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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 L Stamm

Cassandra L Stamm
The Law Offices of Cassandra Stamm PLLC
810 Third Avenue Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 23 years, Cassandra L 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 28 years, Edwin S Budge is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Willamette University College of Law... read more >

Matthew T Hale

Matthew T Hale
Hale Law Enterprises
506 2nd Avenue Suite 1400
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 24 years, Matthew T Hale is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Alberto Guadagno

Alberto Guadagno
Guadagno Law, PLLC
1818 Westlake Ave N Suite 228
Seattle, WA 98109
Licensed for 17 years, Alberto Guadagno is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Sergio G. Garcia

Sergio G. Garcia
Black Law, PLLC
705 2nd Ave Suite 1111
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 10 years, Sergio G. Garcia 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 50 years, Irwin H Schwartz is a Federal Crimes and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Stanford Law School... read more >

Matthew A Leyba

Matthew A Leyba
Leyba Defense PLLC
1700 7th Ave #2100
Seattle, WA 98101
Licensed for 16 years, Matthew A 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 54 years, Jeffrey Steinborn is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >

Richard Jonathan Troberman

Richard Jonathan Troberman
520 Pike St Ste 2500
Seattle, WA 98101
Licensed for 47 years, Richard Jonathan Troberman is a Criminal Defense 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 8 years, Kurt Edward Boehl is a Marijuana Law and Business Law lawyer who attended Seattle University School of Law... read more >

Jason Scott Newcombe

Jason Scott Newcombe
Law Offices of Jason S. Newcombe
10700 Meridian Ave N #108
Seattle, WA 98133
Licensed for 23 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 21 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 16 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 41 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 25 years, Jeffrey L Kradel is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >

Timothy Charles Milios

Timothy Charles Milios
1325 4th Ave #940
Seattle, WA 98101
Licensed for 29 years, Timothy Charles Milios is a DUI / DWI and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended James E. Rogers College of Law - Univers... 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 15 years, Kelli Jane Bynum is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Florida Coastal School of Law... read more >

Danielle Ryder Havens

Danielle Ryder Havens
Millios Defense
1325 Fourth Avenue #940
Seattle, WA 98101
Licensed for 20 years, Danielle Ryder Havens is a DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Seattle University School of Law... read more >

Cashton Louis Sessler

Cashton Louis Sessler
Cashton L Sessler PS
719 2nd Ave Suite 1201
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 36 years, Cashton Louis Sessler 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 25 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 32 years, Michele Marie Shaw is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Scott Jeffrey Engelhard

Scott Jeffrey Engelhard
1700 7th Ave Ste 2100
Seattle, WA 98101
Licensed for 38 years, Scott Jeffrey Engelhard 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 18 years, Stryder J. Wegener is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Robert Flennaugh II

Robert Flennaugh II
Law Office of Robert Flennaugh II PLLC
720 3rd Ave Ste 2015
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 25 years, Robert Flennaugh II 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 44 years, John Winn Wolfe is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Anna Fecker Cavnar

Anna Fecker Cavnar
McNaul Ebel Nawrot & Helgren PLLC
600 University St # 2700
Seattle, WA 98101
Licensed for 4 years, Anna Fecker Cavnar is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Darrell Delmar Hallett

Darrell Delmar Hallett
Colvin + Hallett
719 2nd Ave Suite 425
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 54 years, Darrell Delmar Hallett is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

John Taylor Hicks

John Taylor Hicks
119 1st Ave S Ste 500
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 39 years, John Taylor Hicks is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Ralph Hurvitz

Ralph Hurvitz
PO Box 25642
Seattle, WA 98165
Licensed for 45 years, Ralph Hurvitz is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Richard Louis Warner

Richard Louis Warner
Richard Warner Law Corp., P.S.
PO Box 75424
Seattle, WA 98175
Licensed for 30 years, Richard Louis Warner is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Matthew Thomas Macklin

Matthew Thomas Macklin
Stratagem Law Group, PLLC
720 Seneca St. STE 107-7
Seattle, WA 98101
Licensed for a year, Matthew Thomas Macklin is a Business Law and Administrative Law lawyer who attended Loyola University Chicago... read more >

Peter Thomas Connick

Peter Thomas Connick
12351 Lake City Way NE Ste 203
Seattle, WA 98125
Licensed for 40 years, Peter Thomas Connick 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 >

Kathryn D Kelly

Kathryn D Kelly
PO Box 95197
Seattle, WA 98145
Licensed for 22 years, Kathryn D Kelly is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Amelia D Champion

Amelia D Champion
Lighthouse
51 University St Ste 400
Seattle, WA 98101
Licensed for 13 years, Amelia D Champion 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 8 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 6 years, Jacqueline Rosanne Barrett-Smith is a Criminal Defense and Intellectual Property Law lawyer who attended Whittier Law... read more >

Fletcher L Findley

Fletcher L Findley
Seattle, WA
2633 Eastlake Ave E Suite 207
Seattle, WA 98102
Licensed for 13 years, Fletcher L Findley is a Criminal Defense and Juvenile Defense lawyer who attended University of Washington School of... read more >

Geoffrey L Burg

Geoffrey L Burg
Law Offices of Geoffrey Burg LLC
720 3rd Ave Ste 2015
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 28 years, Geoffrey L Burg is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Peter A Camiel

Peter A Camiel
Camiel & Chaney P.S.
2815 Elliott Ave Ste 100
Seattle, WA 98121
Licensed for 40 years, Peter A Camiel is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Catherine Ann Chaney

Catherine Ann Chaney
Camiel & Chaney, P.S.
2815 Elliott Ave Ste 100
Seattle, WA 98121
Licensed for 30 years, Catherine Ann Chaney is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Lauren Mariko Wegener

Lauren Mariko Wegener
Bradley Johnson Attorneys
1333 Stewart St
Seattle, WA 98109
Licensed for 14 years, Lauren Mariko Wegener is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Juanita E Holmes

Juanita E Holmes
Law Offices of Juanita Holmes, PLLC
3213 W Wheeler St
Seattle, WA 98199
Licensed for 36 years, Juanita E Holmes is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Matthew P Lapin

Matthew P Lapin
Law Office of Robert Flennaugh PLLC
720 3rd Ave Ste 2015
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 27 years, Matthew P Lapin is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Amy Irene Muth

Amy Irene Muth
Law Office of Amy Muth, PLLC
1000 2nd Ave Ste 3140
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 21 years, Amy Irene Muth is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Cooper David Offenbecher

Cooper David Offenbecher
Allen Hansen Maybrown & Offenbecher, PS
600 University St Ste 3020
Seattle, WA 98101
Licensed for 14 years, Cooper David Offenbecher is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Nadine L Bertman

Nadine L Bertman
Beckwith Law
101 Yesler Way Ste 603
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 11 years, Nadine L Bertman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kimberly Exe

Kimberly Exe
Law Office of Kimberly Exe, PLLC
7511 Greenwood Ave N Ste 4045
Seattle, WA 98103
Licensed for 30 years, Kimberly Exe is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Briteney Ann Mercer

Briteney Ann Mercer
Brit Mercer Law
720 3rd Ave Ste 2015
Seattle, WA 98104
Licensed for 20 years, Briteney Ann Mercer is a Criminal Defense 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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