Ronald Van Wert

Etter, McMahon, Lamberson, Van Wert & Oreskovich, P.C
618 W Riverside Avenue
Suite 210
Spokane, WA 99201
509-747-9100
www.ettermcmahon.com


Areas of Emphasis

Education & Achievements

       
  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, JD (1997)
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  • University of Arizona, BS, cum laude, Regents Scholar (1993)
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  • AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated (2013)
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  • Rising Star: Super Lawyers Magazine (2011- 2012)
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  • Avvo Rated 10.0 Superb
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  • 013_ AVAVABoard of Trustees - Federal Bar Association (2012 - present)
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  • Chairperson - Spokane County Bar Superior Court Liaison Committee (2010 - present)
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  • Trustee - Spokane County Bar Association (2009 - 2011)
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  • Note and Comment Editor, Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly (1996 - 1997)
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  • American Jurisprudence Award, Legal Writing and Research (1994)

Admittance & Memberships

       
  • Arizona State Bar (1997)
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  • Washington State Bar (2002)
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  • Idaho State Bar (2007)
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  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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  • Washington Defense Trial Lawyers
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  • Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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  • The National Trial Lawyers, named Top 100 Trial Lawyers (Criminal Defense)
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  • Washington State Association for Justice

Cited Cases

       
  • Rose v. Anderson Hay and Grain Co., 168 Wn. App. 474 (Div. III, 2012) (employment case regarding applicability of wrongful termination in violation of public policy)
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  • United States v. Peer, 171 Fed. Appx. 140 (9th Cir. 2006) (criminal case resulting in limited remand for sentencing based on error in imposition of sentence under mandatory sentencing guidelines)
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  • Stubblefield v. Trombino, 4 P.3d 437 (Ariz. App. 2000) (criminal case interpreting Arizona law for attempted possession of a controlled substance)