Scott Carness

ScottFor nearly two decades, Scott Carness has represented injured victims and their families throughout the State of Washington. He has achieved a record of success in all phases of state and federal litigation, through trial and appeal. His practice focuses on representing plaintiffs in personal injury, medical negligence, legal negligence, wrongful death, products liability, construction site injuries, consumer protection, and insurance disputes.

Scott is a member of the Board of Governors of the Washington State Association for Justice. He is a member of the Washington State Bar Association, American Association for Justice, American Bar Association, and the Snohomish County Bar Association. Scott is the Vice President of Publications for the Washington State Association for Justice, and serves on the Editorial Board of Trial News. He is admitted to practice in all Washington State courts, and the United States Court of Appeals.

Scott’s achievements have twice been recognized by Washington Law and Politics magazine, with its “Rising Star” Award. He is rated “10/10 – Superb” by He has published legal deskbooks and is a speaker at legal seminars and roundtables.

When he is not practicing law, Scott enjoys astrophotography, guitar, and chasing steelhead and salmon in the great rivers of the Pacific Northwest. He is the proud father of three children.

Kendra Long

KendraKendra J. Long is a personal injury lawyer and an associate with The Carness Law Firm, PLLC. A Tennessee native, Kendra graduated Cum Laude with a B.A. from the University of Washington. She later continued on to obtain her J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law.

Kendra has dedicated her legal career to fighting for justice on behalf of injury victims and their families. Kendra’s commitment to this work is driven by her desire to make a tangible impact on the lives of her clients – fighting for their rights and their livelihood.

Kendra has received special recognition for her commitment to serving the community through her pro bono work. Kendra volunteers at the DOVE Project, providing free legal services to victims of domestic violence.

Kendra is admitted to practice law in both Washington State and Tennessee. She is an Eagle member of the Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ). She currently serves on both the WSAJ Judicial Relations Committee and the Washington State Bar Association Young Lawyers Committee.

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