About Us

Charles W. Lane

Attorney at Law
Mission Statement

The Law Office of Charles W. Lane IV is a group dedicated to defending clients in the criminal justice system and representing plaintiffs in personal injury. Our mission is to provide the highest quality legal service through our skilled attorney, investigators, and legal staff on a 24/7 basis. The Law Office of Charles W. Lane IV is dedicated to aggressively representing you or your loved one when in need of sound legal representation. Mr. Lane has over 20 years of experience in the legal system.

Attorney Charles W. Lane has been rated by his peers as having a very high level of expertise, professional ability, and ethical standards. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and graduated from Louisiana State University with a BA. He received his JD from the Tulane Law School, and received his LLM from the University of Washington, in Seattle.

After graduating from Tulane Law school, Mr. Lane was an Assistant District Attorney in New Orleans. During his tenure as an A.D.A. Mr. Lane gained vast experience in Criminal Law. Mr. Lane brought to trial over 130 felony cases including numerous murder, rape, illegal drugs, and other felony matters. Mr. Lane was also responsible for training fellow prosecutors in trial skills and techniques.

Mr. Lane has been practicing law in Western Washington since 1996, primarily in the Puget Sound area, and has handled all types of cases. He has extensive experience with the inner workings of the criminal courts in Olympia, Tacoma, and Seattle, while completely covering Thurston, Pierce, King, Mason, and Kitsap counties.

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"Don't let a criminal conviction or costly injury discourage you. I am here to guide you to success."

Bar Admissions

  • Washington State Bar, 1995
  • Louisiana State Bar, 1990


  • L.L.M. - University of Washington, 1994
  • J.D. - Tulane University Law School, 1989
  • B.A. - Louisiana State University, 1985

Professional Associations

  • Washington Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys