Skip to main content
Christopher Joseph Kerley

Christopher Joseph Kerley

Practice areas:

State, Local And Municipal Law, Health Care, Education, Employment & Labor, Appeals

About Me

Outside-of-work interests include snow skiing, scuba diving and playing the guitar in a classic rock band


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1986

  1. State, Local And Municipal Law: 25%
  2. Employment & Labor: 20%
  3. Education: 20%
  4. Health Care: 20%
  5. Appeals: 15%



Hourly ($200-250/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Raymond Francis Clary

    Chris is a bright lawyer, persuasive, and experienced with many different types of civil cases.


    Raymond Clary Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Daniel E Stowe

    I endorse this lawyer. Chris is an effective advocate for his clients and is very well regarded in the legal community.


    Daniel Stowe Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Evans, Craven & Lackie, P.S.

818 W Riverside Ave Ste 250
Spokane, WA, 99201-0994



IDAuthorized to practice law199208/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top LawyerSpokane Coer d' Alene Living Magazine2013
BV ratingMartindale-Hubbell2012
BV ratingMartindale-Hubbell2011
BV ratingMartindale-Hubbell2010
BV ratingMartindale-Hubbell2009
BV ratingMartindale-Hubbell2008
BV ratingMartindale-Hubbell2007
BV ratingMartindale-Hubbell2006
BV ratingMartindale-Hubbell2005
BV ratingMartindale-Hubbell2004
BV ratingMartindale-Hubbell2003
BV ratingMartindale-Hubbell2002
BV ratingMartindale-Hubbell2001
BV ratingMartindale-Hubbell2000
Excellence in Torts, Contracts and Wills and TrustsAmerican Jurisprudence1988
Magna cum laudegonzaga school of law1986

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerEvans, Craven and Lackie P.S.2006 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Idaho State BarMember1988 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present
Washington Defense Trial LawyersMember1986 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Wynn v EarinN/A
Donahue v Quick Collect IncN/A
Pope v HansenN/A

See all Legal Cases 


Publication NameTitleDate
Gonzaga Law ReviewCase Note-Heidebrink v MoriwakiN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor-Magna Cum Laude1986
University of WashingtonEconomics and Political ScienceBA1983

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Washington State Parks Association ConferenceRecreational Immunity2014
employment discriminationcivil jury trial2014
Risk Managment ConferenceWashington's Recreational Land Use Immunity Statute2013
Civil jury trialCivil Trial-Dental Malpractice2012
United States District Court for ED of WashCivil Trial-USERRA claim2011
Civil Appeal-Oral ArgumentCivil Appeal-Abuse Reporting Statute2011
Oral ArgumentCivil Appeal-FDCPA Matter2010
Bankruptcy Court-Eastern District of WashingtonAdversary Proceeding-Property Rights2010