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For over a decade, Federal Way personal injury attorney firm Park Chenaur & Associates has built a reputation of aggressive legal representation, thorough understanding of complex insurance claims, compassion and understanding, and superior client service.

Founding partners Rick Park and Angel Chenaur met in junior high school here in Federal Way and have been friends for 26 years.  They each attended the University of Washington, and then on to Seattle University School of Law, each earning their degree of Juris Doctor.  Rick and Angel opened a law practice together in 1999. Since then, Park Chenaur & Associates have focused on personal injury law, while also handling other areas including real estate, will drafting, and escrows.

As a local legal resource, Park Chenaur has learned that it actually does matter "who you know."  By developing relationships with other attorneys and service providers, Park Chenaur strives to be not only advisor and advocate, but also a pinnacle resource for each of its clients.  They have an extensive network of consultants, physicians, lawyers, engineers, accident reconstructionists, retained by them to provide expert analysis as needed. For Rick and Angel, having their friends and raising their families in this area has fostered an attachment and commitment to the local community as well. Park Chenaur was voted "Best Attorneys in Federal Way" in 2009. 

When you trust Park Chenaur & Associates with your case, you do not just hire a lawyer - you hire a team. Your case is handled as a collaborative effort.  From a client-centered base, Park Chenaur guarantee uncompromising commitment and aggressive advocacy.  


Rick Park - Partner, Park Chenaur & Associates

Federal Way personal injury attorney Rick Park has handled thousands of personal injury cases, ranging from minor to catastrophic injuries. Rick graduated from the University of Washington in 1994 with a B.A. in Communications. After UW, he went on to law school and graduated from Seattle University School of Law in 1997. At SU Law, Rick interned at one of the first personal injury firms in Tacoma. 

Following graduation, Rick started his own law practice in Federal Way, focusing on personal injury. In 1999, he and Angel Chenaur joined to form personal injury firm Park Chenaur & Associates.

Rick actively participates in the Washington State Bar Association as well as the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association.  He is licensed to practice law in all state and federal courts throughout Washington State. Rick enjoys spending time with his family and friends and is an avid golfer.


Angel Chenaur - Partner, Park Chenaur & Associates

Federal Way personal injury attorney Angel Chenaur has handled thousands of personal injury cases, ranging from minor to catastrophic injuries. Angel also graduated from the University of Washington in 1994 with a B.S. in Political Science. After graduating, she went on to law school and graduated from Seattle University School of Law in 1998.

Angel began her career specializing in criminal and DUI defense. She joined lifelong friend Rick Park in 1999 to form personal injury firm Park Chenaur and Associates.

Angel actively participates in the Washington State Bar Association as well as the King County Bar Association.  She is licensed to practice law in all state and federal courts throughout Washington State .  Angel enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter.  She loves to read, travel, ski and snowmobile.


Dan Gerl - Associate Attorney

Federal Way personal injury attorney Dan Gerl graduated from the University of Washington in 2002 with a B.A. in History. Prior to that, he worked as a graphic designer in Seattle for ten years. Dan went on to law school and graduated cum laude from Seattle University School of Law in 2005.

Dan handled five jury trials as an intern with the Skagit County Prosecutor's Office before passing the Bar in 2005. Dan worked as a prosecutor for the next four years, including two in Federal Way, and to date has tried over forty cases before a jury. Dan joined Park Chenaur & Associates in 2010 and specializes in personal injury, DUI defense and traffic infractions.

Dan is a member of the Washington State Bar Association and is licensed to practice law throughout Washington state. Dan volunteers as a "Big Brother" with BBBS of Puget Sound. Dan enjoys design and architecture, travel, and recently took up winemaking.


Kent Thorsted - Contract Attorney

Attorney Glen Kent Thorstad has over thirty years personal injury experience including litigation, brain injury, and medical malpractice law. Kent graduated from Gonzaga University School of Law in 1978 and began his legal career as a prosecuting attorney with the Cowlitz County Prosecuting Attorney's Office. He has been in private practice since 1981, and successfully litigated a State Supreme Court case, Gold Bar Citizens v. Whalen (99 Wn.2d 724) in 1983.

Kent is a highly sought after legal voice in the area of traumatic brain injury. He has been invited on several occasions to speak about brain injury and expert witness testimony, and his writings have been published by the Washington State Bar Association and the Brain Injury Association of Washington. Kent is Past President of both the Brain Injury Association of Washington and the Seattle Forensic Institute. Kent was named "Volunteer of the Year" by the Eastside Legal Assistance Program in 1990.


Paul Veillon - Contract Attorney

Personal injury attorney Paul Veillon graduated from Magna Cum Laude from Seattle University School of Law in 2003. Since then Paul has handled personal injury matters, as well as construction law, family law, and criminal defense.  (More details to come.)





Mike Lind - Contract Attorney

Personal injury attorney Mike Lind has been in practice since 1997 handling personal injury and worker's compensation matters. (More details to come.).

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