Christopher Carney

600 1st Avenue
Suite LL08
Seattle, WA 98104
United States
Telephone: 206-445-0212
Temporary address during session:
United States
Christopher Carney
Lobbying since: 2021
Chris has represented more than a thousand clients in criminal, personal injury and civil rights cases throughout his career. Collaborating with the the ACLU of Washington, the Public Defender Association, and Disability Rights Washington, Chris litigated a successful class-action lawsuit challenging unconstitutional delays in the state’s process for evaluating whether criminal defendants with mental illness are competent to stand trial. Since the ground-breaking victory in that case (Trueblood v DSHS), Chris has served as a core member of the task force that is working to hold the State of Washington accountable, so that mentally ill inmates are no longer denied their constitutional right to timely competency hearings or treatment to restore their competency. A former King County public defender, Chris teaches mental health law at the University of Washington School of Law. Other career highlights include: -Serving as lead trial counsel in a civil rights and medical malpractice case that awarded nearly $1 million to a mentally ill woman who gave birth in a King County jail cell, alone and ignored as she cried for help. -Collaborating with the Innocence Project Northwest to free people who had spent years in prison for crimes they did not commit. -“Champion of Justice” award, Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2015.

This lobbyist certified completion of required code of conduct training on 02/09/2021.

Monthly lobbying reports

Lobbyists are required to file monthly reports for any period in which they are employed, even if there is no reportable activity. The list below includes all reports for 2016 and later. Reports for periods prior to January 2016 are available in the historical archive.

Report for month Date filed/amended
May 2022 10/06/22 - 1:37 pm
April 2022 12/05/22 - 12:04 pm
March 2022 12/05/22 - 12:03 pm
February 2022 12/05/22 - 12:02 pm
January 2022 14/02/22 - 2:30 pm
December 2021 14/02/22 - 2:05 pm
November 2021 14/02/22 - 2:03 pm
October 2021 14/02/22 - 2:02 pm
September 2021 14/02/22 - 2:01 pm
August 2021 14/02/22 - 1:59 pm
July 2021 14/02/22 - 1:58 pm
June 2021 14/02/22 - 1:48 pm
May 2021 14/02/22 - 1:46 pm
April 2021 14/02/22 - 1:45 pm
March 2021 14/02/22 - 1:42 pm

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