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Phone: (206) 957-9669

Email: ann@christielawgroup.com

Education

Seattle University School of Law

J.D. 2007; Magna Cum Laude

Villanova University

B.A. 2004; Cum Laude

Experience

Christie Law Group PLLC

Partner 2014-Present

Associate 2007-2014

 

ANN E. TRIVETT

PARTNER


Ann has been with Christie Law Group her entire legal career, handling a vast array of cases, focusing on civil rights, municipal liability defense, professional liability defense, and employment discrimination cases. She has proven herself a dedicated, well-organized, and persuasive advocate, with strong writing and communication skills. She has served as the first and second chair in a number of trials in both state and federal court, presented oral argument at the trial and appellate level, and authored scores of briefs. She has significant experience with mock trial work, jury selection, and trial presentation strategies. She has also recently been elected to membership in the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel ("FDCC"), a peer selected organization dedicated to promoting knowledge, fellowship, and professionalism with the legal defense community.  She lives in Edmonds with her husband, two daughters, and two Labrador Retrievers.

 

Memberships

Washington State Bar Association

Oregon State Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC)

Defense Research Institute

Washington Defense Trial Lawyers

Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association of Seattle

 

 

Admitted to Practice

Washington, 2007

Oregon, 2016

U.S. District Court for the Western and Eastern Districts of Washington

Ninth Circuit United States Court of Appeals

 

Recognition

Washington law & Politics Rising Star 2014 & 2017

 

Presentations

“Washington Law Updates” – Claims Department Training 2017

“Municipal Liability in Civil Rights Cases” - FBI National Academy Association 2015 Annual Training

“K-9 Liability Issues” - Police Officer Training 2012 and 2014