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    About Us

    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.


    • 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

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    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.

    Zach has always had a passion for cars and the community and now wants to combine those passions with his legal practice. After law school Zach partnered with Michael Ghebrial and founded Northwest Law to bring a personalized approach to the legal field. Zach saw an opportunity to connect with people and bridge the gap between the court process and the persons involved in the system. Zach sees every case as an opportunity for him to advocate for his clients and keep them informed throughout the process.

    Zach’s ultimate goal with every case is to have the client feel like they were in charge and informed through every step of the case. Zach has dedicated himself to have a spirit of excellence imbedded into the DNA of Northwest Law and will continue to fight for his clients to the greatest extent possible.

    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.

    Michael is committed to not only thoroughly presenting the best case for his clients, but also making sure their needs are met during their journey through the legal process. Michael’s chief goal in becoming an attorney was to aid clients in regaining their lives back. With that in mind, he strives to meet all his clients needs and address any concerns they may have.

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