Awards, Honors & Distinctions

Davis Law Group founder Chris Davis is perhaps one of the most decorated personal injury attorneys practicing in Washington state. Few lawyers in the Pacific Northwest have been recognized with as many honors for outstanding achievement in legal representation, client service, and client satisfaction.

Associate attorney Greg Colburn has also been recognized as a rising star in the legal community and has been honored as one of the best in his profession. Below is a comprehensive list of the most prestigious distinctions and recognitions that have been awarded to Chris Davis, Greg Colburn, and the rest of the Davis Law Group legal team.

‘Best Personal Injury Law Firm’ in Washington State

AI Dispute Resolution Awards

AI Legal Awards, established by AI Global Media, publishers of Acquisition International Magazine, has named Davis Law Group Best Personal Injury Law Firm’ in Washington State.  The 2016 Dispute Resolution Awards highlight the work carried out by the main players in this fiercely competitive market, and through an exhaustive process of peer review and in-house research, reward the most respected litigators, arbitrators and mediators across a variety of industries.

'Best Traffic Accident Firm' in Washington State

Legal Elite Awards

Legal Elite Awards by Corporate America News magazine celebrates the skill and dedication of law firms, legal support teams and individual attorneys that dribest traffic accident firm in washington stateve the legal process.  The awards highlight the most respected attorneys, their extraordinary expertise, and incredible accomplishments.  Davis Law Group has received two 2016 Legal Elite Awards.

Davis Law Group has been named 'Best Traffic Accident Firm' in Washington State for commitment, excellence and outperforming its competitors in the serious motor vehicle collision claims.

most feared personal injury litigators in the pacific northwestAnd Davis Law Group’s reputation for being tough and tenacious when defending the legal rights of injury victims against unethical insurance company claims practices has earned it the distinction of being named the 'Most Feared Personal Injury Litigators' in the Pacific Northwest.

'Best Injury Law Firm' in Washington State

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AI Legal Awards, established by AI Global Media, publishers of Acquisition International Magazine, has named Davis Law Group 'Best Injury Law Firm' in Washington State.   This award recognizes the firm as one of the most outstanding performers in the field of personal injury law--celebrated for excellence, innovation and performance.  After a rigorous nomination and voting process a panel of judges decides who is the best of the best in the legal world.

Ten Best Attorneys for the State of Washington

American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (AIOPIA)

Chris Davis joings the list of attorneys nominated as one of the Ten Best Attorneys for the State of Washington by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (AIOPIA). Only those attorneys who have made significant achievements in client satisfaction and results are considered for the honor of a nomination.
Three Consecutive Years: 2016, 2015 and 2014.

Personal Injuries Law Firm of the Year

Finance Monthly Legal Awards

Davis Law Group has been recognized as the 2016 Personal Injuries Firm of the Year in the United States.  This distinction was bestowed by Finance Monthly which is a global news publication that recognizes law firms and legal professionals who consistently excel in all aspects of their work and set new standards of client service through the publication's annual Law Awards.

Most Oustanding Law Firm

WFI

Davis Law Group has been recognized as the Most Outstanding Law Firm of 2016, USA.  Only the most creative, forward-thinking and truly exceptional of law firms are recognized by WFI as Most Outstanding Law Firm in their respective geographies.  In the modern legal environment, both very small law firms as well as large, international firms can make a real impact within their jurisdictions. 

Super Lawyer

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For ten straight years Chris Davis has been named a “Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyer Magazine (formerly Washington Law & Politics Magazine).  Super Lawyers provides attorney ratings of selected lawyers and helps legal consumers find qualified attorneys.
Ten Consecutive Years: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, and 2007

10.0 Superb Rating

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Both Chris Davis and Greg Colburn have received a 10.0 'Superb' lawyer rating from Avvo, the website that rates attorneys and helps injury victims find the legal professionals they need.  Avvo has ratings, reviews, and disciplinary records for lawyers in every state.
Nine Consecutive Years: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, and 2007

Top Attorneys in Washington

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Every year Seattle Met Magazine works with LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell & Super Lawyers Magazine to compile a list of the most respected lawyers and best legal counsel that Seattle has to offer. Seattle Met Magazine has recognized Chris Davis for excellence by adding his name to the list of  Top Attorneys in Washington.
Six Consecutive Years: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, and 2010

IAE Personal Injury Award for Washington State

International Advisory Experts

International Advisory Experts (IAE) has honored Davis Law Group with its Personal Injury Award for Washington State.  This prestigious award pays tribute to attorneys and law firms that have received exceptional praise from their peers.  Winners are carefully selected based on their reputation, capabilities, rankings, directory listings, award-winning track record and client recommendations.

Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys in Washington State

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The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys (NAOPIA) is an organization devoted to recognizing the top Personal Injury attorneys in the nation.  NAOPIA selected Chris Davis to join the list of 'Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys in Washington State.'
Three Consecutive Years: 2015, 2014 and 2013.

Top One Percent of Attorneys in the Nation

top one percent of attorneys in the nationThe National Association of Distinguished Counsel

The National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC) has selected both Chris Davis and Greg Colburn as members of the Nation’s Top One Percent.  NADC is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence.  Its mission is to objectively recognize the attorneys who elevate the standards of the bar and provide a benchmark for other lawyers to emulate.

Rising Star

Super Lawyers

Associate attorney Greg Colburn has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyer Magazine (formerly Washington Law & Politics Magazine).  Super Lawyers provides attorney ratings of selected lawyers and helps legal consumers find qualified attorneys.

Two Consecutive Years: 2016 and 2015

Litigator Award Nomination

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Davis Law Group is pleased to have received, from the Trial Lawyers Board of Regents, inclusion on the list of nominees for the Litigator Awards. The nomination criteria is based on actual settlement and verdict amounts and is bestowed on only those attorneys who have won million, multi-million and/or billion dollar cases---less than 1% of all lawyers.

Trial Masters Charter Member

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Chris Davis has been invited to be a charter member of Trial Masters which recognizes experienced attorneys for their outstanding performance and accomplishment in the courtroom taking cases to verdict. Membership in Trial Masters is limited to those attorneys who have tried 35 or more trials to verdict and who have a impeccable bar record.

Premier 100 Trial Attorneys in Washington State

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The American Academy of Trial Attorneys (AATA) has recognized Chris Davis as one of the Premier 100 Trial Attorneys for Washington State.  The organization invited Davis to beomce a member of this invitation only professional organization which is comprised of premier trial attorneys across the nation.  Invitations are extended exclusively to those trial attorneys who have met stringent qualifications and who have shown exemplary representation of their clients.

Best Attorneys of America

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Chris Davis, has received an invitation from Rue Ratings to become a lifetime charter member of 'Best Attorneys of America' representing Washington State as one of its top 100 lawyers.  Membership is extremely selective, carefully screened and limited to the most qualified and accomplished attorneys in the United States. 
Three Consecutive Years: 2016, 2015 and 2014

Distinguished Justice Advocates Invitation

Distinguished Justice Advocates

Davis Law Group is pleased to have received, from the Distinguished Justice Advocates, an invitation for charter membership in their exclusive organization.  Less than half of 1% of all practicing attorneys in the US are recognized by the organization and receive this honor.  Selection for an invition to join this organization is based on being in good standing with the bar, peer recognition, professional success, achievement of certain honors and/or trial results.    

Spotless Record, Peer Recommended

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Chris Davis has been rated by Lead Counsel. Lead Counsel rates attorneys and requires that they meet strict quality assurance standards to be worthy of trust and confidence.  Attorneys are eligible to be Lead Counsel Rated only after demonstrating significant experience, a solid reputation through peer endorsements, and a clean disciplinary history.
Three Consecutive Years: 2015, 2014 and 2013

Washington Personal Injury Attorney of the Year

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The American Lawyer Academy (ALA) honored Chris Davis as 'Washington Personal Injury Attorney of the Year' for 2011. The ALA is dedicated to promoting excellence in the legal profession throughout North America. Our membership consists of lawyers, solicitors, and barristers who have been selected as members of the organization based upon their legal skill, integrity, and reputation for professional excellence in their own communities.

