Washington State Association for Justice Publishes Article on Notable Court Win by Seattle Attorney Shakespear Feyissa
September 29, 2016
SEATTLE, WA., September 29, 2016 – Law Offices of Shakespear N. Feyissa today announced that Trial News, a monthly publication from Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ), published an article in the September 2016 issue detailing the firm's victory and $323,000 final judgement on behalf of the plaintiff in the jury trial verdict court case Mengistu v. Harrison. The article details the facts of the case related to a 2012 automobile accident, an Arbitration, an appeal, and the ensuing jury trial after a de novo appeal that occurred in April 2016, with plaintiff representation led by Shakespear Feyissa, Esq.
Feyissa is the principal partner at Law Offices of Shakespear N. Feyissa, where he practices law in areas such as civil litigation, personal injury, criminal law, employment discrimination, and immigration. He earned a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from Seattle University School of Law and has a B.A. in Political Science, Social Sciences, and Minor in History. Prior to immigrating to the United States, Feyissa was born in Ethiopia and spent three years in Kenya. He is a board of trustees member for The Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) in Seattle and remains an active human rights advocate, recognized for his outstanding contribution for the respect of human rights in Ethiopia in 2007 at an event hosted by Amnesty International and Amnesty International USA at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
Trial News, WSAJ's monthly publication, produces trial tips, feature articles and columns. It keeps members informed about recent verdicts, settlements, and new developments in the law. WSAJ's goal is to produce an informative, timely, and well-edited newspaper, which will help trial lawyers in their practices. WSAJ is the only Association in Washington committed exclusively to serving the needs of plaintiff's attorneys, providing education, litigation support, networking, information sharing, and government relations and amicus representation for its members.
About Law Offices of Shakespear N. Feyissa
Law Offices of Shakespear N. Feyissa is a Seattle-based law firm that practices in civil litigation, personal injury, criminal law, employment discrimination, and immigration. The principal partner is Shakespear Feyissa, a resident of Seattle and recognized human rights activist. For more information visit www.shakespearlaw.com.