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A former prosecutor, Ken has tried hundreds of cases. Ken is a skilled negotiator and uses his problem solving skills, courtroom abilities, and technical education to obtain the best possible results for his clients.

Ken is also a Christian, a motorcyclist, parrot-head and proud father of an 11 year old daughter who wants to be an “Assistant D.A. like the lady on Law & Order: SVU”.


Contact info

Padula & Associates, LLC

2320 130th Ave NE
Bldg. E Ste. 250
Bellevue, WA, 98005-1718

Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
  2. Immigration: 20%
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
  4. Juvenile: 10%


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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse William. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Sharon Elizabeth Chirichillo

    Ken is smart, tenacious, hard working attorney. Judges and prosecutors respect him. Ken knows how to effectively compose powerful legal briefs that provides advantages in motion hearings. He knows how to best manage the brutal and tedious crimianl justice system in representing his client's best outcome.


    Sharon Chirichillo Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Distinguished Service AwardClallam County Pro Bono2001
Smoke Jumper AwardWashington Doctor’s Ought to Care2000
Community Drug Prevention AwardClallam County1998
Delegate to the World Drug ConferencePRIDE1997
Dean's ListIndiana UniversityN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyPadula & Associates, LLC2007 - Present
AttorneyLaw Offices of W. Kenneth Norris, PS2004 - 2007
AttorneyLewis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office2004 - 2004
AttorneyClallam County Prosecuting Attorney's Office1999 - 2002
AttorneyLaw Office of W. Kenneth Norris1998 - 1999
AttorneyClallam County Prosecuting Attorney's Office1996 - 1998
AttorneyOkanogan County Prosecuting Attorney's Office 1995 - 1996
Rule 9 ProsecutorSpokane County Prosecuting Attorney's Office1995 - 1995
Rule 9 InternUniversity Legal Assistance1994 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationN/A2007 - Present
Washington Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysN/A2007 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationN/A1995 - Present
National Criminal Justice Honor SocietyN/A1992 - Present
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Clallam County Bar AssociationPresident2002 - 2002
Clallam County Law LibraryChairperson of Board of Directors1999 - 2001
Tobacco Free Clallam County CoalitionBoard of Directors1998 - 2001
WSBA Young Lawyers DivisionBoard of Trustees1997 - 2000
Regional Juvenile Justice Program DevelopmentAdvisory Committee1996 - 1998
Clallam County Youth Task ForceBoard of Directors1996 - 1999
Student Government Supreme Court, Indiana UniversityJustice1990 - 1992
American Criminal Justice AssociationN/A1989 - 1992
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1995
Indiana UniversityCriminal JusticeOther - Bachelors1992
Admitted to US Supreme CourtN/AN/AN/A
Admitted to Ninth Circuit Court of AppealsN/AN/AN/A
Admitted to US Federal Court, Western WashingtonN/AN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Testimony Before CongressDrug CourtsN/A
Port Angeles School DistrictTruency LawN/A
Peninsula CollegeDrug Abuse & the LawN/A
Juvenile Law CLESchool Search & SeizuresN/A
Elks Drug ForumDrug Use Among ChildrenN/A
Clallam County Police AcademyJuvenile LawN/A