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Bruce Hanify

Bruce Hanify

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Appeals, DUI & DWI

About Me

Bruce Han­ify, for­mer deputy pros­e­cut­ing attor­ney and trial lawyer with 28 years’ expe­ri­ence, focus­ing on DUIs, crim­i­nal defense, felonies and mis­de­meanors, DOL hear­ings and appeals.  For­mer nar­cotics pros­e­cu­tor, Yakima County.  Trained deputy pros­e­cu­tors in DUI trial prac­tice for the Wash­ing­ton Asso­ci­a­tion of Pros­e­cut­ing Attor­neys from 2002–2004.  I created the felony appeals unit for the Yakima County Prosecuting Attorneys' Office in 1993.  I've listed a few of the cases I worked on in "cases" (see below).


 


Reli­able, expe­ri­enced, tough.  If you’re in trou­ble, you need experience!


 


DUI     DRUG CASES     ASSAULT CASES     DOMESTIC VIOLANCE MISDEMEANORS     FELONIES     TRAFFIC CITATIONS     DOL HEARINGS       MARIJUANA    CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES   VEHICULAR HOMICIDE   VEHICULAR ASSAULT    FELONY DUI


 


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    27 years, 3.5 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
    26 years, 1.75 thousand cases
  3. Appeals: 25%
    23 years, 1.2 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Jean Kang

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Jean Kang Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

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    I endorse this lawyer. Bruce is a man of great intellect and personal charm with enormous talent as a lawyer. He is a great writer too.

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    Neil Buren Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Bruce Hanify

1315 14th Ave
Longview, WA, 98632

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive198507/05/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Gold Record for Prosecuting Recording PiracyRecording Industry Association of America1994

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offices of Bruce Hanify2012 - Present
Attorney ICowlitz County Office Of Public Defense2007 - 2011
Deputy Prosecuting AttorneyClallam County Prosecuting Attorney's Office2005 - 2006
AttorneyMano McKerricher2004 - 2005
DUI Project AttorneyWashington State Association of Prosecuting Attorneys2002 - 2004
Attorney, Guardian ad Litem, Consultant, ArbitratorLaw Offices of Bruce Hanify1994 - 2002
Deputy Prosecuting AttorneyYakima Prosecuting Attorney's Office1988 - 2000

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
ToastmastersClub President1997 - 1998

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
State v. Gilmer, 981 P.2d 902, 96 Wn.App. 875 (Wash.App. Div. 3 1999)Conviction affirmed
State v. Kutch, 951 P.2d 1139, 90 Wn.App. 244 (1998)Conviction affirmed
In re Boot, 925 P.2d 964, 130 Wn.2d 553 (Wash. 1996)Statute upheld as constitutional

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
DUI Trial Training Manual for Prosecuting Attorneys2004 WAPA DUI Training Manual2004

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Western Washington UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1981
Peninsula CollegeEnglish, JournalismA.A.1979

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Washington Association of Prosecuting AttorneysCase Management2003
Washington State Association of Municipal AttorneysTrial Techniques1993