Injury, Abuse & Negligence Attorney
Jeff Kreutz grew up in Richland, Washington and has been a trial lawyer for more than twenty years. After graduating from Richland High School, he attended Columbia Basin College (CBC) on a basketball scholarship. Jeff later obtained an English degree from Brigham Young University and a law degree from Seattle University. Following law school, he returned to his Eastern Washington roots and practiced for 11 years as an insurance defense attorney in Yakima and then another 4 years in Richland.
From 1997 to 2013, Jeff handled a wide variety of cases, including product liability, employment discrimination, personal injury, medical negligence, governmental liability, and professional liability. He successfully tried numerous bench and jury trials on behalf of his clients.
From Insurance Attorney to Personal Injury Advocate
Motivated by his growing desire to help injured individuals, in 2013, Jeff made the decision to completely change his practice to representing only plaintiffs. After years of representing insurance companies and their insured’s, Jeff has a unique perspective on the strategy and techniques necessary to vigorously represent injured clients and a passion for assisting those in need. He has achieved significant results on behalf of injured clients and victims of church sex abuse.
Tri-Cities Community Leader
Jeff is a member of the Washington State Bar Association and the Benton Franklin County Bar Association, and admitted to practice in all Washington state courts and the United States District Court of Eastern Washington. He has argued successfully before the Washington State Court of Appeals and the Washington State Supreme Court. Jeff has also been recognized as a Rising Star by Washington Law & Politics Magazine. He is also an Eagle member of the Washington State Association for Justice.
Outside of work, Jeff enjoys coaching youth football, baseball, basketball, and soccer. He also relishes time spent with his wife and children. He is involved in numerous non-profit organizations and provides pro bono legal services to non-profit groups such as Habitat for Humanity, Tri-City Youth Choir, Richland Gunners Basketball Club, Elijah’s Pit Stop, Goodwill Industries, and others. Jeff is fluent in written and spoken Spanish.