Richard H. Adler Participates in Movie Trailer for “A Not So Still Life”

Richard H. Adler, Chairman of the Brain Injury Association of Washington, was invited to participate in a movie trailer for “A Not So Still Life,” an inspirational documentary of hope and triumph of local artist and traumatic brain injury survivor, Ginny Ruffner. This is an amazing story with a heartwarming message of never giving up and following your passion in life. It’s a 2-thumbs up documentary.

BIAWA was very fortunate to have Ginny Ruffner as the keynote speaker at the Brain Injury Association of Washington’s 5th annual Gala, Dinner, and Auction last October at the Grand Hyatt Seattle.

If you are interesting in obtaining a copy of the movie, simply contact Adler Giersch at 206.682.0300 or email

A Not So Still Life TBI Testimonial

Richard H. Adler Interviewed By Seattle Magazine

Seattle Magazine interviewed Richard H. Adler as part of an article on Zackery Lystedt and Washington State’s Zackery Lystedt Law protecting youth sports by standardizing return to play rules.  Mr. Adler was “the muscle behind passage of the law,” as the then President of the Brain Injury Association of Washington.  He now serves as the Chairman of the Executive Board.

To read the complete article, go to Seattle Magazine’s website.

Richard H. Adler Featured as Top Lawyer

The law firm of Adler Giersch PS is pleased to announce that Richard H. Adler, Principal and Attorney at Law, was just listed in Seattle Metropolitan Magazine’s Top Lawyers for 2010.

Seattle Metropolitan is well known and highly regarded for publishing similar articles for Top Doctors and Top Dentists  in Puget Sound area.  Seattle Metropolitan partnered with Martindale-Hubbell, an 140 year old organization that has ratings on attorneys throughout 160 countries, to comb through Martindale-Hubbell’s list of top-rated (called A-V rated) attorneys in King County and created the 2010 Top Lawyer’s list.  An AV-Rating is determine through a confidential survey conducted by Martindale-Hubbell to thousands of attorneys throughout the country.  This rating identifies highest levels of ethical standards and professional excellence.

To read the entire Top Lawyers article, visit the Seattle Metropolitan Magazine website.  The complete article features over 1,933 lawyers in 54 areas of practice.

Richard H. Adler Quoted in National Conference of State Legislatures Month Newsletter

The national Conference of State Legislatures recently sent out an article featuring Washington State’s Zackery Lystedt Law and the importance of having this law passed in every state. So far several states have passed similar laws to the Lystedt Law, including New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, and Virginia.

Richard H. Adler, Principal at Adler Giersch PS and Chairman of the Brain Injury Association of Washington (BIA-WA) was quoted in this article on behalf of BIA-WA. “Catastrophic brain injuries in sports are preventable.”

Its BIA-WA’s hope that with additional public awareness of the Lystedt Law to key lawmakers, this law come become nationwide and protecting student athletes from concussions.