Onalaska, Washington Criminal Lawyers

Jakob Daniel McGhie
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Centralia, WA Criminal Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(360) 736-1301 114 W Magnolia St
Centralia, WA 98531
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Gonzaga University School of Law
Jakob graduated cum laude from Gonzaga University in 2011 with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a minor in Philosophy. He then attended Gonzaga University School of Law, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He excelled academically, earning CALI awards in several courses including Constitutional Law, Professional Responsibility, and Real Estate Law. He also excelled in Moot Court competition, competing in the National Appellate Advocacy Competition twice, and winning the Gonzaga University Clarke Cup oral advocacy competition in 2012. During law school, Jakob volunteered for several organizations such as the Washington Moderate Means Program, the Center for Justice,...
Wade Steven Samuelson
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Centralia, WA Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(360) 736-1301 114 W Magnolia St
Centralia, WA 98531
Free ConsultationCriminal
Donald Alan Blair
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Centralia, WA Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(360) 623-1070 1016 Mellen St.
Centralia, WA 98531
Criminal and Juvenile
Brigham Young University
Mr. Blair has been practicing law for over 17 years and has lived and worked in Lewis County for the last 15 years. He specializes in criminal defense of serious felony cases, includging murder, arson, rape, burglary, drug offenses, and various misdemeanor charges including DUI and DV Assault.
Centralia, WA Criminal Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(360) 736-1301 114 W Magnolia St
Centralia, WA 98531
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Elder
Chehalis, WA Criminal Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(360) 748-6641 20 SW 12th St
Chehalis, WA 98532
Criminal and Personal Injury
Chehalis, WA Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
360 NW North St
Chehalis, WA 98532
Criminal
Chehalis, WA Criminal Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(360) 748-0093 57 W Main St
Chehalis, WA 98532
Criminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Divorce
Chehalis, WA Criminal Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(360) 748-3326 664 S Market Blvd
Chehalis, WA 98532
Criminal, Business, Collections and Divorce
Chehalis, WA Criminal Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(360) 740-1240 360 NW North St
Chehalis, WA 98532
Criminal and DUI
Chehalis, WA Criminal Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(360) 740-9729 664 S Market Blvd
Chehalis, WA 98532
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Estate Planning
Chehalis, WA Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(360) 740-5131 267 NW Center St
Chehalis, WA 98532
Criminal, Bankruptcy, Business and DUI
Chehalis, WA Criminal Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(360) 748-0093 57 W Main St
Chehalis, WA 98532
Criminal, DUI and Real Estate
Centralia, WA Criminal Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(360) 943-9557 207 W Main St
Centralia, WA 98531
Criminal, Business, Civil Rights and Divorce
Cristine Beckwith
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(253) 238-8273 1115 Tacoma Ave S
Tacoma, WA 98402
Free ConsultationTacoma, WA Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Gonzaga University School of Law and University of Washington School of Law
Cristine Beckwith is a compassionate defender that will give you an honest assessment of your case. She can almost always uncover evidence that works in her client's favor, resulting in a case dismissal or significantly reduced charges.

Even if incriminating statements or an admission of guilt has been made to law enforcement, hope is not lost. A strong defense combined with a positive history in the community can still result in a favorable outcome.

Cristine is rated 10/10 by the Avvo lawyer rating service. She offers a reasonable flat fee pricing structure as well as a free consultation.
Stephen Grant
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(253) 366-5576 ** Ask about our pay in full discount and payment plans **
1107 Tacoma Ave S
Tacoma, WA 98402
Free ConsultationTacoma, WA Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Gonzaga University School of Law
Stephen Grant has always known that he wanted to be a lawyer. As a young boy growing up in Everett, he was fascinated with the idea of becoming a lawyer and helping those in need.

He completed his law studies at Gonzaga University School of Law, where he also completed his undergraduate studies in political science. After passing his bar exam, he turned his attention to the areas of criminal defense and personal injury.

