Attorney

 

Alexandra Filutowski Attorney at Law SeattleMs. Filutowski has been committed to representing individuals throughout the United States in personal injury, products liability, employment and breach of contract claims.

In addition to bringing justice to her clients, Ms. Filutowski lectures on law at various universities and legal conferences around the world.  She is also a frequently published and cited legal reference in global publications.

Prior to opening The Filutowski Law Firm, PLLC, Ms. Filutowski worked for prominent Seattle litigation firms, representing seriously injured individuals against insurance companies. She has a track record of recovering over $5.0 million dollars for her clients through negotiations, arbitrations, mediations and trial.

Bar Licenses

  • Washington State
  • New York, Pro Hac Vice
  • Admitted to practice in U.S. Western District Court of Washington

Awards

Publications

Lectures and Speaking Engagements

  • U.S. Jury SystemNational University of Singapore, Visiting Lecturer, 2013.
  • Business Planning for Lawyers, Seattle University School of Law, Adjunct Professor, 2012.
  • U.S. Tort Law and Moot Court, Jagiellonian University Faculty of Law, Krakow, Poland, Visiting Professor, 2011.
  • Obstacles to Tort Claim Resolution in the U.S., Pan European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers Annual Conference, Krakow, Poland, June 2011.
  • How Culture Influences Case Evaluation: A U.S.-Poland Comparative Analysis, American Association for Justice Annual Convention, International Practice Section CLE, July 2011, New York City, NY.
  • Hanging Your Shingle, Avoid Going Overboard With Overhead, WSAJ Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Seattle, May 2010.
  • The U.S. Tort Law System From A Litigator’s Perspective, Uniwersytet Jagiellonski, Krakow, Poland, April 2010.
  • Mandatory Arbitration: Basics, Tactics & Trends, The Basics of Mandatory Arbitration, WSAJ Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Seattle, March 2010.
  • Introduction to Law, University of Washington, Lecturer, 2009 – 2011.
    • Law School Admissions, University of Washington, Bothell, Fall 2009.
    • Legal Practice and Career Development, University of Washington, Seattle, Winter 2010.
  • Mediation: The Plaintiff’s Perspective, Seattle University School of Law, Fall 2009.

Education

  • B.A., Business Administration, University of Washington, Phi Beta Kappa
  • J.D., Seattle University School of Law, National Order of the Barristers for superior oral advocacy in Moot Court

Background

In pursuit of her passion for achieving civil justice, while in law school, Ms. Filutowski helped pioneer the nation’s leading academic center on business ethics and corporate governance, The Center on Corporations, Law & Society at Seattle University School of Law. Ms. Filutowski was instrumental in increasing the practice of corporate sustainability and responsibility in the workplace and community. As a law student, Ms. Filutowski also worked on some of the more prominent cases in human rights, including Corrie v. Caterpillar, which alleged the corporate aiding and abetting of human rights violations under the Alien Tort Claims Act.

In 2005, Ms. Filutowski studied alternative dispute resolution among Harvard Business School faculty and European lawyers at the University of Rome in Rome, Italy, and assisted in the negotiation of international sales contracts at General Electric Oil & Gas in Florence, Italy.

Volunteer Work

For several years Ms. Filutowski volunteered with the YMCA of Greater Seattle. She also served on the World Affairs Council, Young Professionals International Network Board and volunteered with theKing County Bar Association Bilingual Spanish Legal Clinic, helping Spanish speakers access legal assistance in civil and family law matters.