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Since 1992, I have narrowed the scope of my practice to plaintiff's injury litigation, business, fraud litigation and criminal defense in state and federal court.  During the last 21 years, I have continued to practice before the state and federal courts of Washington, Idaho and Montana.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
  2. Personal Injury: 33%
  3. Business: 9%
  4. Consumer Protection: 8%


Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Michael S. Waddington

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


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  • Daniel E Stowe

    I have had the pleasure of working with Carl on criminal and civil cases. He is an outstanding litigator, a zealous advocate for his clients and is highly regarded by Judges as well as the legal community.


    Daniel Stowe Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Etter McMahon Lamberson Clary & Oreskovich PC

618 W Riverside Ave Ste 210
Spokane, WA, 99201-0602


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
ListedBest Lawyers in America2010
ListedBest Lawyers in America2009
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
ListedBest Lawyers in America2008
ListedBest Lawyers in America2007
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2007
ListedBest Lawyers in America2006
ListedBest Lawyers in America2005
ListedBest Lawyers in America2004
Graduate with HonorsUniversity of Montana1982
Magna Cum LaudeSeattle University1976
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerEtter, McMahon, Lamberson, Clary & Oreskovich, PC2007 - Present
PartnerHolden & Oreskovich, P.S.1991 - 2007
PartnerHemovich, Nappi, Oreskovich & Butler1985 - 1991
AssociateHemovich & Nappi1982 - 1985
Association namePosition nameDuration
American College of Trial LawyersAttorney Member2005 - Present
Federal Defenders of Eastern Washington and IdahoBoard of Directors1998 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationAttorney Member1982 - Present
Montana State BarAttorney Member1982 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeAttorney MemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAttorney MemberN/A
American Bar AssociationAttorney MemberN/A
U.S. Sentencing Commission - Practitioners Advisory GroupN/AN/A
Eastern District of Washington Lawyer Representative to Ninth CircuitN/A2002 - 2007
Publication nameTitleDate
Washington Law & PoliticsSuper Lawyers2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Montana School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Seattle University School of LawN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1976