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About Sadler Injury Law Group

The attorneys at Sadler Injury Law Group have nearly 100 years of combined legal experience. They are dedicated to helping personal injury victims in Tacoma, Seattle, Olympia, and throughout Washington State. Their experience encompasses all types of personal injury claims, including:

  • Auto Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Worksite Injuries
  • Nursing Home Claims
  • Trucking Collisions
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mesothelioma
  • Abuse
  • Bike Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
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Representation You Can Trust

Our attorneys have received many honors and awards such as Super Lawyer, Rising Star and Million Dollar Advocates Forum. We are top-rated by and Martindale Hubble. To learn more about our individual attorneys and the respect they have earned in the legal community, call for a free consultation today!

Jeffery H. Sadler

Jeffrey H. Sadler - Senior Partner

Since 1997, Jeffrey H. Sadler has dedicated his practice to clients who are injured by the negligence or carelessness of another person. His law firm, Sadler Injury Law Group is committed to providing fierce, high-quality personal injury representation to their clients. The attorneys pride themselves on the individual care they give to each client and their attention to detail, which can be lost in larger law firms. One of Jeffrey's goals is to take the burden of the lawsuit away from the clients so they can focus on their recovery.

Jeffrey received his Bachelor of Arts degree, with honors, from Washington State University in 1994. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Arkansas in 1997. He has three children and lives in University Place. He enjoys all outdoor activities such as skiing, fishing, and camping. He also loves watching his two younger children play select soccer, and his two girls participating in leadership pageants.

Accomplishments, Honors, & Organizations

  • Eagle Member with the Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ), a program that provides resources to attorneys to enable them to better assist clients
  • Past member of the Board of Governors for the WSAJ
  • Achieved the rating of Lead Counsel in Personal Injury Law - Plaintiff from the Lead Counsel Review Board - Attorneys are chosen because of their commitment to providing high-quality legal services based on experience, reputation, & ethical behavior
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum - Limited by invitation to those attorneys who have had multimillion dollar verdicts & settlements
  • From 1997 through 2011, Jeff was selected by his peers as a "Rising Star" in Washington Law & Politics Magazine
  • Since 2012, he has also been chosen as a "Super Lawyer" by peers for Washington Law & Politics Magazine
  • In 2011, Jeff was chosen by readers of South Sound Magazine as the best attorney in the South Sound

John L. Messina - Personal Injury Attorney

Early in his career, John L. Messina won the biggest personal injury verdict in Washington State history. That record stood for numerous years. He has been practicing law for more than 45 years and is known by peers and clients alike for his excellent reputation, diligence, and passion for justice.

John has won hundreds of settlements and verdicts involving negligence by Department of Corrections, Social and Health Services, and the Department of Transportation, among other government agencies. He has also won cases against product designers, manufacturers, and contractors. His representation also includes many ordinary citizens injured by negligent driving and medical malpractice. He brings dedication and compassion to every case and is committed to helping clients cope with the devastating injuries they have suffered.

Aside from his legal work, John is also extremely active in his community. He served for 13 years on the committee of the Washington State Supreme Court that writes standardized trial jury instructions. He has also served on the boards of the Gonzaga Law School, the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association (now called the Washington State Association for Justice) and the Washington Sons of Italy. He helped write changes to the Tacoma City Charter and authored the provisions regarding election of the council by districts and term limits. Recently he joined the Tacoma Athletic Commission.

John L. Messina

Attorney John Messina has practiced personal injury law for most of his career. Having obtained record-setting results for clients over more than four decades, John has an established reputation for tenacious advocacy.

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Accomplishments, Honors, & Organizations

  • Graduated first in his class at Gonzaga Law School
  • Numerous articles published in the Gonzaga Law Review
  • Recognized by peers as one of the 100 Best Trial Lawyers in Washington State
  • Named Trial Lawyer of the Year in 1979 by the Washington State Association for Justice
  • Highest rating for more than 25 years from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Law & Politics "Super Lawyer" since 1998
  • Member of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, whose membership is limited to 500 nationally
  • Member of Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 100 Best Trial Lawyers in Washington State
  • Certified in civil trial advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy since 1998
  • Served on the Committee of Washington State Supreme Court that writes standardized trial jury instructions
  • Best Attorney In the South Sound for 2014 as voted by South Sound Magazine readers
  • Named one of the Nation's Top 1% of Lawyers in the USA by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel

Other Attorneys & Staff

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Csilla Muhl
Personal Injury Attorney

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Nancy Collins
Firm Manager

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Rachel Neal