Personal Injury

Contract Disputes

Medical Malpractice

Insurance Coverage


Commerical Disputes

Trials and Appeals



Andy Kinstler is a member of the Seattle-based law firm Helsell Fetterman. From 1998 to 2001, he served as Helsell Fetterman’s managing partner.  Andrew’s specific practice areas include Commercial Disputes, Employment and Labor, Personal Injury and Trials and Appeals.


Andy brings his extensive experience in employment law and personal injury litigation to our team, which will bring demonstrable value to our clientele. He has extensive experience in civil trial practice, including commercial litigation, employment litigation and personal injury litigation, both on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants.


Andy has successfully tried cases in front of juries in courts throughout the Pacific Northwest, and has represented clients in appeals heard by the Washington Court of Appeals, the Washington Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. In addition, Andrew has been elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates, also serving this year as an elected National Board Representative for the Washington State Chapter, and has been named a “Super Lawyer” by Washington Law & Politics Magazine every year since 2003. He is rated “pre-eminent” by Martindale Hubbell.

Regarding his position with Pacific ADR, Andrew Kinstler said, “I hope to bring my perspective as a trial attorney who has represented defendants and plaintiffs to the mediation process, with a goal of assisting counsel for the parties to find creative solutions to difficult cases.”