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Border Law Firm is focused on providing high quality legal services and client satisfaction.


With a wealth of experience in litigation and conflict resolution, the Border Law Firm is confident that a creative solution exists for your situation.


"I am waiting to help you through each and every issue you or your loved ones may be going through." -Teresa Border


Call 1-509-599-2676


Admitted to Washington State Bar Association in 1989

Gonzaga University School of Law, J.D. 1988



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Practice areas


  1. Family: 80%
    26 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
    26 years



Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

Border Law Firm

827 W. 1st Ave
Suite 306
Spokane, WA, 99201


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Law Day AwardSpokane Young Lawyers1994
Outstanding Service as PresidentSpokane County Young Lawyers1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Deputy Prosecuting AttorneySpokane County Prosecuting Attorney's Office2001 - 2012
Staff AttorneyNorthwest Justice Project1996 - 1997
Staff AttorneySpokane Legal Service Center1994 - 1996
Assistant Public DefenderSpokane County Public Defenders1989 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States District Court for the Eastern District of WashingtonLicensed Attorney2012 - Present
Kalispell Tribal Court AttorneyAttorney2012 - Present
Spokane Regional Drug Task Force AttorneyLead Attorney2005 - 2011
Washington State Bar AssociationAssistant County Attorney2001 - 2012
WAPAAssociate Member2001 - 2012
Spokane County Bar AssocationCLE Committee Member1994 - 1999
Spokane County Young LawyersPresident1993 - 1994
Spokane County Young LawyersLaw Day Committee Chair1992 - 1993
Spokane County Bar AssociationYoung Lawyers1991 - 1996
Spokane County Young LawyersTrustee1990 - 1993
Spokane County Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionLead Attorney1989 - 1993
Washington State Bar AssociationAttorney Member1989 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationTrustee1989 - 2011
Spokane County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State V. ShupeWon
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
DEA Warrantless SearchesDEA2010
Fall ConferenceWAPA2008