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Quinn Rosborough Dalan

Quinn Rosborough Dalan

Practice areas:

Juvenile

Quinn Dalan

About Me

Quinn Dalan graduated from Gonzaga University in 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minor in English.  After college, Quinn attended law school in Virginia at Regent University School of Law.  While at Regent University Quinn was involved in Public Interest Legal Advocated at Regent, was on the Honor Council, and was a staff member of the Regent University School of Law International Law Journal.  Quinn graduated from law school in the top third of her class.  


Quinn Dalan graduated from Gonzaga University in 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minor in English.  After college, Quinn attended law school in Virginia at Regent University School of Law.  While at Regent University Quinn was involved in Public Interest Legal Advocated at Regent, was on the Honor Council, and was a staff member of the Regent 


 


During law school, Quinn worked for a family law attorney where she worked on modifying parenting plans and dissolution paperwork.  Although she went to law school to become a family law attorney, in March 2008 Quinn began working at the Yakima County Prosecuting Attorney's Office in the District Court Unit under Ron Zirkle.  


 


As a deputy prosecuting attorney in District Court, Quinn prepared and argued motions.  She handled hundreds of cases including assaults, domestic violence, protection order violations, DUIs, suspended licenses, hunting violations and marijuana cases.  In the short time Quinn spent in District Court, she took 8 cases to trial.    


 


The talent and tenacity was quickly recognized and Quinn was soon promoted to the Felony Division where she worked as a prosecutor in the Special Assault Unit - a unit specialized in handling assaults against children, sex crimes, and serious domestic violence felonies.  Quinn spent two years handling the hardest cases a prosecutor can handle.  She charged, argued motions and prepared for and went to trial on numerous types of cases including: Rapes, Sexual Assaults on Children, Violations of Protection Order, Violent Assaults and Vehicular Assaults.  She also worked as the second prosecutor on two cases of Aggravated Murder in the First Degree.  


 


Not only did Quinn develop extensive knowledge of trial and criminal law with her numerous trials, but she was also extensively trained.  Quinn has been trained on how to interview children regarding violence or sexual abuse; she has attended several in depth trainings on domestic violence and sexual assault and has attended a rigorous trial course at the National Advocacy Center in Columbia, South Carolina.   


 


After a couple of years of excelling in the toughest unit, Quinn was again promoted to District Court Unit Supervisor.  She was recognized as an excellent trial attorney, fearless and prepared, and was asked to train the newest hires to the prosecutor's office.  While Quinn was the District Court Supervisor, she was in charge of the charging decisions for the entire unit.  Additionally, Quinn supervised and trained the entry level prosecutors.    


 


In June 2011, Quinn left the prosecutor's office.  She has spent the last year and a half working as a felony criminal defense attorney for indigent clients.  Since June 2011, Quinn has successfully argued two suppression motions on drug cases, resulting in dismissal of all charges.  As of December 2012, she has also taken eight cases to trial - including serious strike offenses.  None of her clients were convicted of the strike offenses charged after jury verdicts.  Furthermore, on seven of the eight cases the results for the client were better than the outcome offered by the prosecutor prior to trial.  Four of those cases resulted in misdemeanor convictions (instead of the felonies with which the clients were charged).  During that time she has represented accused persons in all cases including sex crimes, drug crimes, serious assaults, burglaries, robberies, property crimes, attempted murder and homicide.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Juvenile: 100%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • Cari Brett Rincker

    I went to law school with Quinn and she is one smart cookie. She the kind of lawyer I always want on my side. She cares about her clients and gives them the attention they deserve. I endorse Quinn without hesitation.

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    Cari Rincker Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Stephen Patrick Pfeiffer

    I have known Quinn for a number of years and I can say without hesitation she is committed to excellence in everything she does. She is an excellent attorney.

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    Stephen Pfeiffer DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact Info

Dalan Law

6 S 2nd St Ste 917
Yakima, WA, 98901-2629

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200805/05/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Citizen of the YearYakima YWCA2013

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney - Criminal Defense and Family LawDalan Law2013 - Present
Contract Attorney - Public DefenseRosborough Law2011 - 2012
Deputy Prosecuting AttorneyYakima County Prosecuting Attorney's Office2008 - 2011

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2012 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Criminal Law SectionYoung Lawyer Liaison2012 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/A2012 - Present
Washington Defender AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
Yakima County Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Regent University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Gonzaga UniversityPolitical ScienceB.A.2004