William (Bill) F. Tri has lived most of his life in the Everett, Washington area. Bill graduated from Cascade High School in Everett in 1974. He went on to graduate from Western Washington University (BA-Political Science) where he was also a member of the varsity football, basketball and track teams. Bill received his law degree from Seattle University in 1984, graduating with honors (cum laude) and was a member of the Law Review. He then worked for a year as a law clerk for a Snohomish County Superior Court Judge and then for another year as a law clerk for a Washington State Court of Appeals Judge. Bill then began private practice with Jelsing, Tri, West & Andrus, PLLC, and has been a member of the firm ever since.

Bill has over 25 years of experience as a trial lawyer. His practice has always been primarily in personal injury and family law matters. He has conducted numerous mediations, arbitrations, trials and appeals. Bill has obtained millions of dollars for his personal injury clients in cases involving vehicle accidents, wrongful deaths, and premises liability. Bill always gives a free consultation on injury cases and if there is no recovery of money damages for a client, then there is no attorney fee owed by the client.

Bill is an Eagle member of the Washington State Association of Justice. He has served on several Washington State Bar Committees and the Snohomish County Children’s Commission. Bill remains active in numerous sporting activities and has coached many community youth sports teams.
Bill is married and has three children. He and his family live in Lake Stevens, Washington.

Areas of Experience:

Auto Accidents
Wrongful Death
General Civil Litigation
Child Support
Family Law Issues

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