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Meet Attorney Richard E. Lewis

Committed, compassionate lawyer who puts your needs first

If you're looking for an attorney who will stand firm and safeguard your rights, you need Richard E. Lewis on your side.

He's been representing injured people in the Spokane area for over three decades. Richard has tried many cases throughout Eastern Washington and represented injured people in several other western states, including Idaho, Montana, California, Wyoming, Oregon and Arizona.

A legal professional with extensive experience, he has represented injured people in automobile and trucking accidents, aviation crashes, motorcycle crashes, bicycle crashes, medical negligence and claims involving property defects. His practice includes an emphasis on injuries to children, brain injuries, burn injuries, amputations and wrongful death cases. These successful representations include million dollar recoveries.

Professional Associations

Richard served many years as a member of the Board of Governors of the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice and the invitation-only Association of Attorneys for Injured Victims. Richard is regarded as one of the best plaintiff's lawyers in the Spokane area and has been named a top car accident lawyer for the last 9 years.

Richard is often asked to speak at seminars to other lawyers to share his experience and insights on topics related to the representation of injured people.

Education Background

Richard attended Whitworth College in Spokane, Washington, graduating with majors in both economics and history. He graduated from Gonzaga University Law School with honors in 1978, where he was a member of the Law Review. Hemovich, Smith & Nappi, a specialized trial practice firm, hired Richard. he worked there until 1981, when he was asked to join Humphries & Patterson. He was a partner there until January 2013, when he founded his own law firm, Richard E. Lewis, P.S.

One of Richard's areas of focus is representing severely injured children. Richard is frequently appointed by the court as a settlement guardian ad litem to represent the interests of injured children.

Areas of Practice

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, 1978
  • U. S. District Court Eastern District of Washington, 1978


  • Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane Washington

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Washington Association of Justice
  • American Association of Justice Member
  • Whitworth University Foundation Board

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Richard E. Lewis, P.S.

421 W Riverside Ave.
Suite 512
Spokane, WA 99201
(located in the Paulsen Center)

Phone: 509-413-1278
Fax: 509-458-5977