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June 12, 2014 at 2:43 PM

Danford Grant, convicted of raping 5 women, no longer an attorney

Danford Grant, who was sentenced last month to 25 years in prison for raping five women,  signed paperwork permanently resigning his law license, according to documents provided by the Washington State Bar Association (WSBA). Grant, who was admitted to the Washington bar in October 1996, resigned in lieu of discipline, including termination, the documents say. A…

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May 19, 2014 at 9:58 AM

Timeline of the Danford Grant case

2012 Aug. 28: A massage therapist is sexually assaulted at knifepoint at a Bellevue massage parlor by a man who had a scheduled appointment. The victim said the attacker was a past client, but his identity is unknown, according to police. Sept. 24: A man later identified as Danford Grant is chased down by employees and…

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May 19, 2014 at 9:55 AM

Attorney Danford Grant sentenced to 25 years for series of rapes

Seattle attorney Danford Grant was sentenced this morning to 25 years in prison for raping five massage therapists. During his sentencing hearing in King County Superior Court, Grant apologized to the victims and their families. “I want to use this opportunity to acknowledge I have committed wrong and to express my deep regret for the emotional pain that…

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May 7, 2014 at 11:56 AM

Timeline of Danford Grant case

2012 Aug. 28: A massage therapist is sexually assaulted at knifepoint at a Bellevue massage parlor by a man who had a scheduled appointment. The victim said the attacker was a past client, but his identity is unknown, according to police. Sept. 24: A man later identified as Danford Grant is chased down by employees and More

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May 7, 2014 at 8:58 AM

Attorney pleads guilty to 5 reduced charges of third-degree rape

Seattle attorney Danford Grant avoided trial by pleading guilty to five counts of third-degree rape this morning in King County Superior Court for sexual attacks on five different women. He also pleaded guilty to one charge of first-degree burglary. Grant faces 25 years in prison, 5 years for each rape, when he is sentenced May 19….

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May 5, 2014 at 9:17 AM

Prosecutors drop 4 charges against Seattle attorney accused of rapes

A Seattle attorney pending trial in connection with a string of sexual attacks on Asian massage therapists will face five, not nine, felony counts. This morning, the King County Prosecutor’s Office announced they have dismissed four counts filed against Danford Grant. The charges dropped are one count of first-degree rape, two counts of second-degree rape and one count…

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May 2, 2014 at 5:16 PM

Case against Seattle attorney accused of rape moves forward

The case against Danford Grant, a Seattle attorney charged with four counts of first-degree rape, will proceed under King County Superior Court Judge William Downing. The change was announced at a hearing today by Judge Mary Yu, who had been presiding over the case before she was appointed this week to the state Supreme Court by…

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November 1, 2012 at 5:48 AM

Seattle lawyer facing rape charges free on bail

The Seattle lawyer charged with raping several massage-clinic employees has been released on bail. Danford Grant was released Wednesday from the King County Jail with an electronic monitoring device for his ankle and a list of court-ordered conditions. Grant will be able to leave home for up to four hours a day to see his lawyers, his…

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