He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington and his law degree from Gonzaga University. He is admitted to practice in Washington State Courts, the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Derek is a member of the Washington State Bar Association and an Eagle member of the Washington State Association for Justice.
Derek has been recognized by the lawyer rating association AVVO as being a Superb Rating of 10 of 10.
"Derek is a professional, calm and calculating attorney. He is well respected in his discipline and highly regarded by his peers, both proponent and opponent. He was very patient and understanding as he guided me through the multi-layered process of a my personal injury case. This was my first experience of this nature, and Derek made sure I was up to date and included along the way. He made sure I had the information necessary so I would not feel vulnerable or lost. Derek is a fine Personal Injury Attorney and I highly recommend his professional help to anyone seeking compensation for damages." - Personal Injury Client
"Mr. Radtke was excellent on keeping me informed on every detail in my case. Everytime I called he always took the time to address any of my questions or concerns in a very sensitive case. Mr. Radtke was quick to get back to me anytime I was unable to reach him. He also was very knowledgeable and very trustworthy, I wholeheartedly recommend Mr. Radtke to anyone who is looking for an attorney that cares about you." - Jerrold
"Derek is one of the nicest and knowledgeable attorneys I’ve worked with. Having owned a business, I’ve had to hire a few. This was the first time I had to hire an attorney for a (boating-related) personal injury case.
With Derek and his staff, I knew what was going on every step of my case. I would recommend Mr. Radtke to any of my friends or family members. I was very satisfied with the outcome of my case." - Norm
"Derek Radtke is an accomplished personal injury attorney. In years past, when I used to work for insurance companies, I opposed Derek in a number of cases. I knew him to be a tireless advocate for his clients, who was not afraid to take a difficult case to trial if the insurance company refused to make a reasonable settlement offer. I strongly endorse this attorney." - James Dixon, Attorney
"I endorse Derek Radtke. I have had the opportunity to work wIth Mr. Radtke on multiple personal injury issues and know him to be a very knowledgeable and professional lawyer. I have reffered personal injury cases to Mr. Radtke and have know him to provide excellent services to his clients." - Robert Hahn, Attorney
"I endorse Derek's work. I have known Derek since law school. He has the highest standards in ethics and professionalism. He is very dedicated to his clients and their causes. He is a tireless worker. Recommend with confidence to Derek." - Carl Munson, Attorney