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.

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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 73 reviews from around the Web.
I am writing a review in regards to Mark Cassell. Mr. Cassell represented me while he was attending college at DU. My verdict off not guilty was due to a...
Went to 4 DUI lawyers before I found Julie. Every court mandated agency I've gone to for my DUI say her team is very honest and the best at getting gets...
Her son is a brilliant attorney as well, what a great team they make. Thank you again Twyford Law Office! You saved me life!
Julie and Mark were invaluable for me in my family law issue. Julie has the knowledge, experience and expertise to guide any person through this difficult......
Mark and Julie quite literally saved my life. I have never been in legal trouble before, never thought I would be, yet I found myself charged with a DUI....
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...
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...
After a 3 year long and ugly divorce, I stumbled across Julie at the court house. I had spent 10's of thousands of dollars with other 2 other attorneys and...
Julie is awesome! My case was confusing and extremely difficult, and I needed a strong, confident attorney. Julie came highly recommended by numerous...
Twyford law offered me valuable advice and guidance during my legal matter. Their exceptional knowledge of the law made my daunting question vanish. They was...