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Handling or associating in USERRA litigation, Veterans Benefits and hiring preference claims, and Federal or State civil appeals. Admitted in Washington State; the Federal Courts of Washington, E. Dist of Wisconsin, District of Colorado; the 5th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, and the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals; the Merit System Protection Board; and the United States Supreme Court. Accredited Attorney for claims against the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; Certified by the Washington State Department of Veteran Affairs as a Veteran Owned Business.  Deep discounts to hourly rates for disabled veterans.


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Practice areas


  1. Appeals: 50%
    9 years, 150 cases
  2. Employment: 25%
    9 years, 36 cases
  3. Administrative Law: 25%
    9 years, 18 cases



Hourly ($250-350/hour), contingent (20-33%), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Attorney endorsements

12 total 

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  • Hailey Louise Landrus

    Thomas is a top-notch advocate in USSERA cases across the country. He is an expert in this area of law and the first attorney on my list for USSERA referrals.


    Hailey Landrus Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael Bradley Love

    I endorse this lawyer. I have worked with Tom and also have been on opposites of sides in USERRA, WLAD and COBRA matters. Tom is a very ethical attorney and his work ethic is second to none. Tom has provided tremendous support to our Veterans in assisting them with their legal needs and opposing discrimination in that regard. I would highly recommend Tom to any client in need of services in USERRA and other employment type matters.


    Michael Love Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Law Office of Thomas G. Jarrard, PLLC

1020 N Washington St
Spokane, WA, 99201-2237


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2012, 2013, 2014 Spokane's Top Litigation LawyersSpokane Couer D' Alene Living Magazine2014
2 x Iraqi Service MedalUSMC2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney and Counselor at LawThe Law Office of Thomas G. Jarrard PLLC2010 - Present
Deputy Prosecuting AttorneySpokane County Prosecutor's Office2009 - 2010
Law ClerkWashington State Court of Appeals2007 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Bar LAMPMember2007 - Present
Life Member Reserve Officer's AssocationMember2002 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Fannin v. United Space AllianceAffirmed
Gross v. PPGAffirmed
Lisdahl v. Mayo FoundationAffirmed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Columbia College (Chicago, IL)Executive Business AdministrationMBA2000
Columbia College (Chicago, IL)Business AdministrationBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Veterans Legal RightsRepresenting Veterans2015
e-Discovery: Beyond Files and Folders (2014)e-Discovery in Civil Rights and Employment Law: E-discovery, laying the groundwork2014
Brass Tacks of Military LawVeteran Disability Compensation Claims and Appeals2012
Advance Employment Law and LitigationUSERRA, Veterans Rights to Reemployment and Status2011
USERRA for HR ProfessionalsUSERRA2010
USERRA for Business OwnersUSERRA2010
Military Law CLEUSERRA and Veterans Rights and Benefits2009
Veterans BenefitsVeterans Benefits2007