Alison Ganem

Alison Ganem


About Alison

Alison has spent her career fighting for the rights of the accused. A powerful representative, Alison combines her meticulous deposition with meaningful dedication to provide representation that is specific to each case and each client. She understands the stress and fear of the criminal process and knows that it is her job to make her clients feel comfortable and confident during their case. Through compassion, conviction, and communication, Alison navigates her clients to favorable legal outcomes.


  • Lead counsel on thousands of Domestic Violence and Criminal Cases
  • Lead counsel on over 50 criminal trials
  • Over 17 years of criminal defense experience
  • Ability to think outside the box to craft individualized dispositions to cases


  • Successfully resolved a complex homicide trial the day before trial with a misdemeanor plea
  • Obtained countless dismissals and dozens of Not Guilty Verdicts
  • Recent Speaking engagements include “DUI Issue Spotting and How to “Improve Client Communication”
  • Familiarity with most judges, court staff and prosecutors in the Puget Sound area
  • Ongoing legal training to stay up to date on recent changes in laws, court decisions, science-based technologies used in criminal cases


  • Washington State Bar Association Member 2005 – Present
  • US District Court Member 2018 – Present
  • Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association¬† ¬† Member 2018 – Present
  • Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Member 2010 – Present
  • Washington Defender Association Member 2010 – Present
  • South King County Bar Association Member 2010 – Present
  • King County Bar Association Member 2008 – Present