Stephan R. Illa

Stephan R. Illa

Criminal Defense Attorney

Seattle, WA





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About Me

STEPHAN R. ILLA is a criminal defense attorney in private practice. Since his graduation from the Yale Law School in 1984, he has represented individuals and entities accused of serious criminal misconduct in state and federal courts throughout the United States. He is certified by the Washington Supreme Court to serve as lead counsel in capital trials pursuant to SPR 2. He specializes in the...

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Robert M. Leen
Robert Leen

Woodinville, WA

About 7 years ago

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Jeffrey E Ellis
Jeffrey Ellis

Portland, OR

About 7 years ago

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1986 License Status: Active for the state of Washington.
Last updated by Avvo: 08/03/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1985 – 1989

Perkins Coie


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1984 Juris Doctor in

Yale Law School


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2014 Super Lawyer

Washington Law & Politics Magazine


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1995- present Member

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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2014 Palsgraph is no Paragon of Praiseworthy Prose

Washington Criminal Defense

1994 The CCO at the Door - Community Corrections Searches

Washington Criminal Defense

Speaking Engagements

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2013 Federal Motion Practice in Criminal Cases

at Federal Bar Association Seminar

2013 Innovative Advocacy in Death Penalty Cases

at Defense Motion Practice in Capital Cases

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