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WashingtonCriminal Defense Lawyers in Olympia, Washington

The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Washington, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in Washington should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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Clifford F Cordes

Clifford F Cordes
Cordes Brandt, PLLC
2625 Parkmont Ln SW Suite B
Olympia, WA 98502
Licensed for 45 years, Clifford F Cordes is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Daniel J Murphy

Daniel J Murphy
Murphy's Law Offices
506 S. 11th Street
Tacoma, WA 98402
Licensed for 16 years, Daniel J Murphy is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Nicholas George

Nicholas George
Attorney & Counselor at Law PS Inc
1919 N Pearl St Suite A2
Tacoma, WA 98406
Licensed for 28 years, Nicholas George is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jordan Foster

Jordan Foster
Daryl Graves Law, PLLC
705 S 9th Street Suite 205
Tacoma, WA 98405
Licensed for 15 years, Jordan Foster is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Antonio Garguile

Antonio Garguile
Garguile Law, PLLC
705 S 9th St #101
Tacoma, WA 98405
Licensed for 8 years, Antonio Garguile is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Daryl L. Graves

Daryl L. Graves
Daryl Graves Law, PLLC
705 South 9th Street Suite 205
Tacoma, WA 98405
Licensed for 42 years, Daryl L. Graves is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Seattle University... read more >

Christopher Kirk Steuart

Christopher Kirk Steuart
Law Office of Christopher K. Steuart
5355 204th Place NE
Redmond, WA 98053
Licensed for 24 years, Christopher Kirk Steuart is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Drake University Law School... read more >

Kenneth Lawrence Grover

Kenneth Lawrence Grover
Kenneth L Grover, Attorney At Law
981 Powell Ave SW SUITE: 115
Renton, WA 98057
Licensed for 27 years, Kenneth Lawrence Grover is a Criminal Defense and Bankruptcy lawyer who attended Seattle University... read more >

Mark S. Treyz

Mark S. Treyz
The Law Offices of Mark S. Treyz
705 S 9th St. Ste 206
Tacoma, WA 98405
Licensed for 33 years, Mark S. Treyz is a Criminal Defense and Probation Violations lawyer who attended Seattle University School of Law... read more >

Cynthia Macklin

Cynthia Macklin
Law Office of Cynthia Macklin, LLC
1105 Tacoma Ave S
Tacoma, WA 98402
Licensed for 9 years, Cynthia Macklin is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Charles William Lane IV

Charles William Lane IV
The Law Office of Charles W. Lane IV, PLLC
1800 Cooper Point Rd SW Bldg 3
Olympia, WA 98502
Licensed for 24 years, Charles William Lane IV is a Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >

Sharon Elizabeth Chirichillo

Sharon Elizabeth Chirichillo
Chirichillo Law, P.S., Inc.
2120 State Ave NE
Olympia, WA 98506
Licensed for 17 years, Sharon Elizabeth Chirichillo is a DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Morgan Benfield

Morgan Benfield
The Law Offices of Morgan Fletcher Benfield
1201 Pacific Ave Ste 600
Tacoma, WA 98402
Licensed for 6 years, Morgan Benfield is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Loyola University Chicago School of Law... read more >

Steven John Krupa

Steven John Krupa
The Law Offices of Krupa & Clark
705 S 9th Street, Suite 202
Tacoma, WA 98405
Licensed for 25 years, Steven John Krupa is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Ronnie A Soriano Jr.

Ronnie A Soriano Jr.
Soriano Law LLC
104 Marcy Ave W
Montesano, WA 98563
Licensed for 9 years, Ronnie A Soriano Jr. is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Mark Wayne Prothero

Mark Wayne Prothero
Hanis, Irvine, Prothero, PLLC
6703 S 234th St Suite 300
Kent, WA 98032
Licensed for 37 years, Mark Wayne Prothero is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Richard Louise Warner

Richard Louise Warner
Law Offices of James V Newton PLLC
428 W Harrison St
Kent, WA 98032
Licensed for 27 years, Richard Louise Warner is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Dennis James Twichel

Dennis James Twichel
3700 Pacific Hwy E Suite 406
Fife, WA 98424
Licensed for 27 years, Dennis James Twichel is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael E Schwartz

