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WashingtonCriminal Defense Lawyers in Yelm, 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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Jordan Foster

Jordan Foster
Daryl Graves Law, PLLC
705 S 9th Street Suite 205
Tacoma, WA 98405
Licensed for 17 years, Jordan Foster is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Daniel J Murphy Jr

Daniel J Murphy Jr
Murphy's Law Offices
506 S. 11th Street
Tacoma, WA 98402
Licensed for 18 years, Daniel J Murphy Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Antonio Garguile

Antonio Garguile
Garguile Law, PLLC
728 Pacific Avenue Suite 220
Tacoma, WA 98402
Licensed for 9 years, Antonio Garguile 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 30 years, Nicholas George 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 44 years, Daryl L Graves is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Seattle University... read more >

Matthew Robert White

Matthew Robert White
South Sound Law Group
705 S 9th St STE 204
Tacoma, WA 98405-4622
Licensed for 9 years, Matthew Robert White is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended California Western School of Law... read more >

Sunset Sierra Brinton

Sunset Sierra Brinton
Law Office of Sunset Sierra Brinton
302 E Yelm Ave
Yelm, WA 98597
Licensed for 12 years, Sunset Sierra Brinton is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Charles M Robbins

Charles M Robbins
Robbins Law Office
PO Box 2945
Yelm, WA
Licensed for 21 years, Charles M Robbins is a Local Government Law and Criminal Defense lawyer... 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 35 years, Mark S. Treyz is a Criminal Defense and Probation Violations lawyer who attended Seattle University School of Law... read more >

Cynthia Ann Macklin

Cynthia Ann Macklin
Law Office of Cynthia Macklin, LLC
1105 Tacoma Ave S
Tacoma, WA 98402
Licensed for 21 years, Cynthia Ann Macklin is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Daniel Walston Crowe Jr

Daniel Walston Crowe Jr
The Crowe Law Office
302 E Yelm Ave
Yelm, WA 98597
Licensed for 19 years, Daniel Walston Crowe Jr is a Business Law and Real Estate Law lawyer... 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 27 years, Steven John Krupa is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Morgan Benfield

Morgan Benfield
The Law Offices of Morgan Fletcher Benfield
1201 Pacific Ave Ste 600
Tacoma, WA 98402
Licensed for 8 years, Morgan Benfield is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Loyola University Chicago School of Law... read more >

Tammy Shuffield

Tammy Shuffield
PO Box 1905
Olympia, WA
Licensed for 6 years, Tammy Shuffield is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kurt Palmer Hermanns

Kurt Palmer Hermanns
Gordon Thomas Honeywell
1201 Pacific Ave Ste 2100
Tacoma, WA 98402
Licensed for 40 years, Kurt Palmer Hermanns is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Nicholas Ross Andrews

Nicholas Ross Andrews
Puget Law Group
708 Broadway Ste 400
Tacoma, WA 98402
Licensed for 13 years, Nicholas Ross Andrews is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jill Fadia Spielmann

Jill Fadia Spielmann
5412 N 23rd St
Tacoma, WA 98406
Licensed for 17 years, Jill Fadia Spielmann is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Dayton School of Law... read more >

Scott Terry

Scott Terry
Terry Law Firm, P.S.
15306 Main Street East B
Sumner, WA 98390
Licensed for 32 years, Scott Terry is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Seattle University School of Law... 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 >

Angela Horwath

Angela Horwath
Horwath Law
1117 Tacoma Ave S
Tacoma, WA 98402
Licensed for 15 years, Angela Horwath is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Alison Ganem

Alison Ganem
Horwath Law, PLLC
1117 Tacoma Ave S
Tacoma, WA 98402
Licensed for 16 years, Alison Ganem is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kent W Underwood

Kent W Underwood
Law Office of Kent W Underwood, P.S.
705 S 9th St STE 205
Tacoma, WA 98405
Licensed for 24 years, Kent W Underwood is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Keith Robert Hall

Keith Robert Hall
Newton & Hall, Attorneys At Law, PLLC
610 Central Ave S
Kent, WA 98032
Licensed for 17 years, Keith Robert Hall is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Arturo David Menendez

Arturo David Menendez
NEWTON & HALL PLLC
610 Central Ave S
Kent, WA 98032
Licensed for 10 years, Arturo David Menendez is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Gregory Lawrence Girard

Gregory Lawrence Girard
Hanis Irvine Prothero PLLC
6703 S 234th St Ste 300
Kent, WA 98032
Licensed for 41 years, Gregory Lawrence Girard is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Christopher Andrew Swaby

Christopher Andrew Swaby
The Swaby Law Firm
17837 1st Ave S
Normandy Park, WA 98148
Licensed for 21 years, Christopher Andrew Swaby is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Cristine Beckwith

