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Caleb T. Mathena

Caleb advises and represents a variety of professionals, commercial entities, hospitals and healthcare providers, including physicians, nursing staff, oral surgeons and dentists, in healthcare litigation and licensing matters. Caleb’s practice also includes premises liability, personal injury, and general business litigation defense. Prior to joining FAVROS, Caleb served as a Judicial Extern to the Honorable Robert S. Lasnik at the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington and as a Rule 9 Licensed Legal Intern for the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.


  • Medical Professional Liability Defense
  • Premises Liability Defense
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Business Litigation
  • Medical Licensing and Disciplinary Actions

Representative Cases

  • Defense verdict in medical malpractice case where plaintiff alleged, among other things, permanent injury as a result of a compartment syndrome that developed in the Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit after undergoing triple-bypass cardiac surgery.


  • UCLA School of Law, J.D., 2020
    • UCLA Law Review, Managing Editor
    • First Amendment Amicus Clinic
    • Dean’s Merit Scholarship
  • Whitworth University, B.A. in Political Science (with minors in Law & Justice and Philosophy), summa cum laude, 2017
    • Provost’s List
    • NCAA D-III Football Academic All-District
    • Pi Sigma Alpha

Admitted to Practice

  • Washington State
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington

Professional Experience

  • Fain Anderson VanDerhoef Rosendahl O’Halloran Spillane, PLLC, Associate, August 2020 – Present
  • King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, Rule 9 Licensed Legal Intern,
    May 2019 – August 2019
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, Judicial Extern for Hon. Robert S. Lasnik, June 2018 – August 2018
  • U.S. House of Representatives, Legislative Intern for Representative Michael Turner, January 2017 – April 2017

Professional Memberships

  • Washington State Bar Association, Health Law Section Member
  • King County Bar Association
  • Washington Defense Trial Lawyers
  • Federal Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Lutheran Church of the Cross, Congregation & Council Member
Caleb T. Mathena