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Joseph R. Sullivan

  • Founding Attorney


Coeur d’Alene, ID




Attorney Joseph Sullivan, founder of Sullivan Law Office, PLLC, provides quality legal representation for DUI/DWI clients, criminal defendants, and administrative defense matters throughout North Idaho.

Joseph Sullivan is licensed to practice in Idaho state and federal courts and the state of Washington. He received his Juris Doctor from the Gonzaga University School of Law, graduating magna cum laude in 2015.

During law school, Mr. Sullivan worked as a law clerk for the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Eastern District of Washington where he managed the petty offense docket for Spokane, prosecuting federal governmental regulatory and criminal offenses in the magistrate court.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Sullivan was a member of law enforcement. He started his career in 2000 with the Latah County Sheriff's Office in Moscow, Idaho, and then was hired by the Idaho State Police, serving as a Trooper, Corporal, and Detective.

Through these valuable experiences, Mr. Sullivan learned how important it is for people who have been arrested to have knowledgeable, diligent, legal counsel.

Areas Of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Use of Force Defense
  • DUI/DWI Defense
  • Administrative Defense


  • Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane, Washington
    • J.D. - 2015
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Law Clerk for the United States Attorney’s Office

Past Employment Positions

  • United States Attorney’s Office
  • Idaho State Police, Trooper, Corporal and Detective
  • Latah County Sheriff’s Office