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  1. Criminal Defense: 100%

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Bryan P. Whitaker

    I endorse this lawyer. Top-notch attorney with a no-nonsense approach to his cases. We have represented co-defendants in cases together and I would do so again with confidence. I would hire him if I needed help.

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  • Michael S. Waddington

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

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Contact info

921 W Broadway Ave.
Suite. 201
Spokane, WA, 99201-2053

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
IDAuthorized to practice law201108/12/2016
ORActive199608/20/2016
WAActive199508/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2016
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of Christian Phelps2004 - Present
Lead Felony AttorneyJohn Cooney and Associates1996 - 2004
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Idaho State Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysN/A2009 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationN/A1998 - Present
Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A1997 - Present
Oregon State Bar AssociationN/A1996 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationN/A1995 - Present
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers -- Annual ConferenceLimiting the Prejudicial Effects of Pre-trial Publicity2016
Mock Trial -- Basic Law Enforcement AcademyTrial Training2016
Mock Trial -- Basic Law Enforcement AcademyTrial Training2015
Mock Trial -- Basic Law Enforcement AcademyTrial Training2013
Impaired Driving Regional Training AcademySurviving Cross Examination2011
Child Abuse Interviewing and Effective TestimonyDefense Perspective and Effective Testimony2007
Child Abuse Investigation and InterviewingDefense Perspective and Effective Testimony2004
Child Abuse Investigation and InterviewingDefense Perspective and Effective Testimony2003
Child Abuse Investigation and InterviewingDefense Perspective and Effective Testimony2002