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Tanja Douay Vance

Tanja Douay Vance

Practice areas:

Immigration, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI

About Me

Languages Spoken: German, English

Photos and Videos

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2009

  1. Immigration: 50%
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
  3. Criminal Defense: 25%



Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Tom Youngjohn

    I endorse this lawyer. She is my partner in crime. (Okay, okay, full disclosure. I was just having fun. Ms. Vance has an awesome legal mind and I just wish that she was my partner in crime.)


    Tom Youngjohn Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Stefanie Marie Dorn

    I endorse this lawyer. Tanja is not happy with a result unless she is "performing a miracle" for a client. An just ok deal is not ok with her, and she will keep pushing until she gets the result she wants, which she always does.


    Stefanie Dorn Expungement Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

701 5th Ave Ste 4200
Seattle, WA, 98104-7047




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
magna cum laudeUniversity of Washington2006
Phi Beta KappaPhi Beta Kappa2006

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Sexually Violent Predator's UnitAttorney General of Washington2007 - 2007


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Washington Defender AssociationN/AN/A
King County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP)Pro Bono AttorneyN/A
Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ)N/AN/A
Mother Attorney Mentoring Association of Seattle (MAMAS)N/AN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationN/AN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawLawJuris DoctorN/A
University of Washington -SeattleNear Eastern StudiesBachelorN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Solo & Small Practice ClassNew Attorney Panel (1-5 Years) - Starting a Solo or Small Practice2011
Solo & Small Practice Class, UW Law SchoolNew Attorney Panel (1-5 Years) - Starting a Solo or Small Practice2010
Dual Citizenship for Germans in the U.S. - Doppelte Staatsangehoerigkeit fuer Deutsche in den USA.How to keep your German citizenship while obtaining U.S. citizenship: Beibehaltungsantrag der deutschen Staatsbuergerschaft und deutsche Zweitpaessse fuer Kinder2010