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Sean A. Ayres


Portland, Port Orchard, Tacoma, and Vancouver Offices
1420 South Union Avenue,
Tacoma, WA 98405



Sean A. Ayres works out of the firm’s Tacoma, Port Orchard, and Vancouver offices.

Professional Overview

Sean is Managing Shareholder for the South Sound Offices of GLP Attorneys. Throughout the 33 years of his practice, he has represented injured persons in premises liability, common-carrier accidents, defective products, pedestrian incidents, vehicle collisions, and wrongful deaths. Sean’s continued commitment to victims’ rights is demonstrated by his efforts to understand the individual circumstances of each claim and the impact that the injuries and damages have on individual client’s lives. 

Sean concentrates his practice on construction workplace injury and accident law as well as premises liability and trucking accidents out of the Tacoma, Port Orchard and Vancouver, Washington offices of GLP Attorneys. He prides himself on working diligently for every client that has suffered injury at the fault of another, as well as family members who have lost a loved one to wrongful death. This focus has allowed Sean to gain a wealth of experience on the wide range of issues facing the victims of injury and loss.

Sean earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Seattle University in 1987. In 1990, he received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Puget Sound (now known as Seattle University) School of Law. His bar admissions include Washington State, the United States District Court – Western Division and the 9th Circuit of the United States Court of Appeals, and he has been privileged to argue before the Washington Supreme Court. 

Awards & Recognition

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  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
  • University of Puget Sound School of Law (now the Seattle University School of Law) , J.D., 1990
  • Seattle University, B.A., Political Science, 1987
  • Washington State Bar, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1992
  • Washington State Bar Association, 1990 - Present
  • Washington State Association for Justice, Eagle Member

When not working, Sean enjoys spending time with his extended family, traveling, sports and working out on his stationary bicycle. Sean also volunteers as a youth basketball and baseball coach. 

Successful Cases

$1.5 Million

$1.5 million recovery for a man who was injured when his car was hid head-on by an oncoming vehicle that negligently crossed the center line.


$250,000 for a person who was injured on the retail premise of a large chain.


$155,000 for a woman who had her claim initially rejected by the at-fault insurance carrier.

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