Shane O’Rourke

Shane O’Rourke is a criminal defense attorney and civil litigator who represents clients throughout Western Washington.

Prior to entering private practice, Shane was a criminal prosecutor for six years. During that time Shane prosecuted virtually every type of criminal case and honed his skills in the courtroom and in negotiating with other attorneys. Shane has tried many cases to juries, including homicide trials, violent crimes, domestic violence cases, DUIs, and drug cases. Shane has spent countless hours in courtrooms and understands exactly what it takes to provide a highly aggressive defense of his clients’ interests.

Shane’s entire career and education has been dedicated to being a successful litigator. That involves not only success in the courtroom and in case negotiations, but also requires communicating effectively with clients. One of Shane’s top priorities is to be easily accessible to clients day and night, whether that is in person, by telephone, or by email.

Shane’s mission in representing every client is to make sure the client understands exactly what is happening with their case, to make sure the client is completely confident in his ability to handle the case, and to aggressively represent the client’s interests.

Shane and his wife Joely, who is also a local attorney, live in Chehalis where they raise their son. Shane enjoys being active and loves all sports, particularly golf and football, and helps coach his son’s sports teams. Shane and Joely are well established members of the Lewis County community and enjoy participating in a wide range of community activities.

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