Shawn Timothy Newman

Shawn Timothy Newman

Education Law Attorney

Olympia, WA





No Misconduct

About Me

Greetings and Thank You for visiting my Avvo profile. My private practice is limited to cases I feel passionate about, be it civil rights, privacy, government accountability or special education. I am a sole practitioner in Olympia, Washington.  I am also adjunct professor at Saint Martin's University and South Puget Sound Community College, where i teach a variety of law courses, including...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check


Free Consultation (30 minutes), Hourly ($200-$300/hour)

Client Reviews

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superb representation

Posted by: jason 10 months ago.

To summarize my experience in a word I'd say terrific. Terrific service, terrific response time, I was well informed on all that was going on and...

Aggresssive and Effective Advocate!!

Posted by: a Business client over 1 year ago.

Shawn is an aggressive and effective advocate but he won't waste your money picking unnecessary battles. Once he gets his teeth into your case...
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Showing 2 of 4 peer endorsements

Ronald Gene Meyers
Ronald Meyers

Olympia, WA

19 days ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. Shawn is a great lawyer who is not afraid to take a controversial case -- simply because he believes it is the right thing to...
Adam Phillip Karp
Adam Karp

Bellingham, WA

About 2 years ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

Shawn brings a refreshingly personable, compassionate quality to diligent, quite capable legal representation. Over the past decade, I have come to...
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1984 License Status: Active for the state of Washington.
Last updated by Avvo: 07/03/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

Showing 1 of 7 job entries
1990 – present

Newman Law


Showing 1 of 2 degrees

1983 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Notre Dame Law School


Showing 1 of 5 awards

2007 CASTL

Carneige Foundation


Showing 1 of 14 association entries

1986- present

National Association of College and University Attorneys

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Showing 2 of 5 publications

2007 State anti-SLAPP law needs overhaul

Trial News Washington State Trial Lawyers

2004 Time to arm citizens to combat government fraud

Evergreen Freedom Foundation

Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 21 occasions

2014 Legal Research and Writing

at Thurston County Bar Association

2010 Employment Law

at Lacey Boom! October Forum Luncheon

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