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I work as a criminal defense lawyer and do cases througout the State of Washington. I have been an attorney for 20 years.  My firm has offices in Spokane and Seattle, Washington.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 90%
    20 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Native Peoples Law: 5%
    20 years
  3. State, Local And Municipal Law: 5%
    1 year



Hourly ($180-200/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Christine Bennett

    I endorse this lawyer. A capable and zealous advocate who gets results.


    Christine Bennett Criminal Defense Attorney
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  • Jacqueline Porter

    I endorse this lawyer. I consider Mr. Graham to be an expert in the area of criminal defense. He is uniquely experienced and effective and is equipped to handle anything from a misdemeanor to the most serious of charges.


    Jacqueline Porter DUI & DWI Attorney
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Contact info

Law Office of Steve Graham

1312 North Monroe Street, Suite 140
Spokane, WA, 99201-2623


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 5 Criminal LawyerSpokane Coeur d'Alene Living Magazine2011
Washington Pro Bono AwardWSBA2003
National Crime Victims AwardFerry County Community Services2002
Recognition of Past ServiceWashington Association of Prosecuting Attorneys2002
American Jurisprudence Award - Labor LawN/A1995
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of Steve Graham2002 - Present
Ferry County Prosecuting AttorneyFerry County1998 - Present
Deputy ProsecutorFerry County Prosecutor's Office1996 - 1998
Deputy ProsecutorKing County Prosecutor's Office1995 - 1996
Rule 9 InternFerry County Prosecuting Attorney1994 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
Spokane County Bar Association, Solo & Small Practice SectionMember2011 - Present
Spokane County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersLife Time Member2007 - Present
Washington Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember2005 - Present
Washington Society of Municipal and P.U.D. AttorneysMember2003 - Present
Washington Defender AssociationMember2003 - 2010
Ferry County Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Washington Association of Prosecuting AttorneysMember1998 - 2002
Criminal Law Section of WSBAMember1995 - Present
Land Use Section of WSBACharter MemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Tribes v. ConradNot guilty on both counts
State v. BoikoConviction overturned
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Publication nameTitleDate
Graham DefensePossible Challenges to Jury Venire for Native American2009
Graham DefenseProblems with DUI Blood Samples at State Toxicology Lab2009
Charter, Gonzaga UniversityThe New Proliferation of Nuclear Material1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington State Criminal Justice Training CommissionN/ADeath Investigation (9360-A)1999
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Western Connecticut State UniversityEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1995
Yale UniversitySummer Classes in 1990 and 1991NAN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
WSBA New Lawyer CLEPreparing a Case for Trial2014
1050AM KCAA Los AngelesDorm Room Searches2013
Criminal JusticeCriminal Justice2000
Republic High School Mock Trial Competition - CoachMock Trial Competition1999
Eastern Washington University, Criminal Justice classCriminal Justice1999
Republic High School Mock Trial Competition - CoachMock Trial Competition1998
Republic High School Mock Trial Competition - CoachMock Trial Competition1997
Republic High School Mock Trial Competition - CoachMock Trial Competition1996