James Lambka

James Lambka

James Lambka is one of the most experienced personal injury trial lawyers in Seattle, participating in more than one dozen jury and bench trials and hundreds of arbitrations, private trials, and similar proceedings. In 1989, Mr. Lambka graduated from Michigan State University, where he majored in the Justice, Morality, and Constitutional Democracy program. After completing this demanding four-year curriculum, he received a law degree in 1992 from the highly competitive, prestigious law school at Washington and Lee University, which is consistently ranked in the nation’s top 20 law programs.

While in law school, James Lambka became a Francis Lewis Law Fellow, and, in 1992, James Lambka wrote a forward-thinking article entitled “One Step Forward, Two Steps Back – The Mentally Retarded Criminal Defendant and the Death Penalty.” In 2002, the U.S. Supreme Court essentially adopted the position outlined in his article. James has given presentations at Continuing Legal educational seminars for other attorneys and maintains the firm blog.

After moving to Seattle and passing the Washington Bar, James Lambka built a successful and respectable legal career defending the rights of personal injury victims. Mr. Lambka possesses extensive experience with trials and all types of litigation proceedings. He maintains membership in Washington State Association for Justice (formerly the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association) and The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

James Lambka resides in Seattle and is a committed father to two wonderful children. James enjoys outdoor recreation including backpacking and golf as well as travel, cooking, and most sporting events, especially the Thunderbirds and Sounders.

Road Rage

Police responded to gunshots in what appears to have been a road rage incident this past Thursday February 21st in Renton, Washington.  The KIRO7 article reporting this matter can be found here. At Wiener and Lambka, PS, we have represented… READ MORE

James Lambka / CATEGORIES: Car Accidents, Public Safety

Recent Snowstorm Presents Safety Hazards, Serious Injuries and Lawsuits for Some

The recent snowstorm in the Puget Sound area has brought with it snow days, as well as risk of serious injuries and safety hazards. What’s more, you have to take extra precaution if you’re a property owner in maintaining a safe-to-walk property.

James Lambka / CATEGORIES: News

Teen Driver Survives Explosive Head-On Collision with Semi-Truck

A lucky teenage driver dodged death this week after being involved in an explosive head-on collision with a semi-truck. The collision was captured on the dashcam of a minivan several yards behind the teenager’s Jeep Wrangler. The teen involved in this crash is eighteen-year-old Samuel LaChance from New Hampshire.

James Lambka / CATEGORIES: News

Subtle Brain Injury Findings in Young Football Players

A new study indicates that only a single season of playing football can alter a young athlete’s brain chemistry.  The findings are preliminary, but research using MRI scans to look at the brains of 26 football players – all 12… READ MORE

James Lambka / CATEGORIES: Brain Injuries, Health Care, Medical Information, Personal Injury

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