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James F. Christnacht

Probate Attorney at Tacoma, WA

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  • Licensed for 39 years
    State WA
    Acquired 1984
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JAMES F. CHRISTNACHT was admitted to the Washington State Bar Association in 1984 having graduated from the University of Puget Sound Law School and the University of Washington with a business degree.

Mr. Christnacht is licensed to practice in all Washington State and Municipal Courts, The Federal District Court and The Puyallup Tribal Court.

Accidents and injury cases make up a portion of his practice.

Some of his case recoveries include: 

• $100, for a water related inner tubing accident

• $650, settlement for intersection collision.

Jim Christnacht does not only handle personal injury cases.

He also handles:

• Wills and Estate Planning and Revocable Living Trusts

• Probate and Estate Litigation

• Guardianship

• Misdemeanor criminal defense including driving matters, DUI, Reckless Driving, Negligent Driving and Traffic Tickets.

• Expungement-vacating and dismissing both eligible felony and misdemeanor charges

• Restoration of Civil Rights including gun rights

• Real Estate and Business Law

• Adult and step-parent adoptions

As a second-generation lawyer, Jim follows in the footsteps of both John Troup and George Christnacht. He continues their mission of helping people.

Jim is also a Washington State Certified Profession Guardian (CPG). He has been the guardian for many individuals through the years including disabled Veterans. He enjoys representing individual Guardians before the courts. He understands what their needs and concerns are.

Jim is an active member of the Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association, WSAJ and the ABA. Jim Christnacht is also a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and the Washington Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (WAELA).

Jim is involved in the Pierce County Volunteer legal service clinic (VLS). He is the immediate Past President of the Tacoma Pierce County Crime Stoppers and has been on the board for many years.

He and his wife Debra have 3 children.

Jim’s Legal Assistant is Lindsey Colon.

Location

James F. Christnacht
6711 REGENTS BLVD.
Tacoma, WA, 98466-6131

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Resume

AVVO RATING 7.6 (Very Good)

Education

  • University of Puget Sound
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1984
  • University of Washington
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1977

Associations

  • Tacom Concert Band
  • Director
  • 2014 - Present
  • Tacoma Pierce County Crimestoppers
  • Former President
  • 1990 - Present
  • Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1984 - Present
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1984 - Present
  • Washington State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 1984 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Top Lawyers inWashington
  • The Legal Network
  • 2016
  • Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2015
  • Supreme Court Pro Bono Publico Honor Roll!
  • Washington State Bar Association!
  • 2014
  • Supreme Court Pro Bono Publico Honor Roll!
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2013
  • Top Lawyers in Washington
  • The Legal Network
  • 2013
  • Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2012
  • Pro Bono Award
  • Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association
  • 2009
  • Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2008
  • Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2007
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Tacoma Probate Lawyer James F. Christnacht
James F. Christnacht
Probate Attorney
Tacoma, WA
Licensed for 39 years