Client-Recommended Attorneys, Adjusters and Experts
Client-Recommended Attorneys, Adjusters and Experts

Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys - General Defense

1700 D Street, Bellingham, Washington 98225

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 5226, Bellingham, WA 98227

Established: 1914

Qualified Member Since: 2005

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Defense
  • Commercial Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Employment Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Timber Trespass

About Us

Carmichael Clark, P.S., formerly Zender Thurston, a ten lawyer firm, is the oldest in Whatcom County, founded in 1914. Today it serves its insurance, business, municipal and individual clients throughout Northwest Washington and beyond.

Client Information

Insurance Clients

Non-Insurance Clients

  • Peace Health/St. Joseph Hospital

    Personnel Information

    Insurance Practice Member

    Lisa M. Keeler

    Bellingham, WA

    Years of Experience: 15

    Practice Areas
    • Insurance Defense
    • Personal Injury
    • Product Liability
    • Medical Malpractice
    • Automobile Accidents
    • Premises Liability
    • Construction Accidents
    • Insurance Sales Practice Litigation
    • Fire
    • Employment Law
    • Workers' Compensation
    • Washington, 2007
    • Supreme Court of the United States, 2013
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, 2019
    Additional Biographical Details:

    Former Assistant Attorney General for the State of Washington; Serves as an Arbitrator and Judge/Commissioner Pro Tem

    • American, Washington State, Whatcom County and Skagit County Bar Associations
    • Washington Women Lawyers
    • American Bar Foundation
    • Washington Defense Trial Lawyers
    • Gonzaga University, B.A. (cum laude), 2004
    • Gonzaga University School of Law, J.D. (cum laude), 2007

    Born: 1982


    Kellsy E. Visser

    Bellingham, WA

    • Western Washington University, B.A., 2018
    • Penn Foster, Paralegal, 2022

    Born: 1996

    High Profile Cases

    Geschwind v. Flanagan, 121 Wn, 2d 833, 854 P.2d 1061 (1993)

    Service Areas

    Anacortes, Washington, USA 43 miles

    Burlington, Washington, USA 25 miles

    Coupeville, Washington, USA 63 miles

    Everett, Washington, USA 61 miles

    Friday Harbor, Washington, USA 63 miles

    Mount Vernon, Washington, USA 29 miles

    Oak Harbor, Washington, USA 52 miles

    Port Angeles, Washington, USA 120 miles

    Seattle, Washington, USA 89 miles

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