Eric L. Freise

freiseEric L. Freise
WSBA #7126
ericf@freise-ferguson.com
Tel: (206) 587 6570 ext 205
Toll Free: (888) 742 0244
Fax: (206) 624 7999

Eric Freise has practiced personal injury law in Washington State since 1976. He has tried cases resulting in successful verdicts in ten Washington counties, plus one county in Oregon. Types of cases tried include accidents involving cars, trucks, business premises, construction sites, toxic materials, products, and medical and legal malpractice. He has represented clients in many other Washington counties in these and other types of cases. The severity of cases range from wrongful death and serious injuries to neck and back strains.

Eric Freise grew up in eastern WA; obtained his undergraduate and law degrees from Valparaiso University in 1973 and 1976. He was in the top 15% of his law school class and was an editor for the law review. He has practiced personal injury law in Seattle, Washington since 1976. In 1982 he founded the firm. Phil Welchman joined him as an associate attorney in 1988 and as a partner in 1991.

Practice Areas:
Personal Injury; Professional Liability, including defense of hospitals and physicians; Wrongful Death; Automobile, Motorcycle and Truck Accidents; Premises Liability; Construction Site Injuries; Toxic Torts.

Admitted:
1976, Washington, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Experience:
Has practiced personal injury law in Washington State since 1976. Has tried cases resulting in successful verdicts in ten Washington counties, plus one Oregon county. Has represented clients in many other Washington counties in many types of PI cases.

Types of cases tried include accidents involving cars, trucks, business premises, construction sites, toxic materials, products, and medical and legal malpractice.

Severity of cases range from wrongful death and serious injuries to neck and back strains.
Founded the firm in 1982. Phil Welchman joined him as an associate attorney in 1988 and as a partner in 1991.

Law School:
Valparaiso University, J.D., 1976. Law Review Editor. Top 15%.

College:
Valparaiso University, B.A., 1973

Member:
Washington State Association for Justice; Washington State Defense Trial Lawyers Association; Christian Legal Society, DRI; Washington State Bar Association