DeCosta Law Firm
519 South G Street, Tacoma Washington 98405 253.761.3093
About Us

  Virginia L. DeCosta

Virginia L. DeCosta is the principal in the DeCosta Law Firm. When asked why she is a lawyer, she answers "I have a passion for helping people and effecting change." She devotes her work to representing individuals who have been hurt or wronged in some way. 

An accomplished litigator and negotiator, Virginia is respected for her clear focus, steadfast work, and unwavering dedication to her clients.

Virginia represents people in employment matters including discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. She represents individuals in unemployment compensation hearings to obtain benefits or fight to keep the benefits. She provides counsel and representation to individuals in severance package negotiations. 

Virginia also represents people injured in collisions, in nursing homes or adult family homes, on construction sites, and on school grounds.

Proven Results

  • Million Dollar Advocate
  • Recognized as "One of the Top 10 Lawyers in Seattle," Seattle Magazine
  • AVVO superb rating, 10 out of 10, June 2013
  • "Top Attorneys In Washington" recognition in Seattle Met Magazine, June 2013
  • Selected for "America's Most Honored Professionals" September 2013
  • "Top Female Attorneys In Washington" recognition in Seattle Met Magazine, December 2012
  • Selected for "America's Most Honored Professionals" September 2011
  • "Top Attorneys In Washington" recognition in Seattle Met Magazine, June 2011
  • Selected as a "Super Lawyer," Lawyer Magazine
  • State Trial Lawyer's Professionalism Award, Washington State Association for Justice
  • Invited to participate in the Gerry Spence Trial College in Jackson Hole, Wyoming
  • Recognized as "One of the Top 10 Lawyers in Seattle," Seattle Magazine
                 The DeCosta Law Firm 
  An appreciative client who prevailed in her case. 
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