Michael E Schwartz
524 Tacoma Ave. South South
Tacoma, WA 98402
Michael E Schwartz is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Thomas A Campbell

Thomas A Campbell
Law Offices of Steven D Weier Inc PS
3204 Auburn Way N
Auburn, WA 98002
Licensed for 35 years, Thomas A Campbell is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David Henry Gehrke

David Henry Gehrke
Law Offices of Gehrke, Wegener & Doull
22030 7th Ave S Suite 202
Des Moines, WA 98198
Licensed for 41 years, David Henry Gehrke is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Barbara Corey

Barbara Corey
902 S 10th St
Tacoma, WA 98405
Licensed for 38 years, Barbara Corey is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Philip Edward Thornton

Philip Edward Thornton
901 S I St Suite 201
Tacoma, WA 98405
Licensed for 29 years, Philip Edward Thornton is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael Carpenter

Michael Carpenter
3710 Grandview St Suite 101
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Licensed for 25 years, Michael Carpenter is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

James Hassan Curtis

James Hassan Curtis
The Curtis Firm, LLC
596 Industry Drive Suite 231
Tukwila, WA 98188
Licensed for 14 years, James Hassan Curtis is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Zenon Peter Olbertz

Zenon Peter Olbertz
Law Office of Zenon P. Olbertz
1008 S Yakima Ave Suite 302
Tacoma, WA 98405
Licensed for 44 years, Zenon Peter Olbertz is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >

Lance M Hester

Lance M Hester
1008 Yakima Ave Suite 302
Tacoma, WA 98405
Licensed for 21 years, Lance M Hester is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Wayne Clark Fricke

Wayne Clark Fricke
1008 Yakima Ave Suite 302
Tacoma, WA 98405
Licensed for 33 years, Wayne Clark Fricke is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Michael John Kelly

Michael John Kelly
Van Siclen Stocks & Firkins
721 45th St NE
Auburn, WA 98002
Licensed for 18 years, Michael John Kelly is a Criminal Defense and Employment Law lawyer... read more >

Leslie Eugene Tolzin

Leslie Eugene Tolzin
901 S I St Suite 201
Tacoma, WA 98405
Licensed for 29 years, Leslie Eugene Tolzin is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >

Brett Andrews Purtzer

Brett Andrews Purtzer
1008 Yakima Ave Suite 302
Tacoma, WA 98405
Licensed for 32 years, Brett Andrews Purtzer is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Linda Medeiros Callahan

Linda Medeiros Callahan
Callahan Law
PO Box 130
Shelton, WA 98584
Licensed for 23 years, Linda Medeiros Callahan is a DUI / DWI and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >

Edward Balloch DeBray

Edward Balloch DeBray
PO Box 1123
Chehalis, WA 98532
Licensed for 23 years, Edward Balloch DeBray is a DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Kevin James Trombold

Kevin James Trombold
The Law Offices of Kevin Trombold
Pacific Building 720-3rd Ave Suite 2015
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 25 years, Kevin James Trombold is a DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Kenneth Wesley Fornabai

Kenneth Wesley Fornabai
4508 Auburn Way N Suite A-100
Auburn, WA 98002
Licensed for 41 years, Kenneth Wesley Fornabai is a DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

James Edmund Oliver Jr.

James Edmund Oliver Jr.
Durflinger, Oliver and Associates
711 St Helens Ave Suite 209
Tacoma, WA 98402
Licensed for 19 years, James Edmund Oliver Jr. is a DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Philip N Petersen

Philip N Petersen
Petersen Law
4508 Auburn Way N Suite A-100
Auburn, WA 98002
Licensed for 17 years, Philip N Petersen is a DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Katherine M Chrostowska

Katherine M Chrostowska
Feldman & Lee PS
604 W Meeker St Suite 206
Kent, WA 98032
Licensed for 13 years, Katherine M Chrostowska is a DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Stefani Quane

Stefani Quane
21123 31st Ave. S
Seatac, WA 98198
Stefani Quane is a Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >
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Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

NBLSC Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify attorneys as specialists in criminal trial advocacy.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

WACDL works to improve the quality and administration of criminal justice in the state of Washington while assisting and educating criminal defense attorneys.



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