Lenell Rae Nussbaum

Lenell Rae Nussbaum

Criminal Defense Attorney
Seattle, WA




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About Me

I provide personal, hand-crafted, quietly ferocious representation for clients, whether they are accused, convicted, or victims of a crime. I represent clients during investigations as well as in trials, appeals, and post-conviction proceedings. No crime is too large or too small, too petty or too ugly. Please call me so we can discuss what you need.

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Client Reviews

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Amazing person!

Posted by: a client 1 day ago.

Mrs. Nussbaum helped me so much! She knows her stuff and WILL help! I needed someone with a backbone (which I do not have!) she is amazing and so...

Very skilled, professional attorney

Posted by: April about 4 years ago.

Lenell represented me in an appeal case. She has a wealth of experience and knowledge. She seems to be well connected and well liked by her colleages....
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Showing 2 of 8 peer endorsements

John Adams Moore JR
John Moore

Yakima, WA

30 days ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

I endorse this lawyer. I do so without qualification. As a colleague she has be invaluable in anticipating Appellant issues that are so often...
Travis David Stearns
Travis Stearns

Seattle, WA

6 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Lenell is a fabulous attorney. This year she took on the question of whether youth should be sentenced to life without parole when charged as adults....
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1980 License Status: Active for the state of Washington.
Last updated by Avvo: 05/05/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2002 – present

Suquamish Tribal Appeals Court


Showing 1 of 2 degrees

1980 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of Michigan Law School


Showing 1 of 22 awards

2014 Pro Bono Honoree

Columbia Legal Services


Showing 1 of 6 association entries

2000- present founding member

Washington Appellate Lawyers Association

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Showing 2 of 2 publications

2006 Using Blakely: Limiting the Aggravating Factors

Defense, Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

2005 Sentencing in Washington after Blakely v. Washington

Federal Sentencing Reporter

Speaking Engagements

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2014 Trial Skills for Criminal Defense Lawyers

at Office of Public Defense Trial Skills Workshop

2013 Trial Skills for Criminal Defense Lawyers

at Washington Defender Association Trial Skills Workshop

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