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James O. Thompson

James O. Thompson

Aggressive and Affordable Criminal Defense in Olympia / Thurston
  • DUI & DWI, Criminal Law, Personal Injury
  • Montana, North Dakota, Washington
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James Thompson is an attorney and owner of the Thompson Law Office, P.C. in Olympia, Washington. He has defended hundreds of cases like yours over the years. His practice is concentrated on criminal defense and personal injury in Olympia, Thurston County, and the greater Seattle, WA area. He represents clients in a wide variety of criminal matters such as driving under the influence, theft, assault, etc. He has also been involved in the defense of serious felonies such as manslaughter, drug distribution, and sex offenses. James is also committed to providing aggressive representation to personal injury, medical malpractice, and products liability victims. He graduated from the University of Iowa College of Law, where he was a Law Opportunity Fellow. Prior to establishing the firm, James was a certified legal intern at the San Diego County Public Defender and San Bernardino County Public Defender. He was involved in defending serious felony cases, including murder, sexual assault, and drug possession. During law school, James worked at Student Legal Services. He zealously advocated for students in alcohol-related and violent offenses, resulting in dismissals/acquittals. He served on the University of Iowa mock trial team and competed in multiple tournaments. James also participated in the appellate advocacy program. In his free time as a law student, James volunteered with Iowa Legal Aid and the Johnson County Public Defender. James had the honor of being selected for the FBI Honors Internship Program during college. He is an active member of the United States Practical Shooting Association and enjoys weightlifting, whitewater kayaking, and traveling in his spare time.

Practice Areas
  • DUI & DWI
  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Free Consultation
    Free 60 minute consultations.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Dakota
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Vietnamese: Spoken
Professional Experience
Attorney / Owner
Thompson Law Office, P.C.
- Current
Chapman Law Office
Law Office
Legal Intern
Student Legal Services
Certified Legal Intern
San Diego County Public Defender
Law Clerk I
San Bernadino County Public Defender
University of Iowa
J.D. | Criminal Defense
Honors: Faculty Award for Academic Excellence; Law Opportunity Fellowship; Stephenson Mock Trial Finalist
Activities: Mock Trial Team; Citizen Lawyer Program; Student Legal Services Iowa Legal Aid; Johnson County Public Defender
Law Opportunity Fellowship
Iowa Law Foundation
Faculty Award for Academic Excellence
University of Iowa College of Law
Professional Associations
Thurston County Bar Association
- Current
Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Current
Washington Defender Association
- Current
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Current
State Bar Association of North Dakota
- Current
North Dakota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Current
Upper Missouri Bar Association
- Current
Websites & Blogs
Thompson Law Office
Social Media
Contact & Map
Thompson Law Office
1700 Cooper Point Rd. SW
Building #A-3
Olympia, WA 98502
Telephone: (360) 200-7546
Cell: (360) 999-8338