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

Education

      • Gonzaga University of Law, Spokane, Washington

Associations

      • 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

Reviews

     
Twyford Law Office is rated 4.4 out of 5 based on 54 reviews from around the Web.
2012-12-11
     
Julie helped me through my legal needs with compassion, communication, and concern for the cost of representation. At an extremely difficult time, she guided...
2013-11-13
     
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...
2016-11-01
     
I've met with Julie and Mark for legal consultations a couple of times. I have found that they are very professional and knowledgeable. I would recommend...
2015-10-17
     
My divorce was final in July and I don't know what I would have done without the kindness extended to me and the excellent legal advice I received from Julie...
2016-08-02
     
Your children will thank you for choosing Julie Twyford as your divorce lawyer. Before my first visit to Julie’s office I was filled with uncertainty and...
2016-12-07
     
My experience with Julie Twyford and her team was nothing more than professional at the highest level. I was going through an ugly Business dissolution that...
2012-12-11
     
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...
2015-07-06
     
Julie saved our lives! She took us through a horrendous Federal trial and we won. Our family was stuck in a nightmare we could never have conceived of -...
2012-01-17
     
Though a resident of Missouri, my daughter became involved in a custody dispute within Spokane. I was lucky enough to find Julie's website. This was the best...
2015-06-23
     
Julie Twyford and her team are the most knowledgeable and trusted law firm in Spokane. Julie was able to walk me through the long and stressful process...