Rebecca L. Bartlett, Esq. is a former prosecuting attorney for Washington State, working in both the civil and criminal divisions. Her work has included civil and criminal bench and jury trials. She has experience investigating, responding to and, when appropriate, prosecuting illegal use of force by law enforcement. Her appellate advocacy in support of serious felony convictions and juvenile criminal prosecutions earned her national media recognition.
Before law school, she was employed as a counselor to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking and later as a victim’s advocate for the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office, New Orleans, Louisiana. Her extensive experience working with victims of domestic and sexual violence, garnered her significant community recognition.
Ms. Bartlett earned her Juris Doctorate with a certificate in International Law from Loyola College of Law. During law school, she competed nationally in moot court, earning her induction into the Order of Barristers, and served a member of the Maritime Law Journal. She earned both a BS degree in psychology, and a Masters in Social Work from Tulane University, where she was also awarded a specialized certificate in disaster mental health.