About Certa Farrish Law Group

At Certa Farrish Law Group we understand the obstacles that you face in recovering from your injuries. Your recovery goes beyond the injury itself and can extend to loss of income, emotional pain and suffering, and additional costs for repairs or medical bills. We are committed to helping you put your life back together following an injury.

With the Certa Farrish Law Group, you receive the personalized attention to your personal injury case that you deserve. Every client is important to us and we work closely with all of our clients. Along each step of the way, we keep you informed about your case and help you to find the resources to deal with the broad range of problems that may arise following an injury.

We welcome the opportunity to discuss your potential case with you. Our initial consultation is always free and there are no fees unless we obtain a recovery for you.

Pellegrino “Pino” Certa

Personal Injury Attorney

Pellegrino “Pino” Certa has vast experience working for and against insurance companies and handling insurance disputes. Before beginning his career representing personal injury victims, Pino was an attorney for insurance companies for 12 years. By working for insurance companies, he developed an understanding of the insurance business. He uses this understanding to turn the tables and obtain the best possible recovery for his clients.

Pino was born in Brooklyn, New York, and attended college at St. John’s University, where he received his B.A. in 1990. He graduated from Albany… READ MORE

Cheryl J. Farrish

Personal Injury Attorney

Cheryl J. Farrish handles a wide range of injury cases, from automobile accidents to complex construction injury cases. Originally from Hawaii, Cheryl relocated to Seattle to attend Seattle University where she graduated, Magna Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Criminal Justice. She then attended the Seattle University School of Law, where she was recognized on the Dean’s List (top 10% of the class) and as a King County Bar Foundation Scholar. She earned these honors while working full time as a personal injury paralegal during the day and attending law school at night. She graduated, Magna Cum Laude, from Seattle University School of Law… READ MORE

Paralegal Christy Germaine


Christy Germaine was born and raised near the Puget Sound in Washington State. She earned her A.A. from Edmonds Community College. She officially entered the legal field full time in 2015.

Christy possesses excellent attention to detail and is an invaluable member of our team. She accounts for all settlements and works to negotiate liens and balances, thereby ensuring that clients receive as much money as possible from their settlements. She has developed a reputation for working hard, problem solving … READ MORE

Paralegal Cortney Nelson

Cortney Nelson is our lead case manager/paralegal whose main responsibilities include moving a case from intake through settlement with proficiency and compassion. She helps to manage the daily details of a case so that our clients can put their focus where it needs to be: healing from their injuries and rebuilding their lives.

Cortney graduated from Puget Sound Christian College with a bachelor’s degree in human development. Prior to joining our firm, she worked as an insurance claims adjuster and she uses this background and knowledge of the insurance industry to help advocate for the best possible results for our clients … READ MORE

Litigation Paralegal Lydia Yu

Lydia Yu was raised in Southern Washington and relocated to the Seattle area to attend the University of Washington. After graduating from the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature (pre-law emphasis), she worked for a public interest organization before transitioning to the personal injury field. Lydia supports the firm’s litigation caseload, including drafting pleadings and discovery, coordinating depositions, and preparing cases for arbitration … READ MORE

Paralegal Conni Zuck-Watkins

Conni Zuck-Watkins is originally from California but relocated to Western Washington in 1999. She studied Administration of Justice at Sacramento City College and Yuba College, before obtaining her Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies from Edmonds Community College.

Conni has worked for years in the legal industry, performing multiple roles from … READ MORE

Paralegal Laura Wai


Originally from Hawaii, Laura has lived in the Pacific Northwest for over twenty years. During that time, she has worked in the personal injury field and enjoys helping people through what can be a very stressful time in their lives.  Laura is a dedicated advocate for her clients and uses her experience and compassion to help them navigate … READ MORE

Intake Coordinator Katie Kelly

Katie Kelly is our Intake Coordinator, and she is likely the first person you will speak to when calling our office regarding a potential claim. Aside from consulting with and scheduling potential clients for their free attorney consultations, she is also responsible for locating the initial evidence to support a case, including police reports, 911 records … READ MORE

Legal Assistant Tracey Nelson

Tracey Nelson is a valued member our team and is likely the first person you speak to when you call our firm. Her primary duties include obtaining medical documentation to support our clients’ injury claims, managing incoming and outgoing mail, and keeping the office running smoothly, which she does with finesse!

Tracey was raised in Western Washington. She worked in customer service and … READ MORE