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Joseph D. Bowen Attorney at Law 

Voted Skagit’s Best Lawyer 2020 

Giving you the solutions you want. Whether you have suffered from a car accident or need help creating a contract, put your trust in Joseph D. Bowen Attorney at Law for the best legal services in Skagit County.

Experienced Legal Services In Mount Vernon, Washington


Joseph D. Bowen Attorney at Law P.S., is a family owned and operated legal firm in Mount Vernon, Washington who specializes in car accidents, personal injury, estate planning, slip and fall cases, probate, and medical malpractice.

As your trusted legal partner, we promise to represent all your business, financial, and personal interests with integrity, transparency, and utmost confidentiality of personal information. 

On-Call Legal Support For Our Clients 

Whether you require hands-on legal services for a personal issue or any business matter, you can count on Joe and his professional team to provide you with professional service at fair remuneration charges. For your convenience, the team is always on-call to address your legal needs promptly.

A Long-Standing Tradition Of Excellence

Since starting practice in 1989, Joe has worked to find effective solutions for your legal problems. Over years of trial work, Joe has contested with:
Large companies | Various tortfeasors | State and local governments and agencies | Insurance companies

Diverse Practice Areas

Attorney in Mount Vernon

  • Personal Injury and Property Damage
  • Car Accidents
  • Real Estate Law
  • Auto Accidents and Injuries
  • Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning
  • Civil Litigations
  • Contract Law
  • Corporation and Business Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Landlord and Tenant Law
  • Medical Law

Meet The Attorney

Joe Bowen has been in the private practice of law since 1989. Through the years he has had the privilege of working and serving people throughout the area in which he grew up.

Joe has striven to be an advocate, planner, and problem solver for his clients and their needs. Whether you need a trial lawyer, business law or real estate counsel, or simply have questions regarding your rights regarding any accidental injury, he is always ready to serve you.

Legal Background

Joe graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 1980. Just four years later he received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University. He then decided to attend law school and later received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Washington School of Law in 1987. After finishing law school, Joe returned to the Skagit Valley in 1989 and opened his own private practice in 1991. In addition to his commitment to clients, Joe is also committed to his volunteer work and involvement in local public service projects.

  • Washington State Human Rights Commission, 1996 – 2000
  • Skagit County Democratic Party Central Committee, PCO, 2006 – Present
  • Panelist, People’s Law School, WSTLA CLE c. 1998
  • Skagit County Bar Association, Secretary, Treasurer, and CLE Chair
  • Hearing Officer, WSBA Disciplinary Committee
  • MAR Arbitrator
  • Judge Pro Tempore for Lummi Trial Court & Court of Appeals
  • Pro Bono Service in Matters of Indian Law and Nonprofit Corporations
  • Kiwanis Club of Mount Vernon
  • Youth Services Committee Chair
  • Scholarship Committee
  • Program Committee Chair, President, 2009-2010
  • Lieutenant Governor, Elect, 2010-2012
  • Skagit County Substance Abuse Coalition, Board of Directors
  • Skagit County Community Action Agency, Board Alternate
  • Mount Vernon High School Scholarship Foundation, Board
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Skagit County, Founding Board President
  • Skagit County Schools, Guest Speaker on Native Culture, History, and Law as a Profession
  • Upper Skagit Tribe, Personnel Committee and Volunteer Tutor
  • United Way of Skagit County, Board Member
  • Skagit Community Arts Theater, Board President, and Performer
  • Northwest Children’s Theater, Board, & Performer
  • Top Dog Youth Wrestling Club of Mount Vernon, Head Coach
  • Primary Candidate for Congress, 2nd Congressional District (Democrat), 1996
  • Off the Horse, a nonprofit organization supporting native artists, Founder and President, 2009-present
  • META, Vice President, and Secretary, 2011-Present
  • I Can Fly Productions, President, 2011-Present
  • Guest Instructor on American Legal System in Skagit Valley College
  • Guest Lecturer on Indian Law in Western Washington University and Skagit Valley College
  • National Jaycees, Outstanding Young Men of America
  • Upper Skagit Tribe, Recognition for Educational Achievement
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters, The Most Valuable Person
  • Daughters of the American Revolution, the National Community Service Award
  • Whatcom County Civil Rights Commission, MLK Day Speaker, 2007
  • Skagit County – Youthnet, Legacy of Caring Award

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