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

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 73 reviews from around the Web.
2017-02-01
     
Julie has defended me numerous times and has always done an excellent and professional job. her abilities as an attorney are outstanding. She has fought her...
2016-12-08
     
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...
2015-01-07
     
I hired Julie Twyford to represent me in regards to my DUI/DWI case. I had just turned 21 at the time and knew I had made a serious mistake. After meeting...
2014-02-20
     
What a great lawyer. I could not have got back on the right path without her. She helped me out of trouble for a small drug crime. She really kept me in the...
2017-12-21
     
Mark was very professional and helpful in a short period of time. Great service!
2012-12-12
     
Julie helped me through my legal needs with compassion, communication, and concern for the cost of representation. At an extremely difficult time, she guided...
2015-01-07
     
I hired Julie Twyford to represent me in regards to my DUI/DWI case. I had just turned 21 at the time and knew I had made a serious mistake. After meeting...
2017-11-09
     
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...
2017-07-01
     
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...
2015-07-27
     
I hired Julie Twyford to represent me in regards to my DUI/DWI case. I had just turned 21 at the time and knew I had made a serious mistake. After meeting...