BRUCE HANIFY: Trial Lawyer, Freelance Legal Writer, Grant Writer, and Criminal Justice Instructor

BRUCE HANIFY: TRIAL LAWYER, FREELANCE LEGAL WRITER, GRANT WRITER, AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE INSTRUCTOR

BRUCE HANIFY, TRIAL ATTORNEY AND FREELANCE LEGAL WRITER

Trial attor­ney, crim­i­nal jus­tice instruc­tor, free­lance legal writer, and grant writer. BRUCE HANIFY has 30 years’ trial expe­ri­ence in both crim­i­nal pros­e­cu­tion and defense. Han­ify has tried over 250 jury cases.

Han­ify was a deputy pros­e­cu­tor in Yakima County from 1988 to 2000, where he pros­e­cuted both mis­de­meanors and felonies. In 1993 he cre­ated the felony appeals unit for the Yakima County Pros­e­cut­ing Attorney’s Office. Han­ify earned statewide recog­ni­tion for his cutting-edge writ­ing style and unique approach to crim­i­nal jus­tice. In 1994, he argued 18 felony cases dur­ing one four-day ses­sion of the Wash­ing­ton State Court of Appeals.

From 2002–2004 Han­ify trained pros­e­cu­tors in DUI trial prac­tice for the Wash­ing­ton Asso­ci­a­tion of Pros­e­cut­ing Attor­neys (WAPA). His DUI Train­ing Man­ual was relied upon by Wash­ing­ton pros­e­cu­tors for trial tech­nique. In addi­tion to pro­vid­ing train­ing ser­vices to Wash­ing­ton State’s 39 coun­ties, his exper­tise in search and seizure mat­ters was relied upon by law enforce­ment author­i­ties in many key felony investigations.

Since the 1990s, Han­ify has served as a judge pro tem and arbi­tra­tor in dozens of cases. He also per­forms research and writ­ing assign­ments for law firms and grant seekers.

Han­ify has over 10 years’ expe­ri­ence train­ing police offi­cers and deputy pros­e­cu­tors in con­sti­tu­tional and trial pro­ce­dure.  Han­ify has per­son­ally men­tored sev­eral start-up law firms over the last 20 years.

Han­ify con­tin­ues to rep­re­sent clients in trial and appel­late mat­ters. He also pro­vides free­lance writ­ing ser­vices to grant seek­ers and cor­po­rate clients.

Contact Bruce Hanify:

BruceHanify@msn.com