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Linda Medeiros Callahan

also known as Callahan Law, P.S., Inc.

About Me

At Callahan Law, we are inspired to give our clients the peace of mind and confidence that only experience, skill and knowledge can provide. We are dedicated to extraordinary service and to aggressive, innovative advocacy, seeking the winning strategies necessary for every client's case.


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Practice Areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 75%
  2. Criminal Defense: 15%
  3. Personal Injury: 10%



Fixed (Always), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

36 total 

  • William C. Head

    Linda Callahan is dynamite in a small package. Her clients know that Linda will always look for ways to win their DUI cases, and will fight all the way to the Supreme Court, if necessary. Linda's natural ability to relate to people helps her in maintaining great client relations and in selecting juroes for trial. Her dedication to the practice has led to her authoring the Washington edition of my book, The DUI Book. Her text is the most readable of all my state co-authors, and a great asset for her clients. William C. Head Atlanta, GA


    William Head DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Robert Perez

    There are very few lawyers in this state who have had the kind of impact on the legal landscape that Linda has earned. She is relentless, brilliant and a paragon of virtue who stands tall among her peers. I can't recommend anyone more highly than Linda when it comes to handling DUI and related cases. She sets a new bar for what is already an active and stellar DUI Defense community, and I heartily endorse her work.


    Robert Perez Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Callahan Law

1107 Tacoma Ave S
Tacoma, WA, 98402

Callahan Law

407 N. Sixth Street
Shelton, WA, 98584-3425

Callahan Law

310 West 11th St.
Vancouver, WA, 98660




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super Lawyer Rising StarN/A2006
Who's Who in Criminal Defense LawN/A2006
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Author of WA DUI ManualThomson West Publishing Co2008 - Present
Principal AttorneyCallahan Law2000 - Present
Deputy ProsecutorKing County Prosecuting Attorney's Office1998 - 1999
AttorneyWashington State Legislature1997 - 1998
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National College for DUI DefenseMember2003 - 2014
Washington Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember2001 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2001 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State v. D. O.Not Guilty
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Publication NameTitleDate
The Washington DUI Practice ManualPublished by Thomson-West2015
The Washington DUI Practice ManualPublished by Thomson-West2014
The Washington DUI Practice ManualPublished by Thomson-West2013
The Washington DUI Practice ManualPublished by Thomson-West2012
The Washington DUI Practice ManualPublished by Thomson-West2011
The Washington DUI Practice ManualPublished by Thomson-West2010
The Washington DUI Practice ManualPublished by Thomson-West2009
The Washington DUI Practice ManualPublished by Thomson-West2008
Washington State Bar NewsA Warning to Commercial Drivers, Their Employers, and Their Lawyers2007
Washington State Bar NewsA New Paradigm for Challenging Breath Test Evidence in Washington2007
The DUI Book - Washington State EditionThe DUI Book - Washington State Edition2007
DWI Law & Science JournalComing Soon to a Legislature Near You?2006
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Notre Dame Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Hawaii Pacific UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Hawaii Pacific UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
OACDL Advanced DUI SeminarVoir Dire-Discussion Leader2012
Defending Blood Test CasesDefending Blood Test Cases2012
WDA ConferenceBlood Pressure: The Art of Giving It, Not Getting It When Defending Blood Draw Cases2011
Challenging Blood Test EvidenceChallenging Blood Test Evidence2008
Strategies for Defending DUI Cases in WashingtonBreath Testing2006
DataMaster 2005DataMaster 20052005
Criminal Law UpdateChallenging the DUI Law2005
A Constitutional Challenge to the 2004 DUI LawConsitutional Challenges to New DUI Law2005