Philip Edward Thornton

Philip Edward Thornton

Federal Crime Lawyer

Tacoma, WA





No Misconduct



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About Me

If you are facing Criminal Charges, it is important to protect yourself by working with a knowledgeable and an experienced criminal defense lawyer. A criminal conviction can result in jail time, force you to pay restitution and give you a criminal record that may follow you for the rest of your life. I havebeen protecting the interest of the criminally accused for over 20 years in the Pierce,...

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Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Client Reviews

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Excellent Lawyer

Posted by: Alan about 2 years ago.

Mr Thornton represented me in several cases and did excellent work on all of them. I highly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer that will...

Phil is amazing!

Posted by: Susie about 3 years ago.

Thank you for your expertise. I was very nervous. This was my first time dealing with this sort of situation. I was completely devastated. Thank you...
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Showing 2 of 6 peer endorsements

Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

4 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Philip. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.
Rebecca Kaye Reeder
Rebecca Reeder

Lakewood, WA

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Mr. Thornton is well respected in the legal community. He is also very knowledgeable in his practice area. I believe he does a good job for his...
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1990 License Status: Active for the state of Washington.
Last updated by Avvo: 09/04/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1990 – 1997

Margullis, Luedtke & Ray


Showing 1 of 2 degrees

1990 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Creighton University School of Law


Showing 1 of 1 award

2008 Liberty Bell Award

Pierce County Bar Association


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2012- present Board of Directors

Washington Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys

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Speaking Engagements

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2013 Exploring Gang Evidence

at What Now? Looming Issues in Serious Felony Cases - Spring CLE Conference

2013 Discovery Motions - Criminal Law Update

at Annual Year End Potpourri CLE

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