Best Rated Personal Injury Lawyers in Seattle

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The website ThreeBestRated.com picked Davis Law Group as among the Best Rated Personal Injury Lawyers in Seattle based on customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence.

Clients' Choice Award

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Each year, Avvo presents a just a few lawyers with its Clients' Choice Award. This award is based on both the quantity and quality of client reviews that the attorney receives. Attorney Chris Davis has been honored to receive this award every year since its inception.
Four Consecutive Years: 2015, 2014, 2013, and 2012

Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Washington State

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Both Chris Davis and Greg Colburn have been recognized as being among the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Washington State” by The National Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers is a professional organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from across the country who exemplify superior qualifications as civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyers.
Six Consecutive Years: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, and 2010

Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in the State of Washington

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The American Society of Legal Advocates (ASLA) has selected Chris Davis as one of the Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in the State of Washington.  ASLA, is an invitation-only, nationwide organization of elite lawyers in practice today.
Six Consecutive Years: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, and 2010

Eagle Member

Washington State Association for Justice (WASJ)

Chris Davis is an Eagle Member of the Washington State Association for Justice (WASJ).  Eagle Members make a commitment to support legislative, political, and amicus programs that protect individuals’ rights and the civil justice system.  WSAJ is the oldest and largest civil justice advocacy organization in the Pacific Northwest.

A+ Accredited Business

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Davis Law Group is proud to have been recognized as an "Accredited Business" and has received an "A+" rating by the Better Business Bureau.  For more than 100 years, BBB has helped people find and recommend businesses, brands, and charities they trust.
Six Consecutive Years: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, and 2010

Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys Under 40 in Washington State

Top 40 attorneys under age 40The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys

The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys is an organization devoted to recognizing the top Personal Injury attorneys in the nation. Davis Law Group associate Greg Colburn has been added to the list of the 'Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys Under 40 in Washington State.'

Excellence Award

US Trade & Commerce Research Institute (USTCRI)

Each year, the US Trade & Commerce Research Institute (USTCRI) panel identifies law firms that have demonstrated extraordinary achievement in their areas of practice and have been recognized within the legal profession. In 2014, Davis Law Group was honored with the Excellence Award for distinguished accomplishment.

Attorney of the Month

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Chris Davis was recognized as Attorney of the Month in July 2012 issue of Attorney at Law Magazine. Attorney at Law Magazine is a tightly focused business-to-business trade magazine providing targeted information to key decision-makers in the local legal community.  The publication dedicated a 6-page spread to Mr. Davis and his firm, and featured him on the cover of the inaugural issue of the publication’s National Edition. Click here to see the article.

Top 5% of American Business Professionals

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The America's Most Honored award program conducts comprehensive research which identifies reputable and trustworthy professionals. Chris Davis' name has been added to the list of those lawyers recognized as among the top 5% of American business professionals by America's Most Honored.
Five Consecutive Years: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, and 2011

BV Distinguished Rating

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LexisNexis / Martindale-Hubbell honored Chris Davis with a BV Distinguished RatingThe Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings are an objective indicator of a lawyer's high ethical standards and professional ability.  BV Distinguished is an excellent rating for a lawyer. A widely respected mark of achievement, it differentiates a lawyer from attorneys.
Eight Consecutive Years: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, and 2008

Leading Advisor Award - Excellence in Litigation

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AI Legal Awards are given to commend outstanding work around the legal world over the past 12 months, recognizing excellence in everything from commercial litigation and arbitration to immigration law, insolvency and niche areas. Due to Davis Law Group’s outstanding achievements, Acquisition International (AI), publishers of Acquisition International Magazine, has added the firm to its list of  leading advisers in the United States.  And honored the firm with a legal award for Excellence in Litigation.
Two Consecutive Years: 2015 and 2014

'Very Best of the Best'

National League of Renowned Attorneys (NLRA)

Attorney Chris Davis has received an exclusive membership invitation from the National League of Renowned Attorneys (NLRA) in recognition of his numerous achievements in the area of personal injury law.  The NLRA is a highly prestigious, highly exclusive organization that counts amoung its members only the very best of practicing attorneys. 

