Carl-Erich Kruse, Attorney at Law
Carl-Erich Kruse joined Russo & Graham in October of 2013. He limits his practice to representing plaintiffs in medical negligence, personal injury, and product liability. Mr. Kruse’s passion is to seek justice for individuals and families who have been wronged through the actions of others, usually large and powerful entities.
He finds the greatest satisfaction in building relationships with his clients and working with them to overcome the most difficult experiences in their lives. Since joining Russo & Graham, Carl-Erich has been instrumental in securing these clients many satisfying verdicts and settlements.
Prior to joining Russo & Graham, Carl-Erich represented municipalities, port facilities, airports, and school districts in personal injury, civil rights, wrongful death, and insurance coverage matters. He also represented commercial entities and private individuals in land use and environmental litigation. This diversity of representation has exposed Carl-Erich to a variety of practice areas, but also informed him that he found the greatest satisfaction in helping people recover from traumatic events.
Carl-Erich received his B.A. in American History from Boston College in 2003. He received his law degree from the Seattle University School of Law in 2012. While there he was an article editor for the Seattle Journal for Social Justice. As part of the Ronald A. Peterson Law Clinic in law school, he represented homeowners negotiating for fair and reasonable mortgage payments available under the Home Affordable Mediation Program (HAMP).
Carl-Erich is a member of the Washington State Association for Justice. He is admitted to the bar in Washington State and the US District Court for Western Washington. When not in the office he can be found cooking, reading, or exploring the corners of the Northwest with his wonderful wife and two hilarious children.