Cristine Beckwith
1115 Tacoma Ave S
Tacoma, WA 98402
Licensed for 17 years, Cristine Beckwith is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Robert Charles Freeby

Robert Charles Freeby
724 S Yakima Ave Suite 200
Tacoma, WA 98405
Licensed for 32 years, Robert Charles Freeby is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Barbara Ann Bowden

Barbara Ann Bowden
Law Office of Barbara Bowden
5611 76th St W
Tacoma, WA 98499
Licensed for 35 years, Barbara Ann Bowden is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Caleb Jon Fan Vandenbos

Caleb Jon Fan Vandenbos
VANDENBOS LAW
PO Box 831
Chehalis, WA 98532
Licensed for 6 years, Caleb Jon Fan Vandenbos is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Martha A Mclaughlin

Martha A Mclaughlin
The Law Offices of Barbara Bowden
5611 76th St W
Tacoma, WA 98499
Licensed for 13 years, Martha A Mclaughlin is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kurt A Stender

Kurt A Stender
Law Office of Kurt Stender, PLLC
1105 Tacoma Ave S
Tacoma, WA 98402
Licensed for 19 years, Kurt A Stender is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Amity A Bjork

Amity A Bjork
Law Office of Amity Bjork
705 S 9th St STE 202
Tacoma, WA 98405
Licensed for 24 years, Amity A Bjork is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Matthew Wade Mcgowan

Matthew Wade Mcgowan
McGowan Law Office
705 S 9th St STE 303
Tacoma, WA 98405
Licensed for 12 years, Matthew Wade Mcgowan is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Derek Michael Smith

Derek Michael Smith
The Law Offices of Smith and White, PLLC
717 Tacoma Ave S Ste C
Tacoma, WA 98402
Licensed for 25 years, Derek Michael Smith is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Charles Richard Varni

Charles Richard Varni
Newton and Hall
610 Central Ave S
Kent, WA 98032
Licensed for 8 years, Charles Richard Varni is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kenneth B Harmell

Kenneth B Harmell
Stewart Macnichols & Harmell Inc PS
655 W Smith St Ste 210
Kent, WA 98032
Licensed for 22 years, Kenneth B Harmell is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Micah Preston White

Micah Preston White
1800 Cooper Point Rd SW STE 3
Olympia, WA 98502
Licensed for 5 years, Micah Preston White is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Melissa Maria Nelson

Melissa Maria Nelson
732 Mandee St SE
Lacey, WA 98513
Licensed for 21 years, Melissa Maria Nelson is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended David A. Clarke School of Law - University of the Dis... read more >

Bradley G Barshis

Bradley G Barshis
Newton and Hall, Attorneys At Law, PLLC
610 Central Ave S
Kent, WA 98032
Licensed for 10 years, Bradley G Barshis is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Gary Michael Clower

Gary Michael Clower
1019 Regents Blvd # 101
Fircrest, WA 98466
Licensed for 38 years, Gary Michael Clower is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

James Raymond Short

James Raymond Short
1911 SW Campus Dr Ste 645
Federal Way, WA 98023
Licensed for 52 years, James Raymond Short is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David Paul Arcuri

David Paul Arcuri
Enbody, Dugaw, Enbody & Arcuri
107 S Tower Ave
Centralia, WA 98531
Licensed for 36 years, David Paul Arcuri is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kristen L Bishopp

Kristen L Bishopp
Bishopp Law Office
200 Israel Rd SE
Tumwater, WA 98501
Licensed for 18 years, Kristen L Bishopp is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Brett Dino Colacurcio

Brett Dino Colacurcio
Law Offices of Brett Colacurcio
8424 14th Ave SE
Olympia, WA 98513
Licensed for 38 years, Brett Dino Colacurcio is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kathleen M Moore

Kathleen M Moore
Moore Law Group
1910 4th Ave E
Olympia, WA 98506
Licensed for 20 years, Kathleen M Moore is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Ross Dean Brittain

Ross Dean Brittain
Law Offices of Barbara Bowden
5611 76th St W
Tacoma, WA 98499
Licensed for 11 years, Ross Dean Brittain is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jon Christopher Iverson

Jon Christopher Iverson
Law Offices of Jon C Iverson
PO Box 65472
Tacoma, WA 98464
Licensed for 31 years, Jon Christopher Iverson is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Megan Rebecca Campbell

Megan Rebecca Campbell
Horwath Law
1117 Tacoma Ave S
Tacoma, WA 98402
Licensed for 10 years, Megan Rebecca Campbell is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Dominique Shamay Crisp

Dominique Shamay Crisp
Horwath Law
1117 Tacoma Ave S
Tacoma, WA 98402
Licensed for 4 years, Dominique Shamay Crisp is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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