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Shane McKinnie

Shane McKinnie is a founding member of the WSVBA and a commander in the navy reserve. Shane is a Washington native with a B.A. from Washington State University, M.A. from the Naval War College, and a J.D. from the Seattle University School of Law. He served on active-duty for nearly 9 years before attending law school and continues to serve with Patrol Squadron 69, based at Whidbey Island, and was recently selected to serve as the squadron's commanding officer. Shane is a qualified a Naval Flight Officer and instructor, with over 1400 hours in the P-3 Orion aircraft. Shane owns and operates McKinnie Law PLLC, a small law firm focused on criminal defense. Shane can be contacted by email at [email protected].

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The Washington State Veterans Bar Association (WSVBA) is a professional association of attorneys and law students who are Veterans. The WSVBA serves as a network for its members and as a resource and advocate for the 650,000 Veterans who reside in the State of Washington.


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WSVBA events occur throughout the year in various venues and formats throughout Washington, primarily in Seattle and Spokane. Please check the schedule for event descriptions, times, and dates.

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The WSVBA advocates for the legal needs and interests of Washington Veterans, and to support our attorney and law student membership.

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