Bert “Dee” Boughton

Bert “Dee” Boughton

Bert “Dee” Boughton


A native of Montana, Dee received his B.A. in political science from Montana State University and his Juris Doctor from The University of Puget Sound. He began practice in Kitsap County in 1993 with the criminal defense firm Wecker and Hunko.  In 1996, he transitioned into the civil division of the Kitsap County Prosecutors office where he was a deputy prosecuting attorney for ten years.  Dee has worked in private practice with the Port Orchard law firm GS Jones, and has also served as the assistant city attorney for the City of Port Townsend. He is a member of the Washington and Idaho State Bar Associations, and the Kitsap and Jefferson County Bar Associations.

Dee has many years of experience in civil and criminal litigation.  For more than five years, he represented people charged with crimes ranging from misdemeanor theft to homicide.  He has extensive experience gained in his ten plus years as a deputy prosecuting attorney and assistant city attorney where he has been actively engaged in both criminal and civil litigation.

Dee has assisted clients with a wide range of criminal and civil issues.  He has prosecuted and/or defended most felony and misdemeanor crimes including DUI, Domestic Violence (DV) assault, arson, and murder.  Additionally he has assisted many clients in all aspects of domestic law including divorce (dissolution of marriage), child custody and relocation, and child support.

In addition to litigation, Dee has assisted municipal, business, and individual clients in the areas of employment law, discrimination and sexual harassment, contract drafting and enforcement, business formations and estate planning.

Since joining Cross Sound Law Group in 2016, Dee has focused his practice in the area of real estate litigation and land use.

Dee takes pride in a customer service oriented practice, which is based on great communication, honesty, and value.