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Daniel Zimberoff

dzimberoff@barkermartin.com

Phone: 206-381-9806 Ext: 115

Fax: 206-381-9807

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Dan Zimberoff is an experienced trial attorney, having taken over 60 trials to verdict. He began his legal career working for an insurance defense firm and gained invaluable experience in how insurers defend cases.  In 1999, he switched sides of the “v.” and began representing plaintiffs. In addition to civil litigation, he worked as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for two years, where he handled all aspects of felony, misdemeanor and appellate criminal cases.  Dan has been with Barker Martin for over a decade.  He utilizes his prior defense experience to the advantage of his clients in working through complex civil litigation, insurance coverage and bad faith claims. Dan is a combat veteran and graduate of the Navy Fighter Weapons School (“Top Gun”).  He retired from military service in  2011 as a Captain in the Navy Reserves.  He currently co-hosts a weekly radio show on KKNW 1150 am entitled “Condo and HOA Buzz.”

Education

  • The George Washington University National Law Center, J.D.
  • Boston University, B.A

Bar Admissions

  • Washington
  • Oregon
  • United States District Court for Western District of Washington
  • United States District Court for District of Oregon

Professional Memberships

  • King County Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Oregon State Bar Association
  • Washington State Community Associations Institute
  • Oregon Community Associations Institute
  • Oregon Washington Community Association Managers

Appellate Court Decisions – Lead Appellate Counsel

  • Whitworth v. Dave's View, LLC, WL 6670317 (2013)
  • Mutual of Enumclaw Ins. Co. v. T & G Construction, Inc., 165 Wn. 2d 255 (Wash. Sup. Ct. 2008)
  • Villas at Harbour Pointe Owners Ass'n v. Mutual of Enumclaw Ins. Co., 137 Wn. App. 751 (2007)
  • State v. Valenzuela, 100 Wn. App. 1070 (2000)
  • State v. Easter, 99 Wn. App. 1061 (2000)
  • State v. Patu, 97 Wn. App. 1066 (1999)
  • State v. Judd, 97 Wn. App. 1026 (1999)

Publications and Presentations

Select Articles:

  • Increasing Attendance at Annual Meetings with Raffles and Other Incentives, January 2014
  • Solar Panels and Community Associations: Sparks Can Fly, April 2013
  • Has the Lease Expired on Rental Restrictions?, November 2012
  • Investment in Distressed Community Associations, June 2012
  • Annual Meetings: The Time to Shine, January 2012
  • Taking the Byte out of Community Association Electronic Privacy, May/June 2011
  • The Full Cost of Self-Management, July/August 2010
  • Changing of the Guard - A Survival Guide for New Board Members, January/February 2009

Select Presentations:

  • Oregon Industry Trends and Case Law Review from PNW 1/2 Day Conference, March 27, 2014
  • Advanced Strategies of Rules Enforcement: Beyond the Basics from Washington CAI MOMs Luncheon, February 20, 2014
  • Construction Defects: Update & Strategies - The Owner's Perspective from The Seminar Group, December 5, 2013
  • Guns, Marijuana, Political Signs and Other Controversial Issues in WA Community Associations from CA Day, October 19, 2013
  • The State of the Industry from WSCAI's Managers Only Day, June 13, 2013
  • Looming Crisis: When Caulk, Paint & Patches No Longer Work from Washington CAI Law Day, May 11, 2013
  • A Legal Perspective from a J2 Building Consultants, Mutual of Omaha and Barker Martin Workshop, October 27, 2012
  • D & O Liability Insurance and the Claims Process from WSCAI's South Sound Law Day, September 22, 2012
  • Board Communication in the Digital Age from ORCAI’s June Luncheon, June 6th, 2012
  • Defective Plumbing Systems from TMG’s Board of Directors Workshop, April 28th, 2012
  • The Collection Process from TMG’s Board of Directors Workshop, April 28th, 2012
  • Community Association Maintenance: A Legal Perspective from WSCAI's Saturday Seminar, March 10th, 2012
  • New Year, New Changes in WA Reserve Studies from a Barker Martin, P.S. webinar session, January 25th, 2012