Awards and Recognitions

Brumback Law Group serves people who have been injured by the wrongful acts of others. We understand dealing with such a situation can quickly become overwhelming. Our business is ensuring that your rights are protected and upheld when you are injured.

For you, dealing with insurance is something new, but that is what we've been doing for years. We will get you fair compensation for your injuries and help get your life back on track as soon as possible.

The firm has received an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau since 2007.

Brumback Law Group is comprised of accomplished trial lawyers. Our law firm has been recognized by the Yakima Business Times with the "Best Attorney" Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve "Above and Beyond" Award, Eagle Members with the Washington State Association of Justice.

Scott Brumback

  • Army Commendation Medal; U.S. Army; 2008
  • Army Commendation Medal; U.S. Army; 2007
  • Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year; Washington Army National Guard- E Troop, 303rd Cavalry; 1993
  • Army Commendation Medals; 1983
  • Basic Non-Commissioned Officer Academy-Honor Graduate; 1983
  • Association of the United States Army Leadership Award; Association of the United States Army; 1983
  • Primary Non-Commissioned Officer Academy-Honor Graduate; 1982

Sid Ottem

  • Solicitor's Excellence Award, 2010
  • Judicial Representative; Water Disputes Task Force
  • Letters of Commendation from the Washington Attorney General's Office; Department of Justice and Department of Ecology


Noted Scholar and Lecturer; Natural Resource Law Issues including:
  • Quantifying Water Rights in General Stream Adjudications; Journal of Contemporary Water Research and Education
  • The General Adjudication of the Yakima River: Tributaries for the Twenty-First Century and a Changing Climate: Journal of Envrionmental Law & Litigation: Vol. 23, No. 2, p. 275-256: (Fall 2008)
  • Dozens of decisions as Yakima County Superior Court Judicial Officer on water allocation disputes
  • Over 20 presentations to law schools, universities and professional organizations