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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    7 years, 800 cases

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes), Pro bono (5%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

19 total 

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  • Dennis Edward Schroader JR

    I enthusiastically endorse this lawyer. Matthew is knowledgeable, trustworthy, and a tireless advocate for his clients.

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    Dennis Schroader DUI and DWI Attorney
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  • Hayley Suzanne Fulton

    I endorse this lawyer. Matthew McGowan is an experienced criminal defense attorney. He listens to his clients and works hard to get them a positive result.

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    Hayley Fulton Criminal defense Attorney
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Contact info

McGowan Law Office

1107 1/2 Tacoma Ave S
Tacoma, WA, 98402

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200907/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
NCDC Summer Program Tuition GrantNational Criminal Defense College2013
Public Interest Law GrantPublic Interest Law Association2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Solo PractitionerMcGowan Law Office2011 - Present
Conflict Panel AttorneyPierce County Department of Assigned Counsel2009 - Present
Associate AttorneyMcPherson Law Office2008 - 2010
Contract AttorneyTolin & Victoria2007 - 2009
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Tacoma Pierce County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of WashingtonEnglish LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts1997