When handling DUI cases, he overlooks no detail when searching for the strongest defense route. He works hard to deliver legal representation of the highest caliber....
Linda Medeiros Callahan
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Olympia, WA Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(360) 464-2705 921 Lakeridge Way SW
Suite 102
Olympia, WA 98502
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and Personal Injury
University of Notre Dame
At Callahan Law, we are inspired to give our clients the peace of mind and confidence that only experience, skill and knowledge can provide. We are dedicated to extraordinary service and to aggressive, innovative advocacy, seeking the winning strategies necessary for every client's case.
Stephen H Carpenter Jr.
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Tacoma, WA Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(833) 446-8265 621 Pacific Avenue
Suite 214
Tacoma, WA 98402
Free ConsultationCriminal, International and Military
Georgetown University Law Center and University of Oregon School of Law
“Stephen is a gifted military defense lawyer whose reputation as an advocate is among the very best in the Western United States.….” Kyle Van De Water, Attorney, former U.S. Army Trial Defense Lawyer (JBLM)

CONTACT:
Cell: (206) 326-0803
Office: (206) 357-8434

BACKGROUND:
LAW OFFICES COURT & CARPENTER, P.C., – Seattle, WA (2008–Present)
- 24+ years’ experience aggressively defending active-duty members around the world in Courts-Martial, Boards, and in other UCMJ-related actions.

WASHINGTON STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE – Olympia, WA (2005–2007)
- Prosecuted professional licensing cases against doctors and dentists accused of professional misconduct.

U.S. ARMY JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL’S CORPS – Charlottesville, VA, and...
Duncan Ives Lewis
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(253) 785-9944 10116 36th St Ct SW, Ste 310
Lakewood, WA 98499
Lakewood, WA Criminal Law Attorney with 32 years experience
Criminal
Willamette University College of Law
Duncan I. Lewis has been a criminal defense attorney for over 31 years, practicing primarily in the federal and state courts of Washington. Many of his cases and clients have been featured prominently in the media.

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...
Michael Harbeson
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Puyallup, WA Criminal Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(253) 209-6366 105 W Main Avenue
Suite B117
Puyallup, WA 98371
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Juvenile and Traffic Tickets
Gonzaga University School of Law
I have been a local resident of Pierce County for over 40 years and have strong ties with the local community. I am the proud father of two daughters and maintain active ties with my local church and community. Upon graduation from Seattle University in 1993, I decided to become a trial attorney. At the age of 25 years, I graduated from Gonzaga University School of Law and have been a successful trial attorney ever since. My experiences include being a former prosecutor with King County and the City of Auburn. I have successfully...
James White
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(253) 203-1645 717 Tacoma Ave S
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Tacoma, WA 98402
Free ConsultationTacoma, WA Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Seattle University School of Law
My Frenchie takes me for walks on the waterfront. He swerves all over the walkway like a suspected DUI driver. My wife and I go ballroom dancing. I try not to swerve all over the dance floor like a DUI driver.

I am good at reducing complicated things, like the law, to their simple and easy components. Clients like simple and easy choices. Judges like it when the law is clear. Juries like it when your clients actions make sense. Where I grew up in the mountainous Redwoods, people prided themselves on their common...
Mr. John William Fuhrman
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Puyallup, WA Criminal Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(253) 848-7788 112 West Meeker
Puyallup, WA 98371
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Military
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
John grew up in Pierce County and has been practicing law in Puyallup since he began his career back in 1993. John has become well respected in his community for his legal knowledge and exemplary client service. Most of John's clients come to him by way of referrals from community members and former clients. A former Field Artillery officer in the Washington Army National Guard, John commanded a unit in Baghdad, Iraq from February 2004 through March of 2005 where he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal.
Timothy Healy
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(253) 785-9944 10116 36th Ave St Ct SW, Ste 310
Lakewood, WA 98499
Lakewood, WA Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
Criminal, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Seattle University School of Law
We are a winning criminal defense firm with over twenty years of experience successfully representing clients charged with all types of criminal offenses. We have helped numerous clients avoid conviction and incarceration and are proud of our consistent record of success. Our success stories include multiple cases of dismissals and not guilty verdicts on behalf of our clients. We pride ourselves on our ability to save people's freedom, and even lives.

