Gemma Zanowski

About Gemma Zanowski

Gemma Zanowski graduated cum laude in 2010 from the University of Arizona’s James E. Rogers College of Law. She earned undergraduate degrees in Journalism and Psychology from the University of Arizona, graduating summa cum laude in 2007.

Prior to joining Evergreen Personal Injury Counsel, Ms. Zanowski served as the judicial law clerk for Kitsap County Superior Court Judges Jay B. Roof, Jeanette Dalton, Jennifer Forbes, and Sally F. Olsen. She also completed a fellowship with the Northwest Justice Project where she assisted low and no-income individuals with Medicare and Disability claims.

An active member of her community, Ms. Zanowski serves as a board member for the Prison Pet Partnership and the Washington State Bar Association Animal Law Small Section. She is also the Chair Elect of the WSBA Animal Law Small Section for 2014/2015, and will serve as the 2015/2016 Chair. Ms. Zanowski is the 2015/2016 volunteer moderator for the Washington State Association of Justice Getting Started Series. Ms. Zanowski additionally volunteers with the United Way Young Philanthropists, and volunteers for an animal rescue organization that she founded.

In her free time Ms. Zanowski enjoys reading, biking, running, and hiking the many beautiful trails the Pacific Northwest has to offer. She lives in Tacoma with her animal entourage: a pair of bunnies and a pair of dogs.


“Rising Star” 
Washington Super Lawyers, 2016

Live United Community Service Award
United Way, 2015

Ready to Soar New Lawyer Award
Washington State Association for Justice, 2015

Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
WSBA Board of Governors, 2014

Distinguished Service by a New Attorney Award
Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association, 2014


WSBA Animal Law Small Section, Chair Elect, 2014-2015; Chair, 2015-2016

Washington State Association of Justice Getting Started Series, Moderator, 2015-2016

Washington State Bar Association Animal Law Small SectionChair Elect & 2015-2016 Chair

Washington State Bar Association Editorial Advisory CommitteeBoard Member 

Washington State Association of JusticeEagle Member 

Prison Pet Partnership, Board Member, 2013-Present

United Way Young Philanthropists, Volunteer, 2015-Present

Tough Love Pit Bull RescuePresident and Board Member


Contact Info:

Phone: (253) 472-6000


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