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Bruce E. L. M. Strothers

(206) 801-7181
17544 Midvale Avenue North
Suite 106
Shoreline, WA 98133-4921

Between Shoreline City Hall and Walgreens; on Midvale Ave N just NE of Aurora Ave N and N 175th St

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Office Hours

9am - 5pm
After Hours by Appointment
Call or text us 24 hours a day!


17544 Midvale Avenue North
Suite 106
Shoreline, WA 98133-4921



Welcome Springtime and welcome to the Bruce E. L. M. Strothers Insurance Agency 9 miles North of the Space Needle! I am the only native Seattlite Double Ivy League graduate (who grew up poor) Seattle has ever produced. I'm the only State Farm Agent Owner (I know of, at least) who NEVER set foot in ANY insurance agency, in any capacity, EVER, before purchasing this small business--and after nearly 6 years of totally immersing myself in this industry, I am an expert at getting people more coverage for less money and greater value.

When I was 8, my Dad died without proper insurance, leaving my Mom to continue working as a Hospice Care Provider (which she did for over 50 years) while raising myself and my siblings. From Mom's example, I worked to pay may own way through college (Brown University, Providence RI), I worked through law school (Seattle University Law), I worked through passage of several Bar Exams (WA State, CA, GA & TX), I worked through enrollment in a Master of Fine Arts graduate program (Berkeley, CA) and I worked to earn my second law degree (Columbia University, NY, NY). After 25 years of attorney work (including with a few billionaires...yes, really) I repaid all Double Ivy League student load debt, then I saved to open and sustain our business. Thanks to Mom, no matter how hard things were, her belief, resilience and the right energies kept me on the right path (and yes, I'm a HUGE fantasy/science fiction lover, too)!

My Team and I have over 31 years of combined insurance experience to get YOU more coverage for less money and greater value in the following areas:

1. Home Insurance (the greatest asset of many Washingtonians) Rental Insurance (greatest pricing in the world)!

2. Auto Insurance (please ask about our multi-car discount and Drive Safe & Save discounts)!

3. Term Life Insurance (often we can lock in price for 20 to 30 years--yes, REALLY)!

4. Health Insurance (yes, we can help YOU to avoid high deductible payments and do Supplement plans)!

5. Small Business Insurance (yes, Americans have more small businesses TODAY than ever & Wkers Comp Ins. too)!

6. Rental Home insurance (yes, and kudos to YOU for having rentals to cover)!

7. Attorney, Accountant, other Errors & Omissions Insurance (yes, because STUFF happens)!

8. Surety & Fidelity services (yes, and we provide FREE NOTARY SERVICES as well)!

9. Pet Insurance (yes, we understand our pets are our family)!

10. Building Insurance (yes, we cover strip malls, Apartment Complexes, Restaurants, Condo Buildings, etc)!

11. Need I go on---call us today at 2068017181--we pride ourselves on getting back to YOU ASAP and of course we give "free quotes" to all Washingtonians at zero cost to you (just in case your current family member insurance person is charging too much and undercovering you--we understand and help with that, too)!

12. Finally, one of my middle names is "Ernest" in our late-stage capitalism world (per the below).

Please note that sincerity, genuineness, authenticity, honesty, virtue, truth over time, keeping it real and ERNESTNESS is in all we do, so please call! Earnestly, BELMS Tuesday, April 10, 10:17 am

Insurance Products Offered

Auto, Homeowners, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, Business, Life, Health, Pet

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Our Offices' mission is, "Today, we commit to get our customers the right insurance and the right value--for them."

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Bernita Johnson State Farm Agent Team Member

Bernita Johnson

Office Representative

Bernita Johnson is a Washington State Licensed Producer in all areas for over four years. Bernita is a native Seattleite, and her family is well known in education throughout the Pacific Northwest. Bernita has worked in management in several industries, including airline transportation, telecommunications, wholesale retail (as a successful business owner) and public service. Bernita has a huge heart, loves to celebrate admirable achievements, is dedicated to uplifting the most vulnerable populations within the greater Seattle Community, and is as constant as the North Star in terms of reliability, follow though, conscientiousness and empowerment of all our Families.

Alexander Mathews State Farm Agent Team Member

Alexander Mathews

Alex Mathews (yes, with just one “T”) is a Washington State Licensed Insurance Producer in all areas for several years. Alex consistently works out, walks, travels (yes, he loves concerts at The Gorge, as well as Oregon and Nevada, too) and has been known to engage in gaming from time to time. Alex is a professional’s professional, super courteous and efficient, thorough, comprehensive, and he consistently comes in early and stays late to provide superior results as not only an insurance professional but as a proven risk manager to all our Families.

Dominique Tranchina State Farm Agent Team Member

Dominique Tranchina

Dominique Tranchina has been a Washington State Licensed Insurance Producer in all areas of for over 20 years. Dominique is an avid dog lover and enjoys spending time with her super-pug, Koda. Dominique attended Cornish College of the Arts; she paints; reads intellectual and classic novels for fun, and easily “laughs at the world.” Dominique knows nearly all Families by name and what they do (or did) for a living, their friends and loved ones, and is super-reliable (yes, Dominique has dutifully worked MANY Holidays, evenings, and weekends with us for nearly five years, which all our Families have deeply appreciated).

Available Positions

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Please Note: This opportunity is about potential employment with an independent contractor agent who solicits applications for State Farm products and services, and does NOT result in employment with any of the State Farm Insurance Companies. The employment selection decision , terms and conditions of employment (such as compensation and benefits) are all determined solely by the independent contractor agent.