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L&I Attorney Christopher Sharpe

A Washington State Workers Compensation Lawyer

Attorney Sharpe is a helpful and effective 5 star L&I Attorney’s in Washington State.

He wants you to have the information you need so you can get L&I to treat you fairly.

Do I want or need a Washington State L&I Attorney?

It’s a cost/benefit analysis. Is the cost of an attorney worth the benefit he will get for me? With good information about L&I law, policy, and benefits, you can figure this out and decide for yourself. We have that information here for you to consider.

Information on this website about L&I Law and Benefits is Free

We know you are looking first for legal information and then only if necessary you will consider hiring a lawyer. Here is information that will help.

Talk to an Attorney or Legal Assistant about Your Claim at No Charge. It Will Cost You Nothing.

  • We are available during business hours to answer your questions
  • We can look at L&I’s copy of your file and talk to you about what we see in there
  • We can tell you if we think you need a lawyer, or not
  • Call us.   We Answer Phone Calls 8am-5pm 206-343-1988. We will talk to you about your case and answer your questions for free.
  • You can also Email us to tell us your story and ask questions
  • Referrals to Free Services– Most people who contact us don’t need a lawyer and we are quick to tell them so. We make referrals to information on this website or non-legal help services if that’s all it takes to get the job done.

Legal Representation

If you need or want to have an attorney to make your claim successful, we’ll talk to you about that. If you would benefit from a referral to a lawyer, consider it done.

Contingent Legal Fees

Everyone thinking about a lawyer wants to know about lawyer fees. So, let us handle that right now. We get paid only if we get you money. We only charge contingent fees because we only take cases we believe in. If we get you money, then we get paid out of that. No money recovered means no attorney fee’s. Period.

Experienced L&I Legal Help

We speak L&I, and we do it in plain english.   The Sharpe Law Firm is dedicated to protecting the rights of injured workers. We are proven winners, with a passion for protecting our clients. For 30 plus years Attorney Christopher Sharpe has helped thousands of workers through the difficult L&I system. We know exactly what to do and when to do it. We feel your pain. We are here to help you.

Who is Christopher Sharpe?

Christopher Sharpe is the go to attorney for injured persons. His law firm is helpful, honest, and knowledgeable about workers’ compensation and personal injury law in the State of Washington. For more than three decades, Chris has been a proven winner, exclusively represented the little guy against the Department of Labor and Industries and corporate giants. The L&I system shortchanges injured workers of Washington State. Mr. Sharpe stands shoulder to shoulder with his associates and clients to make sure that each client receives every dollar they deserve.

Chris is the author of this website and an advocate for access to justice. He is pleased to be able to share workers’ compensation information and give back to the community by making this information free. Chris will not tolerate L&I or the self-insured messing with his client’s benefits. He limits his law practice to L&I Workers Compensation and Personal Injury

Professional Memberships

Washington State Bar Association
King County Bar Association
Washington State Association for Justice (Washington State Trial Lawyers)
Workers Injury & Litigation Group (50 State Workers Compensation Litagation Group)

Court Admissions

Supreme Court of Washington State
U.S. District Court for Western Washington
U.S. District Court of Appeals
Supreme Court of the United States

Honors and Awards

Avvo – 10.0 Superb Rating
WILG, National Top 100 Injured Workers’ Attorneys
National Top 100 Attorneys
Global Directory of Who’s Who Top Lawyer


University of Washington
Bachelors of Arts in Psychology (1973)
University of Puget Sound
Juris Doctor in Law (1977)

Military Service

U.S. Army Infantry Combat Medical Badge
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal
5 Bronze Stars
Purple Heart

Who is Cheryl Klahn?

Cheryl is the chief paralegal and legal assistant for the Sharpe Law Firm. She began her career in the Washington Workers’ Compensation field in 1986 working for employers and their third-party administrators. She gained valuable experience working with a variety of employment areas, to include the construction industry, health care workers, and production work environments. Her work for the other side of 20 years gives Cheryl an understanding of how L&I and employers think and helps her get our clients the best result. She knows workers compensation. She is waiting for your phone call.

What’s Next?

L&I Benefit Information for Injured Workers with 12 Proven Links That You Can Use Now
Washington State Labor and Industries Law
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Want to Contact Us:

Call for information or a free strategy session – 206-343-1988

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