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About Our Firm - Rico Tessandore - Personal Injury Attorney - Bellingham, Everett, Lynnwood, WA
Lawyer Rico Tessandore | Top Attorney Personal Injury
Attorney Rico Tessandore has represented clients in superior and district courts throughout the state of Washington.
trial experience includes personal injury cases, civil and criminal cases.
legal career, Mr. Tessandore
has handled over 1000 cases to resolution.
Whether your case involves a personal injury accident or a criminal offense, Mr. Tessandore
has the knowledge and experience to help you.
Mr. Tessandore is the past President of the Snohomish County Bar Association.
He regularly serves as an arbitrator in Snohomish and Skagit County.
Rico has been appointed to serve as an Pro-Tem Judge in Superior, District and Municipal courts.
grew up in rural King County, the son of a single parent.
was the first person to graduate from college in his
attended Seattle University
undergraduate studies, before attending Northeastern University School of Law
in Boston, Massachusetts, where he
worked for Chief Federal Judge Joseph Tauro.
After graduating from law school in 1998, Rico served as a law clerk to the presiding judge of Snohomish County Superior Court.
worked for the Snohomish County Prosecutor's Office where he
was nominated for Attorney of the Year.
Following his work at the Prosecutor's Office, Mr. Tessandore moved into the civil arena working for the law firm of Hollenbeck Lancaster Miller and Andrews.
now puts this unique knowledge to work for individuals and families.
Snohomish County Bar Association - Board of Trustees
President, Rico Tessandore
"I have heard many people say, ...
"I have heard many people say, and I agree, that they would need two people to replace her - and those two people would only cover half of her job," said Rico Tessandore, president of the Snohomish County Bar Association, in his nomination.
Top Row: David Hulbert, Scott Lord ...
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diverse legal experience, work ethic and demeanor give him the edge over his
Since 2005 Tessandore
has worked at a Bellevue law firm that provides in-house counsel for Farmers Insurance.
He was a Snohomish County deputy prosecutor from 2000 to 2005.
left the office to gain more experience in civil law, he
He has been a pro tem judge in district and municipal courts.
He also is a pro tem judge in Superior Court.
Tessandore also has experience as an arbitrator.
“No one is going to work harder then me,” he
experience as a pro tem judge and arbitrator proves that he
meets those qualifications.
He also said he has the demeanor to be an effective judge.
A judge should show respect to all litigants, he
Tessandore is president of the Snohomish County Bar Association and belongs to the Board of Trustees for the Sno-Isle Library System.
has endorsements from half of the Superior Court bench.
also is being endorsed by Attorney General Rob McKenna and several local elected officials.
and firefighter unions also are supporting Tessandore
is endorsed by the Snohomish County Deputy Sheriff Association, Washington State Patrol Trooper Association and the Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorneys’ Union.
was ranked as the top preference among the 187 lawyers who voted in the Snohomish County Bar Association’s poll.
The Snohomish County Chapter of the Washington Women Lawyers found Tessandore well-qualified in a judicial evaluation.
For more information about Tessandore
, go to www.ricoforjudge.com.
Council 2 newspaper - Fall 2009
In his nomination, Rico Tessandore, president of the Snohomish County Bar Association said, "Many people say, and I agree, that they would need two people to replace her — and those two people would cover only half of her job.