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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 

  • Michael William Bugni

    I strongly endorse the legal abilities and work ethic of Jan Olson. He is a strong advocate for his clients. He thoroughly understands criminal defense and works effectively with the Prosecutor's office. He has years of jury trial experience.


    Michael Bugni Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Raymond Charles McFarland

    Jan is a dedicated earnest defender of his clients and one of the hardest workers I know. He puts his clients' interests first and works hard to get the best result possible each time. He is an effective negotiator with prosecutors and a persuasive advocate in court.


    Raymond McFarland Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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