Jay H. Krulewitch


I am a trial lawyer, pure and simple. My law practice is aimed at attending to the needs of everyday folk.

About Jay H. Krulewitch

Mr. Krulewitch has labored in the trenches as a trial attorney for almost a quarter century in the Seattle-King County area. After Mr. Krulewitch became admitted to practice law in the State of Washington, from May 1988 to January 1995, he worked at The Defender Association as a staff attorney, working in the misdemeanor, felony, juvenile, and civil commitment divisions. During his time at The Defender Association, he handled hundreds of criminal cases and went to trial often, accumulating valuable experience as a trial practitioner, where he honed his skills and obtained many fine results for his clients. Mr. Krulewitch left the The Defender Association in 1995 and opened his own law practice as a sole practitioner. Over the past eighteen years in private practice, Mr. Krulewitch has handled a variety of criminal cases, personal injury cases, as well as police misconduct and civil rights cases, obtaining many great results on his cases. During his time in private practice, he has handled cases in King County, Snohomish County, Pierce County, Thurston County, Kitsap County, and Island County. Mr. Krulewitch enjoys handling cases throughout Western Washington, but especially in the Puget Sound Region. EDUCATION: JD - Juris Doctor - Drake University Law School - 1987 MA - Masters- Indiana University - 1982 BA - Bachelor of Arts - Washington University in St. Louis - 1979 BAR ADMISSIONS: Washington Bar - 1988 WORK EXPERIENCE: Public Defender Association (Staff Attorney) 1988 - 1995 ASSOCIATIONS: King County Bar Association (Member) Washington State Bar Association (Member) Washington Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys (Member) Washington State Association for Justice (Member) National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (N/A) AWARDS: BV Rated (Martindale-Hubbell) 2014 Order of the Barristers (Drake Law School) 1987 Drake Law Review (Drake Law School) 1987 Mock Trial Team, Member (Drake Law School) 1987 Midwest Moot Court Team (Drake Law School) 1986 PUBLICATIONS: Washington State Association for Justice Trial News (Nominal Damages Victory: Section 193 Police Misconduct Case Against Seattle Police Department Has Value In Teaching Police a Lesson About Important Limitations in Terry Stops) 2013 Drake Law Review (Anatomy of a Double Whammy: The Application of Rule 68 Offers and Fee Waivers of Civil Rights Attorneys' Fees under Section 1988) 1987 CONTACT: Jay H. Krulewitch, Attorney at Law 2611 NE 113th St Seattle, WA 98125 Phone: (206) 233-0828 Fax: (206) 628-0794 Business Email: thekrule@gmail.com