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About me

I  have been a resident of the Pacific Northwest since 2004 when I moved to Portland, Oregon to attend Lewis & Clark Law School.  During law school, I worked for the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office and the United States Attorney's Office in Portland, Oregon.


 


After law school, I worked for Safeco Insurance Company in defending personal injury claims.  In 2007, I was hired at the Clark County Prosecuting Attorney's Office where I prosecuted cases ranging from DUI and Domestic Violence to Class A Sex Offenses.  During my four years there, I tried over 50 jury trials and appeared in court almost every day.


 


Before attending law school, I taught high school English in the South Pacific, The Bahamas and South Korea.  I am married and have two children.


 


My practice focuses on criminal defense, personal injury, and medical malpractice cases.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Personal Injury: 50%
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
  3. Criminal Defense: 25%

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-40%), Fixed (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • John Lehr Green

    Jack is an incredibly effective attorney as well as being good man with a good heart. You can trust him to do great job for you.

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  • Shon William Bogar

    I have seen Jack work in court, and often come to him with questions and seeking advice, and have recommended him to folks seeking legal representation in the past.

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Contact info

Jack Peterson, Attorney at Law, P.C.

1014 Franklin St Ste 102
Vancouver, WA, 98660-3040

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200607/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyJack Peterson, Attorney at Law, P.C.2011 - Present
Public DefenderClark County Superior Court2010 - 2010
Prosecuting AttorneyClark County Prosecuting Attorney's Office2007 - 2011
AttorneySafeco Insurance Company2006 - 2007
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Clark County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
American Inns of CourtMember2006 - Present
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Lewis and Clark Law ReviewExceptions to Employment Division v. Smith: A Need for Change2006
Environment LawCERCLA Choice-of-Law: Insurers' Attempts to Escape Their Own Quagmires2006
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis & Clark Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2006