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 4.3 out of 5 based on 58 reviews from around the Web.
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...
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...
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...
My daughter came to Julie A. Twyford regarding a divorce and custody case after working with a lawyer that made her anxious and gave poor advise. (My...
Julie was recomended to me through a different attorney in town, who doesnt practice family law. He described her as being a "Bulldog in the court room"....
Julie is a patient considerate lawyer who listens to your needs. She will help guide you through the vast areas of Legal Defense. If you have questions and...
This lady really knows her way around a courtroom! One of the most impressive criminal defense lawyers I have ever seen. I had a small problem with a drug...
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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'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...