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Joe Derrig, E. Washington Director

Mr. Derrig is a civil trial attorney and Air Force veteran who served in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. He served as a survival, evasion, resistance, and escape specialist and was an airborne parachutist. He had the honor of working with those that were at high risk for capture and showed them how to survive any situation so that they could return with honor.

Mr. Derrig's legal practice focuses on insurance defense, negligence, products liability, premises liability, wrongful death, breach of contract, fraud, and consumer protection in both state and federal court. Mr. Derrig has also been appointed lead counsel in class action litigation. In addition to his trial work, Mr. Derrig has also handled numerous appeals in both state and federal court. Clients in a multitude of industries from school districts and municipalities to amusement parks and insurance companies, look to Mr. Derrig for their litigation needs.

About Us

The Washington State Veterans Bar Association (WSVBA) is a professional association of attorneys and law students who are Veterans. The WSVBA serves as a network for its members and as a resource and advocate for the 650,000 Veterans who reside in the State of Washington.


Upcoming Events

WSVBA events occur throughout the year in various venues and formats throughout Washington, primarily in Seattle and Spokane. Please check the schedule for event descriptions, times, and dates.

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Our Purpose

The WSVBA advocates for the legal needs and interests of Washington Veterans, and to support our attorney and law student membership.

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