Our Team

Why You Need An Accident Lawyer

At Cross Border Law, we take a trial-focused approach to all of our cases. To our clients, this means that we will be thoroughly prepared no matter the complexity of the case. Our goal will be to work hand-in-hand with the insurance carriers to reach a beneficial settlement without the added stress of a trial. If a settlement cannot be reached, we are confident in our ability to represent our clients in a courtroom setting.


Founded in 1995, Cross Border Law fills a distinct need — the ability to represent clients in either the United States or Canada. If you live in one country and suffer a serious injury while visiting another country, the legal process can be confusing and complicated. We are proud to have the ability to provide legal guidance no matter which side of the border you were injured.

We invite you to learn more about the education and accomplishments of our lawyers by reading their detailed bios.

  • Greg Samuels
  • Joseph Gehrke

Legal Assistant:

  • Kathryn McDonald


Whether a case will be tried before a jury in the United States, or before an arbitrator or judge in Canada, our firm has the experience and legal knowledge to proceed seamlessly. No matter the path your case takes, you can trust Cross Border Law to fight to protect your best interests.


Through the history of our practice, we have built a respectable stable of industry experts who can be called upon to offer advice, insight or testimony when needed.

In addition to our wide-ranging personal injury practice, we are proud to offer immigration representation to our clients. Contact a lawyer by calling either of our offices or sending us an email.

Greg Samuels

Firm Founder

The founder of Cross Border Law, Mr. Samuels has made a name for himself by taking on challenging cases rejected by other firms. He loves going to court and enjoys the spectacle of court room action. He appreciates the opportunity to relate his clients’ story to the jury.

Joseph Gehrke


Joe Gehrke is an attorney in our Seattle office. He is a civil litigation attorney, an experienced dispute resolution practitioner, and a consummate advocate for his clients. Mr. Gehrke represents clients in matters involving bad faith insurance, consumer advocacy, discrimination, employment litigation, estate planning, immigration, malpractice, medical negligence, pedestrian and bicycle law, personal injury, premises liability, and product liability.

Kathryn McDonald

Kathryn McDonald At Cross Border Law, we are fortunate to have a real expert in Kathryn McDonald, our cross border paralegal. Versed in the unique Superior Court and District Court local rules of several dozen Washington counties, Kathryn keeps our wheels in motion. She’s also well-versed in ICBC’s rules and regulations for Part 7 (no-fault…


For many people, contacting a lawyer can seem like an intimidating task. At Cross Border Law, we make every effort to be approachable and personable. We understand the stress and worry that injured individuals face.
Call or email either of our offices to schedule a free consultation.

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Our Vancouver office is located just five minutes from downtown, near Granville Island.

Vancouver Office

Suite 204-1730 West 2nd Ave
Vancouver, BC V6J 1H6
Toll Free: 800-222-6332
Phone: 604-742-4242
Fax: 604-742-4243
Directions to Cross Border Law


The Seattle office is located just 10 minutes from downtown, in the Magnolia Neighborhood.

Seattle Office

3214 W. McGraw Street
Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98199
Phone: 206-858-9990
Fax: 206-858-9991
Directions to Cross Border Law

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