Erin Bradley McAleer

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Vancouver, Washington

Law Office of Erin Bradley McAleer
Erin Bradley McAleer
Law Office of Erin Bradley McAleer

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Real Estate; view more

Licensed in Washington since: 2010

Education: The Thomas M. Cooley Law School

Languages Spoken: English, Russian

Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020

Law Office of Erin Bradley McAleer

3709 E 4th Plain Blvd
Vancouver, WA 98661 Visit website


Dedicated to helping you protect your rights and interests in the face of serious and complex legal challenges, the attorneys at the Law Office of Erin Bradley McAleer in Vancouver, Washington, provide exceptional advocacy and support to clients throughout Southwest Washington who have legal needs involving any of the following practice areas:

• Criminal defense
• Gun right restoration
• Expungements
• Lifting no contact orders
• Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy
• Personal injury
• Landlord-tenant disputes

Attorney McAleer, has primarily devoted his practice to criminal defense with a focus on defending those accused of sex crimes and other major felony crimes. Attorney McAleer’s approach to these cases and attention to detail has earned him a local, state and national reputation which was achieved by passionately representing hundreds of clients charged with essentially every type of criminal offense. Among awards and recognition, attorney McAleer has been recognized by Avvo and has been rated a Superb Rating of 10.0, the highest rating an attorney can be awarded. Attorney McAleer’s peer and client reviews speak for themselves and demonstrate a detailed aggressive approach that focuses on what matters most – results.

Attorney McAleer has also been recognized by the National Trial Lawyers as one of the top 40 attorneys in Washington under 40 for his fifth year in a row. The selection for this elite honor is made by invitation only. Selected attorneys must demonstrate superior qualifications, leadership skills, and trial results as a legal professional. The selection criteria and evaluation process include a review of the attorney’s reputation among his peers, the judiciary and the public, previous years’ achievement, nominations received from leading trial lawyers, as well as rankings and ratings of the attorney by established organizations.

Most recently, Attorney McAleer was selected as a Rising Star with Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers is a research-driven, peer-influenced rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of professional achievement and peer recognition. The patented selection process combines peer nominations, independent research evaluations and peer evaluations by practice area. Each year no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys are selected for Super Lawyers Rising Stars list.

Dedicated to service to others, Attorney McAleer has been routinely recognized by the Washington State Bar Association for his commitment to providing pro-bono and low-bono service to members of his community in various areas of law. Attorney McAleer has also been recognized for his service to the Clark County Volunteer Lawyers Program and regularly assists clients through the Washington State Bar Association’s Moderate Means Program. In further service to his community Attorney McAleer has also recently finished serving a two year volunteer position on a board of the Washington State Bar Association advocating for a unique program in Washington that allows an alternative path to admission to the practice of law.

To find out more about how we can best serve you here at the Law Office of Erin Bradley McAleer, we invite you to call us or visit our website and fill out our online form to schedule an initial consultation regarding your matter.

Practice areas

Criminal Defense, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Real Estate: Consumer

Focus areas

Assault & Battery, Criminal Domestic Violence, Expungement, Landlord/Tenant, Sex Offenses, Theft

  • 80% Criminal Defense
  • 10% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10% Real Estate: Consumer

First Admitted: 2010, Washington

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Educational Background:
  • Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, Master's of Laws (LLM), 2015
  • American InterContinental University, B.A., 2005
  • Spokane Falls Community College, Associate of Arts (A.A.), 1998
  • Clark County Volunteer Lawyers Public Service Appreciation Award, 2011-2013
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Attorney’s under 40 (Washington), 2014-2019
  • Washington State Bar Association Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation 2011, 2013-2017
  • AVVO Superb Rating 10.0 / 10.0 & Clients Choice Award, 2014
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Professional Association of Diving Instructors, Member
  • Portland Winterhawks Booster Club, Member
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Washington State Bar Association, Member / Former Law Clerk Board Member
  • Admitted to the Washington State Bar Association - 2010; Admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington 2010; Admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington 2011; Admitted to the U.S. Tax Court in 2012; Admitted to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in 2014; Admitted to the United States Supreme Court in 2015.
  • Clark County Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • National Trial Lawyers, Member
  • Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • United States Bankruptcy Court Western District of Washington, 2010
  • United States District Court Eastern District of Washington, 2011
Representative Clients:
  • Fish and Wild Life Game Violation Acquitted, 2017
  • Theft 2 Dismissed, 2018
  • DUI Dismissed, 2018
  • Rape 2 - Dismissed, 2017
  • Assault 4 Domestic Violence Dismissed, 2018
  • Burglary 1, Assault 2, Felony Death Threats Dismissed, 2017
  • Felony Harassment - Acquittal, 2018
  • Domestic Violence Assault Acquittal, 2018
  • Rape of a Child - Reduced to Misdemeanor Assault (No sex registration/no jail), 2018
  • Rape 2 Dismissed, 2018
  • Indecent Liberties and Assault Dismissed, 2019
Industry Groups:
  • Consumer
  • Defense
  • Personal Services

Office location for Erin Bradley McAleer

3709 E 4th Plain Blvd
Vancouver, WA 98661

Phone: 360-301-8180


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020

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