Micah R. LeBank

Areas of Practice:

  • Civil litigation, primarily serious personal injury, wrongful death, brain & spinal cord injury, sports injury, government liability, and products liability.

Admitted to Practice In

  • All Washington Courts
  • US District Courts for Western and Eastern Districts of Washington

Education

  • J.D., Gonzaga School of Law, 2006
    • Magna cum laude
    • Thomas More scholar
    • American Constitution Society: Chair
    • Gonzaga Public Interest Law Caucus: Vice-President
  • B.S., University of Oregon, 2000

Representative Cases:

  • Clay v. Seattle School District (2009) 
    • $15 million spinal cord injury during an unsafe wrestling practice. School did not ensure that coaches were not properly trained in safety techniques, and encouraged aggressive, dangerous behaviour during practice.
  • Mendez v. Pacific Conference (2009)
    • Youth rendered C-5 quadriplegic in an unsafe obstacle course at summer camp. Cumulative settlements totaled $14.25 million.
  • J.T. v. Trinity Glass, Inc., (2008)  
    • Temporary worker sustained traumatic brain injury as a result of an unsafe and unsecure wooden block used to store heavy doors in a warehouse. Case resolved for $6.5 million.
  • Christensen v. Foss Waterway Marina (2008)
    • Resident of Marina sustained injury in fall on his way home to his boat. Case resolved short of trial for $630,000.
  • A.O. v. (Confidential Defendants) (2008)
    • Products liability and medical negligence case involving a dangerous dental anesthetic. Plaintiff suffered from severe right side facial paralysis. Cumulative settlements for $1.7 million.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Washington Young Lawyers Association
  • Washington State Associate for Justice