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Stephen Thomas Graham

Mr. Graham is a 1995 graduate of Gonzaga University School of Law. Mr. Graham tried his first jury trials as an intern in 1994 when he was 24 years old.undefined Four years later he ran for election as a Prosecuting Attorney and won, becoming the youngest elected prosecutor in the State. Mr. Graham has additionally worked as a deputy prosecutor in the King County Prosecutor's Office.

Mr. Graham started his private practice in 2002 and began work as a criminal defense lawyer. Steve Graham has taken cases to trial that include everything from misdemeanor traffic matters to murder. Mr. Graham has successfully defended property forfeitures and has won the return of seized property by narcotic detectives and WDFW agents. Mr. Graham prides himself on resolving criminal cases faster than the average criminal defense lawyer, and he once won a "not guilty" verdict on an attempted murder case two weeks after being retained. Mr. Graham loves his work, and brings a passion to the representation of his clients.undefined In his home county as a defense attorney, Mr. Graham won ten not guilty verdicts in a row over a 4 year period. Seven of the cases were felony charges and three were misdemeanor cases. The trials were won by a creativity and dedication that Mr. Graham can bring to your case.

In his spare time, Mr. Graham works with high school and college students as a mock trial coach and judge.

Areas of Practice

  • Felonies
  • Grand Jury Proceedings
  • DUI
  • Misdemeanor
  • Parole & Probation
  • Sexual Assault
  • Traffic Violations
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Computer Crimes
  • Tribal court offenses
  • Assault & Battery -- Defense

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Washington, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington, 2001
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2001
  • Colville Tribal Court, 1999


  • Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane, Washington
    • J.D. - 1995

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, member, January 1, 2004 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - Lifetime Member
  • Solo and Small Firm Section WSBA
  • National College of DUI Defense
  • Eastern Washington DUI Defense Lawyers Association
  • Frequent mock trial coach and judge

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Office of Steve Graham, 2002 to present.
  • Ferry County Prosecuting Attorney, Elected Prosecutor, 1998 - 2002
  • Ferry County Prosecutor, Deputy Prosecutor, 1996 - 1998
  • King County Prosecutor, Deputy Prosecutor, 1996