We are a general practice law firm located in Longview, Cowlitz County, Washington. Established in 1925, Walstead Mertsching is the oldest private law firm in Cowlitz County. It is also the largest, with nine full-time attorneys. Each attorney focuses his or her practice on specific areas of the law, including: personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, family law, estate planning, and real estate matters. The firm provides legal services throughout Washington and adjoining northwest Oregon counties, with a majority of our clients located in Cowlitz, Lewis, Clark, Wahkiakum, Pacific, Clatsop and Columbia counties. Our office is located on the third floor of the Civic Center Professional Building, 1700 Hudson Street in Longview (next to the Longview Post Office).