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!
Jan is an accomplished and experienced criminal defense attorney who cares deeply for his clients. Specializing in child abuse and sex crime cases, he combines compassion with a forthright manner to help his clients navigate through the complexities of the criminal justice system. A native of the Pacific Northwest, he earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Washington (Go Huskies!) and his law degree at the University of Idaho. A member of the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, he has been practicing law in Seattle for over 35 years.
Jan is a world travel junky, an avid music lover and trivia expert – with a legendary vinyl collection.
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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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|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|
|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|