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James White
  • Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, DUI & DWI
  • Washington
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Summary

My Frenchie takes me for walks on the waterfront. He swerves all over the walkway like a suspected DUI driver. My wife and I go ballroom dancing. I try not to swerve all over the dance floor like a DUI driver.

I am good at reducing complicated things, like the law, to their simple and easy components. Clients like simple and easy choices. Judges like it when the law is clear. Juries like it when your clients actions make sense. Where I grew up in the mountainous Redwoods, people prided themselves on their common sense. Common sense is not something frequently associated with the law. But there is a lot of common sense behind the ideas of the law. Sometimes that common sense got lost in legislative session or somewhere else along the way. When you can re-introduce common sense to the conversation then one can get a great result for your client.

Education
Seattle University School of Law
J.D. (1996)
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Activities: HOLA & Centro Latino
University of California - Berkeley
B.S. (1991) | Sociology/English
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Professional Experience
The Law Offices of Smith & White, PLLC
Current
DUI lawyer
Law Offices of James Egan
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Criminal Defense & Immigration Attorney
Legacy Legal, PLLC
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Criminal Defense Attorney
Associated Counsel for the Accused
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Criminal Defense Attorney
Department of Assigned Counsel
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Speaking Engagements
Practical Practice Skills, Seattle University School of Law
Seattle University School of Law
Gave practical advise to law students about courtroom practices
Professional Associations
Federal Court, Western District of Washington
Criminal Defense Attorney
Current
Vashon Island Junior Basketball
Boardmember
- Current
Washington State Bar # 26802
Member
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Washington
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, MasterCard & American Express
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
James J. White's Website Profile
Website
The Law Offices of Smith & White, PLLC Website
Blog
Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blog
Contact & Map
The Law Offices of Smith & White, PLLC
Tacoma Office
717 Tacoma Ave S
#C
Tacoma, WA 98402
USA
Telephone: (253) 203-1645
Fax: (206) 400-1145
The Law Offices of Smith & White, PLLC
Vashon Office
By Appointment Only
13005 SW 267th Ln
Vashon, WA 98070
USA
Telephone: (253) 203-1645
Fax: (206) 400-1145