Julie A Twyford

Julie A Twyford

Representing Washington Clients for 32 Years

From our offices in Spokane, we serve clients throughout Washington in criminal law, family law and personal injury cases. Attorney Julie A Twyford handled and won her first trial in 1978. Since then, she has represented countless clients in jury and non-jury trials and negotiations. That experience allows us to provide aggressive representation. Lawyers throughout the area know that we have the skill and drive to help our clients achieve their goals.

Accomplished. Dedicated. Effective.

As a Spokane defense lawyer, Julie A Twyford has handled numerous jury and non-jury trials. She is a current and former board member of the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (WACDL), a former president and vice president of WACDL, and the creator of SAFE (Spokane Attorneys For Equality), a local criminal defense organization. She is a regular speaker at Continuing Legal Education (CLE) classes covering various issues, including search and seizure, jury selection, opening and closing arguments, misdemeanor practice, sentencing options and ethical considerations. In addition, she has handled successful Supreme Court Appeals and numerous Appellate Court appeals. She is well known in Washington courtrooms for the quality of her criminal defense, personal injury and family law work.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

      • Washington – 1979
      • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington


      • Gonzaga University of Law, Spokane, Washington


      • President- Washington Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys (WACDA) 2001-2002
            • Vice president 1998-200
            • Board of governors 1988-1990
      • Member- Federal Bar Association
      • Founder- Spokane Attorneys for Equality
      • Member- Spokane County Bar Association
      • Member- Washington State Bar Association

Julie’s Speaking Engagements

Six Different Sections of the Fundamentals of Misconduct, Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 2012

DUI Law, Spokane Attorneys For Equality 2010

Bar Complaints, Criminal / Misdemeanor Defense CLE 2010

Ethics – Cars and Crime: Electrify Your Defense, Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 2009

Witness Protection, Dynamic Complexities in Family Law 2009

Ethics Potpourri, Spokane County Bar Association 2008


Twyford Law Office is rated 4.4 out of 5 based on 67 reviews from around the Web.
When the hospital failed to do a proper handling of my grand daughter's injuries, the prosecutor's office dropped the ball, it left my grand daughter with no...
Professional, Passionate, Dedicated to stay the coarse, Julie is a fighter and always has her clients best interest at heart... Their are many attorneys out...
I had an extremely difficult and complex DUI case to defend. The combination of an accident with a DUI charge rarely get lowered to a lesser charge. Though...
Best Divorce Lawyer! I went to 2 different divorce lawyers before I found Julie. From a woman's aspect, finding someone to understand your situation and...
I hired Mark and Julie Twyford earlier this year when I was arrested on a bogus assault charge. I was assaulted at a bar by a couple bouncers late at night...
Twyford law office gave me the best guidance and advice through my troublesome times. They was able to get me a far better plea deal then I had ever hoped to receive. With their help I was able to save my career. They are the best and thank you.
Julie was recommended to me through a friend of mine. I made the mistake of hiring someone else, and then ended up switching to Julie, which turned out to be...
Mark Cassell guided me through my divorce in a most professional and caring way. His office staff are also very kind and very helpful people. Mark has a deep...
I met Julie with regarding some family legal issues. She was extremely compassionate, professional, and knowledgeable during our meeting. If I need to move...
Ms. Twyford is truly a "family" attorney. She listens, acts, and creates an outcome for her client that otherwise would not have been attainable with most...