Attorney Rico Tessandore has represented clients in superior and district courts throughout the state of Washington. His trial experience includes personal injury cases, civil and criminal cases. In his legal career, Mr. Tessandore has handled over 1000 cases to resolution. Whether your case involves a personal injury accident or a criminal offense, Mr. Tessandore has the knowledge and experience to help you. Mr. Tessandore is the past President of the Snohomish County Bar Association. He regularly serves as an arbitrator in Snohomish and Skagit County. Rico has been appointed to serve as an Pro-Tem Judge in Superior, District and Municipal courts.
Rico grew up in rural King County, the son of a single parent. He was the first person to graduate from college in his family. He attended Seattle University for his undergraduate studies, before attending Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts, where he worked for Chief Federal Judge Joseph Tauro.
After graduating from law school in 1998, Rico served as a law clerk to the presiding judge of Snohomish County Superior Court. Thereafter he worked for the Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office where he was nominated for Attorney of the Year. Following his work at the Prosecutor’s Office, Mr. Tessandore moved into the civil arena working for the law firm of Hollenbeck Lancaster Miller and Andrews. He now puts this unique knowledge to work for individuals and families.