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Charles Rivoire Hostnik

Charles Rivoire Hostnik

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Summary

Chuck practices in both State and Federal Courts, as well as many Tribal Courts. Chuck is a mostly retired Tribal Court Judge, having acted for 16 years as a judge on specific cases for 32 different Indian Tribes located in the states of Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Wisconsin and Nebraska. Chuck has also been appointed as a Special Master Judge for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe in Connecticut. On occasion Chuck is still appointed by Tribes to act as a trial or appellate judge.

In addition to Indian law, Chuck has an active personal injury as well as business and corporate practice. He also handles construction litigation, probate and real estate matters.

Chuck has been a contributing author to "Washington Practice,” a multi-volume reference publication used by attorneys throughout Washington State. In addition, he has been a speaker and instructor at several legal seminars and training sessions. For several years he was an annual Guest Speaker on Indian Law at the University of Washington at Tacoma. He has been listed in Who's Who in American Law, Who’s Who in the World, and several other Who's Who publications for several years.

Chuck is a member of the American Bar Association, the Washington State Bar Association, the Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association, and the National Association of Personal Injury Lawyers. He is a former member of the Northwest Tribal Court Judges Association and the North American Indian Judges Association.

Professional Associations
Washington State Bar # 10834
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Washington
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9th Circuit
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Chehalis Tribal Court
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Hoh Tribal Court
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Lower Elwah Tribal Court
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Makah Tribal Court
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Muckleshoot Tribal Court
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Nisqually Tribal Court
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Puyallup Tribal Court
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Quileute Tribal Court
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Quinault Tribal Court
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Shoalwater Bay Tribal Court
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Skokomish Tribal Court
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Snoqualmie Tribal Court
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Squaxin Island Tribal Court
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Stillaguamish Tribal Court
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Suak-Suiattle Tribal Court
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Suquamish Tribal Court
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Tulalip Tribal Court
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    First 30 minutes of an initial consultation are free. We are here to help.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    We accept most injury cases on a contingent fee basis.
Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Native American Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate Law
  • Arbitration & Mediation
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • General Civil
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Main Office
6915 Lakewood Dr W
Suite A-1
Tacoma, WA 98467
USA
Telephone: (253) 475-4200
Fax: (253) 475-2596