Isham M. Reavis

Isham Reavis is a trial attorney, litigator, and active member of the legal community. He has fought for his clients in matters including the following.

Criminal Defense

  • Fraud and white-collar crimes
  • Assault and reckless endangerment
  • Domestic violence crimes
  • DUI
  • Expunging criminal records

Civil Litigation

  • Contract/business litigation
  • Personal injury

Protection Orders

  • Represent both petitioners and respondents in DV, antiharassment, and anti-stalking protection order cases

Isham co-chairs the King County Bar Association’s Judiciary & Litigation Committee and is a member of the Washington State Bar Association’s Court Rules and Procedures Committee. He presents on legal ethics, legal technology, and civil rights. Before working at Aoki Law, Isham interned with the Federal Public Defender and externed for the Federal Trade Commission and the Honorable Marsha J. Pechman of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington. In law school he served as a Managing Editor of the Washington Law Review. He is admitted to practice in all Washington state and federal courts.

Professional Associations

  • WSBA Court Rules and Procedure Committee
  • WSBA Editorial Advisory Committee (Member 2013–17; Chair, 2015–16)
  • King County Bar Association, Litigation & Judiciary Committee (Co-chair)
  • Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • American Bar Foundation (Fellow)
  • ACLU Speakers Bureau

Representative Presentations

  • WSBA CLE: Keeping Ethical in a Technical World (2019) (Program Chair)
  • WSBA CLE: Competence, Security, and E-Litigation (2019)
  • KCBA Solo & Small Firm Section CLE: Legal Tech & Infosec (2019)
  • WSBA CLE: Social Media, Cloud Computing, and Ethics (2016)
  • Escalating Cost of Civil Litigation Task Force Panel Presentation: Early Mediation Recommendations (2015) (Panelist)

Representative Publications

  • Prestige and Punishment: The Fuzzy World of White-Collar Crime and Where It’s Headed, NWLAWYER, May. 2019, at 38
  • Comes Now the Plaintiff, John Doe, NWLAWYER, Nov. 2017, at 16
  • Footing the Bill for White-Collar Defendants: Liability Insurance and Indemnification in Corporate Criminal Defense, NWLAWYER, Nov. 2016, at 39
  • Procrustes in Municipal Court: When City Prosecutions Don’t Measure Up, NWLAWYER, Feb. 2016, at 17
  • Driving Dangerously: Vehicle Flight and the Armed Career Criminal Act After Sykes v. United States, 87 WASH. L. REV. 281 (2012)