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Ross Meyers is a criminal defense attorney practicing in Vancouver, WA. Born and raised in Colorado, Ross earned a Bachelor of Science from Colorado State University in 2012, and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Oregon School of Law in 2016. After law school, Ross moved to Vancouver, WA, where he worked for several years as a public defender with Jeffrey Barrar, P.S. representing indigent individuals charged with criminal offenses. Ross then transitioned into private practice with Whatcom Law Group, where he practiced criminal litigation and family law.
In 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic, Ross left Washington to be closer to his father, who experienced health issues during the pandemic. During this time, Ross worked as a State Complaints Officer with the Colorado Department of Education, where he investigated alleged violations of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the Protection of Persons Against Restraint Act.
In 2023, Ross returned to criminal litigation in Vancouver, WA, joining Roger Priest at VanWa Legal, PLLC. He currently handles DUI, domestic violence charges, protection orders, expungement, firearm restorations, and other criminal defense charges.


School: University of Oregon School of Law
Degree: Juris Doctorate
Graduated: 2016

School: University of Colorado
Degree: Bachelor of Science – Horticulture
Graduated: 2012


Washington Defenders Association – Member (2016-2019)
Managing Editor – International Law Review – University of Oregon (2015-2016)
Vice President – Law of Intellectual Property Association (2014-2016)


The Doctrine of Appropriation and Asteroid Mining: Incentivizing the Private Exploration and Development of Outer Space, 17 OR. REV. INT’L L. 183 (2016).

Criminal Defense Attorney Services In Vancouver, WA.

Roger Priest is a Criminal Defense Attorney in Vancouver, Washington, with extensive courtroom experience in complex criminal laws. Whether you’re facing a felony or misdemeanor, we can help.

Driving Under The Influence

You need an experienced DUI lawyer when facing a Washington DUI. In DUI defense, not just any attorney will do. Roger Priest is a Vancouver WA DUI attorney practice with years of experience handling hundreds of cases.

Domestic Violence

A domestic violence crime can turn your life upside down in an instant. If you are accused of a domestic violence assault, you can be subject to a mandatory arrest, imposition of a no contact order, loss of your firearm rights, and much worse.
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Drug Charges

If you are facing drug charges, an experienced criminal defense drug lawyer in Vancouver WA can help. Drug possession charges can range from misdemeanor charges for prescription drugs or felony drug trafficking
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Criminal Record Expungements

Is a criminal conviction keeping you from your dream job? In some cases, expungement lawyers can help you do just that. A Washington expungement lawyer can help you figure out whether that blemish on your record can be erased. Call today to schedule a free consultation and find out whether expungement is available to you.

Gun Rights Restoration

Firearm rights restoration is just one of the legal services that Roger Priest can help you with. Your Second Amendment right to bear arms is priceless, so we can help you be able to enjoy the benefits of gun ownership again. Whether you enjoy hunting, range shooting, or simply need a firearm for home protection, we can help.



Charges of criminal assault can vary greatly in seriousness. A simple assault charge is a gross misdemeanor and can arise from a simple pushing incident. Assault in the First Degree can lead to life imprisonment in certain circumstances.


Felony burglary charges in Washington can vary quite a bit. Burglary can range from a C felony to an A felony. It can be charged in certain domestic violence charges or it could include an otherwise simple shoplifting incident.
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Shoplifting charges or other theft related charges can have a lasting impression, affecting your career and income. A theft lawyer can help you decide whether you have a good defense to shoplifting charges before deciding how to proceed.

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