Meet Our Team Member Ronald A.      Van Wert

Ronald A. Van Wert

Managing Member
Areas of Emphasis
Education & Achievements
  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, JD (1997)
  • University of Arizona, BS, cum laude, Regents Scholar (1993)
  • AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated (2013)
  • Rising Star: Super Lawyers Magazine (2011- 2012)
  • Avvo Rated 10.0 Superb
  • 013_ AVAVABoard of Trustees - Federal Bar Association (2012 - present) 
  • Chairperson - Spokane County Bar Superior Court Liaison Committee (2010 - present)
  • Trustee - Spokane County Bar Association (2009 - 2011)
  • Note and Comment Editor, Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly (1996 - 1997)
  • American Jurisprudence Award, Legal Writing and Research (1994)
Contact
Memberships
  • Arizona State Bar (1997)
  • Washington State Bar (2002)
  • Idaho State Bar (2007)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Washington Defense Trial Lawyers
  • Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • The National Trial Lawyers, named Top 100 Trial Lawyers (Criminal Defense)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Stubblefield v. Trombino, 4 P.3d 437 (Ariz. App. 2000) (criminal case interpreting Arizona law for attempted possession of a controlled substance)

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