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Sean M Downs

Sean M Downs

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Speeding & Traffic Ticket

About Me

At Grecco Downs, PLLC, our objective is to achieve the highest order of excellence in the practice of law. We strive to provide the best legal service while adhering to our principles. Attorney Diane Grecco is licensed in Washington and Idaho. Attorney Sean M. Downs is licensed in Washington and Oregon. We provide legal services in the areas of criminal defense, civil litigation, and mediation.


Sean was born and raised in Portland, Oregon and has spent almost his entire life in the area. For nine years Sean lived and worked in Spokane, Washington. Sean has represented thousands of clients on a wide variety of cases and is committed to serving the Pacific Northwest community at large.


Contact Sean or Diane today for a consultation.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Criminal Defense: 70%
    9 years, 2.5 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 20%
    9 years, 300 cases
  3. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 10%
    9 years, 400 cases


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

18 total 

  • Martin W. Judnich

    Sean often contributes to complicated areas of DUI law. If you are in Spokane looking for representation, you need to call him asap!


    Martin Judnich DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Shon William Bogar

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Shon Bogar Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Grecco Downs, PLLC

500 W 8th Street
Suite 55
Vancouver, WA, 98660

Grecco Downs, PLLC

1318 W Mallon Ave.
Suite 1
Spokane, WA, 99201





Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2014
Moot Court Honors CouncilGonzaga University School of Law2006
Dean's CouncilGonzaga University School of Law2006

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerGrecco Downs, PLLC2013 - Present
Assistant Public DefenderSpokane County Public Defenders2008 - 2013
Attorney, APR 9 Legal InternCrary, Clark & Domanico, PS2006 - 2008


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Clark County Advance Sheet GroupFounder2015 - Present
Clark County Bar AssociationMember2014 - 2014
Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2013 - 2014
Spokane County Public Defender Advance Sheet GroupFounder2012 - 2013
Gonzaga University School of Law Alumni Mentoring ProgramMentor2011 - 2012
American Bar AssociationMember2011 - 2013
Oregon State BarMember2011 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2008 - Present
Washington Defender AssociationMember2008 - Present
Spokane Attorneys For Equality (S.A.F.E.)Member2006 - 2013
Spokane County Bar Association, Intellectual Property SectionMember2006 - 2007
Washington State Bar Association, Intellectual Property SectionMember2006 - 2007
American Intellectual Property Law AssociationMember2006 - 2007
Gonzaga Intellectual Property Law AssociationPresident2006 - 2007

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
State of Washington v. J.S.Residential Drug Offender Sentencing Alternative.
State of Washington v. A.S.Dismissed.
State of Washington v. W.Z.Not guilty at trial (Possession of Stolen Vehicle). Plea to misdemeanor DUI with credit for time served (Felony DUI).

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Publication NameTitleDate
The Spokesman-ReviewWhen are you too stoned to drive?2012
The Spokesman-ReviewSecond jury hangs on stoned-while driving trial2012


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Portland State UniversityHistoryBS - Bachelor of Science2003

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Handling calls from presently arrested DUI clients CLEDUI On-Call2009