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Christopher Courtlandt Van Vechten

Christopher Courtlandt Van Vechten

Law Office of Chris Van Vechten
  • Domestic Violence, DUI & DWI, Criminal Law...
  • Washington, Federal Western District Of Washington
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Chris Van Vechten moved to Tacoma from Portland in 2004 to attend the University of Puget Sound. He studied history, volunteered in the community, worked as a legislative staff member for a state representative and later a state senator, and even personally ran for school board before enrolling in Seattle University School of Law. Prior to launching the Law Office of Chris Van Vechten, Chris worked as a Rule 9 prosecuting attorney with the Thurston County Prosecutor’s Office and later with the Lakewood City Attorney’s Office. In addition, he interned with the Pierce County Prosecutor’s Civil Division and externed with Superior Court Judge James Dixon. Chris has also volunteered his services on behalf of tenants via the Pierce County Neighborhood Legal Clinic and briefly volunteered with the Northwest Justice Project’s Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation program.

Practice Areas
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
  • Criminal Law
  • Juvenile Law
  • Traffic Tickets
Additional Practice Area
  • Sex Crimes
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    Not including Criminal Law.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Federal Western District Of Washington
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Washington Defender Association
- Current
Washington Association
Appointed member of the Tacoma Community Redevelopment Authority
Seattle University School of Law
J.D. (2013)
University of Puget Sound
Professional Associations
Washington State Bar Association # 47320
- Current
Pierce County Bar Association
- Current
Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Hon. Robert J. Bryan American Inn of Court
Websites & Blogs
The Law Office of Chris Van Vechten
Social Media
Contact & Map
705 S. 9th St Suite 206
Tacoma, WA 98405
Telephone: (253) 666-8987