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About our Attorneys Mark S. Brumbaugh

Mark S. Brumbaugh

Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Arbitration / Mediation

Mark S. Brumbaugh joined the firm in 1992 and has been a shareholder since 1996. He practices in both State and Federal trial and appellate courts and has successfully argued before the Washington State Supreme Court. His areas of focus include: wrongful death claims and injuries from automobile, motorcycle, and trucking collisions. He is licensed to practice in both Washington and Oregon.

Mr. Brumbaugh previously defended motor vehicle accident claims through Farmers Insurance Company and State Farm Insurance. He now uses that experience to help individuals who have been injured as the result of negligent or intentional acts of another. He is regularly selected to arbitrate disputes involving motor vehicle collisions and other personal injury claims.

Mark Brumbaugh

Mark S. Brumbaugh


University of Washington, Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), 1988; University of Oregon School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1991. Affiliations: Washington State Bar Association; Oregon State Bar Association; U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington; American Association for Justice; Washington State Association for Justice (Eagle Member); Past Board Member, Vice President and Director of Legal Affairs for the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts; Past Board Member of the Southwest Washington Symphony; Former Managing Editor of the Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation, University of Oregon School of Law.


Mr. Brumbaugh resides in Longview with his wife.  He is an avid runner and has competed in numerous marathons and half-marathons, and multiple Hood to Coast Relay races. He is the Head Cross Country Coach at Mark Morris High School.

Areas of Practice

  • Arbitration & Mediation Services
  • Civil Litigation (General)
  • Personal Injury/ Wrongful Death

Appellate Decisions

  • Falsetto v. Nelson, 174 Wn.App. 1075 (2013) (automobile repair act attorney fees)
  • Hegwine v. Longview Fibre Co., Inc., 162 Wn.2d 340 (2007) (pregnancy discrimination)
  • Maxwell v. Piper, 92 Wn.App. 471 (1998) (contributory negligence of favored driver)
  • Farmers Ins. Co. v. Lautenbach, 93 Wn.App. 671 (1998) (underinsured motorist insurance)
  • Boag v. Farmers Ins. Co., 128 Wn.App. 333 (2005) (personal injury protection insurance)
  • DeBolt v. Nerheim, 2003 WL 21653089 (July 15, 2002) (false imprisonment)
  • Thomas v. Crane, 1998 WL  352524 (July 2, 1998) (premises liability)
  • White v. Cullen, 1996 WL 520645 (September 13, 1996) (premises liability)

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