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WashingtonCriminal Defense Lawyers in Seattle, 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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Cassandra Stamm

Cassandra Stamm
The Law Offices of Cassandra Stamm PLLC
810 Third Avenue Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 21 years, Cassandra Stamm is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Washington School of Law... read more >

Edwin S. Budge

Edwin S. Budge
Budge & Heipt PLLC
705 2nd Ave, #910
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 26 years, Edwin S. Budge is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Willamette University College of Law... read more >

Sergio G. Garcia

Sergio G. Garcia
Black Law, PLLC
705 2nd Ave Suite 1111
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 8 years, Sergio G. Garcia is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Albert Guadagno

Albert Guadagno
Guadagno Law, PLLC
1818 Westlake Ave N Suite 228
Seattle, WA 98109
Licensed for 15 years, Albert Guadagno is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Matthew Hale

Matthew Hale
Hale Law Enterprises
506 2nd Avenue Suite 1010
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 22 years, Matthew Hale is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Arturo Menéndez

Arturo Menéndez
Menendez Law Firm
1001 Fourth Ave Suite 3200
Seattle, WA 98154
Arturo Menéndez is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Irwin H Schwartz

Irwin H Schwartz
710 Cherry St
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 48 years, Irwin H Schwartz is a Federal Crimes and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Stanford Law School... read more >

Matthew Leyba

Matthew Leyba
Leyba Defense PLLC
1700 7th Ave #2100
Seattle, WA 98101
Licensed for 14 years, Matthew Leyba is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Gonzaga University School of Law... read more >

Jeffrey Steinborn

Jeffrey Steinborn
Jeffrey Steinborn, PLLC
3161 Elliott Ave Suite 340
Seattle, WA 98121
Licensed for 52 years, Jeffrey Steinborn is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >

Kurt Edward Boehl

Kurt Edward Boehl
Law Office of Kurt E. Boehl, PLLC
1001 4th Ave Suite 3200
Seattle, WA 98154
Licensed for 6 years, Kurt Edward Boehl is a Marijuana Law and Business Law lawyer who attended Seattle University School of Law... read more >

Richard Jonathan Troberman

Richard Jonathan Troberman
1501 4th Ave Suite 2150
Seattle, WA 98101
Licensed for 45 years, Richard Jonathan Troberman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jason Scott Newcombe

Jason Scott Newcombe
Law Offices of Jason S. Newcombe
10700 Meridian Ave N #108
Seattle, WA 98133
Licensed for 21 years, Jason Scott Newcombe is a and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Boston College School of Law - Summa Cum Laude -... read more >

Christopher Robert Black

Christopher Robert Black
Black Law, PLLC
705 Second Ave Suite 1111
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 19 years, Christopher Robert Black is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer... read more >

Aaron A. Pelley

Aaron A. Pelley
Cultiva Law PLLC
2510 Western Avenue Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98121
Licensed for 14 years, Aaron A. Pelley is a Civil Trial Law and Business Law lawyer who attended Willamette University College of Law... read more >

Jeffery Patton Robinson

Jeffery Patton Robinson
810 3rd Ave
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 39 years, Jeffery Patton Robinson is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jeffrey L Kradel

Jeffrey L Kradel
Kradel Defense, PLLC
600 University Street Suite 1928
Seattle, WA 98101
Licensed for 23 years, Jeffrey L Kradel is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >

Timothy C Milios

Timothy C Milios
1325 4th Ave #940
Seattle, WA 98101
Licensed for 27 years, Timothy C Milios is a DUI / DWI and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended James E. Rogers College of Law - University of... read more >

Kelli Jane Bynum

Kelli Jane Bynum
The Law Offices of Kelli J. Bynum, P.A.
514 N 74th St
Seattle, WA 98103
Licensed for 13 years, Kelli Jane Bynum is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Florida Coastal School of Law... read more >

Danielle Havens

Danielle Havens
Millios Defense
1325 Fourth Avenue #940
Seattle, WA 98101
Licensed for 18 years, Danielle Havens is a DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Seattle University School of Law... read more >

Cashton Louise Sessler

Cashton Louise Sessler
Cashton L Sessler PS
719 2nd Ave Suite 1201
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 34 years, Cashton Louise Sessler is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Stryder J. Wegener

Stryder J. Wegener
Emerald City Law Group Inc.
1366 31st Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144
Licensed for 16 years, Stryder J. Wegener is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Amanda Elizabeth Lee

Amanda Elizabeth Lee
Law Office of Amanda Lee, PLLC
810 3rd Ave Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 30 years, Amanda Elizabeth Lee is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Brad Allen Meryhew

Brad Allen Meryhew
The Meryhew Law Group, Pllc
200 Broadway Ste 301
Seattle, WA 98122
Licensed for 23 years, Brad Allen Meryhew is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michele Marie Shaw

Michele Marie Shaw
Law Office Of Michele Shaw
2125 Western Ave Ste 330
Seattle, WA 98121
Licensed for 30 years, Michele Marie Shaw is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Courtney Will

