel enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter. She loves to read, travel, ski and snowmobile.


Dan Gerl

Tacoma Trial Attorney

Dan Gerl is a and experienced litigator and Trial Attorney. Dan started litigating cases at the Skagit County Prosecutor's Office. He continued his career as a prosecutor at Federal Way and then later as a prosecutor in Tacoma. During those years, Dan handled over 40 jury trials. Dan handles all the litigation and trials for Park Chenaur. In the past five months, Dan has sucsessfully arbitrated and won seven cases. In every case, the insurance company's offer was significantly lower than the arbitrator's award.
Dan graduated from Seattle University School of Law cum laude. Dan volunteers as a "Big Brother" with BBBS of Puget Sound. Dan enjoys design and architecture, travel, and recently took up winemaking.


Kent Thorsted

Brain Injury Lawyer

Kent Thorsted has over thirty years personal injury experience including litigation, brain injury, and medical malpractice law. Kent is meticulous about finding the right expert to represent your case. Medical opinion and testimony can make or break your case. If your medical expert has excellent credentials, is well versed in court, and has a favorable opinion, your case will have value. If, on the other hand, your expert is not strong, then your case will lose significant value. Finding the right expert is both time consuming, costly, and hard work. Kent makes it his mission to find you the right expert for your case. In addition, Kent's expert knowledge about traumatic brain injury makes his advice and counsel invaluable. Kent is a former prosecutor and successfully litigated a State Supreme Court case, Gold Bar Citizens v. Whalen (99 Wn.2d 724) in 1983. Kent was published by the Washington State Bar Association and the Brain Injury Association of Washington. Kent is Past President of both the Brain Injury Association of Washington and the Seattle Forensic Institute. Kent was named "Volunteer of the Year" by the Eastside Legal Assistance Program in 1990.


Mike Lind

Work Injury Lawyer

Mike Lind has been representing injured workers for over 15 years. Mike started at the Tacoma Law Office David Valle & Associates while in 1997. There, for the next ten years, his sole practice was defending injured worker's rights. Mike went on to his own practice and contract with Park Chenaur on cases that involve worker's injuries.