Stephen Graham

Law Office of Steve Graham
1312 North Monroe
Suite 140
Spokane, WA 99201
509-252-9167
www.grahamdefense.com


Mr. Graham is a 1995 graduate of Gonzaga University School of Law. Mr. Graham tried his first jury trials as an intern in 1994 when he was 24 years old. Four years later he ran for election as a Prosecuting Attorney and won, becoming the youngest elected prosecutor in the State. Mr. Graham has additionally worked in the Spokane County Prosecutor's Office and in the King County Prosecutor's Office.
Mr. Graham started his private practice in 2002 with a focus on criminal defense. Steve Graham has taken cases to trial that include everything from misdemeanor traffic matters to homicides. Mr. Graham has successfully defended property forfeitures and has won the return of seized property by narcotic detectives. Mr. Graham prides himself on resolving criminal cases faster than the average criminal defense lawyer, and he once won a "not guilty" verdict on an attempted homicide case two weeks after being retained. Mr. Graham loves his work, and brings a passion to the representation of his clients. In his home county as a defense attorney, Mr. Graham won ten not guilty verdicts in a row over a 4 year period. Seven of the cases were felony charges and three were misdemeanor cases. The trials were won by a creativity and dedication that Mr. Graham can bring to your case.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

DUI/DWI
Felonies
Grand Jury Proceedings
Juvenile Crimes
Misdemeanor
Parole & Probation
Sex Offenses
Traffic Violations
White Collar Crimes
Computer Crimes
Native Citizenship & Rights
Treaties
Tribal Governance
Tribal Jurisdiction
Tribal Lands
Assault & Battery -- Defense
LITIGATION PERCENTAGE

15% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
BAR ADMISSIONS

Washington, 1995
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Washington, 2000
U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2001
Colville Tribal Court, 1999
EDUCATION

Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane, Washington
J.D. - 1995
Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, Connecticut
B.A.
Honors: With Honors
Major: English
REPRESENTATIVE CASES

State v. Boyd, 109 Wn. App. 244 (Wash. Ct. App. 2001)
State v. Taylor, 111 Wn. App. 519 (Wash. Ct. App. 2002)
Ferry County v. Concerned Friends, 121 Wn. App. 850 (Wash. Ct. App. 2004)
Ferry County v. Concerned Friends, 155 Wn. 2d 824 (Wash. 2005)
Wimberly v. Caravello, 136 Wn. App. 327 (Wash. Ct. App. 2006)
State v. Boiko, 131 Wn. App. 595 (Wash. Ct. App. 2006)
State v. Henjum, 136 Wn. App. 807 (Wash. Ct. App. 2007)
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, member, January 1, 2004 - Present
PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS

Ferry County Prosecuting Attorney, Elected Prosecutor, 1998 - 2002
Ferry County Prosecutor, Deputy Prosecutor, 1996 - 1998
King County Prosecutor, Deputy Prosecutor, 1996