Back row left to right: Tyler Cossey; Elena Manley, Robert Cossey, Terry Fehling, Alisha Smithson
Front row left to right: Casey Flores; Christine Jury
At Robert Cossey and Associates we pride ourselves at working hard for our client’s best interests. Not only do we provide strategic and aggressive representation, but our friendly and supportive team will make you feel at home. The staff at Robert Cossey and Associates have had years of training and experience in all aspects of the criminal process and every member is dedicated to provide outstanding results and support during what can be a difficult and emotional time.
Robert Cossey attended Whitman College in Walla Walla and graduated from Gonzaga Law School in 1986. He had legal experience both as a Spokane County Prosecutor as well as a Spokane County Public Defender before starting his own practice in 1992. For twenty years he has been involved in all aspects of the practice of Criminal Law. He has developed a reputation as a strong and aggressive advocate for the defense of individuals charged with a crime and for winning difficult cases in trial.
Alisha Smithson is Robert Cossey’s primary Criminal Legal Assistant and Investigator. Alisha has nine years of experience at Robert Cossey and Associates and is well known and respected among federal and state law enforcement, prosecutors, judges and the criminal defense bar. Her investigative skills have turned several cases completely around in trial and caused the criminal charges in other cases to be dropped. She is an integral part of the Robert Cossey and Associates criminal defense team.
For the last three years, Robert Cossey and Associates has been lucky to have Christine Jury as the Office Manager. She handles the staff, does the scheduling of cases, and keeps the office running smoothly and efficiently. She welcomes all new clients to the office and handles the paperwork and financial arrangements. She handles billing for the office any questions regarding client statements. She is a master at multi-tasking and she does it all with a smile!
Casey Flores is another long term Robert Cossey and Associate employee with over eight years working as a Paralegal. She is an excellent researcher, writer and interviewer. She is well respected for her advocacy and integrity within the legal community and is an important part of the team.
Elena Manley is a recent addition to the Robert Cossey and Associates team. While Elena is new to Robert Cossey and Associates, she is an experienced and competent Paralegal having recently retired from serving as a Paralegal Senior Non-Commissioned Officer, both Active Duty Air Force and the Washington Air National Guard. Elena has proven herself to be an excellent writer, critical thinker, researcher, and a thorough project manager.
Terry Fehling, our receptionist, is the voice at the other end of the line when you call Robert Cossey and Associates. She manages our busy phone lines, sets up appointments and makes you feel at home when you come into our office.
Tyler Cossey runs our Affordable Divorce Division. He meets with clients, processes the paperwork and files the petition at the Courthouse. He is also invaluable as our runner, process server and back up to any staff member that needs extra assistance.
Robert Cossey contracts with several well experienced and knowledgeable attorneys to assist him with his successful legal practice. They work under the direct guidance and supervision of Robert Cossey and are well respected advocates in the legal community.