Christopher L. Childers


Phone: (509) 735-5555
Fax: (509) 735-2073
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Christopher L. Childers


Phone: (509) 735-5555
Fax: (509) 735-2073
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Areas of Practice

Workers' Compensation
Personal Injury
Wrongful Death
Industrial Injury
Permanent and Total Disability Claims
Electrocution
Automobile Accidents

Litigation Percentage

50% of Practice devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

Washington State, 2003
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington, 2006
Admitted to practice in Oregon.

Education

Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School
Provo, Utah, 2003
Juris Doctorate

Brigham Young University
Provo, Utah, 2000
B.A. Mandarin Chinese

Languages

Mandarin Chinese

Significant Cases

Delagrave v. Employment Sec., 127 Wn. App. 596, 111 P.3d 879 (2005).  Co-counsel with Darrell K. Smart in a landmark case that required Employment Security to reduce unemployment overpayments for injured workers.  In re Larry Chafin, Dec'd - Obtained pension benefits after a four-year legal battle on behalf of a widow for the suicide death of her husband after the Department of Labor and Industries denied the claim and delayed benefits. 

In re Marta Alfaro - Obtained permanent total disability pension benefits and a large lump sum partial disability award for a woman who suffered multiple injuries to her shoulders, hands, and knees while working for a local food processing plant.

In re Ray Miller - Obtained permanent total disability pension benefits for a man who suffered a knee sprain and severe degenerative arthritis after falling off a work truck.

Kathy Schut v. Superior Asphalt, et al - Ms. Schut suffered permanent injuries to her knee and foot preventing her from continuing in her occupation as a heavy equipment operator.  Obtained a large settlement to compensate her for lost future income, pain and suffering, and permanent disability against a negligent driver, road paving company, flagging company, and her insurance company.