When a doctor makes a mistake, it can result in a serious health problem or even death.

Steven R. Pruzan

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Steven R. Pruzan joined the firm in 1975. His practice focuses exclusively on medical malpractice and medical negligence.

Born in Seattle, Mr. Pruzan graduated in 1971 from Claremont Men’s College and earned his Juris Doctorate in 1974 from Gonzaga University School of Law, where he was an editor of the Gonzaga Law Review. He is admitted to practice in all Washington state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington and the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.

Mr. Pruzan is a member of the King County Bar Association, Washington State Bar Association, American Bar Association, Washington State Trial Lawyers Association and Association of Trial Lawyers of America .

He was named a Super Lawyer by Washington Law and Politics Magazine for his work helping victims of medical malpractice and was elected by his peers into the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates.

Mr. Pruzan regularly lectures at the University of Washington Medical School and Law School.

He is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. 


Legal Experience:

Over 40 years as a plaintiff's personal injury attorney with special emphasis in medical negligence cases.

Prosecuted cases in nearly every county in Washington state.

Prosecuted cases in Federal Courts in Eastern and Western District of Washington with expertise in Federal Tort Claim Act cases.

Lectured on medical negligence topics at UW Medical School and UW Law School.

Lectured on medical negligence issues at Trial Lawyer seminars.


Areas Of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mediation
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington


  • Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane, Washington
    • J.D. - 1974
  • Claremont Men's College
    • B.A. - 1971

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • King County, Washington State and American Bar Association
  • Washington State Association for Justice, Eagle Member since 1986
  • American Association for Justice
  • Lawyers for Public Justice
  • Elected Member, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • Named Washington Law and Politics Super Lawyer for over 15 years