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Mark Wayne Prothero

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
SuperLawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2013
SuperLawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2012
SuperLawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2011
SuperLawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2010
SuperLawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2009
Best of Kent Community VolunteerKent Reporter2008
SuperLawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2008
SuperLawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2007
SuperLawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2006
Trial Lawyer of the YearPresumed Innocent magazine2006
Outstanding Lawyer AwardKing County Bar Association2004
Coach of the YearWashington Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association2003
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerHanis Irvine Prothero PLLC2004 - Present
Staff Attorney/Senior Trial AttorneyAssociated Counsel for the Accused1983 - 2004
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington State Forensic Investigation CouncilCouncil member2010 - Present
Associated Counsel for the AccusedBoard of Directors2009 - Present
Husky Swimming FoundationBoard of Directors2007 - Present
Kent Parks FoundationBoard of Directors2005 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2004 - Present
Pacific Northwest Swimming AssociationVice Chairman, Board of Review2004 - Present
Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersFormer Board of Governors2003 - Present
Washington Interscholastic Swim Coaches AssociationN/A1997 - 2008
Washington Defender AssociationN/A1984 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State v. Glenn ProctorMurder charge dismissed!
State v. CGCase dismissed prior to trial
Kent v. BMCase dismissed prior to trial
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Publication NameTitleDate
DEFENSE MagazineWho You Gonna Call? Confrontation of Scientific Evidence after Williams v. Illinois2012
DEFENSE MagazineForensic Evidence Checklist2010
Federal Way MirrorAfter a year in jail, man becomes key witness to Federal Way homicide2009
Seattle PICleared of Murder, as second life begins2009
Kent ReporterForensic DNA, The Search for the Truth, and Innocence2009
DEFENSE MagazineA Call to Arms: The 2009 NAS Report2009
Washington Criminal DefenseFaulty Eyewitness ID, Cranial Measurements, and Dismissal of a Murder Charge2009
Kent Reporter newspaperForensic DNA, The Search for the Truth, and Innocence2009
Kent Reporter newspaperFalse Confessions Not a Thing of the Past2008
Defending Gary: Unraveling the Mind of the Green River KillerBook - Defending Gary: Unraveling the Mind of the Green River Killer2006
Washington Criminal DefenseDodging Death - The Saga of the Ken Ford Case1998
Washington Criminal DefenseForensic DNA Update1997
Washington Criminal DefenseDefending a DNA Case1994
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawN/AJuris Doctor1981
University of Washington -SeattleUS HistoryBachelor of Arts1978
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Emerging Issues in Evidence6th Amendment: Confronting Scientific Evidence2012
19th Annual ConferenceMonitoring the Crime Lab2012
Mental Health Clinic SeminarDefending the Mentally Ill Offender2010
Forensic Science CLEDefending Against Scientific Evidence2010
Annual ConferenceDefense of the Green River Killer2010
Washington Defender Association Annual ConferenceDefense Duty to Investigate2009
Criminal Law Nuts & BoltsNegotiations and Sentencing2009
CLE SeriesDefense of an Eyewitness Case2009
2008 Puget Sound Leadership Conference Maintaining Your Core Values2008
Pre-Admission Education SeminarClient Relations2007
Law and Justice Program Awards NightThe World of Criminal Justice2007
Criminal Investigations SeminarThe Defense of the Green River Killer2007
44th Annual Meeting - The Science of Criminal Justice SciencesGreen River Killer Investigation2007
King County Prosecutor's Office Training SeminarProsecutorial Ethics2006
13th Annual Criminal Justice InstituteForensic DNA Update2006
Washington State Court Reporters Annual ConferenceCourts & Criminals - A View from the Defense2005
Genome Justice SeminarRole of Genetics in Prosecuting and Defending Alleged Criminals2004
Mental Illness and the LawCompetency to Stand Trial2002
9th Annual Criminal Justice InstituteImpeachment2002
6th Annual Criminal Justice InstituteImpeachment1999