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Jan Phillip Olson

Jan Phillip Olson

Practice areas:

Child Abuse, DUI & DWI, Criminal

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  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 

  • 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




Professional Misconduct

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
Public DefenderCity Of Kent1992 - 1994
PartnerEllis, Li & McKinstry, PLLC1987 - Present
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