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Kenlynn Alyssa Gallinger

Criminal defense Attorney at Tacoma, WA

4.9   35 reviews
  • Licensed for 31 years
    State WA
    Acquired 1992
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About Kenlynn

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I have dedicated my practice to giving each individual the best representation possible, and representing those as to how I would wish to be represented.  I handle criminal misdemeanors and Class B and C felonies including DUI, Possession of Drugs and/or Paraphernalia, Driving While on a Suspended License (all degrees), assault, theft, malicious mischief, violation of protection orders, record expungement and more, as well as all traffic violations. I will be up front with you about your options and my fees, and I try to ensure there are never any surprises and welcome your questions, comments and feedback.  No one ever wants to need a lawyer, but if you find yourself in that situation, I am here to assist you through the entire process. 

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Location

Law Office of Kenlynn A. Gallinger
P.O. Box 7780
Tacoma, WA, 98417

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Reviews

4.9 / 5.0
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Posted by Oscar | April 13, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Surpassed my expectations!
I received a driving infraction for "per electronic device while driving" from the WSP in Pierce County, WA. I chose Ms. Gallinger because she has a very good reputation within our community (Military). I also found that Ms. Gallinger has a good reputation within our local area so I felt confident that she could help with this issue. Also, I was charged a reasonable flat fee for service. I liked the fact that I did not have to take time out of my day to meet with her or even to show up at the courthouse. My case was dismissed so I don't have to talk to my insurance or my employer about what happened. Meaning that I don't have to spend more money on insurance and I don't have to deal with my bosses and listen to them about how this looks on our organization. Thank you Ms. Gallinger, if I ever need a traffic attorney again, you’re at the top of my list.
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Posted by Gavin | October 14, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
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Super professional answers all questions asked helped me dismiss a ticket and ensured I had no further questions or concerns.
Posted by Destinee | October 7, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
HIGHLY recommend
Out of all the people I had spoke to after getting my ticket she was by far the most helpful. She answered any questions I had even if they probably seemed real dumb haha
Posted by Evan | September 27, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Responsive and professional!
I contacted Miss Gallinger on short notice, and she was still able to respond to me and handle my case! Thanks again Kenlynn!!
Posted by Jamie | October 30, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Kenlynn is the best!
I hope I never need to hire Kenlynn again, but if I do I would not hesitate to hire her! I would not hesitate to refer her to anyone I know looking to hire a lawyer either. The process was seamless and not time consuming like I thought it would be. She handled it like the rockstar she is! Thank you Kenlynn!!!
Posted by Connor | October 30, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Amazing
Easy to work with, easy to understand, smooth, amazing experience all around!
Posted by Thomas | April 2, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
A+ Service Helping With a Speeding Ticket
Kenlynn has represented me twice now when I hired her for help with speeding tickets. She was friendly and put my mind at ease from the start. She also made the process very clear and easy! Both times, she was able to get my speeding tickets thrown out! I am very appreciative of her professional and successful representation and will be reaching out to her again, if needed. I would definitely recommend her if anyone is looking for help with a traffic violation! She is great!
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Posted by Nick | April 1, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Always affordable, always reliable!
I have retained Kenlynn’s services many times over the past 10-12 years. She’s always very responsive to questions and delivers results every time. I refer her to everyone I know!
Posted by John | February 26, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent service
We recently used Ms. Gallinger's services and for the 2nd time in a little over a year she was able to deliver exactly what we hoped for in getting my daughters tickets reduced to non-moving violations. I am extremely happy with the results and would not hesitate to hire her in the future if it was to become necessary!
Posted by Susan | January 13, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great attorney!
We hired Kenlynn for a ticket and she got it dismissed. I would hire her again and refer her to a friend without hesitation.
Posted by Kevin | October 5, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Very Happy With Kenlynn's Performance
Kenlynn took control of my case and did not let go until I had the results I wanted. I didn't feel like just another case on her list, I felt like she went above and beyond and worked multiple strategies in the system and she kept me informed all along the way. I absolutely recommend Kenlynn and I will definitely call on her if I need help again.
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Posted by Jim | August 22, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Dismissed!!
