A criminal defense attorney with over 35 years experience, Jan Olson fights hard for his clients.Need an accomplished & experienced criminal defense lawyer? Call Jan Olson.Have you been accused of a sex crime? Jan Olson is here to help!
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|SuperLawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||2006|
|Partner||Ellis, Li & McKinstry, PLLC||1987 - Present|
|Public Defender||City Of Kent||1992 - 1994|
|Attorney||Attorney at Ogden Murphy Wallace||1984 - 1986|
|Attorney||Attorney at Law Offices of Michael A. Frost||1982 - 1984|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Federal Bar Association (Western District of Washington chapter)||Admitted to Practice||1984 - Present|
|Washington Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys||Member||N/A|
|STATE v. SLIDER 38 Wn. App. 689 (1984)||Affirmed|
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|Asked & Answered: Sexual Deviancy Evaluations||2016|
|Seattle Sex Offense Lawyer||Buyer Beware – Undercover Sex Stings||2016|
|Seattle Sex Offense Lawyer||Court Ordered Apology in Sexual Assault Case||2016|
|Seattle Sex Offense Lawyer||Extreme Example of Criminal Sexting Case||2016|
|Seattle Sex Offense Lawyer||Prosecutor Misconduct in Child Rape Case||2016|
|Seattle Sex Offense Lawyer||Teacher’s Sexual Facebook Chats with Student||2016|
|University of Idaho||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1980|
|University of Washington||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1977|
|McKinley Irvin CLE||How a Criminal Defense Lawyer Gets Involved with Family Law Issues||2013|
|Weschler Symposium||How a Criminal Defense Lawyer Gets Involved with Family Law Issues||2012|
|Legal Issues for Churches||Child Abuse Reporting||2012|
|Church Presentation||Child Abuse Reporting with Lennon and Miller||2011|
Posted by Matthew
Jan Olson has represented me in several cases. His expertise in the laws of Washington state shows in his response to prosecutors and judges. He has gone above and beyond through all my cases and has stuck by my side through some of the worst times. Thanks to Jan, I have been able to move forward in my life. His communication is outstanding, never does a phone call go unanswered even if it is a simple question. He has gotten several charges dropped and others reduced. I have used Public Defenders over the years and have learned no Public Defender compares to Jan. Well worth the phone call to find you options and get trulty top notch legal expertise!
Posted by Tim Schaaf
Life throws us curve-balls sometimes and when that happens important to have the right person on your team. I found myself in an unexpected crisis and Jan was able to skillfully navigate the process, dealing with police, the prosecutors office and family services. In addition to his legal expertise, Jan brought compassion and understanding to the situation.
No regrets at all in hiring him!
Posted by Steve
I retained Jan in a criminal suit. I had not idea what to expect or how to deal with the system I found myself. Throughout the process Jan emphasized the truth will win out. I took his lead and let him do his job and the result was the truth won out. Jan is an impeccable lawyer who bleeds integrity and sound moral character. He is well known in the industry and gives his clients 150%. I spent many late nights discussing the case and next steps and he never flinched. He isn't just your legal counsel he is your advocate in a system that is not favorable to ethical people. You would do yourself a huge injustice if you don't retain Jan in any legal issue. He is the best in the business and I wouldn't trust anyone else with my life and defense.
Michelle Ahrens, Estate planning Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
I endorse this lawyer. He is the go to guy in criminal defense and when I have questions in my own practice I call him. He works hard for his clients, his knowledge of the law is stellar and his integrity is surpassed by none. When I am not available for a case, I refer people to Jan.
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