Monte Bersante

Mediator, Arbitrator

Expertise Areas:

  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Negligence
  • Healthcare Disputes
  • Construction Injuries
  • Aviation Accidents
  • Criminal Law/Victim Compensation

WAMS Mediator Certification: 2013

Accomplishments: Monte Bersante is a partner in the Davies Pearson law firm in Tacoma, WA, focusing his practice on serious injury claims including those arising from medical malpractice, construction, highway design, aviation and products liability. Mr. Bersante represented defendants in civil and criminal cases for several years before shifting to a plaintiff-oriented civil practice. He has been named by Seattle Magazine as one of the area’s top lawyers in medical malpractice and a Super Lawyer in personal injury by Super Lawyers magazine since 2012. He has tried approximately 30 civil and criminal cases to jury verdicts in superior court and around 15 cases in appellate and federal courts.

Education: WAMS Advanced Mediator Training, 2013; NW Dispute Resolution Conference; Federal Rule 39.1 Mediator Certification Track, 2013; Harvard Law School Program on Negotiation, 2016; Willamette University and University of Puget Sound School of Law, JD, cum laude; Seattle University, BA, summa cum laude.

Affiliations: Washington Arbitration & Mediation Service; Washington State Bar Association; Washington State Association for Justice; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association; Alpha Sigma Nu; National Jesuit Honor Society (Life Member); National Society of Cardiopulmonary Technologists.

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