Harlan Law Firm
Contact Information211 E. McLoughlin Blvd
Vancouver, Washington 98663
Harlan Law Firm, criminal law attorney, personal injury law attorney, Vancouver, Washington, Clark County, Oregon.
Beau Harlan is a native Oregonian who attended Lake Oswego High School and graduated from the University of Nevada in 1990 with a degree in Business Finance with a minor in Psychology. In 1993, Mr. Harlan graduated from the University of Puget Sound School of Law.
In 1995, Mr. Harlan was hired by the Clark County Prosecuting Attorney, Art Curtis, as Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in the Juvenile Division of Clark County Superior Court. In 1997, Mr. Harlan was promoted to the Clark County Drug unit, where Mr. Harlan was responsible for charging and prosecuting persons accused of felony drug offenses such as Felony Possession of Methamphetamine, Cocaine, Marijuana; Manufacture Marijuana, Manufacture Methamphetamine, and Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana, Methamphetamine, and/or Cocaine. After serving approximately 18 months in the Clark County Drug Unit, Mr. Harlan was reassigned to a general trial team where he prosecuted adult felony offenses. While in the general trial team, Mr. Harlan prosecuted a three week fifty witness trial and obtained a First Degree Murder Conviction.
In 2000, Mr. Harlan resigned from his position with the Clark County Prosecuting Attorneys Office and accepted an associate position with the law firm of Baumgartner, Nelson & Price, P.S. Because of his extensive experience in the criminal field, Mr. Harlan quickly developed a reputation as an effective defense attorney. Although in private practice, in 2000, Art Curtis, the elected Clark County Prosecutor, appointed Mr. Harlan as a 'Special Deputy Prosecuting Attorney' and hired Mr. Harlan to prosecute a defendant suspected of Murder for the Clark County Prosecutor's Office.
In 2001, Mr. Harlan joined forces with Michael Brace and opened the law firm of Harlan & Brace, P.S. which specialized in personal injury, criminal defense, and family law. One of the many highlights of Mr. Harlan's career as a defense attorney included obtaining a 'Not Guilty' verdict for a client wrongfully accused of murdering a fourteen year old girl. Mr. Harlan started The Harlan Law Firm in 2006.
Mr. Harlan is a member of the Washington State Bar Association, the Oregon State Bar Association, the United State District Court Western District of Washington, the Clark County Bar Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, Washington Trial Lawyers Association, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Washington Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and the Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.