“Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things,
man will not himself find peace” - Albert Schweitzer

Valerie Bittner, ESQ.

Licensed in Excellent Standing Since 1989

Community Outreach

Valerie volunteers with a number of local and regional non-profit organizations. She has been a board member for others, providing support, expertise, and hands-on assistance.

  • Advisor to the Prosecuting Attorney for Pend O' Reille County in connection with multiple animal cruelty charges concerning the State's then most notorious puppy mill operation. The high-profile case, State v. Bergman, was the subject of lengthy coverage on Court T.V. (1997).
  • Advisor to Friends of Woodland Park Zoo Elephants.
  • Member of Legislative Advisory Committee formulating landmark revisions to Washington's animal anti-cruelty statutes. (Fall 1994).
  • Board Member, Homeward Pets
  • Advisor to the Progressive Animal Welfare Society
  • Advisor to the Northern Idaho Wolf Alliance
  • Advisor to Trapfree Oregon

Affiliations & Support

  • American Rivers
  • Center for Biological Diversity
  • Conservation International
  • Conservation Northwest
  • Earthjustice
  • Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Seattle Audubon
  • The Wolf Recovery Foundation
  • Washington Environmental Council
  • Western Watersheds Project
  • Wilderness Society

Valerie Bittner ©2019