Maureen Mckeeman

Jacob Paul Murphy

Maureen Mckeeman

Port Orchard, Washington

Maureen joined the LaCross and Murphy, PLLC team in 2015. She devotes her entire practice to protecting the rights of individuals charged with misdemeanor and felony crimes in the State of Washington.

Maureen understands the emotional difficulties inherent in the criminal justice process and believes that part of her job is to eliminate your anxiety about the unknown and explain the possible outcomes, as well as the law. Maureen is there to help you stay informed, prepared and ready to address the important legal issues you face.
Her wealth of experience in criminal law allows Maureen to give her clients the tools they need to make informed and intelligent decisions about their future. Maureen prides herself on achieving superior results and spends the time to ensure that her clients stay focused on the important legal issues while helping them navigate through an emotionally draining time in their lives.

Maureen is proud to have represented military service members and their spouses across Washington State
While at Seattle University School of Law, Maureen was selected for a prestigious externship with the Honorable J. Robert Leach at the Washington State Court of Appeals, Division 1. After graduating in 2010, Maureen was hired as a law clerk for the Honorable Michael T. Downes at the Snohomish County Superior Court. In 2012, she was hired at the Snohomish County Public Defender Association where she focused exclusively on criminal law for three years. During this time she represented hundreds of clients and developed solid skills in the areas of criminal hearings, criminal motions, trial advocacy, and litigation.

Maureen is an active member of the Washington State Bar Association, the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Washington Defender Association.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • DUI Defense
  • Traffic Infractions

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, 2011


  • Seattle University School of Law, Seattle, Washington
    • J.D. - 2010
  • Willamette University, Salem, Oregon
    • B.A. - 2005
    • Major: International Studies

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2013 - Present
  • Washington Defender Association , 2012 - Present
  • Kitsap County Young Lawyers
  • Washington State Bar Association, 2011 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Snohomish County Public Defender Association, Attorney, 2012 - 2015
  • Snohomish County Superior Court, Law Clerk to the Honorable Michael T. Downes


  • English


  • Pi Beta Phi