Vito R. De La Cruz

Vito R. De La Cruz

Personal Injury Lawyer

Yakima, WA





No Misconduct


Spanish , Portuguese , English

Answers and Advice

26 questions answered.

About Me

I grew up in South Texas in amigrant farm worker family. My family didn't have much. In fact, we were often at hunger's door.However, my auntie, who was the first in my family to graduate from high school and college,stressed the importance of education and pushed, cajoled,kept me on track.I graduated from high school and was fortunate to attend Yale and later the University of California Boalt...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees


Contingent (33%-45%)

Client Reviews

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My endorsement of Vito De La Cruz

Posted by: Jackie over 1 year ago.

Vito De La Cruz has been my attorney in two separate cases and settled one case favorably while the other is still in mediation. When I first met...

Awesome Representation!

Posted by: Lisa over 1 year ago.

Vito De La Cruz is an excellent lawyer and awesome person. I met Vito during the worst time in my life when a mistake from the past gave me no hope...
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Showing 2 of 8 peer endorsements

Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

2 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Vito. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.
Jeffrey Martin Kreutz
Jeffrey Kreutz

Kennewick, WA

8 months ago

Relationship: Co-worker

I endorse this lawyer. Vito is an outstanding advocate for his clients.
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1986 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/17/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1998 – 2011

Federal Public Defender District of Nevada


Showing 1 of 2 degrees

1985 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law


Showing 1 of 1 award

1993 Outstanding Defender

Federal Defenders of Eastern Washington and Idaho


Showing 1 of 10 association entries

2011- present

Washington State Association for Justice

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Showing 2 of 3 publications

2011 David Ball on Damages; Book Review

Washington State Association for Justice

2011 The Right to Jury Trial

Huffington Post

Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 29 occasions

2012 Aggressive Motions in Limine

at Federal Defenders of Eastern Washington and Idaho, Panel Training

2011 Tribal Court Trial Advocacy

at Tribal Court Trial Advocacy

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