Meet The Attorneys

TJW.loresThomas J. West

Tom West has been representing individuals in personal injury and business claims for over 35 years in Washington. He has represented contractors, homeowners and businesses in construction and contract disputes, but he also attends to the general needs of clients in the areas of estate planning and probate.

Over the years of his practice, he has successfully represented insurance companies and large national companies, but now concentrates primarily on the legal needs and problems of individuals who have claims in a variety of areas. He has consistently obtained excellent results for his clients while maintaining close personal contact with them throughout the legal process.

Tom West grew up in Tacoma, WA and is the oldest of ten children. He attended St. Patrick’s School, Bellarmine Preparatory School, and graduated from Seattle University where he played varsity basketball and baseball. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam conflict and later received his law degree from the Gonzaga University School of Law. He married Nancy West and they have five children and four grandchildren. He has also served on numerous state and local legal organizations and committees and also served as president of a notable state wide charity.


PRW.loresPatrick R. West

Patrick West earned his Juris Doctorate from Gonzaga University School of Law in 2008 and began his legal career working as a prosecutor in the Spokane County area. Since that time, he has devoted almost his entire practice to helping injured victims and their families. With extensive knowledge and legal experience in the personal injury field, Patrick has vigorously represented clients in many different areas of the law, from complex product liability cases to government negligence cases, obtaining excellent results for his clients.

Patrick also grew up locally in the Tacoma/Gig Harbor area, attending St. Patrick’s and Bellarmine Prepatory School in Tacoma, WA. He graduated from the University of Washington where he was awarded the Dean of Students Award and completed his degree in English Literature. After traveling the world as an English teacher, from Seville, Spain to Lima, Peru, Patrick resolved to follow in the footsteps of his father, Tom West, and begin his career as a lawyer.  Since that time, Patrick has established a thriving practice, having favorably resolved a number of difficult tort cases on behalf of many satisfied and grateful clients.