Courtney Will
Will & Will, Pllc
701 5th Ave Ste 3510
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 6 years, Courtney Will is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Scott Jeffrey Engelhard

Scott Jeffrey Engelhard
2100 3rd Ave Apt 504
Seattle, WA 98121
Licensed for 36 years, Scott Jeffrey Engelhard is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David S Marshall

David S Marshall
1001 4th Ave 44th Floor
Seattle, WA 98154
Licensed for 39 years, David S Marshall is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Krista K Bush

Krista K Bush
McKay Chadwell PLLC
600 University St Suite 1601
Seattle, WA 98101
Licensed for 20 years, Krista K Bush is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Robert Gregory Chadwell

Robert Gregory Chadwell
Foster Garvey Pc
1111 3rd Ave Ste 3000
Seattle, WA 98101
Licensed for 27 years, Robert Gregory Chadwell is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Robert Flennaugh II

Robert Flennaugh II
Law Office Of Robert Flennaugh Ii Pllc
810 3rd Ave Ste 500
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 23 years, Robert Flennaugh II is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

John Taylor Hicks

John Taylor Hicks
Attorney At Law
119 1st Ave S Ste 500
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 37 years, John Taylor Hicks is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Catherine M McDonald

Catherine M McDonald
Swift & McDonald PS
1809 7th Ave Suite 1108
Seattle, WA 98101
Licensed for 26 years, Catherine M McDonald is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Charles D Swift

Charles D Swift
Swift & McDonald PS
1809 7th Ave Suite 1108
Seattle, WA 98101
Licensed for 11 years, Charles D Swift is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Anna M Tolin

Anna M Tolin
Innocence Project Northwest, UW Law
PO Box 85110
Seattle, WA 98145
Licensed for 28 years, Anna M Tolin is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

John Winn Wolfe

John Winn Wolfe
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe Llp
701 5th Ave Ste 5600
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 42 years, John Winn Wolfe is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Anna Fecker Cavnar

Anna Fecker Cavnar
Calfo Eakes & Ostrovsky Pllc
1301 2nd Ave Ste 2800
Seattle, WA 98101
Licensed for 2 years, Anna Fecker Cavnar is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Andrea Delgadillo Ostrovsky

Andrea Delgadillo Ostrovsky
Calfo Eakes & Ostrovsky Pllc
1301 2nd Ave Ste 2800
Seattle, WA 98101
Licensed for 14 years, Andrea Delgadillo Ostrovsky is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Ralph Hurvitz

Ralph Hurvitz
PO Box 25642
Seattle, WA 98165
Licensed for 43 years, Ralph Hurvitz is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Peter Thomas Connick

Peter Thomas Connick
Attorney At Law
12351 Lake City Way NE Ste 203
Seattle, WA 98125
Licensed for 38 years, Peter Thomas Connick is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Laurence Burton Finegold

Laurence Burton Finegold
Garvey Schubert Barer
1191 2nd Ave 18th Floor
Seattle, WA 98101
Licensed for 52 years, Laurence Burton Finegold is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Stephan R Illa

Stephan R Illa
Attorney At Law
PO Box 10033
Seattle, WA 98110
Licensed for 34 years, Stephan R Illa is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Patrick Preston

Patrick Preston
McKay Chadwell, PLLC
600 University St Suite 1601
Seattle, WA 98101
Licensed for 26 years, Patrick Preston is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Stewart Patrick Riley

Stewart Patrick Riley
800 5th Ave Suite 4000
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 51 years, Stewart Patrick Riley is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

V. David Hocraffer

V. David Hocraffer
King Co Office of Pub Def, Director
401 5th Ave Suite 550
Seattle, WA 98104
V. David Hocraffer is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Krysta Alexis Liveris

Krysta Alexis Liveris
McKay & Chadwell, PLLC
600 University St Suite 1601
Seattle, WA 98101
Licensed for 13 years, Krysta Alexis Liveris is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kathryn D Kelly

Kathryn D Kelly
PO Box 95197
Seattle, WA 98145
Licensed for 20 years, Kathryn D Kelly is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Suzanne L Elliott

Suzanne L Elliott
705 2nd Ave Suite 1300
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 38 years, Suzanne L Elliott is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Darrell Delmar Hallett

Darrell Delmar Hallett
Chicoine & Hallett
719 2nd Ave Suite 425
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 52 years, Darrell Delmar Hallett is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Thomas Peters

Thomas Peters
Peters Associates, LLC
Skyline Tower, 10900 NE 4th St #2300
Bellevue, WA 98004
Licensed for 6 years, Thomas Peters is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jacqueline Rosanne Barrett-Smith

Jacqueline Rosanne Barrett-Smith
Bold IP
220 2nd Ave S #213
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 4 years, Jacqueline Rosanne Barrett-Smith is a Criminal Defense and Intellectual Property Law lawyer who attended Whittier Law... 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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