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Practice areas


  1. Child Abuse: 50%
  2. Criminal: 25%
  3. DUI & DWI: 25%



Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

16 total 

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  • Natalie M Beckmann

    Jan has proven to be a very valuable resource for clients/referrals who need strong, effective and thorough representation. I heartily endorse him.


    Natalie Beckmann Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Daniel John Ichinaga

    I endorse Jan Olson. He is a skilled and compassionate advocate with over 30 years of experience. When any of my clients or friends need a criminal defense attorney, I refer them, without hesitation, to Jan.


    Daniel Ichinaga Business Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Ellis, Li & McKinstry PLLC

2025 First Avenue
Penthouse A
Seattle, WA, 98121


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
SuperLawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerEllis, Li & McKinstry, PLLC1987 - Present
Public DefenderCity Of Kent1992 - 1994
AttorneyAttorney at Ogden Murphy Wallace1984 - 1986
AttorneyAttorney at Law Offices of Michael A. Frost1982 - 1984
Association namePosition nameDuration
Federal Bar Association (Western District of Washington chapter)Admitted to Practice1984 - Present
Washington Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
STATE v. SLIDER 38 Wn. App. 689 (1984)Affirmed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of IdahoLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
University of WashingtonPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Weschler SymposiumHow a Criminal Defense Lawyer Gets Involved with Family Law Issues2012
Legal Issues for ChurchesChild Abuse Reporting2012