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Amie Peters

Amie Peters

Amie C. Peters heads Blue Water Legal PLLC, representing injured workers with claims under the Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and its extensions, including the Defense Base Act. She practices before all Washington State courts, the U.S. District Court for Western District of Washington, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. Peters is a member of the Washington State Association for Justice, the American Association for Justice, the Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group, and is a founding member of the DOL-Joint Bar Association. She holds leadership roles in many of these organizations and regularly speaks/writes on the LHWCA and general litigation issues. Peters is a graduate of Eastern Washington University and earned her law degree from Washington State University School of Law.

Guest Appearances
August 28, 2020

Legislative Primer: What Lawyers Can Do to Push for Worker-Friendly Laws

Maritime lawyer Amie Peters updates host Judson Pierce on the state of federal advocacy for the essential workers risking their lives.

April 2, 2020

Impacts of COVID-19 on Workers’ Compensation

Amie Peters and Mack Babcock answer common workers’ comp questions arising from the pandemic.

October 30, 2014

2014 WILG Conference: Steven Birnbaum and Amie Peters on Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Law

Workers Comp Matters host Alan Pierce interviews Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation lawyers Steven Birnbaum and Amie Peters at the 2014 Workers’ Injury Law and Advocacy Group Conference. They discuss the cutbacks in the US Department of Labor and how that affects the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP), the Office of Administrative Law Judges...