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Michael Franklin is a shareholder in the Spokane office of Lukins & Annis, P.S. Lukins & Annis is a full service civil law firm with offices in Washington and Idaho. Mike's practice focuses on representing business and corporate clients in complex commercial law matters and employment-related disputes. Please feel free to visit Lukins and Annis' website at for more information.


Mike is an avid fly fisherman who enjoys traveling and relaxing with his wife and daughters. 


Practice areas


  1. Employment: 70%
    13 years
  2. Business: 25%
    13 years
  3. Investment Fraud: 5%
    13 years



Hourly ($250-275/hour), contingent (33-40%), Pro bono (5%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    I endorse this lawyer. I have known this attorney for over 10 years and have always found him to be very knowledgeable, experienced, and an excellent litigation attorney.


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    Relationship: Co-worker

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    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Lukins & Annis, P.S.

717 W. Sprague Avenue,
Suite 1600
Spokane, WA, 99201-3923


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top LawyerSpokane Coeur d'Alene Living Magazine2012
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2011
Top LawyerSpokane Coeur d'Alene Living Magazine2011
Top LawyerSpokane Couer d'Alene Living Magazine2010
Top LawyerSpokane Couer d'Alene Living Magazine2009
Best LawyerSpokane Coeur D'Alene Living Magazine2008
Best Lawyer -- Employment Law/DisputeSpokane Coeur D'Alene Living Magazine2007
Best Lawyer -- Business Law/LitigationSpokane Coeur D'Alene Living Magazine2007
Orlando J. Hollis Scholarship AwardUniversity of Oregon2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderLukins & Annis, P.S.2009 - Present
Associate AttorneyLukins & Annis, P.S.2003 - Present
InternLane County Legal Aid2003 - 2003
Summer AssociateLukins & Annis, P.S.2002 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Olive CrestTrustee2008 - Present
Oregon State Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionMember2005 - Present
Spokane County Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Oregon Law ReviewEditor2001 - 2003
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Holman v. Dr. [confidential] P.S.Favorably settled claim for $19.05
Inland Telephone Company v. [Confidential]Won at Trial
[Confidential] v. D.A. DavidsonWon at Arbitration
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Seminar Group2012 Wage and Hour Update2012
The Seminar Group2011 Wage and Hour Update2011
Inland Northwest Business CatalystFranchising: Making it work for you2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Oregon School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Gonzaga UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
University of Alicante -- SpainSpanishSummer 1997N/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
3rd Annual Employment Law CLEWage & Hour Update 20122012
Representing Privately-Owned BusinessEmployment Issues Faced By the Small Business2011
2nd Annual Labor & EmploymentWage & Hour Updates2011
Stride Ahead SeriesEmployment Law2008
Employment Law UpdateEmployment Discrimination2008