Kim R Putnam

Kim R Putnam

Olympia, Washington
Kim Putnam received his Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point and served thereafter as an infantry officer with Ranger and Special Forces units.  He received his law degree from the University of Puget Sound.  He has served as legislative counsel for the Washington State Association for Justice.  He has also served on WSAJ's board of directors and as the former head of the workers' compensation and insurance law sections of WSAJ.  He is a past member of the judicial Recommendations Committee of the Washington State Bar Association.  Kim is the past chair of the South Sound YMCA board of trustees and the current chair of the Strong Kids Campaign.

Areas of Practice

  • 70% Workers Compensation
  • 30% Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, 1980


  • University of Puget Sound School of Law, Tacoma, Washington
    • JD
  • United States Military Academy, West Point
    • Bachelor of Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Washington State Association for Justice, Legislative Counsel
  • Washington State Bar Association, Past Member of the judicial Recommendations Committee

Past Employment Positions

  • Ranger and Special Forces units, Infantry Officer

Pro Bono Activities

  • South Sound YMCA board of trustees, Past Chair
  • Strong Kids Campaign, Current Chair