Lance Hester

Attorney in Tacoma, WA
I have had the honor of fighting for victims and challenging threats to individual civil rights since 1998. I split my time defending the accused and pursuing justice for plaintiffs. Our firms trial practice has taken me to courts in several states and well over a dozen counties. We also are available for appeals. And in that capacity I have had the honor of arguing in every appellate court in the State of Washington, including the Supreme Court of the State of Washington. My federal practice has included submission and/or appearances in federal courts of Washington, Idaho, and Pennsylvania and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. I have enjoyed a near constant volunteer experience with both state and local bar associations. Our firm has managed civil injury cases ranging from vehicle collisions with minimal injuries, to multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts. Our criminal practice includes jury trial experience that includes homicide cases and everything down to minor traffic offenses. When I'm not at work, I am with my wife and two boys. We love spending time together at the boys countless activities and sports, in the mountains, and on Puget Sound. Fellow: American Inn of Court member.

Areas of Law

Criminal DefensePersonal Injury
Criminal Defense
Personal Injury


Overall Client Rating

in Personal Injury
3.2 out of 5.0

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Experience & Credentials



Admission Details

Admitted in 1998, Washington
2005, Idaho
U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
U.S. District Court, District of Idaho

Law School Attended

Seattle University School of Law
Class of 1997

University Attended

Pepperdine University
Class of 1989

Birth Information

Born in 1966
Norman, Oklahoma, October 18, 1966

Associations & Memberships

Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association (Secretary, 2009—; Treasurer; Trustee, 2005-2008); Washington State Bar Association (Past President, Young Lawyers Division, 2002).

Bar Fellowship

American Inn of Court member.

Hobbies & Interests

skiing, hiking, boating, waterskiing, family recreation time, soccer/basketball/baseball dad, Muscular Dystrophy - fundraising and awareness activities.

Contact Information


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Office Information
Lance Hester
 1008 South Yakima Avenue, Suite 302,
Tacoma, WA 98405-4850


The Hester Law Group (Tacoma, Washington)

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