How to Start the Vacate Process

Each county has a different process when it comes to vacating (clearing) your drug possession conviction. If you have a conviction from more than one county, you will need to follow the vacate process in each county. If you are seeking information on how to vacate a misdemeanor possession conviction, please contact the municipal court administrator for the court that issued the conviction and ask how to start the vacate process there.

Many counties have an attorney who will help you vacate your conviction at no cost. Other counties have an online form or instructions for getting your conviction vacated.

Select the county where you have a conviction for attorney contact information or website links.

Adams County

Law Office of Brandon West
Brandon West, Attorney at Law

Phone: 509-747-2855

Email: bwestlaw@gmail.com

Asotin County

County Information Page: State v. Blake | Asotin County, WA

Benton County

Last name A-M contact:

Christine Bennett, Attorney at Law

Phone: 509-378-6978

Email: christinebennettlaw@gmail.com

Last name N-Z contact:

Betancourt Law, PLLC

Tyler Ashby, Attorney at Law

Phone: 509-590-0288

Email: blake@betancourtlawpllc.com

 

Chelan County

Jeremy Ford, Counsel of Defense for Chelan County

Phone: 509-663-2444

Clallam County

Harry Gasnick, Clallam County Public Defender

Phone: 360-452-3307

Email: gasnickcpd@olypen.com

Clark County

Last name A-G contact:

Darquise Cloutier, Attorney at Law

Phone: 360-200-8510
This number is currently set up for voicemail only, and cannot receive texts. 

Email: blake.cloutierlaw@gmail.com
 

Last name H-O contact:

Maggie Smith Evansen, Attorney at Law

Phone: 360-213-0053

Last name P-Z contact:

Keating & Lyden, LLC
Meagan Yeates, Attorney at Law

119 N. Commercial St., Ste. 910
Bellingham, WA 98225

360-296-8139

Email: megan@keatingandlyden.com

Columbia County

Law Office of Rachel Cortez
Rachel Cortez and Rebecca Lemons, Attorneys at Law

Phone: 509-876-4186

Cowlitz County

Last name A-M contact:

Keating & Lyden, LLC
Meagan Yeates, Attorney at Law

119 N. Commercial St., Ste. 910
Bellingham, WA 98225

360-296-8139

Email: megan@keatingandlyden.com

Last name N-Z contact:

Wickes Law, PLLC

Geoffrey Wickes, Attorney at Law

Phone: 253-400-6962

Email: geoff@wickes-law.com

 

Douglas County

Bradford Law Firm, PLLC

Mike Bradford, Attorney at Law

Phone: 509-888-2791

Email: mike@bradfordlegalsolutions.com

Franklin County

Last name A-M contact:

Christine Bennett, Attorney at Law

Phone: 509-378-6978

Email: christinebennettlaw@gmail.com

Last name N-Z contact:

Betancourt Law, PLLC

Tyler Ashby, Attorney at Law

Phone: 509-590-0288

Email: blake@betancourtlawpllc.com

 

Ferry County

David Hearrean, Attorney at Law

Phone: 509-324-7840 or 509-641-0080

Email: davidherrean@gmail.com

Garfield County

County Information Page: State v. Blake | Garfield County, WA

Grant County

Christine Bennett, Attorney at Law

Phone: 509-378-6978

Email: christinebennettlaw@gmail.com

 

Grays Harbor County

County Information Page: Public Defense FAQ (graysharbor.us)

"How do I vacate my possession of Controlled Substance conviction or (Blake Issue)"

Island County

Law Office of Andrew F Scott

Andrew Scott, Attorney at Law

Phone: 360-331-7101

Email: attorneys@afscottlaw.com

Jefferson County

Faber Feinson, PLLC

Sam Feinson, Attorney at Law

Phone: 360-379-4110

Email: sam@faberfeinson.com

King County

County Information Page: State v. Blake | King County, WA

King County is vacating all known eligible convictions with no action required from the affected person. 