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....
Angela Horwath
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Olympia, WA Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(253) 620-0033 505 Summit Lake Shore Rd
Olympia, WA 98502
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Seattle University School of Law
Angela Horwath is the owner of a 3 attorney firm that represents clients charged with crimes. She has successfully represented 1000s of clients in Washington and has a 10/10 rating on avvo. She is well liked by her clients and nearly 50 clients have provided online reviews of Ms. Horwath.
Martha A McLaughlin
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Tacoma, WA Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
711 St Helens Ave Ste 209
Tacoma, WA 98402
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
Seattle University School of Law
I graduated Seattle University School of law and immediately began working at the Pierce County Prosecutor's Office. After two years with the Prosecutor's Office, I joined Durflinger Oliver & Associates where I help those who have been accused of committing crimes. I have handled thousands of cases ranging from domestic violence to DUI's. I have helped hundreds of clients keep or restore their driving privileges by prevailing in administrative hearings with the the Department of Licensing. I have also helped many clients vacate felony and misdemeanor convictions and restore their firearm rights. My previous experience as a prosecutor...
Sharon Elizabeth Chirichillo
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Olympia, WA Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(360) 943-8999 1801 West Bay Dr NW
Suite 207
Olympia, WA 98502
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Juvenile
Seattle University School of Law
An effective defense requires a good relationship between you and your attorney. When I meet with a client for the first time, usually he or she is scared & humiliated of being accused of a crime. Entrusting me along with my staff is a calling I take to heart. Together we navigate our client through the tedious and exacting criminal justice system. We care for a client's best outcome. Our firm is dedicated to the aggressive defense of dui and other serious traffic matters such as reckless driving charges, negligent driving offenses, and driving with a suspended license. Prosecutors and police...
Derek Michael Smith
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(253) 203-1645 717 Tacoma Ave S
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Tacoma, WA 98402
Free ConsultationTacoma, WA Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Seattle University School of Law
I was a prosecutor for 15 years for the cities of Kent and Seattle. I serve or have served as a pro tem judge for the cities of Kent, Federal Way, Des Moines, Algona/Pacific and Issaquah. Since 2011 I have practiced as a defense attorney doing criminal defense, civil rights restoration, and protection order litigation. I represent individuals on cases from murder in the first degree to traffic infractions.
John Cyr
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Tacoma, WA Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(253) 888-5993 1105 Tacoma Ave South
Tacoma, WA 98402
Criminal, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
Seattle University School of Law
John Cyr is a founding partner of the Law Offices of Johnson & Cyr and a lifelong resident of Washington State. John is a rising attorney in the legal field with a record of not guilty verdicts and dismissals.

John started his legal career in private practice where he aggressively and successfully litigated cases involving workers’ compensation, employment discrimination, property disputes and real estate litigation. John took a natural affinity for advocating for the rights of the underprivileged and wrongfully accused and quickly expanded his practice to include personal injury and criminal defense. John has successfully negotiated highly favorable settlements for...
Natalie Lynn Durflinger
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Tacoma, WA Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(253) 683-4180 711 St. Helens Ave.
Ste. 209
Tacoma, WA 98402
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Gonzaga University School of Law
I was born and raised in the Northwest. After graduating from the University of Washington with honors, I attended Gonzaga University School of Law where I was awarded a Thomas More Scholarship. As a Thomas More Scholar, I dedicated myself to helping others both in the local and international communities. My international work included a visit to Rome where I provided services for the homeless and co-leading a mission in Honduras where our group of students provided much needed repairs at local village schools, and distributed needed school supplies which our group had purchased through fundraising....
Carrie Fulton-Brown
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(253) 785-9944 10116 36th St Ct SW, Ste 310
Lakewood, WA 98499
Lakewood, WA Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
Criminal and Domestic Violence
Seattle University School of Law and University of Washington - Bothell campus
My career as an elite criminal trial lawyer has focused on defending good people. When facing allegations of sexual crimes, domestic violence and felonies and misdemeanors. These types of cases are high-stakes and emotional. Of course, these allegations have a devastating impact on the accused if not handled correctly.

