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Robert Dunn Rhodes IV

also known as Robert Rhodes

About me

People, clients and courts trust me because I do what I say, handle problems as they come in, listen critically, and have a bulldog temperament well suited for communication, argument and litigation in the legal arena. With thousands of court appearances and recorded interviews under my belt in private practice, I know when and how to listen, question, speak and argue. Aside from my acedemic background, I have a heavy background in the sports of wrestling, rugby and jujitzu. I practice law the same way I play sports: my team and I engage in a thoughtful and unrelenting pursuit of the goal.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Administrative Law: 50%
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%

Payment

Payment types:

Cash, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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    I endorse this lawyer. I am an attorney in Alaska and contacted Robert about representing a Respondent of a lengthy, complex Petition for Order of Protection filed in King County. When I explained to Robert the circumstances of the case, he was enthusiastic about representing the Respondent. It also was immediately apparent that Robert has expertise in the area of Civil Domestic Violence Protection Order Litigation. Most importantly, he obtained excellent results for the Respondent.

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    Michael Heiser Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Alexander F Savojni

    While many attorneys over promise to get a client and then under deliver, Robert does what he says. He is a bulldog of a lawyer dedicated to his clients. His ability to listen and relate enables him to be a counselor not only in law but also in life. Their is no judgement of his clients, only a desire to help them get through all of their difficulties.

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    Alexander Savojni Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Rhodes Law Group PLLC

918 South Horton Street
Suite 901
Seattle, WA, 98134

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200101/10/2016
AZInactive 199907/29/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Client's ChoiceAvvo2015
10 our of 10 Superb RatingAvvo2012
Client's Choice AwardAvvo2012
Pro Bono Service CommendationWashington State Bar Assocation2009
Member in Good StandingWashington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2009
Member in Good StandingWashington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2008
Pro Bono Service RecommendationWashington State Bar Association2008
Member in Good StandingN/A2007
Big Brother/Little Sisters Program RecognitionBig Brother Little Sisters Program2001
Community Legal Services AwardCommunity Legal Services1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ManagerRhodes Legal Group PLLC2013 - Present
PartnerRhodes & Meryhew2008 - 2012
OwnerRhodes Law Office2002 - 2008
Public DefenderYavapai County Public Defender1996 - 2000
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Bar Association, Administrative Law SectionTrustee2015 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Snohomish County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Pierce County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Washington Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember2006 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Domestic ViolenceCase dismissed
Domestic Violencedismissed
VNCO and Protection Order ViolationsDismissed
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
FIndlawLawmakers Consider a Data Retention Bill2011
FindLawDomestic Violence: the Duluth Model2010
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of San DiegoEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
REVICTIMIZING THE VICTIM: WHEN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUFFERRERS GET HIT AGAIN BY THE LAW.Domestic Violence - Re-victimizing the Victim2016
CONFLICTS, FIGHTS AND ASSAULTSCONFLICTS, FIGHTS AND ASSAULTS2015
DISPUTES AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN RELATIONSHIPSDISPUTES AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN RELATIONSHIPS2014
CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS AND CASES: WHAT HAPPENSCRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS AND CASES: WHAT HAPPENS2014
CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS AND CONSEQUENCESCRIMINAL CONVICTIONS AND CONSEQUENCES2014
CIVIL PROTECTION ORDERSCIVIL PROTECTION ORDERS2014