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Ashley A. Richards


Ashley A. Richards is an associate with the Gilbert Law Firm, P.S. Ms. Richards’ practice areas include personal injury, wrongful death, traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries and social security disability appeals. Working as a paralegal in a plaintiff law firm prior to attending law school, Ms. Richards gained a unique and comprehensive experience base working with the injured.

Graduating Magna Cum Laude from Gonzaga University School of Law in 2002, Ms. Richards has spent her entire legal career standing up for the rights of those who have experienced severe physical injury and disability. Experiencing her own health related challenges after being injured in a motor vehicle collision in 2013, Ms. Richards gained a depth of experience that is rarely found in plaintiff lawyers. Ms. Richards knows first-hand the devastation that is felt when your doctor tells you, “maybe you should apply for disability.” Luckily for Ms. Richards, she located a specialist, and underwent several surgeries and months of rehabilitation. Ms. Richards has been able to continue practicing law bringing with her, a perspective that one only gains from having “lived” through the very challenges that her clients are experiencing.

Ms. Richards has extensive experience working with the severely disabled, and previously served on the state Executive Board of the Brain Injury Alliance of Washington (previously known as the Brain Injury Association of Washington “BIAWA”). She also previously served as President of the local Spokane Chapter for the BIAWA. Working with the severely injured and disabled is truly a passion for Ms. Richards and she strives to help them overcome the legal obstacles they face.

As a trained mediator and trial advocate, Ms. Richards is delighted to be part of a team at Gilbert Law Firm that believes in providing zealous client advocacy with a commitment to improving the lives of our clients.

Please contact Gilbert Law Firm, P.S to start your consultation. Experienced representation is just a phone call away.

Honors and Awards

  • Washington Super Lawyers 2012-2015 

  • TOP 100 VERDICTS U.S. 2012 #1

  • GRADUATE TRIAL LAWYERS COLLEGE

  • STAFF - TRIAL LAWYERS COLLEGE

  • Million dollar ADVOCATES FORUM

  • ​MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR ADVOCATES FORUM

  • NATIONAL TRIAL LAWYERS TOP 100


Areas of Practice

  • Serious Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death

  • TRUCKING CRASHES

  • AUTO CRASHES 

  • ​AUTO DEFECTS

  • EXPLOSION / FIRE 

  • AIRCRAFT INJURY 

  • PRODUCT DEFECT

  • Employment Law

  • Civil Rights Litigation

He has traveled the world extensively following his dreams and passion, exploring, socializing, fishing, hunting and trekking in some of the most remote places on the planet. Bill has experienced the joy of parenthood and high of personal and professional success as well as the daunting lows of personal tragedy and emotional and financial hardship.  His diverse background and wealth of life experience give him a unique prospective on the law and its application to a client's problems. This diversity has proven to be invaluable to the lawyers he works with and the clients he represents.

WILLIAM GILBERT

Locations:
Spokane & Moses Lake, Washington
Phone:
509-321-0750


William A. (Bill) Gilbert is a principle partner in the law firm Gilbert Law Firm, P.S. He is a trial lawyer whose practice emphasizes serious personal injury, wrongful death, employment law and civil rights litigation at the national and international levels. Mr. Gilbert has litigated complex cases across the United States, as well as in Canada and Central and South America. His litigation achievements include a $716 million jury verdict in a wrongful death action. Bill has a unique prospective of the law borne out of extensive life experience. Prior to attending law school, Bill served in the military, worked on large cattle ranches in his home state of Montana, guided hunters and fisherman in Montana and Alaska, skied professionally, supervised crews on construction projects and spent four years serving the community as a deputy sheriff.

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