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Lincoln is a founding partner of Connelly Law Offices. He is a seasoned plaintiff trial lawyer with an in-depth knowledge of personal injury, civil rights and insurance bad faith law. Lincoln’s track record lists dozens of jury trials and settlements that far exceed multi-million dollar results on behalf of his clients. His powerful courtroom reputation brings him some of the best, most complicated cases in Washington state. He has a passion for taking on cases that involve the abuse of power, which frequently pits him against state agencies and prominent public figures.

Locations

  • 2301 North 30th Street
    Tacoma, WA 98403
  • Smith Tower, Suite 3300
    506 Second Avenue
    Seattle, WA 98104

Languages

  • English

Education

  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Bea
  • University of Washington

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, All Washington Courts

Court Admissions

  • US District Courts for Western and Eastern Districts of Washington
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Awards:

  • Washington State Association for Justice: Trial Lawyer of the Year, 2018
  • Law & Politics, WA Super Lawyers
  • Seattle Met: Top 100 Lawyers in Washington
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Seattle Met: Top Lawyers as Chosen by Their Peers
  • Leading Lawyers in Puget Sound Region, 2013
  • Law & Politics Magazine, Rising Star: 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, & 2011
  • Air Force Eagle Grant of Education Excellence, 1998

Families of Student Victims v. Marysville School District (2017)

$18,200,000 settlement in school shooting case killing four students and injuring one

Flyte v. Summit View Clinic (2015)

$16,700,000 verdict against a clinic that failed to provide informed consent to a pregnant woman during the H1N1 (Swine Flu) pandemic of 2009

Chagoya v. DSHS et al (2015)

$14,000,000 total recoveries for terrible abuse of children placed in home with abusive woman.

Sillavan v. DSHS (2017)

$4,800,000 verdict in negligent adoption case

5 Childhood Sex Abuse Survivors v. Whidbey Park District (2013-15)

$6,750,000 total recoveries for women abused by swim coach Andrew King.

Elias v. City of Seattle

$2,800,000 verdict for employment retaliation/discrimination on the part of Chief of Police

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