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Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 85%
  2. Litigation: 10%
  3. Juvenile: 5%

Attorney endorsements

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  • Christian J. Phelps

    Bryan Whitaker is an exceptional criminal defense attorney. He has experience handling cases from shoplifting to murder. I have worked with him several times where we represented codefendants in serious state and federal criminal cases; his work has always impressed me. Anyone charged with a serious criminal offense will be well served having Bryan in their corner. I refer cases to him with confidence.


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  • Michael S. Waddington

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


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Contact info

815 W 7th Ave Ste 303
Spokane, WA, 99204-2839


IDAuthorized to practice law200807/12/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Volunteer Lawyer of the YearSpokane County Bar Association, Volunteer Lawyers Program2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyBryan P. Whitaker Attorney at Law2005 - Present
AttorneySpokane City Public Defenders1997 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Spokane County Bar AssociationN/A1997 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysN/AN/A
Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. HooperReversed
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Publication nameTitleDate
Gonzaga Law ReviewEmpty Hands, Deep Pockets1996
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Angelo State UniversityEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Spokane County Bar AssociationEthics and The Media2004
Seattle University Law ReviewCross Examination2002
Washington Defender AssociationSearch and Seizure Public Schools1999