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Priest Criminal Defense is a Vancouver, Washington law practice handling all types of criminal charges.  If you need an experienced and effective criminal defense attorney to help you defend against criminal charges, we handle DUI, domestic violence, drug charges, felony matters, misdemeanors, burglary, robbery, minor in possession, driving offenses, assault, major crimes, sex offenses and much more.  We also handle probation matters, appeals, and expungements.  When facing criminal charges, you can face jail, fines, probation, and other repercussions that can follow you around for life.  Don't leave your case to chance and make sure you hire a proven litigator with sufficient trial experience to challenge the prosecution.  If you need a great trial lawyer to fight for you, call today to schedule a FREE attorney consultation. 


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Family: 50%
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Timothy J. Murphy

    Roger is an excellent attorney. His extensive trial experience, thorough attention to detail, and genuine passion for helping others consistently earns his clients favorable outcomes. I highly recommend Roger to anyone accused of a crime.


    Timothy Murphy Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Nathan Holms Petersen

    Roger Priest is a zealous advocate for his clients. He understands the law, conducts himself professional, and has my respect both as a person and as a practitioner.


    Nathan Petersen Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Priest Criminal Defense

2300 Main Street
Vancouver, WA, 98660

Priest Family Law

2300 Main Street
Vancouver, WA, 98660



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Family Law Book AwardFlorida Coastal School of Law2008
Contracts II Book AwardFlorida Coastal School of Law2007
Law ReviewFlorida Coastal School of Law2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyPriest Criminal Defense2012 - Present
AttorneyPriest Family Law2012 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Inns of CourtMember2012 - Present
Washington Defender AssociationMember2012 - Present
Oregon Trial Lawyer AssociationMember2011 - 2012
Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2011 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. McLaughlinNot guilty
State v. HurtadoNot guilty
State v. HarrisNot guilty
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Publication nameTitleDate
Priest Criminal Defense Law BlogSearch Warrants in Child Pornography Cases2015
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida Coastal School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2008
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Domestic Violence and the Criminal Justice SystemDomestic Violence and the Criminal Justice System2011