Donovan Flora

Donovan Flora

Seattle, Washington

Donovan Flora graduated from Brown University in 1971 and Indiana University School of Law in 1973. He was a law clerk for Washington Supreme Court Justice Robert F. Brachtenbach, 1974-75. He has been in private practice for the past 25 years representing plaintiffs in injury cases, primarily in the area of medical negligence. He has been a member of the Washington State Association for Justice since 1976 and a member of the Eagle Program since its inception. He is a long-time member of the American Association for Justice.

In addition to trial work involving a wide area of medical issues, he has briefed and argued a number of appellate cases, both on behalf of clients and on behalf of WSTLA as amicus curiae.

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Indiana University at Bloomington School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana
    • J.D. cum laude - 1973
  • Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
    • A.B. - 1971

Published Works

  • Periodic Payment of Judgments in Washington, 22 Gonzaga Law Review, 155, 1987
  • Alcohol-Related Accidents, 1 Auto Accid., Lit. Deskbook 708, WSTLA, 2000

Representative Clients

  • Patients injured by negligent healthcare

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Washington State Bar, Member
  • Washington State Association for Justice, Eagle Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member