About Us

If you're looking for excellent service and a people-friendly approach, then you've come to the right place. At Kirkham Law Office, PLLC, our ultimate goal is to serve you and make your experience a pleasant one, and our team will stop at nothing to ensure that you come away more than satisfied.

 

James Kirkham

James Doyle Kirkham Jr., Attorney and Founder

 

James Doyle Kirkham Jr. earned a B.A. in Political Science and a B.S. in Public Policy from Central Washington University, graduating in the year 2000. He then attended Gonzaga University School of Law, where he earned a Juris Doctorate in 2005. That same year, he was licensed to practice Law by the Washington State Bar Association.


After working as an attorney in Spokane, Washington for three years, James relocated to Ellensburg, Washington, where he founded Kirkham Law Office, PLLC.


James Kirkham is also a member of the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, the Kittitas County Bar Association, and in 2009 received a Pro Bono Publico Award from the Washington State BarAssociation. He also taught Business Law at Yakima Valley Community College.

 

Kraig Gardner, Attorney

 

Kraig Gardner earned a B.A. in Philosophy and French from Eastern Washington University, graduating in the year 1998. He then attended the James Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona, where he earned a Juris Doctorate in 2000. He was licensed to practice Law by the Washington State Bar Association in 2001.

 

From 2001 to 2003, Kraig Gardner practiced privately with a focus on juvenile defense, defending juvenile delinquency cases in the Kittitas County Superior Court as well as in District and Municipal courts across Central Washington. In 2003 he joined the Spokane County Public Defender’s office as a juvenile defender. In 2004 he was transferred to misdemeanor defense.

Kraig Gardner

 

Victor Riviera

Victor J. Rivera, Paralegal for Civil Matters

 

Victor Rivera earned a B.A. in International/Asian Studies from the University of Washington, graduating in the year 2005. He then attended the University of Puerto Rico School of Law, where he earned a Juris Doctorate in 2010. He was licensed to practice Law by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Bar Association in 2011.

 

While not currently a member of the Washington State Bar Association, Victor Rivera is currently working to become licensed to practice law in Washington State. At the Kirkham Law Office, Victor Rivera assists the attorneys with the research and preparation for all civil cases.

 

Jacob Lunde, Legal Assistant for Infractions

 

Jacob Lunde earned an A.A. from Tacoma Community College and then went on to earn a B.A. in Law and Justice from Central Washington University. He also has his Private and Instrument Pilot’s License.


At the Kirkham Law Office, Jacob Lunde assists the attorneys with the research and preparation for all infractions and traffic violations.

Jacob Lunde

 

 

Kirkham Law Office, PLLC
420 North Pearl Ste. 303
Ellensburg, WA 98923

Fax (509) 925-3062
M-F 8:30am–5:00pm

Phone (509) 925-3060

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