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...
Christopher Courtlandt Van Vechten
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Tacoma, WA Criminal Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(253) 666-8987 705 S. 9th St Suite 206
Tacoma, WA 98405
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Seattle University School of Law
Chris Van Vechten moved to Tacoma from Portland in 2004 to attend the University of Puget Sound. He studied history, volunteered in the community, worked as a legislative staff member for a state representative and later a state senator, and even personally ran for school board before enrolling in Seattle University School of Law. Prior to launching the Law Office of Chris Van Vechten, Chris worked as a Rule 9 prosecuting attorney with the Thurston County Prosecutor’s Office and later with the Lakewood City Attorney’s Office. In addition, he interned with the Pierce County Prosecutor’s Civil Division...
James Laukkonen
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Olympia, WA Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(360) 358-2077 1800 Cooper Point Rd SW, STE 12
Olympia, WA 98502
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Elder
Washington and Lee University School of Law
James Laukkonen primarily practices criminal law. He has successfully defended a wide variety of cases from complex felonies to simple misdemeanors. James has handled cases in District and Superior courts throughout the South Sound region, most often in Thurston, Lewis, and Mason Counties. He also appears in the courts for many of our local cities, including Olympia, Lacey, Yelm, Tenino, and Shelton. James is a member of the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Washington State Bar Association, the Washington Veterans Bar Association, and the Thurston County Bar Association. He graduated from Washington and Lee University,...
Michael Austin Stewart
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Tacoma, WA Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(253) 383-5346 1105 Tacoma Ave S
Tacoma, WA 98407
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Personal Injury
University of Puget Sound
Michael Austin Stewart has been practicing as a defense attorney for over 22 years. His practice is based on respect, rapport, accessibility, trust, and a keen understanding of the law. He has a solid record of successful outcomes in a wide variety of cases, ranging from murder cases to DUI cases. He is dedicated and committed to protecting your Constitutional Rights.
Kurt Hermanns
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Tacoma, WA Criminal Law Attorney
(800) 240-5051 1201 Pacific Ave
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Tacoma, WA 98402
Criminal, IP, Real Estate and Tax
University of Puget Sound
Kurt represents South Sound businesses and individuals in White Collar Crime matters. He advises clients on corporate criminal risks, federal grand jury investigations, financial crimes, securities frauds, bankruptcy crimes, government contract frauds, real estate schemes, Medicare frauds-and tax frauds. He is GTH’s authority on cybercrime and legal issues relating to cybersecurity and data privacy. His work includes assisting South Sound businesses in creating cybersecurity plans consistent with the US protocols issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). He also advises clients on data privacy requirements arising from the European Union’s General Data Privacy Regulations (GDPR)...
Charles William Lane IV
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Olympia, WA Criminal Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(360) 352-8887 1800 Cooper Point Rd SW
Olympia, WA 98502
Criminal, Business, DUI and Personal Injury
University of Washington School of Law and Tulane University School of Law
20 years litigation experience. I have helped thousands of clients get through very difficult situations
Kelly McNertney Eckert
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Lakewood, WA Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(253) 785-9944 10116 36th Ave. Ct. S.W.
Suite 310
Lakewood, WA 98499
Criminal
Lincoln Law School of Sacramento
Kelly was admitted to practice in 2001. Criminal defense has been Kelly’s niche since the outset of her career. She started out at the Sacramento County Public Defender’s Office in 1999 as an intern and after her admission to the bar, Kelly continued as an Assistant Public Defender. After gaining experience and enhancing her litigation skills, she opened her own successful criminal defense practice. Concurrent with her private practice, Kelly was a Professor of Legal Writing at Lincoln Law School in California.

Now Kelly has over 18 years of criminal defense experience under her belt...
Scott Mills
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Olympia, WA Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(855) 469-2889 2401 Bristol Court SW
Suite C-102
Olympia, WA 98502
Free ConsultationCriminal and Immigration
The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
If you were having heart problems, you wouldn’t hire an eye surgeon. So don’t turn to a tax lawyer when you have an immigration problem. Choose a lawyer dedicated to immigration law. I am attorney Scott D. Mills, and I have developed my expertise in immigration law by practicing exclusively in immigration law for years. The United States was founded by people seeking freedom and the chance to work and build a life for their families. I fight for my clients so they can have those same opportunities. I am a Washington licensed attorney authorized to provide United States...
Kevin R. Vibbert
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Longview, WA Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(360) 423-0242 1402 Broadway St
Longview, WA 98632
Criminal, Bankruptcy and DUI
Gonzaga University School of Law
Thomas Paul Keehan
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Olympia, WA Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(360) 357-7791 1800 Cooper Point Rd SW, Building #16
PO Box 7846
Olympia, WA 98507
Criminal, Business, DUI and Employment
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Mark Samuel Treyz
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Tacoma, WA Criminal Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(253) 272-8666 705 S 9th St. Ste 206
Tacoma, WA 98405
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Seattle University School of Law
Mark began his legal career in 1986 as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney with Pierce County and moved on to work with a criminal defense firm in 1988. In 2002 Mark started his own criminal defense firm, The Law Office of Mark Treyz.
Barry J. Wallis
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(253) 272-1245 1101 Fawcett Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402
Free ConsultationTacoma, WA Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Family and Personal Injury
University of Oregon
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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.