Check if your conviction has been vacated by calling OPD at 1-800-414-6064 ext. 218

Kitsap County

Faber Feinson, PLLC

Sam Feinson, Attorney at Law

Phone: 360-379-4110

Email: sam@faberfeinson.com

Kittitas County

Last Name A-M contact:

Law Office of Paul T. McBride
Paul McBride, Attorney at Law

Phone: 509-955-0115

Email: McBride@PaulTMcBride.com

Last Name N-Z contact:

Law Office of C.K Powers, P.S.
C.K. Powers, Attorney at Law

PO Box 1177
Ellensburg, WA 98926

Phone: 509-993-7210

Klickitat County

Darquise Cloutier, Attorney at Law

Phone: 360-200-8510
This number is currently set up for voicemail only, and cannot receive texts. 

Email: blake.cloutierlaw@gmail.com

Lewis County

Last Name A-M contact:

Angela Avery, Attorney at Law

Phone: 360-207-4616

Email: angela@angelaaverylaw.com

Last Name N-Z contact:

CR Taylor Law
Christopher Taylor, Attorney at Law

Phone: 360-352-8004

Email: admin@crtaylorlaw.com

 

Lincoln County

David Hearrean, Attorney at Law

Phone: 509-324-7840 or 509-641-0080

Email: davidherrean@gmail.com

Mason County

County Information Page: State v. Blake | Mason County, WA

Intake Form: Blake review.pdf (masoncountywa.gov)

Okanogan County

Anna Burica, Attorney at Law

Phone: 509-422-9701

If in DOC custody: 509-866-8678

Email: burica.law@gmail.com

Pacific County

Angela Avery, Attorney at Law

Phone: 360-207-4616

Email: angela@angelaaverylaw.com

Pend Oreille County

Van Valkenburg Law Office

Carl Van Valkenburg, Attorney at Law

Phone: 509-822-7078

Pierce County

County Information Page: State v. Blake | Pierce County, WA

San Juan County

Blanford Law
Ken Blanford, Attorney at Law

Phone: 253-720-9304

If in DOC custody: 509-260-1290

Email: ken@blanfordlaw.com

Skagit County
Law Office of Karen Halverson

Karen Halverson, Attorney at Law

Phone: 425-257-2027

Skamania County

Darquise Cloutier, Attorney at Law

Phone: 360-200-8510
This number is currently set up for voicemail only, and cannot receive texts. 

Email: blake.cloutierlaw@gmail.com

Snohomish County

County Information Page: State v Blake | Snohomish County, WA

Intake Form: External Intake - Blake (legalserver.org)

Spokane County

County Information Page: State v. Blake | Spokane County, WA 

Spokane County Public Defender's Office

Phone: 509-477-4246

Stevens County

Orin Law Office

Travis Phelps and Andy Patrick, Attorneys at Law

Phone: 509-645-2430

Email: tphelps@orinlaw.com, apatrick@orinlaw.com

Thurston County

County Information Page: State v. Blake | Thurston County

Thurston County Public Defense

Phone: 360-754-4897

Wahkiakum County

Angela Avery, Attorney at Law

Phone: 360-207-4616

Email: angela@angelaaverylaw.com

Walla Walla County

Law Office of Rachel Cortez
Rachel Cortez and Rebecca Lemons, Attorneys at Law

Phone: 509-876-4186

Whatcom County

Keating & Lyden, LLC
Meagan Yeates, Attorney at Law

119 N. Commercial St., Ste. 910
Bellingham, WA 98225

360-296-8139

Email: megan@keatingandlyden.com

Whitman County

County Information Page: State V. Blake | Whitman County, WA

Intake Form: Form Center • State v. Blake Contact form (whitmancounty.net)

Yakima County

Blanford Law
Ken Blanford, Attorney at Law

Phone: 253-720-9304

If in DOC custody: 509-260-1290

Email: ken@blanfordlaw.com

In addition to the contacts listed above, civil legal aid providers like Civil Survival, Northwest Justice Project, and The Way to Justice, and legal empowerment organizations like Living with Conviction, may also be able to help you with your case.

If you were convicted of drug possession and no other offenses and your conviction was not recent, you may also be able to prepare and file your own motion to vacate with the court. Click here for more information: How to clear(vacate)your drug possession conviction after State v. Blake | WashingtonLawHelp.org | Helpful information about the law in Washington