TONY SWARTZ

ELLENSBURG LAWYER

Tony Swartz is an Ellensburg, WA attorney. He is City Prosecutor for Ellensburg, Cle Elum, and Roslyn. He also represents civil clients. He plays trumpet in Ellensburg Big Band, CrossFits at Ellensburg CrossFit, and is President of Jazz in the Valley.

  • Tony Swartz
  • 45206
  • PO Box 684, Ellensburg 98926
  • tony@ellensburglawyer.com
  • 509 293 7593
  • 509 295 8378

Legal Employment

  • Attorney

    Law Office of Tony Swartz

    As City Prosecutor for the Cities of Ellensburg, Cle Elum, Roslyn, and formerly Wapato ('16-'18), Tony prosecutes misdemeanors and probation violations in municipal courts. As a private attorney, he represents clients in various civil law areas. He focuses his civil practice on areas involving businesses and nonprofits. Finally, he serves as Special Assistant Attorney General in dependency cases on behalf of the State of Washington.

  • Deputy Prosecutor and Deputy Coroner

    Kittitas County Prosecutor's Office

    Prosecuted misdemeanors and probation violations in District Court for the State of Washington. Conducted on-call coroner investigations for Kittitas County deaths on a rotating basis.

  • Certified Law Clerk and Mediator

    Marion County, Oregon

    Prosecuted misdemeanors and probation violations for the State of Oregon. Completed independent bench trials, independent jury trials, and various motions/pleas/sentencing. Independently mediated 58 small claims cases (under $7,500 in contest) and co-mediated forced entry and detainer cases (housing court).

Education

  • Juris Doctorate

    Willamette University College of Law

    Obtained a juris doctorate and a Certificate in Dispute Resolution. Led the Public Interest Law Project group as President, served on the Executive Committee of the Moot Court Board, and participated in various other extra-curricular activities.

  • Bachelor of Arts - Law and Justice

    Central Washington University

    Obtained a bachelor of arts degree in Law and Justice. Participated in various extra-curricular activities, including founding CWU's mock trial team.


Training

    Business Law and Nonprofit Law Cohort - 2016

    Mediation Training - 2015

    National Institute for Trial Advocacy's Trial Skills

    Certificate in Dispute Resolution - Willamette University



Teaching

    Business Law Instructor - Yakima Valley Community College

    Law and Justice Instructor - Central Washington University


Boards

    Tony is a proud board member of:

    President, Jazz in the Valley

    Dispute Resolution Center

    Central Washington University Alumni Association

    President, Kittitas County Bar Association

    Past President, Rotaract


Volunteer Service

    Tony additionally volunteers time working for:

    Center for Wooden Boats (Seattle, WA)

    First Responders' Will Clinic


Hobbies

    When outside the office, Tony enjoys:

    Ellensburg Big Band - trumpet player

    Ellensburg CrossFit


Office

  • Inside Kelley Realty

  • 508 N Main Street
  • Ellenburg, WA 98926

  • Phone: 509 293 7593