Bellevue, Washington Criminal Lawyers
Washington Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
Bellevue, WA Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
Bellevue, WA Criminal Law Attorney with 31 years experience
Bellevue, WA Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
Jeff has previously been honored with the distinction of being named a "Rising Star" by Law & Politics magazine on several occasions and has also been recognized by Law & Politics magazine in its "Who's Who in Criminal Defense & DUI/DWI Law" edition every year since 2007. Jeff has also achieved a 10/10 Superb rating from AVVO.COM, an independent attorney rating service and was also Selected as a "Top 100" Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers. Jeff has been the author of...
Bellevue, WA 98004-4376
University of Oregon School of Law and University of Washington School of Law
A 1987 graduate of Willamette University School of Law, Mr. Lewis and his clients have enjoyed extraordinary success in thousands of cases ranging from the death penalty mitigation to misdemeanors.
Mr. Lewis has also successfully won the pretrial dismissal of dozens of criminal cases based on motion practice and intensive investigations.
Mr. Lewis has particular expertise in how mental health intersects with the law and his collaborative...
While we are often proud of our system of justice, at times we are shocked when people aren't defended well. Things happen quickly in a courtroom....
Elissa has an open-door policy with clients. She understands the stress involved with criminal charges and understands that clients need access to their attorneys even when there are no major updates in a...
I understand that being charged with a crime is beyond stressful. As such, I strive to explain each step of the case. More importantly, I give each client a road map to getting their life back.
Without exception, I promise that when you hire me, I...
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Bellevue, WA Criminal Law Attorney
She has regularly had successful results of Criminal Jury trials and administrative hearings at the Department of Licensing and Contested infraction hearings. She worked as a judicial clerk for Federal District Court Judge Carolyn Dimmick . Jeannie also served on the public relations and Court rules committee of the WSBA ....
After graduating with a degree in criminal justice from Washington...
From his office in Seattle, David handles cases around Washington State and throughout the Northwest.
David began his career as a deputy prosecuting attorney. He decided to focus on child...
Shane is a fourth-generation Washingtonian and military veteran. He grew up in Snohomish County and attended Washington State University where he was a member of the Honors College and president of a fraternity. Shortly after graduating from WSU, he attended Navy Officer Candidate School (OCS) and was commissioned as...
These experiences fostered Stryder’s perspective on how cases are practically handled and instilled a deep appreciation that everyone deserves responsive and aggressive legal representation. This guided him to establish Emerald City Law Group, which is dedicated to protecting people’s rights. With a unique focus on listening to our clients and fostering real, lasting relationships, attorney Wegener and every member of our firm is committed...
Seattle, WA 98101
California Western School of Law
I studied Political Science and Criminal Justice at Washington State University. I then attended Seattle University School of Law to fulfill my dreams of becoming a criminal defense attorney. During law school I interned...
Though I have defended people who have been charged with...
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Arrested or facing criminal charges?
Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.
Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.
Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.
When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.
Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.
Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.
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