Jeniece LaCross received her Bachelors’ degree from University of Washington-Tacoma and her Juris Doctorate from Northern Illinois University School of Law in 1998. Jeniece has practiced criminal law in Washington State for the entirety of her legal career. She is a Kitsap Native where she graduated from South Kitsap High School.
Jeniece has successfully defended many felonies and misdemeanors. She has litigated numerous cases to successful not-guilty verdicts including murder charges.
Jeniece is also passionate about helping marginalized individuals and she has represented protestors involved with the well-known North Dakota Pipeline Access cases, and local protesters throughout Western Washington.
Jeniece is active in her community and has been a soccer and basketball coach in South Kitsap. She is also an animal lover as evidenced by the two office cats she employs: Andi and Kiddo. She also has three amazing daughters.
Jeniece also received the 2017 Humanitarian Award from the Kitsap County Bar Association in recognition of her commitment to public interest.