Stanley A. Bastian

Stanley A. Bastian



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Stan Bastian is a partner in the Wenatchee law firm of Jeffers, Danielson, Sonn & Aylward.  His areas of expertise include health care, civil rights, discrimination, employment law, police liability, and labor negotiations.  He has tried cases in both state and federal courts, and one of his most highly publicized cases involved defending several police officers and prosecutors during the Wenatchee Sex Ring controversy.

Stan graduated from the University of Washington School of Law in 1983.  Early in his career, he served as the law clerk for Washington State Court of Appeals Judge Ward Williams, and then as an assistant city attorney in the criminal division of the Seattle City Attorney’s Office.  He served for 12 years as a board member of LAW Fund which is a nonprofit organization committed to ensuring the promise of equal justice for residents of Washington State, regardless of income level.  Stan is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers and was selected as a Super Lawyer by Washington Law & Politics.  Recently, he served as the 2007-2008 President of the Washington State Bar Association.  He started serving as the Chair of the Equal Justice Coalition in October 2010.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil trials
  • Employment
  • Labor
  • Municipal liability
  • Police liability



  • University of Oregon, B.S., 1980 — Phi Beta Kappa
  • University of Washington, J.D., 1983


Professional Memberships

  • Washington State Bar Association (1983)
  • President  (2007-2008)
  • Board of Governers (2004-2006)
  • Oregon State Bar Association (1983)
  • Chelan-Douglas County Bar Association
  • President (2004-2005)
  • American Bar Association
  • American Academy of Trial Counsel Member (2007-)
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers (2008 - )
  • The Equal Justice Coalition (2010-)


2600 Chester Kimm Rd
Wenatchee, WA 98801



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The firm of Jeffers, Danielson, Sonn & Aylward (JDSA) has been serving North Central Washington since 1946. Our founding partners' original vision — to provide the highest quality legal support to business and individuals — remains the goal of the firm to this day. Now staffed with more than 22 attorneys — many amongst the strongest in their areas of practice in the Pacific Northwest — JDSA is the largest law firm providing services in the most comprehensive practice areas in North Central Washington.