• Gonzaga University School of Law, J.D., 1983

  • Washington State University, B.A., Criminal Justice, 1980

Amy T. Forbis


Amy Forbis is a Shareholder at Bennett Bigelow & Leedom, P.S. For over 30 years, Ms. Forbis has focused her practice on the representation of physicians, clinics and hospitals. Over her career she has represented clients in dozens of jury trials. She represents health care providers in medical negligence lawsuits, arbitration hearings and before administrative and disciplinary boards. She is regularly selected to the Washington Super Lawyers list (most recently in 2020), as well as to the Washington Super Lawyers “50 Top Women Lawyers” list.MORE

Ms. Forbis is a Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (“ABOTA”), which is a national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the civil jury trial. In ABOTA, she has served in multiple roles including: Past President – 2015, President – 2014, President-Elect – 2013, Vice President – 2012, Treasurer –2011 and Secretary – 2010.

Ms. Forbis also is a fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America, which is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellowship in the Litigation Counsel of America is highly selective and by invitation only. Fellows are selected based upon evaluations of excellence, effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation, and superior ethical reputation. She has spoken at numerous Continuing Legal Education seminars, hospitals, clinics and medical and health care professional schools, served on committees for Washington Women Lawyers and presently is a member of the Arnold Guild for Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and a Board Member of MultiCare South King Health Foundation.

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  • Washington State Bar Association

  • Oregon State Bar

  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington

  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Washington Chapter

  • Washington Defense Trial Lawyers

  • International Society of Barristers

  • King County Bar Association

  • Washington Health Care Risk Management Society

  • Arnold Guild for Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

  • MultiCare South King Health Foundation