Meet Joe Kuhlman
With a Bachelor of Science in Criminology from East Tennessee State; Joe Kuhlman graduated from Gonzaga School of Law and has been practicing since 2009. Aside from his experience as a defense attorney, Joe Kuhlman served the people of Spokane County as a prosecutor for the State of Washington for nearly six years. He has significant insight and inside understanding of what the government tries to accomplish when initiating a case. Involved with litigation his entire career, spanning the entire state of Washington, Joe Kuhlman brings a tested and experienced litigation practice to serve his client’s needs.
The Kuhlman Law Office combines the traditional legal practice with current
communications technology. We provide in person and virtual meetings for our clients in order to adapt to their busy schedules.
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
• Lutheran Community Service Partner in Justice: 2013
• Avvo Clients Choice Award: 2017
• Expertise Top Criminal Defense Attorney in Spokane: 2020, 2021
• 10 Best Criminal Defense Attorney Washington State: 2019, 2020, 2021
• 10 Best Criminal Defense Law Firms Washington State: 2019, 2020, 2021
• Spokane & Coeur d’Alene Top Criminal Defense Attorney: 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
• Top 40 under 40 Criminal Defense Attorney for Washington State: 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
Meet Zach Myers
Zach graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Texas at Dallas before continuing to attain his Juris Doctor at Gonzaga University School of Law in Spokane, Washington. The summer after his first year of Law School, Zach worked for the District Attorney’s Office in Dallas, Texas. After which, Zach continued on to work for a personal injury law firm in Spokane. Eventually he found his home in criminal defense the summer after his second year of law school where he was able to be a rule 9 summer associate for a criminal defense firm in Tacoma, Washington where he gained extensive courtroom experience.
Meet Kara D. Hill, Esq.
Kara graduated with a B.A. in Journalism from Eastern Washington University in Washington State before continuing to attain her J.D. at Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Oregon. While in Law School, Kara worked for the Public Defenders Association and was an active member of the Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. Kara was an active member in Moot Court, Young Lawyers Society, Women’s Law Caucus, and various other organizations while studying to complete her law degree. Upon graduation, Kara relocated to the greater Philadelphia area and began her career working for a Philadelphia Defense firm where she focused her practice in the areas of premises liability and asbestos litigation.
Meet Michael Ghebrial
Born in Los Angeles, California, Michael earned his Bachelor of Arts in English from Loyola Marymount University, and earned his Juris Doctor from Gonzaga University School Of Law. Prior to attending law school, Michael worked at a Personal Injury firm where he was responsible for discovery review and was a point of contact for clients. During his 1L summer. Michael interned with the California Department of Transportation Legal Division where he helped prepare defense litigation ranging from employment disputes to personal injury claims. Starting the summer of 2L and ending upon graduating law school, Michael externed at the Spokane County Superior Court where he aided the Court in researching Case Law and drafting memorandums to aid Justices in formulating their rulings. Upon graduating from Gonzaga Law, Michael partnered with longtime friend Zach Myers and they founded Northwest Law.