Ruby Aliment joined Bergman Draper Oslund in 2017. She has since represented clients with asbestos-related diseases and their families in state and federal court actions in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Before joining the firm, Ruby represented individuals in insurance coverage disputes. She graduated magna cum laude from Seattle University Law School where she managed the Seattle Journal for Social Justice, worked for the Homeless Rights Advocacy Project, and served as the Janet D. Steiger Fellow at the Washington State Office of the Attorney General in the Consumer Protection and Antitrust Divisions.
Seattle University School of Law, J.D., 2016, magna cum laude
Managing Editor, Seattle Journal for Social Justice
Faculty-Selected Teaching Assistant for Professor Catherine O’Neill
University of Puget Sound, Sociology, B.A., 2012, Dean’s List
Author/Speaker No Pets Allowed: Discrimination, Homelessness, and Pet Ownership, HOMELESS RIGHTS ADVOCACY PROJECT (2015) presented at Seattle University School of Law (Nov. 24, 2015); the Poverty Law Conference (Feb. 20, 2016); and The Seattle Art Institute’s Spring Lecture Series (May 18, 2016).
Author Saying ‘Yes’: How California’s Affirmative Consent Policy Can Transform Rape Culture, 14 SEATTLE JOURNAL FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE 187 (2015).
Washington State Bar Association
Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association
Washington State Association for Justice
American Association for Justice
NW Lawyer Editorial Advisory Committee
CALI Awards for Highest Grades in The Homeless Rights Advocacy Practicum; Legal Writing II; and Lawyering for a Just and Humane World.
The Mark Reutlinger Scholarship for Excellence in Legal Writing