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 59 reviews from around the Web.
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...
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...
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...
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 and the Twyford team are beyond amazing. She has been our lawyer for the past 5.5 years and has been the only lawyer to protect my son. Julie is...
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...
I had a very difficult and contentious divorce, with lots of nonsense and very little agreement or cooperation from the other party. My emotions and anger...
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...
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...
I have had Julie Twyford for an attorney on more than one occasion for legal consul and recommended solutions. Mrs Trwford has been the best advocate and...