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Angela L Dawes

Angela L Dawes

also known as Angela L. Engstrom-Dawes

About me

I was licensed to practice law in OR in 2003, and as of 2015, my Oregon license is inactive so I can be at home with my 3 young children.  I was licensed to practice in WA in 2008 and plan to inactivate my WA license in 2016.  I hope to return to the practice of law part time in 3-5 years.   I grew up in Tucson, AZ, where I graduated with a BA in Psychology and Sociology from the University of AZ.  While there, I was a volleyball coach and referee, and waited tables to pay my way through school.  After undergrad, I moved to the northwest for law school and have been here ever since.  After 20+ years in the hot desert sun, the rain is actually a nice change!  My basic life model is to live by the golden rule, and I try to do right by the people I know.  I think most people who know me would say I have a lot of integrity.


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 70%
    12 years
  2. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 20%
    11 years
  3. Wills & Living Wills: 5%
    10 years
  4. DUI & DWI: 5%
    11 years



Hourly ($200-250/hour), contingent (33-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (20 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Robert Stanley Milesnick

    I endorse this lawyer. Angela is an outstanding personal injury attorney who both cares about her clients, and delivers exceptional results for them.


    Robert Milesnick Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Robert Glenn Crow

    I endorse this lawyer. I worked on a motor vehicle accident case with Angela years ago. It was my first such case and I learned a lot from her. She's a great advocate


    Robert Crow DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

1914 Broadway St
Vancouver, WA, 98663


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Volunteer of the Month, AprilOTLA2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyBill Montecucco, Attorney at Law, PS2008 - Present
Attorney/OwnerLaw Office of Angela L. Engstrom2005 - 2008
AttorneyJames F. O'Rourke, Jr. and Associates2003 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
OTLA Publications CommitteeMember2011 - Present
Clark County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - 2009
Oregon Trial Lawyer Association- Membership CommitteeMember2006 - 2010
Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, New Lawyers SectionCo-chair2006 - 2009
Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Motor Vehicles SectionMember2005 - Present
Multnomah Bar Association Service to the Public CommitteeCo-chair2005 - 2007
Multnomah Bar AssociationMember2004 - 2009
Oregon State BarMember2003 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
OLTA Trial Lawyer MagazineOut of the Box Experts2014
OTLA Trial Lawyer MagazineMomsclub International2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis & Clark Northwestern Law SchoolLawJ.D.2002
University of ArizonaPsychology and SociologyB.A.1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Monthly MeetingOregon Traffic law2013