Ladenburg McKasy Durkin Inc. P.S.




Jim-Christnacht-Color-High-ResJames F. Christnacht

JAMES F. CHRISTNACHT was admitted to practice law in the state of Washington in 1984 after having attended the University of Puget Sound School of Law. Mr. Christnacht has engaged in the general practice of law since his admission to the bar. He is admitted to practice before the Washington State Courts, Federal District Court and the Puyallup Tribal Court. His practice has included personal injury, probate, guardianship, wills and estate planning, bankruptcy, misdemeanor criminal defense, domestic relations, real estate, and business law.

Mr. Christnacht is a member of the Washington State Bar Association, Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, and the Pierce County Bar Association. He has been involved in the local bar association on the guardianship, family law, and volunteer legal assistance committees. For the past 15 years, he has been actively involved with the Crime stoppers, a non profit organization dedicated to solving no-lead crimes.

Mr. Christnacht also acts as guardian for many disabled American veterans both individually and as the director of Comprehensive Guardianship Services, Inc., a non profit corporation. He has acted a guardian individually since 1986.

He has also been chairman of the Board of Advisers for the Clover Park Technical College Legal Secretary program.

He and his wife, Debbie, have been married 18 years and have three children.

James’ legal assistant is Sandi Larsen.