About David Sulzbacher
Since graduating from American University, Washington College of Law, cum laude, David has acquired a wide range of litigation experience working as a law clerk for the Honorable Daniel A. Boucher, as a public defender, and as a litigation associate at Christensen Fulton & Filz, PLLC. During law school, he worked for the Honorable Reggie B. Walton of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, took summer associate positions at Keller Rohrback, LLP, in Seattle, WA, and Tilleke & Gibbons in Bangkok, Thailand, and interned at the American Bar Association.
Throughout his varied legal career, he has found advocating for the “little guy” to be the most rewarding work. He particularly enjoys and excels at researching complex legal issues and crafting high quality briefs advocating for the rights of the accused. He founded Sulzbacher Law, PLLC with the mission of using his research and writing skills to support criminal defense attorneys as they fight against powerful institutions to obtain justice for their clients.
Prior to law school, David taught English as a second language and coached basketball in northeastern Thailand. He also spent his summers while an undergraduate student at Willamette University working on a U.S. Forest Service trail crew in the North Cascades.
- J.D. (cum laude) – The American University Washington College of Law, Washington, DC
- M.A., International Affairs – The American University School of International Service, Washington, DC
- B.A., English – Willamette University, Salem, OR
- Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
- Montana (inactive)
- National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
- Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (WACDL)
- Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ)