About Capital Injury Law

At Capital Injury Law, we are trusted and accomplished personal injury lawyers practicing in Washington State. Our firm is committed to investigating every detail of your injury law case. Whether it is fighting for your rights in court or negotiating on your behalf, we have successfully handled all types of situations. Unlike many other law firms, we are willing to look at any type of injury case. Our experience is varied and we have handled cases in may areas, including the following:

  • Car accidents
  • Defective products
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Road Design Injuries
  • Construction and worksite injuries
  • Medical malpractice
  • Wrongful death cases
  • Injuries at school
  • Victims of drunk driving
  • Dog bites

Our Experienced Team

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When it comes to the legal system, you need a law firm like Capital Injury Law that will not back down from a challenge. Capital Injury Law will fight for you every step of the way. We firmly believe that there is no case too big or small. Our team is designed to get you to the best possible solution. We have helped clients throughout Washington when it matters most, and we can help you.

Our team at Capital Injury Law is comprised of people who used to work for insurance companies. We know how they work, and we know how to get results. We have a strong reputation for being trustworthy but also tenacious.

Meet Attorney Peter Kesling

Peter Kesling

“Mr. Kesling has handled several of my legal matters over the past near decade. He is passionate and knowledgeable on legal matters and really cares about his clients and the outcome of their legal issue. I have recommended him to several friends and they too have been impressed with his services.”

~Bill, former client

Seattle University School of Law
J.D. (1999) | Personal Injury
1996 - 1999
Activities: Member of the Auto Accident Insurance Claim Club

University of Puget Sound
B.A. (1995) | Philosophy
1991 - 1995

Founder/Senior Partner
Capital Injury Law
2021 - Current

Trial Lawyer
Jacobs and Jacobs
2018 - 2021

Kesling Law Firm
2008 - 2016

Sloan Bobrick Kesling
1999 - 2008

Optimus Advocatus
Legal Eagle Association

Top Car Accident Lawyer in Tacoma

Thurston County Chamber of Commerce
2021 - Current

Washington State Association of Justice
Eagle Member
2012 - Current

Washington State Bar # 29342
1999 - Current

Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association
1999 - Current

American Inns of Court

Trial Lawyer's Universty

Peter Kesling was born for litigation. He is smart and tenacious. He also has supreme communication skills. Peter is known as a lawyer who will get things done, and his clients know they are in good hands. As Bill noted in his kind review, Peter really cares about his clients and is passionate about good results.

Peter knows how insurance companies work, and he knows how to get excellent results for injured clients. He started his career on “the dark side” representing defendants and insurance companies against injury claims. He never really enjoyed representing the interests of corporations. He cares about people. However, the defense work was fast and voluminous. He was often in Court. He learned a lot about litigation from highly successful trial lawyers. Most importantly, he learned how insurance companies work, and this is knowledge he has taken and used for the benefit of representing injured people. He has represented clients from rear-end matters involving relatively minor injuries to matters involving catastrophic injuries, seven-figure damages, and complex liability issues.

Peter is driven. He graduated from the Seattle University School of Law in 1999, and passed the bar examination right away. By 2004, he was a partner in a local law firm, which would come to be known as Sloan Bobrick and Kesling. In 2008, Peter went out on his own, starting his own firm. He has also owned other successful businesses. He truly believes that in business, like in advocating for clients, success does not come through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work.

Peter J. Kesling is a true Puget Sound native. He was born at Madigan Medical Center on what is now Joint Base Lewis McChord, Washington, and grew up in nearby Gig Harbor. He graduated from Bellarmine Preparatory High School. He attended Santa Clara University in California, but transferred and received his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma. He completed his education with a Juris Doctorate from Seattle University School of Law in 1999. He has practiced law in South Puget Sound ever since.

Peter limits his practice to plaintiff’s personal injury litigation. He has effectively appeared for clients in cases in State Courts and Federal Courts of Western Washington. He has also represented clients before hearings officers and judges in several Federal and State Administrative Agencies. Peter is a member of the Washington State Bar Association, the Washington State Association for Justice, and the Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association, and he is licensed to practice in any court in the State of Washington as well as the Western District of Washington Federal District Court.

Peter lives on a ranch in the wilds of Pierce County with his lovely wife Katherine. He is an avid, albeit bad, golfer and also thoroughly enjoys fly-fishing, hunting and other outdoor sports. He and his family are also heavily involved in the sport of wrestling; Peter has coached collegiate wrestling to youth for about 12 years.

Meet Sami - Operations Manager


“The good folks at Capitol Injury Law were very friendly, helpful and informative! I came to them for a dog bite I received and they were very fast and helpful every step of the way in getting my medical bills paid and getting a fair settlement from the dog owner's insurance company. Very friendly and profession, I cannot say that enough. 10/10 would absolutely recommend to friends and family!”

~J.D., former client

Avid Mariners fan, animal lover and glue to the offices that are Capital Injury Law. Sami will ensure your needs are met from the moment you call and will help you throughout at every stage of the process. She is extremely organized and prides herself on customer service. She is a brilliant and driven woman, and we are lucky to consider her one of us.


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Molly H.

Olympia, WA

Peter Kesling is an absolutely amazing attorney. He embodies qualities that are a rare find in this line of work. Peter is honest, diligent, precise, efficient, effective and most importantly easy to work with. I highly recommend Peter and Capital Injury Law!

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Anna C.

Lacey, WA

Peter is an amazing attorney. When speaking with him, he provides comfort with facts, knowledge and kindness. He honestly listens to you and helps you navigate through something that may seem impossible. I strongly recommend Peter and Capital Injury Law.

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Jeff M.

Yelm, WA

Top Notch! Respectful, knowledgeable, caring and compassionate. Always looks out for your best interest. Will recommend to anyone looking for council.

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Brett C.

Lacey, WA

I recommend the character of this firm to the fullest. Their experience speaks for themselves, but the professionalism I’ve received via this firm has been too drawer. Trust in these folks, you won’t be disappointed. Highly Recommend.

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Dan B.

Lacey, WA

Peter has been there for us through multiple situations. When you need help and don’t understand things, Peter and his team are very responsive and explains things so that you understand. Most important they are responsive, honest, fair, …