G. Olaf Hansen
Olaf Hansen was born and raised in Ellensburg, WA where his family owned an apple orchard. He left for Seattle attending the University of Washington, earning a degree in political science. Olaf would travel to the Heartland and graduated from Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, KS.
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While in law school, Olaf worked two years as a law clerk for a small law firm in Topeka gaining experience in both family law and criminal defense. After graduating, he would return to Seattle opening his own practice in historic Pioneer Square. He would later join a small firm in Redmond, WA. In 2013, Olaf moved to Spokane for his family and continued his practice in primarily family law throughout Eastern Washington.
Olaf has over 20 years of experience in family law. He has represented a countless number of clients on both sides of Washington state, who face issues of divorce, parenting and financial issues. He also has many years’ experience representing clients who faced criminal charges and has been successful winning jury and bench trials.
He has had the privilege to present at a number of Continuing Legal Education classes over the years. He is a member of the Spokane County Bar Association and is licensed to practice in both Western and Eastern Federal District Court.
More About Olaf
With a love of sports and competition, Olaf discovered rugby at UW. He would continue playing rugby during law school and as an attorney competing for national championships for 12 years. Now, he has coaches rookie/youth rugby in the Spokane area.