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Experienced Seattle-Area Lawyer Seeks Justice for Auto Accident Victims

Seattle trial attorney assists with personal injury and criminal defense matters in Washington

Once you’ve been injured in an auto accident, the pressure can be overwhelming. On top of the physical harm you’ve suffered, financial and legal issues often make a bad situation worse. Relief is available, however, if you retain the right attorney. At Odama Law, PLLC in Seattle, I am an accomplished litigator who draws on my varied experience to pursue justice for car-crash victims and individuals facing criminal charges. Throughout the Seattle area, my firm provides effective support so that your voice is heard and your rights are respected. Whether you need help obtaining fair compensation for your injuries or a positive result in a criminal defense matter, I am dedicated to achieving your objectives.

Dedicated Washington advocate provides reliable legal support

No matter how tough your situation might seem, my firm will relieve the burden you face by dealing effectively with insurance adjusters, police and prosecutors. You can rely on representation from an attorney who is:

  • Established — I have built a strong reputation throughout the King County legal community for my work and commitment to make a positive difference for the people my firm represents. In 2011, I was one of only 54 lawyers nationwide accepted into the prestigious Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College. That experience has been a great influence on my ability to win difficult cases.
  • Trustworthy — Clients can rely on my advice and advocacy because I know the court system and the factors that are most important in civil and criminal litigation. Having worked in the legal department of an insurance company, I am able to anticipate the tactics used by insurers against auto accident victims. And from my work as a public defender, I have gained extensive courtroom experience so I am always willing to take a case to trial when that is in my client’s best interests.
  • Caring — As an American whose father was born in a Colorado internment camp during World War II, I have always been aware of the human consequences that result from legal decisions. My firm is committed to seeking justice for every client through caring counsel and responsive service.

Starting with a free initial consultation, my firm is here for you at any time of the day or night. In accident and other injury matters, you do not pay attorneys’ fees unless and until you collect a financial recovery.

Reputable King County attorney excels in civil and criminal litigation cases

For more than a decade, I have taken prompt action to assist King County clients in numerous legal practice areas, including:

  • Auto accidents — In auto accident cases, I give victims and their families full support as my firm presses to maximize compensation at trial or through a favorable settlement.
  • Personal injury — My firm represents clients in a full range of personal injury matters so that they can obtain the relief they deserve and hold negligent parties accountable.
  • Criminal defense — As a former public defender, I understand how to challenge prosecutors and questionable evidence in criminal defense
  • Wrongful death — If you have lost a loved one due to someone else’s carelessness or intentional act, my firm can bring a wrongful death action seeking damages such as final expenses and lost wages.
  • Drug crimes — The outcome of drug crime prosecutions can depend heavily on having an advocate who understands how these matters are handled. I will identify flaws in the law enforcement process and drive for an appropriate resolution.

Regardless of the circumstances of your case, I will assert your rights aggressively and handle your legal needs effectively.

Contact an accomplished Washington lawyer for a free initial consultation

Odama Law, PLLC represents clients throughout the Seattle area in auto accident and criminal defense litigation. Please call 206-402-5214 or contact me online to schedule a free initial consultation at my office in Seattle.

Our Office
  • Seattle Office
    155 NE 100th St.
    Suite 210
    Seattle, Washington 98125
    Phone: 206-402-5214
    Fax: 206-299-9944
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Testimonials
  • "I would recommend Melissa Odama Hart to anyone who has been in a collision, whether you are at fault or not at fault. She has exceptional legal knowledge and judgment in collision law and is able to communicate these laws to you very clearly and give you advise of the action you should take or not take with your insurance company and other issues such as communicating with the other driver, and seeking medical help. She gave me all of this advice at no charge and has changed the course of my claim to protect myself and my assets which is invaluable"  -- Exceptional Traffic Collision Lawyer

  • "Melissa Odama help me through a difficult and trying sixteen months of being the victim in a violent hit and run accident on the interstate 5 of Washington State, I could not have seen my claim through without Melissa’s keen and professional approach to acquiring financial security via my car insurance company in this type of accident. Any person that experienced what I did on 9/8/2016, felt alone, confused and hurt."  -- Hit and Run

  • "I was in the car accident when I was in my late pregnancy. The accident, recovery, and settlement process were long and painful roads for me. I’m very glad to have Melissa with me every step of the way. She is compassionate, intelligent, hardworking, and knowledgeable in this field. She is truly my advocate. I would highly recommend Melissa!"  -- Auto Accident/Pregnant

  • "Any accident is always scary. However, when you have someone on your side who understands how impacting an accident can be, you see the silver lining. Melissa was able to express how I felt, How the plaintiff changed my lifestyle. We were on the same page instantly. Melissa helped me understand the jargon and she gave me great counsel throughout the process. She advocated for me and got me what I deserved!"  -- Auto Accident: Glad I Choose This Lawye

  • "Melissa helped me with my car accident settlement and got more for my medical treatment expenses then I expected I would get. She was very patient with me and helped me understand the legal jargon without making me feel stupid. I really appreciated everything she did for me when it felt like no one else was on my side. "  -- Auto Accident Settlement: Very Helpful

  • "Excellent! She informed us of everything, her files were easy to understand and she did an exceptional job in giving us all the information and explained everything that was going on day by day. She had all the bills and payments taken care of and laid out all expenses from A to Z, paid all the bills and finalized our case showing us everything to the end amount of our settlement. In fact she has settled 2 cases in our favor and we were blessed how she took care of both cases and in a timely manner. We had no worries about anything and would rate her as an excellent lawyer and friend.. Thank you Melissa … now I have some news and need to contact you again."  -- Auto Accident: Lawyer Now Friend

  • "Thank you so much to Melissa Odama Hart! I’ve been working with her for the last year and I couldn’t be happier. She is helping with all of the little details I didn’t even know I needed. She is always friendly and ready to answer all of my questions. Your attention to my case has allowed me to focus on what’s important to me, healing and recovery. Thank you!"  -- Accident Injury- Great Attention To detail!

  • "Melissa did a great job on my case, working with me every step of the way and keeping me informed. She was great and I would hire her again if I needed to (hopefully I won’t need to)"  -- Accident Injury: Great Lawyer!

  • "Melissa came in highly recommended to me by a friend. I have never done this process before and my stress level was to the max, because they waited the very last minute to proceed with my lawsuit. Melissa worked on the double and she made sure that everything will be fine Melissa was very patient with me the entire process, her words were always kind and assuring. She made everything a simple and painless as possible for me. She always connected with me with the si Melissa came in highly recommended to me by a friend. I have never done this process before and my stress level was to the max, because they waited the very last minute to proceed with my lawsuit. Melissa worked on the double and she made sure that everything will be fine Melissa was very patient with me the entire process, her words were always kind and assuring. She made everything a simple and painless as possible for me. She always connected with me Even with the simplest updates. We went into a mediation on 521 2018 not expecting too much, but Melissa ended up with so much settlement amount because Melissa made sure that I am taking care of! I would recommend her to all she’s a lawyer with a heart! Thank you very much attorney Odama for everything!"  -- A Lawyer With A Heart ❤

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