Lydia Palmer

phone: 206-292-8008 | fax: 206-340-0289

kk-lydiaLydia Palmer has represented self-insured and state fund employers in Washington workers’ compensation matters since 2014. She joined Holmes Weddle & Barcott as an associate attorney in 2018.

Prior to practicing workers’ compensation defense, she worked at K&L Gates assisting with discovery in preparation of litigation involving complex claims. She also worked as an associate attorney at a general practice law firm in Missouri, where she regularly participated in alternative dispute resolution and court hearings.

During law school, Ms. Palmer earned a Certificate of Dispute Resolution and a CALI Award for a legal research and writing class. She also had the opportunity to serve as a judicial extern with the Honorable Nanette Laughrey, U.S. District Judge.


Practice Areas

  • Washington State Courts


  • Bachelor of Arts: Linfield College, 2007
  • Hamline University School of Law: 2009-2010
  • Juris Doctor: University of Missouri School of Law, 2012