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John Barto McEntire IV

John Barto McEntire IV

also known as Jay McEntire

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Reason: Government Attorney

About me

Represent clients charged with federal crimes.  These crimes include drug trafficking, firearm offenses, bank robbery, domestic terrorism, and white collar offenses, as well as serious assaults and murders in Indian Country.

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  1. Federal Crime: 100%
    9 years, 300 cases

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Federal Defenders of Eastern Washington and Idaho

10 North Post Street
Spokane, WA, 99201-0712

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200708/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Adjunct professor of the yearGonzaga University School of Law2016
America's Top LawyersAmerican Law Society2016
Top Lawyer - Federal Criminal DefenseSpokane Coeur d'Alene Living Magazine2015
CALI Award (1st in Class) - Trial AdvocacySeattle University School of Law2006
CALI Award (1st in Class) - Pretrial AdvocacySeattle University School of Law2005
CALI Award (1st in Class) - Criminal LawSeattle University School of Law2004
Order of WailaatpuWhitman College2003
Order of OmegaWhitman College2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorGonzaga Law School2015 - Present
Trial AttorneyFederal Defenders of Eastern Washington & Idaho2010 - Present
AssociateLukins & Annis, P.S.2009 - 2010
Law Clerk to the Hon. Edward F. SheaU.S. District Court - E.D. of Washington2007 - 2009
Judical Extern to the Hon. Ronald B. LeightonU.S. District Court - W.D. of Washington2006 - 2006
Judicial Extern to the Hon. Monica J. BentonU.S. District Court - W.D. of Washington2005 - 2005
Summer AssociateOlympic Law Group, PLLP2005 - 2007
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Federal DefendersN/A2014 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2013 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationBoard Member2008 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
Phi Alpha DeltaN/A2004 - Present
United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth CircuitLawyer Representative2013 - 2015
Phi Delta ThetaPresident - WA Beta Chapter (2003)2003 - 2004
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
United States v. Derick Hughes, CR-11-055-JLQ12 of 16 counts dismissed. Client received probation.
United States v. Clifford Matherly, CR-11-093-EFSJury Verict: Not Guilty on All Counts
United States v. Santiago Abundez-Abundez, CR-11-030-JLQCase dismissed based on due process violations.
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
ACT of CommunicationThe Path to a Paper Free Firm2012
Legal Handbook for Federal Criminal Defense LawyersMy Little Red Rules Book2012
iPhone & iPad ApplicationMy Little Red Rules Book2011
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawN/AN/A2014
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Whitman CollegeRhetoricBA - Bachelor of Arts2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
U.S. Courts - Winning Strategies - Denver, CO - May 2016Survival guide: navigating the wilds of white collar crime2016
West Coast All Stars Conference - Boise, ID - September 2015Writing, with style2015
U.S. Courts - Winning Strategies - Hilton Head Island, SC - February 2015Pretrial motions: stuff to know to get the things you need2015
Thrills & Skills - Spokane, WA - April 2015Writing, with style.2015
Persuasive Writing Workshop - Washington, DC - August 2015Writing, with style2015
National Conference for Federal Defenders - Omaha, NE - May 2015Writing, with style2015
Federal Defenders CJA Training - Montgomery, AL - December 2015Writing, with style2015
Federal Defenders CJA Training - Baltimore, MD - Nov 2015Writing, with style2015
Washington OPD Training - Wenatchee, WA - October 2014Paper Free is the New Black2014
WACDL - Annual Conference - Chelan, WA - June 2014Paper Free is the New Black2014
U.S. Courts - Winning Strategies - Mobile, AL - October 2014Pretrial motions: stuff to know to get the things you need2014
U.S. Courts - Winning Strategies - Hilton Head Island, SC - January 2014Pretrial motions: stuff to know to get the things you need2014
U.S. Courts - Multi-Track Seminar - Minneapolis, MN - July 2014Pretrial motions: stuff to know to get the things you need2014
CJA Panel Training - San Juan, Puerto Rico - October 2014Pretrial motions: stuff to know to get the things you need2014
Capital Case Litigation Training - Part II - Vancouver, WA - August 2014Paper Free is the New Black2014
U.S. Courts - Multi-Track Seminar - Buffalo, NY - August 2013Pretrial motions: stuff to know to get the things you need2013
Third Thursday CLEChallenging Eyewitness Identifications2013
Litigation & Dispute ResolutionCross Examination2013
Litigation & Dispute ResolutionDirect Examination2013
Litigation & Dispute ResolutionOpening Statements2013
Capital Case Litigation Training - Spokane, WA - August 2013Paper Free is the New Black2013
Annual Spring Real Estate SeminarCreating a Paperfree Office2013
2013 Federal Bar CLETechnology in the Courtroom2013
Federal Criminal Practice - Nuts and BoltsPretrial Strategy in Federal Criminal Cases2012
Third Thursday CLEDiscovery in Criminal Cases2011
Federal Practice CLEUpdate to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure2008