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Charles William Lane IV

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Attorney Charles W. Lane has been rated by his peers as having a very high level of expertise, professional ability, and ethical standards.  He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and graduated from Louisiana State University with a BA.  He received his JD from the Tulane Law School, and received his LLM from the University of Washington, in Seattle. After graduating from Tulane Law school, Mr. Lane was an Assistant District Attorney in New Orleans. During his tenure as an A.D.A. Mr. Lane gained vast experience in Criminal Law. Mr. Lane brought to trial over 130 felony cases including numerous murder, rape, illegal drugs, and other felony matters. Mr. Lane was also responsible for training fellow prosecutors in trial skills and techniques.

Mr. Lane has been practicing law in Western Washington for 18 years, primarily in the Puget Sound area, and has handled all types of cases.  He has extensive experience with the inner workings of the criminal courts in Olympia, Tacoma, and Seattle, while completely covering Thurston, Pierce, King, Mason, and Kitsap counties.


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  1. Personal Injury: 75%
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%


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The Lane Law Firm

1800 Cooper Point Road Southwest Suite 3
Olympia, WA, 98502-1179


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ownerLaw Office of Charles W. Lane1998 - 2015
ASSOACIATEParr & Younglove, PLLC1997 - 1998
AttorneySwason, Parr, Cordes, Younglove and Peeples1995 - 1996
Assistant District AttorneyNew Orleans District Atorney's Office1991 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysN/AN/A
Thurston County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
mason county bar asociationN/AN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Louisiana State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1985
Tulane University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of Washington School of LawN/ALL.M - Master of LawsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
criminal law classcriminal defenseN/A