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A Tacoma probate and personal injury attorney who works for you. We care.

Finding the right attorney is each client’s goal.

When someone in Tacoma or Western Washington needs a probate or personal injury attorney, it is very important to find an experienced and dependable law firm. At Roller, Vernon & Powers, Inc. PS we take pride in providing one-on-one advice and service to each of our clients, assuring them they have come to the right place. We cover a wide range of legal issues and our specialties range from personal injury, malpractice, legal liability, insurance settlements, wills and trusts, elder law, probate, real estate law, and civil litigation. We are experts in regards to legal advice and our goal is to provide each client with a positive outcome that will affect their future for many years to come.

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We are a law firm that prides ourselves on providing individual attention to each client. Established in 1956, we have the experience, knowledge, and contacts to handle your problem and make you and your family comfortable every step of the way.

Joseph J. Roller, the founding attorney, established the firm in 1956 and passed away in 2005 after having practiced for over 40 years. Craig Powers retired in 2017.

John C. Vernon was admitted to practice in 1976. After handling general litigation in divorce, criminal and business, he has limited his practice to injury claims for the past 20 years. He has now limited his practice to Personal Injury and Probate, including wills and estate planning.


John Vernon is one of the Tacoma Probate and Personal Injury partners at Roller, Vernon & Powers.

Accidents cause serious injuries everyday. Roller, Vernon & Powers, Inc. PS is a recognized leader in auto accident injuries, medical malpractice disputes and injuries due to neglect. If you have been injured because of someone else’s negligence then it is your personal right to have an attorney at law protect your physical, mental, and emotional well being.

With the client’s interest at heart, each injury lawyer at our law firm is skilled to handle Auto Accidents Wrongful Injuries, Insurance Claims, Product Liability Cases and Medical Malpractice matters. We will provide you with the great legal representation you deserve.


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The legal process of a probate attorney is to help the estate resolve all claims for the estate and help to distribute the estate’s property through the probate process. We help to make a very complicated and emotional time become a graceful and respectful process for all parties that have claims against the estate.

We will help to decide the legal executor of the estate and begin and finish the distribution process. Whether our client’s interest is as an heir or an individual with a claim against an estate, we are the right probate law attorney with many years of probate service.