Kenlynn delivered!!...in one word results. Kenlynn is very knowledgeable of the legal system, and how to navigate through it to achieve the results you're seeking. She also will make your accuser bare the full weight of the burden if proof. If they're methods for gathering, presenting or otherwise using they're "proof" against you aren't solid, Kenlynn will demolish it...holding them to a high standard of proceedure and attention to detail...Don't fall for the trap of assuming the case against you is hopeless and give up....lock and load a round of Kenlynn and see what happens!! Again, in one word for Kenlynn Galinger.....Results.....Thank You Kenlynn!!
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Posted by anonymous | June 28, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great at what she does
I highly recommend Ms. Gallinger, I've come to her a few times over the years for various traffic violations and she has gotten them dismissed every time. She's very prompt and professional when corresponding with her.
Posted by JR | June 27, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The BEST ATTORNEY in Washington!
Kenlynn has always provided top notch representation for me, whether it was a traffic infraction or providing legal counsel. She has a lot of clients, but will give you the individual attention that makes you feel like her #1 client. She will fight for your best interest and ensure you get the best possible outcome.
Posted by David | May 2, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
worry no more!
Kenlynn has taken care of two different speeding citations for me and I couldn't recommend her more emphatically. After providing her my citation number I didn't have to do anything else! She emailed me the day of my court dates to update me with the verdict and got me off of them both, which is mostly unheard of in Pierce County. She even answers her own phone most of the time! Incredible customer service and the confidence you want to hear when you call a lawyer for help. Don't look anywhere else for a speeding ticket lawyer, she's all you need!
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Posted by Sean | April 25, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Perfect
I am very pleased with my attorney Kenlynn. She was very courteous and pleasant to deal with. She was able to get my speeding ticket dismissed. Which saved me a lot of money and more importantly my time, as I didn't have to appear in court at all. I would definitely recommend her to anyone who gets a ticket.
Posted by Amber | April 25, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Speeding Ticket Dismisses
Kenlynn Gallinger was one of the best lawyer's I've dealt with. She was prompt in responding to questions or concerns. I felt like she was very thorough in the information she presented and extremely professional. She's a go-getter! I would hire her again.
Posted by Josh | October 10, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great Representation!
Kenlynn was great to work with on my traffic infraction. Always responded quickly to calls or emails when I needed and the speeding ticket was reduced to a non-moving violation.
Posted by Dan | June 30, 2016
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Outstanding service.
I got a ticket and was thoroughly impressed with Kenlynn's office procedure, knowledge of the local court rules (my alleged infraction was in fairly remote county) and courtroom presence. The prosecutor threw a curve ball which may have required a continuance for other attorneys, but Kenlynn took it in stride, revised strategy literally on her feet in the courtroom and secured a dismissal. Very impressive. No attorney can guarantee a successful outcome in every case, but you can hire Kenlynn with confidence knowing if the case can be won, she will find a way to win it.
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Posted by Stephanie | September 16, 2015
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| Hired Attorney
Awesome lawyer!
I've never fought a speeding ticket before, but this was for my teenage son and I was really stressed about having it on his record (and my insurance!). Kenlynn talked me through the whole process and all of the options, and all of the paperwork was done online without any hassle. Kenlynn was able to get his ticket dismissed, which was more than we had even really hoped for. I highly recommend Kenlynn, and I would definitely hire her again.
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.6 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Lathrop, Winbauer, Harrel, Slothower & Denison
  • 2017 - Present
  • Owner/Managing Member
  • Law Office of Kenlynn A. Gallinger
  • 2007 - Present
  • Panel Attorney
  • Deptartment of Assigned Counsel
  • 2012 - 2017
  • Associate
  • Luce, Lombino & Riggio
  • 2005 - 2007
  • Associate
  • Law Office of Alva Long
  • 1992 - 1994
  • Legal Intern
  • Kitsap County Prosecuting Attorney's Office
  • 1990 - 1991
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Education

  • Seattle University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1992
  • Central Washington University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1988

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Assault 4 Pierce County
  • Dismissed
  • DV Assault 4
  • Dismissed
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Dismissed/Amended

Associations

  • Washington Association of Traffic Attorneys
  • Founding Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • Washington Defender Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • South King County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1992 - 1997
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Client's Choice
  • Avvo
  • 2015
  • Client's Choice
  • Avvo
  • 2013

