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Languages spoken: English, Korean

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  1. Intellectual Property: 100%
    1 year

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  • Melissa Aura Keiko Odama

    I endorse this lawyer. Phil is an excellent, caring advocate. His clients are very lucky to have him.


    Melissa Odama Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Elizabeth A Mount

    Phil is a great attorney. I thoroughly enjoyed working with Phil as a public defender. He has experience in felonies and misdemeanors and is very knowledgeable about constitutional and criminal defense issues. I would strongly recommend him to anyone looking for a criminal defense attorney.


    Elizabeth Mount Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
U.S. AttorneyHanol IP & Law2016 - Present
County AttorneyThurston County Office Of Assigned Counsel2013 - 2016
AttorneyPierce County Department Of Assigned Counsel2012 - 2013
Legal Intern/AttorneyAssociated Counsel For The Accused2011 - 2012
Legal InternSpokane County Public Defender Office2010 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington Defender AssociationN/A2013 - Present
Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2013 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
NOT guilty on DWLS 1Not guilty Jury Trial
Dismissal on Illegal Search and seizure motionDismissal
Dismissal on Illegal Stop (DUI)Dismissal with Prejudice
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2011
University of WashingtonPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts2008