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Blake Harris

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Tacoma, WA

Vindicate Criminal Law Group
1201 Pacific Ave., Suite 1503
Tacoma, WA 98402
Phone: 253-201-4239
Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021
Licensed in Washington Since: 2017
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense
Attorney Profile

Blake Harris is an associate at the Vindicate Criminal Law Group, where he focuses his practice exclusively on criminal defense matters. From the firm's office in Renton, Washington, he represents clients throughout King and Pierce counties and other parts of the state. Mr. Harris has been admitted to practice before all Washington state courts since 2017.

Mr. Harris's client base is made up of people who have been charged by the state with having committed misdemeanor or felony offenses. The types of cases that he has handled during his career have included assault and battery, domestic violence, driving under the influence of alcohol, and other matters. Mr. Harris participates in every stage of a proceeding, including appearances and sentencing hearings. He has been able to obtain positive results for his clients through dismissals, acquittals and the negotiation of favorable plea agreements with the prosecution. His fellow attorneys have taken note of his high degree of ethics as well as of his successful track record, and they have awarded him a "Superb" peer-review rating through Avvo. In addition, in 2019, he was selected for inclusion in the Association of America's Top Lawyers: Top 100.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Harris attended the University of Idaho, where he majored in sociology and Spanish and received a Bachelor of Arts in 2013. He remains fluent in that language, which allows him to better serve many of his clients. Remaining in Moscow for his legal education, he enrolled at the University of Idaho College of Law, and he served as articles editor on the Idaho Critical Legal Studies Journal before being awarded his Juris Doctor in 2017. Mr. Harris is a member of the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and other professional groups.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Criminal Defense
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021

About Blake Harris

First Admitted: 2017, Washington

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2020
  • American Association of Justice, 2020
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - Member, 2020
  • Washington State Association for Justice, 2020
  • Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association - Member, 2019
  • King County Bar Association - Member, 2019

Educational Background

  • University of Idaho College of Law, 2017
  • University of Idaho - Spanish, 2013
  • University of Idaho - Sociology-Criminology, 2013

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Speaker at Trial Advocacy: Double Jeopardy, Speaker, Trial Advocacy, Trial Advocacy: Double Jeopardy Conference, 2018
  • Speaker of: Maintaining the Attorney-Client Relationship, Speaker, Maintaining the Attorney-Client Relationship, NALS Fall Conference, 2018
  • Speaker of: Know Your Rights Immigration, Speaker, Know Your Rights Immigration, Catholic Charities Spokane, 2017



  • Dismissal of charges after we interviewed multiple cases.  Client was facing 280 months for Rape of a Child 1 and accused by multiple alleged victims., 2021
  • Won a felony sexual assault case with two victims., 2020
  • Won a Libyan asylum seeker’s case. , 2020
  • Dismissal of federal sexual assault case. , 2020
  • Dismissal of felony theft case involving multiple co-defendants and potential federal charges. , 2020
  • Felony Drug Charge:  Dismissed (Pierce County Superior) , 2019
  • Assault 4 DV - Obtained an Acquittal, 2018
  • Assault 4 DV.  Outcome: Dismissal after diversion program, 2018


  • Selected to Rising Star/Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2021
  • Lawyers of Distinction, Distinguished Member, Lawyers of Distinction, 2021
  • Top 100 Lawyer in the field of Criminal Law, Top 100 Lawyer , The Association of America's Top Lawyers, 2020
  • Top 100, Top 100, Association of American Trial Lawyers, 2019
  • Clients' Choice Award, Clients' Choice Award, Avvo, 2018
  • Mediation Competition Winner, Mediation Competition Winner, University of Idaho College of Law, 2015
  • Most Outstanding Sociology Student Award, Most Outstanding Sociology Student Award, University of Idaho, 2013

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Feeding the homeless with church in Puyallup on Fridays, 2021

Industry Groups

  • Attorney
  • Lawyer
  • Legal
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Office Location for Blake Harris

1201 Pacific Ave.
Suite 1503
Tacoma, WA 98402

Phone: 253-201-4239

Last Updated: 3/8/2021

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