James Christnacht

Contact: (253) 564-2111
Law Schools: University of Puget Sound
University of Washington School of Law - University of Washington
Jurisdiction: Washington


About James Christnacht
JAMES F. CHRISTNACHT was admitted to practice law in the state of Washington in 1984 after having attended the University Of Puget Sound School Of Law. Mr. Christnacht has engaged in the general practice of law since his admission to the bar. He is admitted to practice before the Washington State Courts, Federal District Court and the Puyallup Tribal Court. His practice has included personal injury, probate, guardianship, wills and estate planning, will contests and estate litigation, misdemeanor criminal defense and traffic matters, real estate, and business law. Mr. Christnacht is a second generation lawyer. Having grown up with the desire and drive to assist others, he has dedicated his career to this end. Mr. Christnacht is a member of the Washington State Bar Association, Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, and the Pierce County Bar Association. He has been involved in the local bar association on the guardianship, family law, and volunteer legal assistance committees. For the past 20 years, he has been actively involved as a director of Tacoma – Pierce County Crimestoppers, a nonprofit organization dedicated to solving no-lead crimes. Mr. Christnacht also acts as guardian for many disabled American veterans both individually and as the director of Comprehensive Guardianship Services, Inc., a nonprofit corporation. He has acted a guardian individually since 1986. He represents guardians in all phases of their duties. He is involved with the local Legal Services association and has assisted individuals through dissolution matters, vacating criminal issues and restoration of civil rights James’ legal assistant is Jonathan Trethaway
Practice Areas
  • Estate Planning
  • Elder Law
  • Probate
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Claims
  • Traffic Tickets
  • DUI & DWI
  • Criminal Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Contingent Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    • Other matters are either hourly or flat fee depending on the case.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Cerified Professional Guardian (Certified Professional Guardianship Board for State of Washington)
University of Puget SoundJ.D
University of Washington School of Law - University of WashingtonB.ABusiness
Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation, Washington State Bar Association
Professional Associations
Director, Tacoma Pierce County Crimestoppers
Activities: Former President of the association
Member, Washington State Bar # 14726
, Washington State Association for Justice
Vice President, Tacoma Concert Band


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6602 S 19th St
Tacoma, WA 98466
Telephone: (253) 564-2111
Telephone: (253) 564-2111
Fax: (253) 566-9343