Client Distinction Award

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Chris Davis has been given the Client Distinction Award by Martindale.com and Lawyers.com. This award is given to those who are recognized for excellence in communication ability, quality of service, responsiveness, and overall value based on actual client reviews. Greg Colburn was honored with this same award in 2014.
Four Consecutive Years: 2015, 2014, 2013, and 2012

City of Seattle Premier Service Award

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Davis Law Group is proud to have been recognogized as a local business that meets the highest standards of excellence and integrity in the legal services field by CityOf.com/Seattle which has honored us with the Premier Service Award.
Three Consecutive Years: 2015, 2014, and 2013

Top Lawyer

Global Directory of Who's Who

The Global Directory of Who's Who recognizes the accomplishments of outstanding professionals in their respective fields.  The organization has selected attoreny Chris Davis as a TOP LAWYER candidate to represent Seattle, Washington their directory, recognizing his contributions to the practice of law.

Who's Who in Personal Injury Law

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Washington Law & Politics Magazine is read by the state's intelligentsia.  It's a magazine for those who care about, or have a stake in, public policy debate.  Chris Davis was listed in ‘Who’s Who in Personal Injury Law’ (The top 40 PI attorneys in Washington) issued by Washington Law & Politics Magazine which has since been purchsed by Super Lawyers Magazine.

Legal Eagle Who's Who

Continental Broadcasting Network, Inc

The Continental Broadcasting Network chose Davis Law Group to represent the legal community on their list of "Who's Who" based on criteria from professional directories, associations, and trade journals.

Rising Star Attorney

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Chris Davis was named a “Rising Star Attorney” in by Washington Law & Politics Magazine. Rising Stars are the best attorneys who are 40 or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. Mr. Davis was well under 40 at the time of his award.
Two Consecutive Years: 2006 and 2007.

Circle of Excellence Award

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MerchantCircle recognizes Davis Law Group's outstanding work in customer service by awarding the firm the Circle of Excellence Award.
Six Consecutive Years: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, and 2010.

  • Best Personal Injury Law Firm in Washington State, AI Legal Awards  
  • Best Injury Law Firm in Washington State, AI Legal Awards
  • Best Traffic Accident Firm in Washington State, Legal Elite Awards
  • Most Feared Personal Injury Litigators in the Pacific Northwest, Legal Elite Awards
  • Ten Best Attorneys for the State of Washington, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (AIOPIA)
  • Personal Injury Award for Washington State, International Advisory Experts (IAE)
  • Very Best of the Best, National League of Renowned Attorneys (NLRA)
  • Best Attorneys of America, Rue Ratings
  • Best Rated Personal Injury Lawyers in Seattle, ThreeBestRated.com
  • Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 10.0 Superb Rating, Avvo
  • Top Attorneys in Washington, Seattle Met Magazine
  • Top One Percent of Attorneys in the Nation, The National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • Litigator Award Nomination, Trial Lawyers Board of Regents
  • Premier 100 Trial Attorneys in Washington State, American Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys in Washington State, The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • Spotless Record, Peer Recommended, Lead Counsel
  • Washington Personal Injury Attorney of the Year 2011, American Lawyer Academy
  • Clients' Choice Award, Avvo
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Washington State, The National Trial Lawyers
  • Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in the State of Washington, American Society of Legal Advocates (ASLA)
  • Eagle Member, Washington State Association for Justice (WASJ)
  • A+ Accredited Business, Better Business Bureau (BBB)
  • Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys Under 40 in Washington State, The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • Excellence Award, US Trade & Commerce Research Institute (USTCRI)
  • Attorney of the Month, July 2010, Attorney at Law Magazine
  • Top 5% of American Business Professionals, America's Most Honored
  • BV Distinguished Rating, LexisNexis / Martindale-Hubbell
  • Client Distinction Award, Martindale.com and Lawyers.com
  • City of Seattle Premier Service Award, Cityof.com/Seattle
  • Top Lawyer, Global Directory of Who's Who
  • Who's Who in Personal Injury Law, Washington Law & Politics Magazine
  • Legal Eagle Who's Who, Continental Broadcasting Network, Inc
  • Rising Star Attorney, Washington Law & Politics Magazine
  • Circle of Excellence Award, MerchantCircle
  • Trial Masters Charter Member, Trial Masters