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Alexander Floyd Ransom

Alexander Floyd Ransom

  • Criminal Law
  • Washington
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Summary

Attorney Alexander F. Ransom is an experienced trial attorney who provides professional and zealous representation in Criminal Law Litigation. He routinely handles cases in the District and Superior Courts of Whatcom, Skagit and Snohomish County as well as in the municipal courts of surrounding cities and towns. Alexander specializes in criminal drug cases, assaults, property crimes, DUI defense, police misconduct, criminal record expungements, probation, Department of Licensing hearings, and Civil Litigation. He is a former prosecutor and public defender. Alexander's office is located in the heart of downtown Bellingham at the historic Bellingham Towers. He strives to provide you with the highest level of compassionate and effective legal representation. Your case deserves nothing less.

Education
National Institute for Trial Advocacy
Diploma for Advanced Trial Advocacy (2004)
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Seattle University School of Law
J.D. (2003) | Law
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Honors: First Place Moot Court Competition
Activities: Moot Court Board, Law Review Editor
Publications
Articles & Publications
The Best of Us
Whatcom County Bar Association
On 20 Trials
Northwest Lawyer Magazine
My Bad Romance With Trial Fees
Whatcom County Bar Association
The Loveable, Quotable Judge Mura
Whatcom County Bar Association
Whatcom County Small Claims Court
Whatcom County Bar Association
On Professional Courtesy: The Art of "Soft Pedaling," Exorcising Malice & Fighting With Wooden Swords
Whatcom County Bar Association
When Clients Die: On Becoming Winston Wolfe
Whatcom County Bar Association
Mentoring & the Legal Profession
Whatcom County Bar Association
Stay Healthy! The Connection Between Personal Health & Practicing Law
Whatcom County Bar Association
Trial In Action: The Persuasive Power of Psychodrama
Whatcom County Bar Association
Reflections on State v. Ira Stohl: Whatcom County's Infamous Obscenity Case
Whatcom County Bar Association
"1-2-3!" WA Supremes Deliver Powerful Line of Cases Holding Certain Car Searches Illegal
Whatcom County Bar Association
The Skinny on Sanctions: What Every Trial Attorney Should Know
Whatcom County Bar Association
Public Safety in Whatcom County: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
Whatcom County Bar Association
To Blog Or Not To Blog? That Is The Question
Whatcom County Bar Association
"It Was A Dark and Stormy Night": The Latest Storytelling Techniques for Trial Attorneys
Whatcom County Bar Association
Alford Pleas Best Solution for Certain Clients
Whatcom County Bar Association
Rating Mock Trial: A Trial Attorney's Perspective
Whatcom County Bar Association
Awards
Washington's Outstanding Young Lawyers
Seattle Met Magazine
The 2014 list of top rated attorneys in WA as published in the July, 2013 issue of Seattle Met Magazine includes Alexander Ransom of Bellingham, WA. This distinction is given to only a very small percentage of Bellingham's attorneys each year. Mr. Ransom achieved this award through diligent practice in criminal defense.
"Top 40 Under 40" Criminal Defense Attorney in WA
American Society of Legal Advocates
The American Society of Legal Advocates, ASLA, is an invitation-only, nationwide organization of elite lawyers in practice today. ASLA draws its membership from lawyers who combine stellar legal credentials with a proven commitment to community engagement and the highest professional standards. Through ASLA’s Top 100 Lawyers and Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 listings, the organization recognizes exceptional legal talent and early promise among the next generation of great lawyers.
Client's Choice Award
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"Rising Star" attorney rated by Super Lawyers organization
Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers launched "Rising Stars" awards to recognize the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state — those who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
Professional Associations
Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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Activities: The Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers was formed twenty-five years ago to improve the quality and administration of justice. WACDL has over 1000 members – private criminal defense lawyers, public defenders, and related professionals committed to preserving fairness and promoting a rational and humane criminal justice system.
Washington Defender Association
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Activities: WDA is an association of Washington State defense attorneys and public defenders, social workers, investigators and those committed to improving indigent defense. We provide training, case assistance, and a legislative voice to those working in public defense.
Whatcom County Bar Association
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Activities: The Whatcom County Bar Association (WCBA) draws its members from the legal community in and around Bellingham, Washington. WCBA exists to promote the administration of justice, to cultivate goodwill among its members and the community, and to support the continuing education goals of its members.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Washington
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Area
  • Criminal Law
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Contact & Map
Owner, Law Office Alexander F. Ransom, PLLC.
119 North Commercial Street
Suite #1420
Bellingham, WA 98225
USA
Telephone: (360) 746-2642
Owner, Law Office Alexander F. Ransom, PLLC.
117 North First Street
Suite #27
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
USA
Telephone: (360) 746-2642