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Dalton Law Office , PLLC
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Nicole T. Dalton, Lawyer

Nicole T. Dalton is a Washington native and is a resident of the local Southwest Washington area. She completed her undergraduate studies, magna cum laude, at Portland State University, and obtained her J.D., cum laude, from Lewis and Clark School of Law in Portland, Oregon.  Ms. Dalton is licensed to practice law in the State of Washington and is dedicated to providing caring representation and and fiercely defending the liberty and the rights of her clients.  Ms. Dalton has aggressively defended hundreds of criminal cases and frequently obtained favorable results including pre-trial dismissals, acquittals after jury trial, and negotiated plea bargains for lesser charges or treatment options, minimizing jail and other consequences.  Applying these skills to matters of personal injury and loss, Ms. Dalton zealously seeks real compensation for her injured clients.  Ms. Dalton has a reputation for being a tough and unflinching opponent with top notch writing skills.  Ms. Dalton frequently drafts and files detailed, painstakingly researched, and cutting edge motions and is not afraid to use her strong research and writing skills to take on the status quo.

Tanya Green has always been dedicated to helping others in their time of need. Whether helping a parent denied valuable time with their child or a client who has made a mistake and is now facing criminal charges, with care and enthusiasm she is here to stand by you, counsel and prepare you for the next steps, and vigorously defend your rights.  Ms. Green is a hardworking and dynamic member of our team.  She brings both empathy and real-world advice to clients while successfully delivering results. Tanya has represented clients in dissolution of marriage, child custody, visitation rights, spousal maintenance and restraining order cases as well as in criminal defense matters.  Tanya has extensive experience litigating family law matters in Clark and Cowlitz counties.  She has taken multiple cases to trial, negotiated many divorces and obtained great results for many clients in her years of practice in Washington.

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Our thriving criminal practice provides the variety necessary to successfully find and develop the myriad possible issues and defenses that arise.  Ms. Dalton also enjoys fighting for clients in personal injury cases.  An active member of several professional organizations, Ms. Dalton has been a conference presenter for the Washington Defender Association and the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys and is an active board member of our local non-profit professional organization, Criminal Defense Attorneys of Clark County.  Ms. Dalton actively pursues continuing education as the law is constantly changing and keeping on top of current case law and statutes is vital to providing exceptional legal representation.  Ms. Dalton has a great deal of experience and perspective based on her many years of experience in the legal field. Prior to becoming a successful attorney, she worked as a law clerk and legal assistant and was a certified court interpreter in the Oregon and New Mexico courts.  Ms. Dalton is fluent in the Spanish language.

Tanya graduated from Lewis and Clark Law School with certificates in Criminal and Public Interest Law. Prior to coming to work for Dalton Law Office, PLLC, she was a law clerk for St. Andrew Legal Clinic, helping low-income clients with diverse family law issues. Tanya’s prior volunteer services in domestic violence and crime victim’s law and her ongoing work in criminal defense help her negotiate complex issues that can complicate dissolution and custody matters.

A graduate of the University of Washington, she completed her undergrad studies with a double-major in Communications and Social Sciences.  Prior to becoming a lawyer, Tanya worked extensively in the legal field and has a strong practical background as well as her education from a high ranking law school.  In her spare time, Tanya enjoys exploring the beautiful waterfall trails of the Pacific Northwest, or on a rainy afternoon, staying in with a good book.

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Tanya Green, Lawyer

Mail: nicole@daltonlawoffice.net

Our legal support staff provides invaluable support to the firm’s lawyers and helps clients navigate confusing and difficult times.  When you call, we won’t direct you to an answering service, you’ll get someone who actually works on your case - one of us.  We are thrilled to have skilled, experienced, and enthusiastic assistants to help us provide top notch legal services.   

Tory and Alejandra allow us to provide constant, day-to-day and the detail-oriented attention needed to keep our clients well informed and in good hands is extremely bright and detail-oriented and works hard to keep our office running smoothly.  We have staff fluent in both English and Spanish, who are paralegal professionals with years of experience in several areas of law.  Our team strives to help us give our clients the support they need.

Shellie Dalton, Lawyer

Shellie Dalton spent years in the corporate environment, handling legal, business and personnel matters subsequent to graduating from law school.  Over the last several years, Shellie has chosen to pursue the private practice of law and is focused on helping people who have suffered personal injuries.  

Having a significant background in issues around work-related injuries, assisting those with personal injury claims was a natural way to focus her energies on helping the people in our community.  Shellie Dalton graduated with a degree in business from the University of Washington and received her J.D. from the University of Oregon School of Law.  Her corporate background gives her a big picture understanding.  She is a whiz with numbers and has a superior ability to control and analyze mountains of paperwork.  Patient, caring and extremely detail oriented, Shellie Dalton is a zealous advocate for the “little guy” and has a brilliant command of the big picture.  

A Washington native, Shellie is an amazing cook, practices and loves Karate, loves the outdoors and being on and near the water.  Shellie is our main presence in Pacific County, Washington, where she has made her home for many years. Shellie grew up on and around boats, having a commercial fisherman in the family.  She understands hard work and is never afraid to roll up her sleeves and put in the long hours it takes to get the job done.

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Nicole Denver, Lawyer

Nicole Denver is a Vancouver, Washington native.  She attended law school in New York and, after law school, spent years there litigating employment discrimination cases.  She has great attention to detail, stellar writing skills and has dedicated much of her career to fighting for the underdog.  Ms. Denver focuses her practice with Dalton Law Office, PLLC, on personal injury matters and strives to help our clients obtain the best recovery possible.