Lydia 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.
- Workers' Compensation Defense
Admitted to Practice
- 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