Law Firm Proudly Serving Southwest Washington.

Highly-Respected Criminal Defense, Family Law, and Estate Planning .

At The Vern McCray Law Firm, PLLC, our rule of practice is to "Treat others how you would want to be treated." We treat our clients like they are our family, and that is how we look after and defend their best interests. Our attorneys have deep roots forged in Clark County and have cultivated excellent and meaningful relationships with virtually every law firm in town. With over three decades of legal experience, attorney Vern McCray is one of the most respected trial attorneys in Clark County and Skamania County. We proudly provide exceptional criminal defense attorney services to clients throughout Southwest Washington. We also offer customized and effective legal representation in divorce, family law, estate planning, probate law, and civil matters. Please reach out to our Camas office today to arrange a free consultation with a dedicated and skilled Camas lawyer. 

Criminal Defense

As one of the longest-practicing criminal defense attorneys in Clark County and Skamania County, attorney Vern McCray has the skills and experience necessary to provide our clients with the best legal representation. Our firm handles all types of criminal cases, including (but not limited to) the following: Murder, manslaughter, and homicide; aggravated murder and attempted murder; assault and domestic violence; aggravated assault; sex crimes, rape, and sexual assault; driving under the influence (DUI), vehicular manslaughter, and hit-and-runs; drug and property crimes; theft and burglary; cases involving a firearm; and postconviction motions. Whether you are facing misdemeanor or felony charges in Washington State, contact our office right away to schedule a free consultation.

Family Law

Attorney Vern McCray has been retained on every type of family law case imaginable. Our practice areas include (but are not limited to) the following family law issues: Divorce, dissolution of marriage, and legal separation; child custody and visitation; parenting plans; property division; spousal support; child support; domestic violence protection orders (DVPO) and anti-harassment protection orders; modification actions for parenting plans and child support; cohabitation agreements; prenuptial, postnuptial, and affirmation agreements; CPS investigations and interviews; mediation and arbitration; and collaborative divorce. No matter what your specific needs may be, you can trust that we will treat you with the care, empathy, and compassion you need during this challenging time.

Estate Planning & Probate

Although it may never seem like it's the "right" time to create an estate plan, taking this step is essential to ensure that you and your loved ones will remain safe and protected, regardless of what the future may hold. Our experienced Camas estate planning attorneys are ready to work with you to identify your goals and implement estate planning tools that minimize tax obligations, preserve your valuable assets, and keep your loved ones financially secure when you are no longer here to provide for them. We also provide legal guidance and support in probate matters, helping personal representatives and estate beneficiaries navigate and resolve probate issues. Please contact our office to learn more about our estate planning and probate services.

Get the high-quality legal services you deserve. Contact The Vern McCray Law Firm, PLLC, today to get started.

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Vern H. McCray – Attorney

Born and raised in Clark County, Vern McCray began his legal career in 1989 under the mentorship of Clark County Superior Court Judge Edwin L. Poyfair. Mr. McCray became an Assistant City Attorney of Washougal and prosecuted all types of misdemeanor offenses for three years while practicing family law and personal injury law as an associate attorney of Poyfair & English. After pivoting to serving as a public defender for Clark County and Skamania County for over ten years, Mr. McCray founded a private practice offering criminal defense, family law, and estate planning services.

Mr. McCray’s working relationships with opposing counsel have inspired resolution in the most convoluted circumstances. In the event that a trial is not the best course of action, Mr. McCray has a track record of obtaining dismissals, civil compromises, and reduced charges on criminal cases and structuring settlements in family law cases, wrongful death lawsuits, and large estates. If you are struggling with a criminal law, family law, or estate planning matter, contact The Vern McCray Law Firm, PLLC, today to get started with a skilled and caring Camas criminal defense and family law attorney.

If you are in need of high-quality and effective criminal defense services, or if you are struggling with a family law or estate planning matter, The Vern McCray Law Firm, PLLC, is here to help.

Call our Camas, WA office today at (360) 834-6262 to schedule a free consultation with a dedicated and esteemed Clark County criminal defense and family law attorney.