Speaking Engagements

  • Algona/Pacific Police officers
  • Probable cause to arrest
  • 1993

Attorney endorsements

Received (22)
Given (16)
Endorse Kenlynn
Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney | Mar 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Kenlynn and watched her practice law for over a decade. She is a fierce advocate and highly competent. I have referred many individuals to Kenlynn over the years, and always had terrific feedback about her representation."
Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney | Mar 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Kenlynn is extremely knowledgeable of the laws and well respected in the legal community. She is open and helpful in providing guidance to newer attorneys and obtains excellent results for her clients!"
Unknown Attorney | Feb 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"An excellent lawyer who treats clients with patience, care, understanding, and utmost professionalism - an even better person and I wholeheartedly recommend for future services."
Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney | Jun 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Kenlynn is a very skilled lawyer who zealously advocates for her clients. She is extremely knowledgable about traffic issues and has vast experience in many different jurisdictions fighting tickets. I would highly recommend Kenlynn,"
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I've known Kenlynn for many years now. She is an excellent attorney who has the trial experience and years of working with the courts and prosecutors to get good results."
Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney | Jun 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I've known Kenlynn for years; she's a fantastic attorney and I certainly endorse her work!"
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Ms. Gallinger for years and can enthusiastically endorse her. She is well known and respected by attorneys and judges throughout the State of Washington. Her knowledge and skill make her an excellent advocate!"
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 08
Relationship: Co-worker
"Great person and great lawyer!"
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 08
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Ms. Gallinger has assisted me on sever criminal review matters as well as traffic infraction matters. Ms. Gallinger is very knowledgeable of the laws in our area of practice and is well respected by opposing counsels and judges. I highly endorse this attorney."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Kenlynn has it all together. She is well respected for her demeanor and legal work by defense attorneys, judges, and prosecutors. She stands up for what's right and uses her experience to get superior results for her clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly endorse this lawyer. Ms. Gallinger is well known in the legal community, and highly respected by judges and fellow attorneys."
Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney | Apr 18
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"As a former prosecutor I worked in opposition to Kenlynn on many traffic tickets. She was dedicated to always getting the best results for her clients. I would recommend her services."
Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney | Jul 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"As a fellow traffic attorney I regularly encounter Ms. Gallinger in court. She is always very well prepared legally, and has a very deep knowledge of her court. She is also very generous about consulting about my cases and sharing her knowledge and experience. I can hearty recommend her."
Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney | May 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Kenlynn is a great attorney and an exceptional advocate for her clients. I often find myself reaching out to her to discuss some of my more difficult cases. I have referred long time clients to her and they are always happy that I put them in contact with her. She continually gets the best possible outcomes for her clients. I endorse this lawyer!"
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Kenlynn Gallinger because she is the triple threat: (a) academically more prepared than other lawyers, (b) personable, colorful and persistent, and (c) successful in and out of the courtroom."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer because I have known her since she started practicing and I watched her develop into a top-notch lawyer. She took a break to dedicate herself to raising her beautiful young children (we all missed her) and she returned without missing a beat . She's back in the ring swinging with the same dedication she shows to everything she believes in. Integrity IS Kenlynn. Fiercely loyal to her clients and relentless to the prosecution, all accomplished with the grace of a beauty queen and the polite professionalism of the classy attorney she is. I am honored to call her a friend."
Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney | Feb 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Kenlynn professionally for over a decade and hold her in high regard. She is a skilled and talented attorney, and I have referred many clients. They are always pleased. I have the utmost respect and confidence in her abilities."
Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney | Jan 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ms. Gallinger is a dedicated advocate for her clients. I confidently recommend her to anyone seeking traffic ticket representation."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Kenlynn is the perfect mix between tenacious and thoughtful. She not only knows the law and will fight for the facts, she also has a great understanding of the court system that helps her clients get the best results possible."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Kenlynn is one of the most dedicated and compassionate lawyers I know. She is always prepared and does a great job for her clients. She is also generous about sharing her knowledge with other lawyers. She is first rate."
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Tacoma Criminal defense Lawyer Kenlynn Alyssa Gallinger
Kenlynn Alyssa Gallinger
Criminal defense Attorney
Tacoma, WA
Licensed for 31 years
Free Consultation