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John Merriam

John Merriam

  • Maritime Law
  • Washington
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Gordon Charles Webb
Gordon Charles Webb September 23, 2019
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
John has more experience on deck and in the court room than most maritime lawyers. He served as a mariner in the Merchant Marines for many years and has been practicing maritime law for over 30 years. View More
Q. How do you know this lawyer?
  • Current or Former Co-Worker/Colleague

John and I have worked on and are currently working on cases together.

Q. In the cases you were involved in with this attorney, which of the following apply?
  • Same Client

John and I have associated and represented several clients together.

Q. When did you work with this lawyer?
Every year over the last 20 years
Q. Was this lawyer an effective advocate/counselor and why?

John has obtained numerous outstanding results for his clients due to his superb understanding of maritime law.

Q. Please rate this lawyer on the following:

Legal Knowledge: Excellent

John is probably one the top experts in the country on the maritime law of maintenance and cure.

Legal Analysis: Excellent

John knows the maritime law of maintenance and cure inside and out, in fact he was the lawyer in the leading Supreme Court cases on maintenance and cure.

Communication Skills: Excellent

John and his staff always return calls and emails immediately.

Ethics and Professionalism: Excellent

John is very ethical and professional. He makes sure to answer all of his clients questions.

Q. For which practice area(s) would you recommend this lawyer?
Maritime personal injury and Jones Act Fisherman Claims
Q. Which of the following skills does this lawyer possess?
  • Appeals
  • Arbitration
  • Client Relations
  • Document Review
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Negotiation
  • Oral Argument
  • Problem Solving
  • Trials
Q. I would recommend this lawyer to my family and friends