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James Michael McKain

James Michael McKain

also known as LifePlan, Legal, LLC

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Family, General Practice

About Me

Before entering the practice of law, James served honorably in the United States Army.  After the Army, James attended The University of Kansas and The University of Kansas School of Law.  While in law school James focused on consitutional law, constitutional issues, and criminal law.  After graduation, James passed the Washington State Bar Exam and moved to the Seattle area with his wife, and two puppies.  James enjoys hockey, classic cars, and zealously representing the interests of his clients.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2009

  1. Family: 40%
    6 years, 150 cases
  2. Estate Planning: 40%
    6 years
  3. General Practice: 20%
    6 years, 1 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Mark Magnus Larsson

    James is one of the most intelligent and creative attorneys that I know in the field of criminal defense. He is absolutely dedicated to finding the best defense for his clients and will often think outside the box to come up with new and unique arguments to get better results for them. Other attorneys in the field will even adopt some of the arguments that he is able to come up with for their own client's cases. James knows how to get the best results for his clients and even when it doesn't seem like there is much to argue, he will find a way.

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    Mark Larsson Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse James. He is a highly skilled trial lawyer that aggressively fights for the rights of his clients.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Law Office of James McKain

800 Bellevue Way
Suite 400
Bellevue, WA, 98004

Po Box 74
Bothell, WA, 98041-0074

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Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
KSAuthorized to practice law201408/09/2015
WAVoluntarily Resigned200907/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Excellence for the Future AwardCALI2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Student InternPaul Wilson Defender Project2008 - 2009

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
City of Sammamish v. Confidential Clientdeferal to dismissal
City of Shoreline v. Confidential ClientCase Dismissed
State of Washington v. Confidential ClientCase Dismissed

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Kansas School of LawLawJuris Doctor2009