Spanaway is an unincorporated community in Pierce County, Washington. It is located a convenient distance from the cities of Tacoma and Parkland. As of the 2000 census, it has a population of around 22,000 people.
Spanaway, Washington has a long history. The land that the current community occupies was controlled by Hudson’s Bay Company until 1863. Hudson’s Bay Company is the oldest commercial corporation in North America, and one of the oldest in the world. It was created by a British royal charter in 1670. For much of the time after that, until the mid-19th Century, it served as a de-facto government for much of the Pacific Northwest.
Currently, Spanaway is considered a recreational “Mecca” due to its numerous available outdoor activities, such as hiking, kayaking, and water skiing, as well as its close proximity to Mount Rainier, and all the recreational possibilities the region provides.
Spanaway also has a thriving legal community. The lawyers of Spanaway Washington are largely represented by the Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association. This organization has over 1,200 attorney-members, and represents the professional interests of the attorneys of Tacoma and Pierce Counties. They strive to serve the community by improving the quality and availability of legal services. To this end, they operate a network of volunteers to provide free or low-cost legal services to members of the community, and they provide their members with continuing legal education, to ensure that they are constantly kept abreast of the latest developments in the law.
Spanaway’s legal community has attorneys who can handle virtually any legal issue. For example, just recently, a man in Spanaway was arrested for attempting to defraud the state lottery. The legal and factual issues are going to be very complex for both sides – the state lottery will need some very sophisticated lawyers, along with the defendant, and the Spanaway legal community can handle it.
If you need a lawyer in Spanaway, Washington, LegalMatch is a good place to start looking. Once you present your case, lawyers in or around Spanaway who are ready to take your case will get in touch with you.
If you simply need legal information, and aren’t ready to hire an attorney, there are many resources in and around Spanaway that can help you. The Pierce County Law Library, in Tacoma, is an excellent resource for locals. And if you’re willing to travel a little, the Washington State Law Library has a very large collection, containing virtually any legal resource you’ll likely need, along with experts to assist you in your research. Finally, the official state site for Washington’s legislature has every statute currently on the books in Washington. If you know what you’re looking for, this is an excellent resource.