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James Laukkonen

James Laukkonen

Laukkonen Law, PLLC
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Elder Law
  • Washington
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Summary

James Laukkonen primarily practices criminal law. He has successfully defended a wide variety of cases from complex felonies to simple misdemeanors. James has handled cases in District and Superior courts throughout the South Sound region, most often in Thurston, Lewis, and Mason Counties. He also appears in the courts for many of our local cities, including Olympia, Lacey, Yelm, Tenino, and Shelton. James is a member of the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Washington State Bar Association, the Washington Veterans Bar Association, and the Thurston County Bar Association. He graduated from Washington and Lee University, School of Law, in Virginia and did his undergraduate studies at Western Washington University. He is a native of Washington, and he grew up in King and Snohomish Counties. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in Desert Storm and Somalia while an active duty soldier. Later, James spent several years in the reserves.

Education
Washington and Lee University School of Law
J.D.
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Western Washington University
B.A.
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Professional Experience
Judge pro tem
Olympia Municipal Court
- Current
Managing Member
Laukkonen Law, PLLC
- Current
Treasurer
Thurston County Bar Association
- Current
Judge pro tem
Thurston County District Court
- Current
Attorney
Cordes Brandt, PLLC
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Awards
Thomas Carl Damewood Evidence Award
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Cum Laude
Western Washington University
Professional Associations
Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 318
Judge Advocate
Current
Thurston County Bar Association
Board Member
- Current
Washington State Veterans Bar Association
- Current
Washington State Bar
- Current
Thurston County Bar Association
- Current
Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Current
Lexington Principles Project
Associate
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Washington
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free initial telephone consultation.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Offers flat fees or hourly rates, depending on the case.
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Elder Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Latin: Written
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Website
Laukkonen Law, PLLC
Contact & Map
1800 Cooper Point Rd SW, STE 12
Olympia, WA 98502
USA
Telephone: (360) 358-2077