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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 40%
    6 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
    6 years
  3. Appeals: 20%
    6 years

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Carl. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
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  • Gerald R Stahl

    I endorse this lawyer. Carl is an outstanding litigator. I have known Carl since law School. He is experienced and dedicated. He gets results.


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Contact info

Winston & Cashatt, Lawyers, A Professional Service Corporation

1900 Bank of America Building
601 West Riverside
Spokane, WA, 99201


IDAuthorized to practice law200907/12/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Washington Super LawyersWashington Law & Politics Magazine2011
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2010
Best Lawyers in SpokaneSpokane Coeur d'Alene Living Magazine2010
Best Lawyers in SpokaneSpokane Coeur d'Alene Living Magazine2008
Smithmoore P. Myers Professionalism AwardSpokane County Bar Association2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ConsultantWashington Office of Public Defense2001 - Present
ArbitratorSpokane County Mandatory Arbitration Program1992 - Present
PartnerWinston & Cashatt Lawyers1986 - Present
Adjunct FacultyGonzaga University and Gonzaga Law School1984 - Present
Hearing OfficerSpokane School District #812001 - 2005
Special Prosecuting AttorneyPend Oreille County2001 - 2002
Special Prosecuting AttorneySpokane County1992 - 1998
ArbitratorAmerican Arbitration Association1991 - 2011
Judge Pro TemSpokane County District Court1990 - 2007
Bar ExaminerWashington State Bar Association1988 - 1997
Assistant Public DefenderSpokane County Public Defender's Office1983 - 1986
Judicial Law ClerkWashington State Court of Appeals1981 - 1983
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember1995 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1995 - Present
Federal Bar Association Eastern District of WashingtonMember1995 - Present
Gonzaga University and Gonzaga School of LawAdjunct Professor1984 - Present
Spokane County Bar AssociationMember1982 - Present
Spokane County Bar AssociationPresident2000 - 2001
Washington Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysBoard of Governors1997 - 1998
Appellate Liaison CommitteeChairman1987 - 1999
Publication nameTitleDate
Washington State Bar NewsTwo Cents Worth2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Gonzaga UniversityBusiness AdministrationBA - Bachelor of Arts1974
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Practical Guidelines for Dispute Free Construction ProjectsSimple Guidelines for Avoiding Construction Disputes2007
Appellate PracticeCriminal Appellate Practice 2007