BA, Pacific Lutheran University
JD, University of Puget Sound
Christopher is a member of several professional organizations, including:
Washington State and Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Associations
Robert Bryan American Inn of Court
Washington State Association for Justice
American Arbitration Association
Washington Health Care Risk Management Society
Primerus Society of Law
United States District Court, Western District of Washington
“A good attorney is able to ‘stand in the shoes’ of the client, and see the world from their point of view – all while maintaining an objective perspective. I see my clients as individuals, and I work faithfully to represent their interests.”
WIDE-RANGING EXPERIENCE SPANNING DECADES
Every problem has a solution and for more than 38 years, Christopher Keay has assisted clients in finding solutions to problems and challenges they encounter. His practice encompasses personal injury, business and employment law, professional liability, health care, construction law and general civil litigation.
ARBITRATOR, JUDGE PRO TEM
Christopher has been selected to arbitrate cases involving construction defects, contract disputes, professional liability, business, commercial and insurance claims, partnership disputes , personal injury, employment litigation including Title VII, wage and hour claims as well as estate, probate and TEDRA actions. He was selected to serve as an arbitrator in the Prudential Mass Tort Claims litigation in 1999.
A MASTER OF MEDIATION, A TRUSTED EXPERT
Christopher believes attorneys have a unique opportunity to resolve legal conflicts and find workable solutions. He is frequently called upon by judges and fellow attorneys to serve as a mediator in state and federal courts, and has mediated more than 1,000 cases. A respected expert and sought-after presenter, Christopher has given numerous lectures and seminars on alternative dispute resolution.