James D. Senescu
Dimitrov & Senescu PLLC, Vancouver
James D. Senescu received his B.A. in English and a double major emphasis in Environmental Policy from the University of Washington in 1993. He is a 1997 graduate from Gonzaga University School of Law. Beginning his career with the Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office in 1996, he handled mostly domestic violence person crimes in their newly-formed Domestic Violence Unit. Joining the Clark County Prosecutor’s Office in 1998, he was involved directly in the creation of Clark County’s “Domestic Violence Court,” a founding member of the City/County Domestic Violence Prosecution Center in 2001, and served as Unit Coordinator from 2003-2005. Having prosecuted over a hundred domestic violence, child abuse and person crimes to jury trial, he finished his ten year career as a prosecutor assigned to the Major Crimes Unit handling homicides and major felonies, including crimes involving physical or sexual abuse of vulnerable adults. He is now in private practice as a partner of Dimitrov & Senescu, PLLC emphasizing in the litigation of cases involving financial exploitations of vulnerable adults including guardianships, probates and civil litigation. He is a current member of the Clark County Vulnerable Adult Task Force and has presented numerous trainings statewide on familial abuse issues to law enforcement, prosecutors, clerks, doctors, attorneys, judges and other local groups. He also has served as an adjunct faculty member of Clark College in Vancouver, WA teaching paralegal courses, and actively serves as a Pro Tempore Superior Court Judge for Clark County.