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James Doyle Kirkham Jr

James Doyle Kirkham Jr

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Wills & Living Wills

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Criminal Defense: 85%
    10 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  2. Personal Injury: 10%
    10 years, 40 cases
  3. Wills & Living Wills: 5%
    10 years, 35 cases



Hourly ($200-250/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Nathaniel Hall Wylie

    I recently worked with James on a matter in the Kittitas County District Court system. I was thoroughly impressed with his availability, knowledge, and skill in steering the case to a remarkably favorable outcome in a very short period of time. I endorse his work without hesitation.


    Nathaniel Wylie DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Luke Edward Baumgarten

    I have worked opposite and alongside Mr. Kirkham on several cases and I have found him to be a friendly, knowledgeable, and effective advocate. I am happy to endorse his work.


    Luke Baumgarten Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

420 N Pearl Ste 303
Ellensburg, WA, 98926-3112




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pro Bono Publico AwardWashington State Bar Association2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Business Law Adjunct ProfessorYakima Valley Community College2011 - 2012
OwnerKirkham Law Office, PLLC.2009 - Present
Owner and PartnerLutgen and Kirkham, PLLC.2005 - 2008
legal clerk/Rule 9 internCrary, Clark & Domanico, P.S.2002 - 2005


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Kittitas County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Washington Association of Criminal Defense Attorney'sMember2005 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
State V. YoungbloodHung Jury in part
State V. DyfortHung Jury, Prosecutor declined to refile
State v. ComoNot Guilty, Guilty and Hung Jury

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJuris Doctorate2005
Central Washington UniversityPolitical ScienceBachelor's of arts2000
Central Washington UniversityPublic PolicyBachelor of Science2000